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Tenderness  Otis Redding

[G]Oh she may be [Em]weary
Those [C]young girls they [D]do get weary
[G]Wearing that [F]same old shaggy d[E7]ress
[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]
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