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Try A Little Tenderness  Otis Redding



[G]Oh she may be [Em]weary
Those [C]young girls they [D]do get weary
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Wearing that same old shaggy dress b---3-1-0-|

[Am]But when she gets wea[D]ry
You try a little tender[G]ness [C]   [G]   [D]

[G]I know she's [Em]waiting
[C]Just an[D]ticipating
The [G]thing that you'll [F]never never pos[E7]sess
no no no but [Am]while she's there [D]waiting
Try just a little bit of tender[G]ness [C]   [G]

That's all you got to do

[C]Now it's not just  [/D]   [/D#]     [B]sentimental no
But [F]she has her griefs and [A]cares[/B]
[C]But the soft words [/D]   [/D#]   they are [B]spoke so gentle
yeah yeah yeah
And it [F]makes it [E7]easier to bear

[C]Oh she won't re[G]gret it, no no
[Em]Them young girls they [C]don't for[D]get it
[G]Love is their [F]whole happi[E7]ness
yeah yeah yeah
[Am]But its all so [D]easy
all you got to do is try
Try a little tender[G]ness [C]  [G]


you've got to
[A]Hold her
[B]Squeeze her
[C]Never [C#]leave her
[D]now get [D#]to her
[E]got got got to [F]try a [F#]little [G]tenderness [F]  [E7]

you've got to [A]hold her
don't [B]squeeze her
[C]never [C#]leave her
[D]you've got to (break)
try a little [G]tenderness [F]  [E7]

lyrics by devries@eden.rutgers.edu
chords by phillip@princeton.edu

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