Try A Little Tenderness
Otis Redding
Oh, she may be weary
Young girls they do get weary
Wearing that same old shaggy dress, yeah yeah
But when she gets weary
Try a little tenderness, yeah yeah
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1967
  • Hot 100 chart debut: Dec 3, 1966
  • from the album Complete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul (1966)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #207 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • written by "Irving King" (James Campbell and Reginald Connelly), Harry M. Woods
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