its hard to be humble Mac Davis
From: Barrie McCombs IT'S HARD TO BE HUMBLE Time: 3/4 (sync) Tenor: D Bass: C - Mac Davis, recording unknown INTRO: 1, 57, 1, 57 CHORUS: 1 * * * * * 57 * Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble, .. when you're perfect in every way * * * * * * * * I can't wait to look in the mirror, .... 'cause I get better lookin' each day 1 * * * 17 * 4 * To know me is to love me ___, I must be a hell of a man * * 1 * 57 * 1 * Oh, Lord, it's hard to be humble, .. but I'm doing the best that I can 1 4 1 * * * 57 * I used to have a girlfriend, .. but I guess she just couldn't com-pete * * * * * * 1 * With all of these love-starved women, .. who keep clamoring at my feet * * * * 17 * 4 * Well I prob'ly could find me a-nother .. but I guess they're all in awe of me * * 1 * 57 * 1 57 Who cares, I never get lonesome, .. 'cause I treasure my own compan-y, Oh 1 4 1 * * * 57 * I guess you could say I'm a loner, .. a cowboy out-law, tough and proud * * * Oh, I could have lots of friends if I want-a / * * * 1 * / .. but then I wouldn't stand out from the crowd * * * Some folks say that I'm ego-tistical / * 17 * 4 * / .. Hell, I don't even know what that means * * 1 I guess it has somethin' to do with the way / * 57 * 1 57 / .. that I fill out my skin-tight blue jeans, Oh NOTES: - C4: Replace "I" with "We" for last chorus! SYMBOLS: - Asterisk (*) = new measure, play same chord - Period (.) = 1/8 note rest at start of a measure - Underline(_) = sustain note into next measure CHORDS (Nashville Number System): - This system permits you to play a song in any key - It uses the numeric relationships between chords in a given key - The numbers are the notes of the diatonic scale (do-re-me-fa-so-la-ti-do) Common Keys 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Key of C: C D E F G A B Key of D D E F# G A B C# Key of E E F# G# A B C# D# Key of F F G A Bb C D E Key of G G A B C D E F# Key of A A B C# D E F# G# Key of Bb Bb C D Eb F G A EDITING (to a chosen key): - Use the "replace" feature of any text editor - Most songs use four chords or less ( 1 > 5 > 4 > 6 ) - Beware: the number 7 could be the seventh scale note or a 7th chord - Submitted by: Barrie McCombs (firstname.lastname@example.org) It's Hard to Be Humble ---------------------- recorded by Mac Davis tabbed by Greg Vaughn email@example.com Chorus A D A7 Oh Lord it's hard to be humble when you're perfect in every way D I can't wait to look in the mirror 'cause I get better lookin' each day D7 G To know me is to love me I must be a hell of a man A7 D Oh Lord it's hard to be humble but I'm doing the best that I can 1: D G D A7 I used to have a girlfriend but I guess she just couldn't compete D With all of these love-starved women who keep clamoring at my feet D7 G Well, I prob'ly could find me another but I guess they're all in awe of me D A7 D Who cares I never get lonesome 'cause I treasure my own company 2: I guess you could say I'm a loner a cowboy outlaw tough and proud Oh I could have lots of friends if I wanna but them I wouldn't stand out in a crowd Some folks say that I'm egotistical hell, I don't even know what that means I guess it has something to do with the way that I fill out my skin-tight bluejeans
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