Jam - When Your Young tab

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From: schnitzi@cs.ucf.edu (Mark Schnitzius)
Subject: TAB: The Jam, "When You're Young"
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let me know.  I'd hate for it to fall on deaf ears.

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Paul Weller chord progressions are usually quite odd and difficult
to figure out -- he doesn't seem to follow any rules, yet somehow
manages to pull it off.  This song is no exception.

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WHEN YOU'RE YOUNG
By the Jam
(initially released only as a single, now available on Snap! et. al.)

INTRO

Guitar: A F#m|---------5----2--2--2---||---------5----2--2--2---||---------6----2--2--2---||---------7----4--4--4---||---------7----4--4--4---||---------5----2--2--2---|
| || || Bass: ||------------------------||------------------------||------------------------||-0-2-0-5-5--5-2--2--2---|
[Three times, then]
Guitar: D G E E|----2----------3----------0----------0-------------------||----3----------0----------0----------0-------------------||----2----------0----------1----------1-------------------||----0----------0----------2----------2-------------------||---------------2----------2----------2-------------------||---------------3----------0----------0-------------------|
| || || Bass: ||-----------------7---7------4---4----4---4---------------||------7---7----5---5---5--2---2---2----2---2-------------||----5---5---5--------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------|
A F#m Life is time you spend alone when you're young A F#m Used to fall in love with everyone A F#m Any guitar and any bass drum D G Life is a drink, and you get drunk E When you're young [As above] Life is new and there's things to be done You can't wait to be grown up Acceptance into the capital world You pull out some weed and their bullets are warm When you're young
A E|----------0-----0-----0-----0-----------------------------||----------------------------------0-----0-----0-----0-----||-------2-----2-----2-----2--------------------------------||-------------------------------2-----2-----2-----2--------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|But you find out life isn't like that[As above]It's so hard to comprehendBut you set up your dreamsTo have them smashed in the end
D But you don't mind C#m You got time on your side Bm And they're never gonna F# make you stand in line D E A F#m A F#m You're just waiting for the right time You're feeling so great you can't be stopped when you're young You swear you're never ever gonna work for someone No corporations for the new age sons Tears of rage roll down your face But still you says it's fun But you find out life isn't like that You try hard to understand Well the world is your oyster but your future's a clam It's got you in its grip Before you're born You're stoned with a user that I can't afford[*] They'll let you be a king But you're really a pawn A F#m A F#m A F#m A
Bass (repeats through the 'quiet' middle part):|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------||--5--5---5--5---2--2---0--0--|
You're feeling so bright you can't be stopped when you're young
Guitar:|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-----------2---2-2-2-2-2-------------------||--------2----------------------0--1--2-----||--0--4--------------------0--4-------------||-------------------------------------------| ^Guitar 1 ^Guitar 2 ^Guitar 1
Used to fall in love with everyone [Repeat guitar riff from above] Any guitar and any bass drum
|----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----2---2---2----------2----------2-----------||------4---4---4-2-4------4-2-4------4-2-4-----||--0------------------0----------0-------------||----------------------------------------------|
[Repeat 3 times:]|-----5-------4-------2---------5-------||---7---7---5---5---3---3-----5---------||-7-------6-------4---------6-----------||-------------------------7-------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
|-----5-------4-------2----7--7-7--7--7-7----||---7---7---5---5---3---3--9--9-9--9--9-9----||-7-------6-------4--------9--9-9--9--9-9----||--------------------------9--9-9--9--9-9----||--------------------------7--7-7--7--7-7----||--------------------------------------------|
A F#m (repeat ad lib to fade) Country -- the lights are going out In millions of homes and thousands of flats Goin' out, goin' out, goin' out, goin' out Goin' out, goin' out, goin' out, goin' out ------------- [*] 50 quatloos to the first person who tells me what this line really says Mark Schnitzius schnitzi@eola.cs.ucf.edu University of Central Florida
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