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When I Was Young Chords & Tabs

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When I Was Young Chords

   
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Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 17:32:20 -0400
From: Andrew Rogers 
Subject: a/animals/when_i_was_young.crd

                           "When I Was Young"
            (Burdon - Briggs - Weider - Jenkins - McCulloch)

Intro:

	Em
	/  /  /  /   /  /  /  /

	[5X: 1: bass (eighth notes) w/cymbal
	     2: electric guitar (tune low E down to D and back up)
	     3: acoustic guitar enters
	     4: violin enters]

Verse 1:

	     Em                 D
	The rooms were so much colder then
	    Em           D
	My father was a soldier then
	     Em              D
	And times were very hard
	            Em
	When I was young

	Riff 1 [guitar and violin, arranged for two guitars]:

	(Em)
	 v          v          v          v             v
	------------12-14-12---10-12-10---9--10--9----|-7--
	------------10-12-10---8--10-8----7--8---7----|-5--
	----------------------------------------------|----
	----------------------------------------------|----
	----------------------------------------------|----
	----------------------------------------------|----
	(young)

	     /D     Em   [Riff 1]
	When I was young

Verse 2:

	I smoked my first cigarette at ten
	And for girls I had a bad yen
	And I had quite a ball
	When I was young [Riff 1]

	Em
	/ / / /  / / / /

Bridge:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/a/animals/when_i_was_young_crd.html ]
	     G                   Em
	When I was young it was more important
	                                                D
	Pain, more pain, but I laughed so much louder, yeah
	            Em
	When I was young [Riff 1]
	    (D)     Em
	When I was young [Riff 1]

Verse 3:

	I met my first love at thirteen
	She was brown and I was pretty green
	And I learned quite a lot
	When I was young [Riff 1]
	    /D      Em [N.C.]
	When I was young

Instrumental break:

	[key changes to Gm]:

	Gm       F       [3X]
	/ / / /  / / / /
	Gm
	/ / / /  / / / /

Chorus [in Bb]

	     Bb                  Gm
	When I was young it was more important
	                                                   F
	Pain, more pain, though I laughed so much louder, yeah
	            Gm
	When I was young

	Riff 2 [guitar and violin, arranged for two guitars]:

	(Gm)
	 v          v          v          v             v
	------------15-17-15---14-15-14---12-14--12---|-10-
	------------13-15-13---11-13-11---10-11--10---|-8--
	----------------------------------------------|----
	----------------------------------------------|----
	----------------------------------------------|----
	----------------------------------------------|----
	(young)                *     *       *  parts do not always track
	                                        in parallel fifths

	            Gm  [N.C.]
	When I was young

Verse 4 [chords implied by bass]:

	     Gm                 F
	My faith was so much stronger then
	Gm             F
	I believed in fellow men
	Gm                 F
	And I was so much older then
	            Gm  [acoustic guitar strums Gm chord; violin enters]
	When I was young
	When I was young

Coda:

	[band re-enters]

	(Gm)
	When I was young  [repeat to fade]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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