The Nashville Teens

The Hard Way

The Nashville Teens

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The Hard Way

	  		The Hard Way:The Nashville Teens. 
#45 on UK Rock Charts on DECCA Records 
in 1966. 

Intro: D G (x4) 

#1. 
D  G               D     G       D 
Success don't come easy, so they say, cause  
G     D 
I got mine. 
  G          A 
I got it the hard way, the hard way. 
D    G     D     G        D        G     D 
When I was five, I had to fight to keep alive. 
Bm        A                          
There was very little bread to eat..fifteen before  
  Bm      
I tasted meat. 

#2. 
D       G         D         G        D 
Teacher said that I had inhibitions..I was just  
G               D  G 
another case of malnutrition. 
    A 
The hard way, ain't that the hard way? 
D   G      D           G     D         G 
She let me live in the spare room, but when it  
D          G         D                Bb 
rained the rain came through, through. 

#3. 
  Eb         Ab      Eb          Ab        Eb 
A song in my heart, a hole in my britches..I struck  
Ab     Eb      Ab 
out to find my riches. 
       Bb 
Didn't have no place to scatter my loot..ain't no bucks  

in a birthday suit. 
    Eb   Ab   Eb             Ab   Eb 
The hard way..ain't that the hard way? 

#4. 
Bb 
Take your courage in your hands..stick to things you  

understand..that's the way that's best..you will make  
Ab             Bb 
success out of mess. 

OUTRO: 
Eb     Ab      Eb   Ab       Eb        Ab       Eb 
Now, I drive a limousine..my shoes are keen, my suit's  
       Ab 
always clean. 
    Bb 
The hard way..I made it the hard way. 
              Eb   Ab     Eb               Ab 
I made it the hard way..I made it the hard way. 
  Eb   Ab     Eb   Ab     Eb 
I made it the hard way..I made it..(Fade.) 


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat. 
		  

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