Who Sang Try a Little Tenderness? Diane Schuur & B.B. King

B.B. King Heart to Heart cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1994
length: 4:30
producer: Phil Ramone
piano: Randy Waldman and Diane Schuur
vocal: B.B. King and Diane Schuur
guitar: Paul Viapiano
drums (drum set): Vinnie Colaiuta
bass guitar: Chuck Berghofer
solo electric guitar: B.B. King
lyricist: Reginald Connelly, James Campbell
composer: Harry M. Woods
Oh she may be weary
Them young girls they do get wearied
Wearing that same old miniskirt dress
But when she gets weary
You try a little tenderness

Oh man that
Un hunh
I know shes waiting
Just anticipating
The thing that you'll never never possess
No no no
But while she there waiting

Try just a little bit of tenderness
That's all you got to do
Now it might be a little bit sentimental no
But she has her greavs and care
But the soft words they are spoke so gentle
Yeah yeah yeah
And it makes it easier to bear
Oh she wont regret it

No no
Them young girls they don't forget it
Love is their whole happiness
Yeah yeah yeah
But its all so easy
All you got to do is try
Try a little tenderness
Damn that hart (hard?)

All you got to do is know how to love her
You've got to
Hold her
Squeeze her
Never leave her
Now get to her
Got got got to try a little tenderness
Yeah yeah
Lord have mercy now

All you got to do is take my advice
You've got to hold her
Don't squeeze her
Never leave her
You've got to hold her
And never
So you got to try a little tenderness
A little tenderness
A little tenderness
A little tenderness

You've got to
Got to got to
You've gotta hold her
Don't squeeze her
Never leaver her
You got
Got got got to
Now now now
Got got got to
Try a little tenderness

CD 1
  • 1 No One Ever Tells You
  • 2 I Can't Stop Loving You
  • 3 You Don't Know Me
  • 4 It Had to Be You
  • 5 I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket
  • 6 Glory of Love
  • 7 Try a Little Tenderness
  • 8 Spirit in the Dark
  • 9 Freedom
  • 10 At Last