Bass and Guitar Tabs
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 18:12:08 -0500
From: David Goodwin
Subject: CRD: When I Was a Boy by The Who
"When I Was A Boy"
written by John Entwistle for The Who
(can be found on Who's Missing and Rarities)
Transcribed by David Goodwin
C C7 F Fmin
C G C
When I was a baby
I had no care in the world
Bb F Bb F C
But now, I'm a man and troubles fill my head
C F Bb C
When I was five, it was good to be alive.
Bb F Bb F Bb
But now I'm a man I wish that I were dead.
D Bb F Fadd4 F (last two quickly)
My how time rushes by.
Eb F Fadd4 F
The moment you're born you start to die
D Bb F
'cause time waits for no man.
And your lifespan is over before it began.
Bb Bb7 Eb
When I sit here at my window
My life comes back to me.
It's been so long since the good days.
It's been so long.
This pattern repeats, even though the verse SOUNDS different the second
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