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when i was young

Animals



[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

 guitar and violin, arranged for two guitars
        Riff 1 :

(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--
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(young)

 Riff 1
             /D     Em   
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
 Riff 1
        When I was young 

Em
/ / / /  / / / /

Bridge:

     G                   Em
When I was young it was more important
                                                D
Pain, more pain, but I laughed so much louder, yeah
            Em
 Riff 1
        When I was young 
    (D)     Em
 Riff 1
        When I was young 

Verse 3:

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

Instrumental break:

 key cbanges to Gm
        :

 3X
        Gm       F       
/ / / /  / / / /
Gm
/ / / /  / / / /

 in Bb
Chorus 

     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

 guitar and violin, arranged for two guitars
        Riff 2 :

(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--
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(young)                *     *       *  parts do not always track
                                        in parallel fifths

 N.C.
                    Gm  
When I was young

 cbords implied by bass
Verse 4 :

     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
 acoustic guitar strums Gm cbord; violin enters
                    Gm  
When I was young
When I was young

Coda:

 band re-enters
        

(Gm)
 repeat to fade
        When I was young  


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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