He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother

The Hollies

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Intro: | G | D/F# | C/E | D7sus4 |

            G   D/F#         C/E         Am7
The road is long with many a winding turn
     D           Em        F                Am7    D7sus4  D7
That leads us to who knows where, who knows where
          G    D/F#             Em     Eb
But I'm strong, strong enough to carry him
G               Am7 D7sus4
 He ain't heavy,
          G     Am7
he's my brother

   D7sus4 G  D/F#               C/E         Am7
So on we  go, his welfare is of my concern
   D         Em    F               Am7    D7sus4  D7
No burden is he to bear, we'll get there
      G    D/F#            Em     Eb
For I know, he would not encumber me
G               Am7 D7sus4
 He ain't heavy,
          G     Am7 G7
he's my brother 

       C        D7
If I'm laden at all
    C          D7
I'm laden with sadness
      Bm          Dm
That everyone's heart
      Cmaj7 B7         Em  G7
Isn't filled with the gladness
   C   A7        Am7     D7
Of love for one another 

                  G   D/F#                 C/E       Am7
It's a long, long road from which there is no return
D                  Em     F              Am7    D7sus4  D7
While we're on the way to there, why not share?
        G   Bm                Em      Eb
And the load doesn't weigh me down at all
G               Am7 D7sus4
 He ain't heavy,
          G
he's my brother 

Harmonica Solo: | G | D/F# | C/E | Am7 D | Em | F | Am7 | D7sus4 D7 |

        G       D/F# Em D7sus4
He's my brother
         G   D/F#       Cmaj7/E D
He ain't heavy, he's my brother        (repeat and fade)