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Song:   Long And Wasted Years
Artist: Bob Dylan
Album:  Tempest (2012)
Tempo:  Adagio. Slow waltz-style.
Time:   3/4
Tabbed: rikigo
URL:    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempest_%28Bob_Dylan_album%29
Tuning: Standard

Capo 3

A9sus4addb5     === X00440 = F9*
Aadd4           === X00220
F               === X02220
Fsus2           === X02200
C               === 022100
C11             === 000100
C7              === 020100

At the beginning of a four bar phrase the first two chords struck downwards are 
then arpeggiated on the upstroke. Then two slowly paced but sharp downstrokes on 
each chord, thereafter. When the E combination chords are played it's brisk up-
down-up movement.  Then a return to the two slowly paced but sharp downstrokes on 
each following chord.  Palm muted when changing chords. Rest denoted by the 
drumbeat, at the end of every four bars. 

| F9*       Aadd4 | F-Fsus2  C |
| C-C11-C C7-C-C7 | Fsus2-F  C |

Verse 1:
F9*                        Aadd4                    F-Fsus2                   C 
It's been such a long long time since we loved each other but our hearts were true.
C-C11-C       C7-C-C7             Fsus2-F      C   NC
One time, for one brief day, I was the man for you. 
F9*                        Aadd4                    F-Fsus2               C 
Last night, I heard you talkin' in your sleep saying things you shouldn't say, 
C-C11-C       C7-C-C7           Fsus2-F      C   NC
Oh baby, you just might have to go to jail someday.

Verse 2:
F9*              Aadd4               F-Fsus2        C
Is there a place we can go, is there anybody we can see?
C-C11-C     C7-C-C7          Fsus2-F      C   NC 
Maybe, it's the same for you as it is for me.
F9*              Aadd4           F-Fsus2             C      C-C11-C 
I ain't seen my family in twenty years.  That ain't easy to understand.
C-C11-C                  C7-C-C7         Fsus2-F                   C    NC  
They may be dead by now? I lost track of 'em after they lost their land.

Verse 3:
F9*               Aadd4             F-Fsus2               C
Shake it up baby, twist and shout, you know what it's all about.
What are you doin' out there in the sun anyway?  
C7-C-C7                     Fsus2-F                C   NC
Don't you know, the sun can burn your brains right out.
F9*               Aadd4          F-Fsus2             C 
My enemy crashed into the dust.  Stopped dead in his tracks. 
C-C11-C                      C7-C-C7     
And he lost his lust, he was run down hard.
Fsus2-F                               C                    NC 
And he broke apart, he died in shame, he had an iron heart.

Verse 4:
F9*    Aadd4           F-Fsus2  C
I wear dark glasses to cover my eyes.  
C-C11-C   C7-C-C7        Fsus2-F         C    NC 
There are secrets in 'em that i can't disguise.
C-C11-C        C7-C-C7        Fsus2-F          C    NC 
Come back baby if I hurt your feelings, I apologise. 
F9*                Aadd4                     F-Fsus2               C 
Two trains running side by side, forty miles wide down the eastern line.
C-C11-C                C7-C-C7           Fsus2-F                    C    NC 
You don't have to go, I just came to you because you're a friend of mine.

Verse 5:
F9*               Aadd4               F-Fsus2                   C 
I think that when my back was turned, the whole world behind me burned.
C-C11-C            C7-C-C7              Fsus2-F         C    NC 
It's been a while, since we walked down that long, long aisle.
F9*                Aadd4            F-Fsus2                         C 
We cried on a cold and frosty morn, we cried because our souls were torn.
C-C11-C            C7-C-C7           Fsus2-F         C    NC   
So much for tears, so much for these long and wasted years.

| Fsus2-C |


1.  This track amongst others, bears the hallmarks of Dave Hildago's mature Tex-
Mex sensibilities.
2.  There are other ways of simplifying this arrangement, just by shifting a note 
or two.  It's interesting how a range of tonal possibilities manifest from a small 
change of chord structures.

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