Dionne Warwick - Thats What Friends Are For chords

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Artist: Dionne Warwick and Friends
Song:   That's What Friends Are For
Album:  Friends
Year:   1985


Background: Originally recorded by Rod Stewart for the film Night Shift (1982), 
this song was covered by Dionne Warwick along with Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder.


Chords, in order of appearance

Ebmaj9            xx1031
Ebmaj9/D          x53333
Ab(add Bb)/C      866xx6
Bb11              xx1111
Dm7(no 5th)       xx0x11
G7sus4            3x0011
Abmaj7            4x554x
Fm7/Bb            x11111
Ebadd9            x6536x
Ebadd9/D          x5536x
Abmaj7/C          x31113
Bb/Ab             4x333x
Bb9               x10111
Db6               x46666
C7sus4            x3x311
Cb6(no 5th)       xx1101
Bb7sus4           x13141









Intro (Please see bottom for intro riff)

| Ebmaj9  Ebmaj9/D | Ab(add Bb)/C |

| Gm7     Cm7      | Fm7     Bb11 |



(Bb11)  Ebmaj9       Gm7        Cm7        Fm7   
 And     I, nev-er thought I feel_ this way_   

                        Dm7(no5th)
and as far as I'm concerned_ 


          G7sus4    G7          Cm7
I'm glad I got the chance to say_

      Abmaj7           Fm7/Bb
that I do be-lieve I   love you. And

Ebmaj9       Gm7      Cm7    Fm7
  if I should ev-er go_ a-way_

                                   Dm7(no 5th)
well, then close your eyes_ and try_
              
             G7sus4   G7        Cm7
to feel the way_ we do_ to-day,_

        Abmaj7            Fm7/Bb   Bb11
and then if you can_ re-mem-ber_


Ebadd9            Ebadd9/D       
     Keep smil-ing,     keep shin-ing,

Abmaj7/C                  Bb/Ab
know-ing you_ can al-ways count on

Gm7         Cm7    Abmaj7                    Fm7/Bb  Bb9
me_  for sure_       that's what friends_ are for.


Ebadd9            Ebadd9/D
    For good-times        and bad_ times

Db6             C7sus4     C7
I'll be on_ you side for-ev-er

Cb6(no 5th)      Bb7sus4                 Bb7sus4          
   more           That's what friends_ are for



Ebmaj9  Gm7 Cm7
(Instrumental) *2-(see bottom)

Fm7                           Dm7(no 5th)
   well you came and o-pened me__

                G7sus4      G7      Cm7
and now there's so_ much more_ I see_

      Abmaj7          Fm7/Bb
and so, by the way_ I   thank you. And

Ebmaj9        Gm7             Cm7      Fm7
 then  for the times when we're_ a-part___

                                   Dm7(no 5th)
well, then close your eyes_ and know__

               G7sus4      G7          Cm7 
these words are com-ing from_ my heart,__

        Abmaj7            Fm7/Bb   Bb11
and then if you can_ re-mem-ber_




Ebadd9            Ebadd9/D       
     Keep smil-ing,     keep shin-ing,

Abmaj7/C                  Bb/Ab
know-ing you_ can al-ways count on

Gm7         Cm7    Abmaj7                    Fm7/Bb  Bb9
me__ for sure_       that's what friends_ are for.


Ebadd9            Ebadd9/D
    For good-times        and bad_ times

Db6             C7sus4     C7
I'll be on_ you side for-ev-er

Cb6(no 5th)      Bb7sus4                 Bb7sus4          
   more           That's what friends_ are for




Ebadd9            Ebadd9/D       
     Keep smil-ing,     keep shin-ing,

Abmaj7/C                  Bb/Ab
know-ing you_ can al-ways count on

Gm7         Cm7    Abmaj7                    Fm7/Bb  Bb9
me__ for sure_       that's what friends_ are for.


Ebadd9            Ebadd9/D
    For good-times        and bad_ times

Db6             C7sus4     C7
I'll be on_ you side for-ev-er

Cb6(no 5th)      Bb7sus4                 Bb7sus4          
   more           That's what friends_ are for



| Ebmaj9  Ebmaj9/D | Ab(add Bb)/C |

| Gm7     Cm7      | Fm7     Bb11 |






Stevie's harmonica, played during intro and outro

* | - Strike Chord

   Ebmaj9      Ebmaj9/D     Ab(add Bb)/C
     |           |              |
     E  S S Q    E  S S Q       E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E   
E||--------------------------|------------3--4--3---------|
B||-----3-4-L-------3-4-L----|-----3-4-L----------4-L-----|
G||--3-----------3-----------|--3----------------------5--|
D||--------------------------|----------------------------|
A||--------------------------|----------------------------|
E||--------------------------|----------------------------|


   Gm7       Cm7            Fm7          Bb11
    |         |              |            |
    Q.     E  Q.       E     Q    S S S S E  S S E   E     
E|------------------------|---------------4--3-----------|
B|---------3--4-----------|-------------4-------4-L------|
G|--3----------------1g3--|--1----L---5--------------5---|
D|------------------------|---------6--------------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------------|
E|------------------------|------------------------------|


Duration Legend
---------------

Q - quarter
E - 8th
S - 16th
. - note dotted


Tablature Legend
----------------
L - tied note
g - grace note


*2. Instrumental on 2nd verse

E|--6-4-3-----------------|----------------------------|
B|--------4---------------|-----------6-4---8-9--------|
G|-------------------3----|-------3--------------------|
D|--------------5-6-------|---5-6----------------------|
A|------------------------|----------------------------|
E|------------------------|----------------------------|
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