Try A Little Tenderness chords with lyrics by Otis Redding - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness chords

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...TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS... by Otis Redding
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*from 'The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul' (1966)*


Intro:

G  Em, C  A7, D (G)

Verse 1:

G Em Oh, she may be weary;
Am D7 Them young girls, they do get weary,
G Fdim E7 Wearing that same old shaggy dress.
Am D7 But when she gets weary;
G Em, Am D7Try a little tenderness.
Verse 2:
G Em Am D7 You know, she's waiting; just an-ticipating,
Gmaj7 Fdim E7 The thing that she'll never, never, never, never posses, yeah, yeah.
Am D7 But while she's there waiting, and without them,
Gmaj7 C G G7Try a little tenderness, that's all you got to do.
Bridge:
C B7 It's not just sentimental, no, no, no;
Em A7 She has her griefs and cares.
C B7 But the soft words; they are spoke so gentle, yeah,
A7 Am7 D7 It makes it easier, easier to bear.
Verse 3:
G Em You won't regret it, no, no;
Am D7 Young girls, they, don't forget it;
G Fdim E7 Love is their whole happi-ness.
Am D7 But its all so easy;
GAll you got to do is try, try a little tenderness yeah.
E7All you gotta, do is dance, and hold her where you want her.
Coda:
Am Bm Squeeze her, don't tease her,
C C# D D# Never leave her, now get to her;
E F F# G Got, got, got to try a little tenderness, yeah, yeah,
F E7 You got to know how to love her bad, take this advice, man, you got to...
Am Bm Squeeze her, don't tease her,
C C# D D# Never leave, you got to hold her,
E F F# GBrother sometimes(?) try a little tenderness, yeah, yeah,
F E7 You got to know how to love her bad, don't lose her, no, no.
Am Bm C C# You got to love her, tease her, always please her.
D (n.c) G Got to try, now, now, now, try, try a little tenderness, yeah,
F E7 Watch me groove, you got to know what to do, man, take this advice;
Am Bm C C# DYou gotta, love her, squeeze, don't you tease my baby...
(Fade) CHORD DIAGRAMS: --------------- G Em C A7 D Am D7 EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE 320003 022000 032010 x02223 xx0232 x02210 xx0212 Fdim E7 Gmaj7 G7 B7 Am7 Bm EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE xx0101 020100 3x443x 323000 021200 x02013 x24432 C# D# E F F# EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE x46664 x68886 022100 133211 244322 Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2004 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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