Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems  

If You Want a Friend

Notes: words and music by Malvina Reynolds; copyright 1976 Schroder Music Company, renewed 2004.

If you want to have a friend,
Be a friend,
If you want to see a smile,
Be a smile,
If you want to have people around you
Who are brave and strong and bright,
Be brave and strong,
And stand up for your rights,
And be a friend.

Malvina Reynolds songbook(s) in which the music to this song appears:
---- There's Music in the Air: Songs for the Middle-Young

Malvina Reynolds recording(s) on which this song is performed:
---- [none]

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