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Old 04-29-2001, 09:28 PM   #1
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The Wonder Years ("With a Little Help From My Friends" sung by Joe Cocker)

What would you do if I sang out tune?
Would you stand up and walk out on me?
Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song
I will try not to sing out of key, yeah

Oh, baby I get by with a little help from my friends
By with a little help from my friends.
All I need is my buddies
By with a little help from my friends
I said I'm gonna get by with a little
By with a little help from my friends
Whoa oh oh oh oh
Said I don't know if that's what I'm sure do to, baby
By with a little help from my friends
Said I'm gonna make it with my friends
By with a little help from my friends
Whoa oh I'm gonna keep on trying
By with a little help from my friends
Said I'm gonna keep on trying..

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Old 05-11-2001, 04:57 PM   #2
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How about the complete song by Joe Cocker? I see the complete Friends song.
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Old 05-23-2001, 12:45 AM   #3
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Hey there... not trying to be a jerk, but "With a Little Help from my Friends" is originally a Beatles song. It was written by Ringo Starr. Yes, I know that when used as the theme song to "The Wonder Years" it was performed by Joe Cocker, but in all fairness, he did not write the song.

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So then it should say sung by: Joe Cocker.
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Old 05-23-2001, 11:48 AM   #5
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I like the Beatles version better. Joe Cocker doesn't sing "I get high with a little help from my friends."
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Old 07-08-2001, 02:53 AM   #6
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OK, Miller15 was close; it is definitely a Beatles song. However, it was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and sung by Ringo Starr. Don't be fooled, the lead singer isn't necessarily the composer.
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General Aryeau Bingsarvt first wrote the song in 1942 as a morale booster for his troops in World War 2. It was later copied by the Beatles. Bet you didn't know that.
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Originally posted by Miller15
Hey there... not trying to be a jerk, but "With a Little Help from my Friends" is originally a Beatles song. It was written by Ringo Starr. Yes, I know that when used as the theme song to "The Wonder Years" it was performed by Joe Cocker, but in all fairness, he did not write the song.

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Neither did Ringo. Ringo did sing the original, but "With A Little Help From My Friends" is a Lennon/McCartney composition.

With A Little Help From My Friends
(Lennon/McCartney)

[Billy Shears.]

What would you think if I sang out of tune
Would you stand up and walk out on me?
Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song
And I'll try not to sing out of key
Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends
I get high with a little help from my friends
Going to try with a little help from my friends

What do I do when my love is away?
(Does it worry you to be alone)
How do I feel by the end of the day?
(Are you sad because you're on your own)
No I get by with a little help from my friends
I get high with a little help from my friends
Going to try with a little help from my friends

(Do you need anybody?)
I need somebody to love
(Could it be anybody?)
I want somebody to love

(Would you believe in a love at first sight?)
Yes I'm certain that it happens all the time
(What do you see when you turn out the light?)
I can't tell you, but I know it's mine
Oh I get by with a little help from my friends
I get high with a little help from my friends
Oh, I'm going to try with a little help from my friends

(Do you need anybody?)
I just need somebody to love
(Could it be anybody?)
I want somebody to love

Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends
Going to try with a little help from my friends
Oh, I get high with a little help from my friends
Yes I get by with a little help from my friends
With a little help from my friends

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