I'll Stand By You, by The Pretenders - guitarplayerbox - Easy guitar songs for guitar beginners and newcomers

I'll Stand By You

The Pretenders
Chords used in this song: A, Am, Bm, C, D, Em, F, F#m, G
AChord: A
AmChord: Am
BmChord: Bm
CChord: C
DChord: D
EmChord: Em
FChord: F
F#mChord: F#m
GChord: G
[Intro]
D  Bm  A  G

[Verse]
D                      F#m
Oh, why do you look so sad?
                       G
The Tears are in your eyes
                    D   A
Come on and come to me now
D                   F#m
Don't be ashamed to cry
               G
Let me see you through
                      D         A
'Cause I've seen the dark side too
F#m                 Bm
When the night falls on you
F#m                    Bm
You don't know what to do
              G
Nothing you confess
                     A
Could make me love you less


[Chorus]
               D                Bm
I'll stand by you, I'll stand by you
                  C                      D   F  G
Won't let nobody hurt you, I'll stand by you


[Verse]
C                Em
So if you're mad, get mad
                  F
Don't hold it all inside
                    Am  G
Come on and talk to me now
C    Am              Em
Hey, what you got to hide
          F
I get angry too
           Am        G
Well I'm a lot like you
Em                           Am
When you're standing at the crossroads
          Em                   Am
And don't know which patch to choose
              F
Let me come along
                   G
'Cause even if you're wrong


[Chorus]
       G       D                Bm
I'll stand by you, I'll stand by you
                  C                       D
Won't let nobody hurt you, I'll stand by you
                      Bm
Take me in, into your darkest hour
                  C
And I'll never desert you
               D
I'll stand by you


[Solo]
Bm  C  Bm  A


[Bridge]
    F#m  Bm              F#m             Bm
And when, when the night falls on you baby
                    G
You're feeling all alone
                  A
You won't be on your own


[Chorus]
               D                Bm
I'll stand by you, I'll stand by you
                  C                       D
Won't let nobody hurt you, I'll stand by you
                      Bm
Take me in, into your darkest hour
                  C
And I'll never desert you
               D               Bm
I'll stand by you, I'll stand by you
                  C
Won't let nobody hurt you
               D    Bm
I'll stand by you,
                   C
(And I'll never desert you)


[Chorus]
               D               Bm
I'll stand by you, I'll stand by you
                  C
And I'll never desert you
               D
I'll stand by you, no, no, no
                      Bm
Take me in, into your darkest hour
                  C
And I'll never desert you
               D
I'll stand by you
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