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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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