Simple Man Uke tab by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Am Am                C C     G G           Am Am
Well moma told me, when I was young,
C C G G Am Am
Come sit be side me, my only son.
C C G G Am Am
And listen to me, and the words I say.
C C G G Am Am
And they will help you my son, some sunny day.

(other verse)

C C G G Am Am
And be a simple kind of man,
C C G G Am Am
And be something, you love and understand,
C C G G Am Am
Be a simple, be a simple man,
C C G G Am Am
Wont yout do this for me son, if you can,


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Sickpig avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Verden)
this is the wrong chord progression. C is first
07 Jan 2019
Katieminor26 avatar
What is the strumming pattern for this song?
02 Apr 2018
About this song

According to the Simple Man Songfacts, shortly after Ronnie Van Zant's grandmother and Gary Rossington's mother died, they got together in Van Zant's apartment and started telling stories about them. Rossington came up with a chord progression, and Van Zant wrote the lyrics based on advice the women had given them over the years. They wrote it in about an hour.