Earlier this week, I thought I was going to write this Sunday about the long lines people have been standing in to vote. Katie from Neenah, Wi I can't believe this hasn't been listed, but Redding's version of this song was featured in the movie, "Pretty in Pink" with Jon Cryer and Molly Ringwald, the queen of The Brat Pack. Wrangling strangers for a photo and earning trust in a split second is challenging, so the relative anonymity proved to be a magical incentive. Try A Little Tenderness. Absolute joy was palpable as I watched Marcela Pardo Ariza take portraits of the back of folks’ heads for a theatrical composition. -Jane Austen . For them, tenderness would have involved a moistening of the psyche and an opening up to the impingement of the outer world. Tuesday, 20 October 2020 "There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart." Redding’s 1966 version of “Try a Little Tenderness” was his most stunning such coup d’état. [Intro] / G, Adim C/E G7/F C/E G/E C#dim D / [Verse 1] / G Em Oh, she may be weary; Am D7 Them young girls, they do get weary, G F6 E7 Wearing that same old shaggy dress. Am D7 But when she Alisha from Peabody, Ma Try A Little Tenderness (not by Otis Redding..an instrumental version) is featured in the opening credits of Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove. First popularized by Bing Crosby in 1933, this paternalistic ballad about the power of male affection to revive female morale had been covered by Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke in the years preceding Redding’s version. In general, tenderness involves increased sensitivity. "Try a Little Tenderness" is a love song written by Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly and Harry M. Woods, and recorded initially on December 8, 1932 by the Ray Noble Orchestra (with vocals by Val Rosing) followed by both Ruth Etting and Bing Crosby in 1933. Try a Little Tenderness. Life Personal Empowerment Stress . When we say that an injury is tender, we mean that it is hyper-sensitive to the touch. All you gotta do is hold her where you want her/Squeeze her, don't tease her, never leave her/Get to got got try a little tenderness If a man is "tender," then the woman will get to enter into that space of "love" and experience that seemingly impossible moment of authentic belonging. Interview by Kristin Farr // Portrait by Alex Nicholson . Maria Shriver.