Guide For The Married Man
The Turtles
(Williams-Bricusse)

Intro:

G C6/G
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Verse 1:

G C/G G C/G
What we need in the world today
G Eb G
Is a guide for the married man
G C/G G C/G
Some simple thing that in every way
G B7 E
Would provide for the harried man
Dm Em
Help him not to worry
Dm Em
Assist him to relax
Dm C
Help him slow his heart rate
F# D
And spare him cardiacs

Verse 2:

Such a guide would in many ways
Turn the tide for the married man
Enable husbands to fill their days
As only the married can
Dm Em
Every man would praise it
F D7
It's such a splendid plan
G C/G G C/G
Someday soon we shall point with pride
Eb G C/G G C/G
To the guide for the married man

Vocal interlude:

Eb Ab Eb Ab Eb Ab Eb
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D G D G D A7 D
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Verse 3 [chords as per verse 1]:

By the side of the married man
'Tis the lady who shares his life
You help the bride of the married man
By removing the husband's strife
Every wife who's truthful
Who treasures married bliss
Must keep her husband youthful
What better way than this?

[key change to B]

Verse 4:

B E B E
Each and every device we know
B G B
Must be tried for the married man
B E/B B E/B
But who can question the debt he'll owe
B D#7 G#
To the guide for the married man
F#m G#m
List things universal
F#m F#
From Pittsburgh to Japan
B E B E
Every man can be satisfied
G B
By the guide for the married man

Coda:

B E
/ / / / [repeat to fade]
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Guide For The Married Man Lyrics

Turtles – Guide For The Married Man Lyrics

Songwriters: WILLIAMS, JOHN T. / BRICUSSE, LESLIE
Guide For The Married Man lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing

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