Simple Man

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Introduction: Simple Man

Simple Man

VERSE 1

C G Am

Well, Momma told me, when I was young.

C G Am

Come sit down beside me, my only son.

C G Am

And listen closely, to what I say.

C G Am

And if you do this, it will help you, some sunny day.

Oh baby, be a simple man!

CHORUS

C G Am

And be a simple kind of man.

C G Am

And be something, you love and understand.

C G Am

Baby, be a simple, be a simple man.

C G Am

Oh, won't you do this, for me son, if you can?

Oh yeah, I'll be your simple man!

VERSE 2

C G Am

Don't take your time, don’t live too fast.

C G Am

Troubles will come, and they will pass.

C G Am

Go find a woman, and you'll find love.

C G Am

And don't forget son, there is someone up above.

Oh yeah!

CHORUS

C G Am

And be a simple kind of man.

C G Am

And be something, you love and understand.

C G Am

Baby, be a simple, be a simple man.

C G Am

Oh, won't you do this for me son, if you can?

Oh yeah, I'll be your simple man!

VERSE 3

C G Am

Forget your lust, for rich man's gold,

C G Am

All that you need is in your soul.

C G Am

And you can do this, oh baby, if you try.

C G Am

All that I want for you my son is to be satisfied.

Oh yeah!

CHORUS

C G Am

Baby, be a simple kind of man.

C G Am

And be something, you love and understand.

C G Am

Baby, be a simple, be a simple man.

C G Am

Oh, won't you do this, for me son, if you can?

Oh yeah, I'll be your simple man!

VERSE 4

C G Am

Boy, don't you worry, you’ll find yourself.

C G Am

Follow your heart, and nothing else.

C G Am

You can do this, oh baby, if you try.

C G Am

All that I want for you my son is to be satisfied.

Oh yeah.

OUTRO

C G Am

Baby, be a simple, be a simple man!

C G Am

Oh baby, be something, you love and understand!

C G Am

Baby, be a simple kind of man.

Baby, be a simple man!

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    The diagrams don't match the photos for C & A

    Only the strings shown in the illustrations. The very top of the strings is the nut. The spaces below the nut are frets. Start from the nut and count each fret and place your fingers appropriately. This method works best by listening to the song while practicing.

    Well in some places it's no written where

    Nicely done, thanks for sharing this!