When I Was Young

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[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:

 EmD
        The rooms were so much colder then
 EmD
        My father was a soldier then
 EmD
        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--|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|

(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  

Bridge:

 GEm
        When I was young it was more important
 D
        Pain, more pain, but I laughed so much louder, yeah
 EmRiff 1
        When I was young  
 DEmRiff 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        
 inBb
Chorus   

 BbGm
        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--|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|
	----------------------------------------------|----|

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

 N.C.
                    Gm   
When I was young

 cbords implied by bass
Verse 4 :

 GmF
        My faith was so much stronger then
 GmF
        I believed in fellow men
 GmF
        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

 Gmrepeat to fade
        When I was young   

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers


Bb D Em F G Gm
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