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Old Wild Men Chords

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Song: Old Wild Men.
Artist: 10cc

Chord analysis: Mats Fagergren (2016-09-02)

Chord info:
       E,A,D,G,B,e
A      x,0,2,2,2,0    Bm/A    x,0,4,4,3,2 
E/A    x,0,x,4,5,4    F#m/E   x,x,2,2,2,2
D/A    x,0,x,2,3,2    D#m7-5  x,x,1,2,2,2
C#7    x,4,3,4,2,x    D       x,x,0,2,3,2
F#m7   2,4,4,2,2,2    F#7/C#  x,4,2,3,2,2
Bm7    x,2,4,2,3,2    Em7/B   x,2,0,0,0,0
C#m7   x,4,6,4,5,4    F#7     2,4,2,3,2,2
Bm     x,2,4,4,3,2    Gmaj7/D x,x,0,0,0,2
D7     x,x,0,2,1,2    Em      0,2,2,0,0,0
G      3,2,0,0,3,3    F#m/A   x,0,4,2,2,2
C      x,3,2,0,1,0    A/C#    x,4,2,2,2,x

----   

[intro]

| A  E/A | D/A  A | D/A  A | C#7 |
| F#m | F#m |

[vers 1]

F#m          Bm7
Where are my boys?
C#m7 Bm7            A
They are in deepest water
A              D/A
Where are they now?
Bm7      D7                G
They are over the hill and far away
G   Bm       C     A/C#     Bm    Bm/A
But they are broken men who lie low
C#7         F#m    F#m/E  D#m7-5
Waiting for miracles 

[verse 2]

NC.   Bm7     C#m7
Old men of rock and roll
Bm7          A
Came bearing music
A              D/A
Where are they now?
Bm7       D7               G
They are over the hill and far away
G   D       F#7/C#           Em7/B
But they're still gonna play guitars
Em7/B F#m7              G
 On   dead strings, and old drums
Bm      F#7      Bm     A/C#     Gmaj7/D
They'll play and play to pass the time

[middle part]

Bm           Em    Bm     Em
The old wild men
Bm       Em     Bm   Em
Old wild men
Bm       Em   F#7         Bm
Old wild men, waiting for miracles 

| G | F#m  Em | Bm | Em | F#m | Bm | Bm |
| G | F#m  Em | Bm | Em | Bm Bm A G |

[outtro]
D/A       G/A   F#m7/A   D/A
Lord have mercy upon the many
A        Bm     C#m      A
Lord have mercy upon the few
A        Bm     C#m      A
Lord have mercy upon the many
A        Bm        G    Em7
Lord have mercy on me   and 
D  F#m7   Em   D  Em  D  Em  D  A  D
on you....
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maguri [tm] 29,375 Sep 01, 2016 04:18 PM

Very nice!

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schoben 2,906 Sep 04, 2016 10:50 AM

Yes I agree, a very accurate tab for this nice song! Thank you!

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fxrva 10 Dec 01, 2016 08:10 AM

Thank you Mats Fagergren for figuring this out, very nice work. Now, "Somewhere in Hollywood", another great 10cc tune that has baffled me for decades. Please? Someone? Anyone?

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