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Jamie Lenman - Its Hard To Be A Gentleman tab

Artist: Jamie Lenman
Song: It's Hard To Be a Gentleman
Album: Muscle Memory
Tuning: Half-step down

I have not tabbed the banjo parts, nor indicated the strumming patterns but they 
should be easy to work out. Enjoy!


  Intro x 2
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  "Baby, why don't you tell me the truth?"    
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  "What is the worst I could do?"
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  "Tell you"
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  "That I understand more than your man"
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Intro/verse x 2

  "Darling, I don't pretend to know why"
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  "You can't even look me in my"
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  "Good eye"
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  "But I know that you could see right through"
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Intro/verse x 2

Break
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  "Naked shoulder blades and swollen glands"
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  "Sweaty fingers when we're holding hands
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  "And I will always do the best I can"
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  "But it's hard to be a gentleman"
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Although the rest is piano based, they follow the same chords as the rest of the song:

  "So baby, whether it's boozed at the bar"
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  "Or here in the front of your car"
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  "We are"
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  "I regret, as close as we'll get"
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Repeat intro until end
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