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    Old Man

    Neil Young

     

    Chord Guide

    134211

    F: 133211

    132

    D: xx0232

    32 1

    C: x32010

    3 4

    G: 3x0003

    2 1

    Am7: x02010

    12 4

    Em7: 022030

     

     


    Strum: B B D DUB B D DU

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro:  / F - - - / - - - - / - - / D - - - / - - - - / x2

     

    F (1½)

    Old man look at my life,

                        D

    I'm a lot like you were.

    F (1½)

    Old man look at my life,

     

    I'm a lot like you were.

     

    / D - F - / C - - G / D - F - / C - F - /

     

    D (½)         F (½)

    Old man look at my life,

    C (½)                             G (½)

    Twenty-four and there's so much more

    D (½)                 F (½)

    Live alone in a paradise

              C (½)                    F (½)

    That makes me think of two.

     

    D (½)               F (½)

      Love lost, such a cost,

    C (½)                        G (½)

    Give me things that don't get lost.

    D (½)                  C (½)

    Like a coin that won't get tossed

    F (½)                      G (½)

    Rolling home to you.

     

    Chorus:

    / D - - - / Am7 - (Em7) (G) /

     

    D

    Old man take a look at my life

           [ Am7    Em7   G ]

    I'm a lot like you

    D  

    I need someone to love me

             [ Am7    Em7   G ]

    the whole day through

    D  

    Ah, one look in my eyes

                      [ Am7    Em7   G ]

    and you can tell that's true.

     

    / D - F - / C - - G / D - F - / C - F - /

     

    D (½)        F (½)

    Lullabies, look in your eyes,

    C (½)                     G (½)

    Run around the same old town.

    D (½)        F (½)

    Doesn't mean that much to me

           C (½)                     F (½)

    To mean that much to you.

     

    D (½)         F (½)

    I've been first and last

    C (½)        G (½)

    Look at how the time goes past.

    D (½)       C (½)

    But I'm all alone at last.

    F (½)        G (½)

    Rolling home to you.

     

    Chorus

     

    / F - - - / - - - - / - - / D - - - / - - - - / x2

     

    F (1½)

    Old man look at my life,

                        D

    I'm a lot like you were.

    F (1½)

    Old man look at my life,

                        

    I'm a lot like you were.

     

    / D - F - / C - - G /

     

    End on D


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.