Cummings Burton - Break It To Them Gently Chords & Tabs

 

Break It To Them Gently Chords & Tabs

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Break It To Them Gently Chords

   
BREAK IT TO THEM GENTLY
Burton Cummings


transcribed by Steve Garner (s_garner@hotmail.com)


** Capo on 1st fret **


INTRO: A  D  A  D

		  A			      F#m
Break it to them gently when you tell my mom and dad
		     Bm                        Esus4   E
When you see my baby sister, be as kind as you can
		   A                      F#m
Break it to my grandma, said that boy?s wild and bad
	           Bm
Break it to them gently when you tell ?em
       E			A
That I won?t be coming home again

          D				               A
Cause I?m runnin? with a gun and it isn?t any fun as a fugitive
 D				         	      A
Fightin? for my life and I don?t know if I?ll make it alone
 D					      A
Runnin? with a gun and it isn?t any fun as a fugitive
               F#m                     A
God I wanna go home, lord I wish I was home

D  A  D

		 A			     F#m
When you see my lady with the twinkle in her eyes
                Bm                         Esus4  E
Tell it to her softly and hold her if she cries
		  A		            F#m
Tell her that I love her and I will till the day I die
	        Bm
Tell it to her gently when you tell her
	 E                     A
That I won?t be coming home again

E			A
I got in too deep with strangers
E                                  A
Thinkin? they could help me find my way
D	                A
Nobody warned me of the dangers
          F#m                                     Bm   E
And it?s always the young and foolish that have to pay
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	            A 			   F#m
So break it to them gently when you tell my mom and dad
	          Bm 				    Esus4   E
Thank them for the good years and all the lovin? that I had
                A                           F#m
Break it to my grandma who said the boy is wild and bad
                 Bm
Break it to them gently when you tell them
       E                    A
That I won?t be coming home again

   D                                             A
I?m runnin? with a gun and it isn?t any fun as a fugitive
D 			            			A
Fightin? for my life and I don?t know if I?ll make it alone
D  					     A
Runnin? with a gun and it isn?t any fun as a fugitive
              F#m		         A
Lord I wanna go home, lord I wanna go home

                           D
You gotta break it to them gently
		     A
Break it to them gently
			         D
You gotta break it to them gently
		        A
Gotta really try to roll ?em
 				    D
You gotta break it to them gently
		        A
Gotta really try to sooth them
	              D
Gotta really try to sooth them
		        A
Gotta really try to roll them
                        D
You gotta roll it to my mother
                    A
Gotta roll it to my grandma, gotta roll the old lady
D
Roll it to my mother
A
Roll it to my mother and roll the old lady
D
Roll it to my grandma
       A
She?s damn near eighty, roll the old lady
D
Roll it to my mother
A
Roll it to my mother, gotta roll the old lady
D
Roll it to my mother
   A
My sister and my mother and roll the old lady
D
Roll it to my grandma
      A
She?s damn near eighty, roll the old lady...


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