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The Needle and the Damage Done

Neil Young


Instrumental Verse


10                                           8

     I caught you knockin' at my cellar door

7                                   6
  I love you, baby, can I have some more?

8        1                      0          0
Ooh, ooh, the damage done.

10                             8
     I hit the city and I lost my band

7                                           6
   I watched the needle take another man

8         1                            0       0
Gone, gone, the damage done.


Instrumental Verse

10                                       8
     I sing the song because I love the man

7                                              6
   I know that some of you don't understand

8            1                          0         0
   Milk. blood, to keep from running out.

10                                             8
     I've seen the needle and the damage done

7                             6
   A little part of it in everyone

8                                      1              0       0

   but every junkie's like a settin' sun.


Instrumental Verse, end on 6

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