Gil Grand and Burton Cummings

Break It To Them Gently

Gil Grand and Burton Cummings

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Break It To Them Gently

(Burton Cummings)

Capo on 1st fret
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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 boyís wild and bad  
Bm  
Break it to them gently when you tell Ďem  
E A  
That I wonít be coming home again  
 
D A  
Cause Iím runniní with a gun and it isnít any fun as a fugitive  
D A  
Fightiní for my life and I donít know if Iíll make it alone  
D A  
Runniní with a gun and it isnít 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 wonít be coming home again  
 
E A  
I got in too deep with strangers  
E A  
Thinkiní they could help me find my way  
D A  
Nobody warned me of the dangers  
F#m Bm E  
And itís always the young and foolish that have to pay  
 
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 loviní 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 wonít be coming home again  
 
D A  
Iím runniní with a gun and it isnít any fun as a fugitive  
D A  
Fightiní for my life and I donít know if Iíll make it alone  
D A  
Runniní with a gun and it isnít 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 Ďem  
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  
Sheís 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  
Sheís damn near eighty, roll the old lady...  
 

		  
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