Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness tab

Tabbed by: Al-Zahran

Hello! I'm kinda new to this sorta thing, but I decided to give this gorgeous song a 
Most of the credit should go to Reda Woodcock who posted the bass tabs on here- sorry I 
ask before I used them, but thanks anyway. I just sort of dressed them up to make the guitar parts.
OK, here they are for your enjoyment.

Bm     E                     Am
   Ooh she may be weary
And them young girls they do get weary
G                     F            E
   Wearing that same old shaggy dress
Am                              D
   But when they get weary
 D             Bm            Em      Am   D
Try a little tenderness

G                 E
   You know she's waiting
Am         D
   Just anticipating
       G                     F                  E
The thing that she'll never, never, possess,no,no
Am      Am
    But while she's there waiting
D                      D             G           C   G
   Go to her and try a little bit of tenderness

C            Bm
  It’s not just sentimental yeah, yeah
Em                   Am
  She has - her greaves and care
C                             Bm
   But the soft words [they] are spoken so gentle
Am                                                        D
    But, oh, that makes it easier, easier to bear, yeah

Play these power chords nice and light and really short. Listen to the song for timing.

G E Am De|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|--------------9--9------------------7--7-----|D|--5--5--5-----9--9-----7--7--7------7--7-----|A|--5--5--5-----7--7-----7--7--7------5--5-----|E|--3--3--3--------------5--5--5---------------|
G F Ee|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------10--10----9--9--9----9--9-----|D|--5--5--5------10--10----9--9--9----9--9-----|A|--5--5--5------ 8---8----7--7--7----7--7-----|E|--3--3--3------------------------------------|
Am De|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|----------------------7--7--7----7--7--------|D|--7--7--7----7--7-----7--7--7----7--7--------|A|--7--7--7----7--7-----5--5--5----5--5--------|E|--5--5--5----5--5----------------------------|
Bm Ee|--2-----------7------------------------------|B|--3-----------9------------------------------|G|--4--x-16-----9--x-16------------------------|D|--4-----------9------------------------------|A|--2-----------7------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
(This is the fast bit leading up to the peak of the song:)
(The peak- the bit Donkey sings in Shrek)
G F Ee|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|--12----10----9------------------------------|D|--12----10----9------------------------------|A|--10----8-----7------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
You probably repeat the fast bit and do the chorus again – that’s the two last bits. The End! You have yourself a beauty! From Al-Zahran (P.S. Thanks again Reda Woodcock.)
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