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You Didnt Have To Be So Nice  Lovin' Spoonful



Verse 1 (backing vocals only on repeat)

        [E]  You didn't have to[G#m] be so nice
(be so nice)
        [A]  I would have liked you [A/B]anyway
(would have liked you anyway)
        [E]  If you had just looked [G#m]once or twice
(once or twice)
        [A]  And gone upon your [A/B]quiet way
(quiet way)

Chorus:

        Tod[A]ay I [Amaj7]said the t[A6]ime was [Amaj7]right for me to f[E]ollow you
        [A]  I [Amaj7]knew I'd f[A6]ind you[Amaj7] in a d[E]ay or two
        A[B]nd it's true

Verse 2:

You came upon a quiet day
You simply seemed to take your place
I knew that it would be that way
The minute that I saw your face

(repeat chorus (instrumental))

(drum fill: eighth-note triplets 1 bar)

Verse 3:

And when we've had a few more days
(when we've had a few more days)
I wonder if I'll get to say
(wonder if I'll get to say)
You didn't have to be so nice
(be so nice)
I would have liked you anyway
(would have liked...)

Chorus 2:

Today I said the time was right for me to follow you
(...today said that the time was right to follow you)
I knew I'd find you in a day or two
(I knew that I would find you in a day or two)
And it's true

(repeat verse 1, w/background vocals)

Coda:

A Amaj7 A6 Amaj7 E B (repeat to fade)

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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