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The Box Tops' second-biggest hit, this peaked at #2 in the spring of '68.
One of my all-time favorites.  -- AWR


                           "Cry Like A Baby"
                      (Dan Penn - Spooner Oldham)

Intro:

	Bm [4 bars; electric sitar enters bar 3]

Verse 1:

	   D                Em/D  D                Em/D
	A-when I think about the good love you gave me
	   D          Em/D      D          Em/D
	I cry like a baby [3: (cry like a baby)]
	 D            Em/D     D           Em/D
	Livin' without you is drivin' me crazy
	   D          Em/D      D
	I cry like a baby [3: (cry like a baby)]

	G
	  I know now that you're not a plaything
	A                 G [2/4]      D
	  Not a toy or a puppet on a string

Break #1:

	F#
	/ / / /  / / / /

	bass:

(D) v v v v v v v v -------7-6-4-----|-----------------| ---4-7-------7-5-|-454-------------| -5---------------|-----7-4-5-----4-| -----------------|-----------557---|
Verse 2: As I look back on a love so sweet now I cry like a baby Every road is a lonely street I cry like a baby I know now that you're not a plaything Not a toy or a puppet on a string Bridge: Em Today we passed on the street Bm A G7 And you just walked on by Em My heart just fell to my feet Bm A G7 And once again I began to cry Solo: (electric sitar):
D Em/D D Em/D D Em/D v v v v v v v v v v v v -----------------|-----------------|-----------------------| -----------------|-----------------|-----------------------| -------7---9-----|b10-b10-b11-b11--|b11b11b11b11----r9-----| ---7-9-----------|-----------------|-----------------------| -----------------|-----------------|-----------------------| -----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
D Em/D D v v v v v v v v -----------------|------------------| -----------------|------------------| -7-7-7-7---------|------------------| -----------9-----|-7---7---7-9--s11-| -----------------|-------9----------| -----------------|------------------|
F# v v v v v v v v -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------| -----11--11--11--|9h11-h11-h11-h11-| -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------|
[repeat first four lines of verse 1, w/background vocals] Break #2: (bass; chords implied by horns):
G D [N.C.] v v v v v v v v -------7-6-4-----|-----------------| -5--5--------7-4-|-775-4-----------| -----5-----------|-------7-5-----4-| -----------------|-----------5-7---|
v v v v v v v v -----------7-6-4-|-----------------| -----4-5-7-------|-7-4-775-4-------| -5-7-------------|-----------5---5-| -----------------|-------------7---|
(organ arr. for guitar, bars 3 and 4):
v v v v v v v v -----------------|-----------------| -7-----------5---|-3-----3---------| -----------------|-----------------| -7-----------5---|-4-----4---------| -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------|
Coda: D Em/D D Em/D [continue] I know now that you're not a plaything I cry like a baby (just like a little bitty baby now) As I look back on a love so sweet, now I cry like a baby (just like a little bitty baby now) Every road is a lonely street I cry like a baby (cry like a baby) My heart just fell to my feet, you know I Cry like a baby (cry like a baby) You left the water running, now (Cry like a baby) I cry like a baby (cry like a baby) [fade] -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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