Try A Little Tenderness
Performed By:  Ruth Etting, Ted Lewis And His Band, Otis Redding, Bing Crosby (1933), Frank Sinatra, Shirley Bassey
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Written by:  Harry Woods
Written by:  Reg Conolly
Written by:  Jimmy Campbell
Arranged by:  Axel Stordahl - Nelson Riddle
Originally made famous by:  Ruth Etting
Originally made famous by:  Ted Lewis and his Band
Originally made famous by:  Otis Redding
From the Album:  The Voice
Label:  Columbia - Capitol
Recorded:  12/7/45 ? 3/1/60
In the hustle of the day, we're all inclined to miss
Little things that mean so much
A word, a smile, and a kiss
When a woman loves a man, he's a hero in her eyes
And a hero he can always be if he'll just realize
She may be weary, women do get weary
Wearing the same shabby dress
And when she's weary, try a little tenderness
She may be waiting, just anticipating
Things she may never possess
While she's without them, try a little tenderness
It's not just sentimental, she has her grief and her care
But a word that's soft and gentle makes it easier to bear
You won't regret it, women don't forget it
Love is their whole happiness
And it's all so easy, try a little tenderness
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