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Growing Old Is Getting Old Acoustic tab

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I was able to figure some things out watching their performance live on MTV Unplugged.

Verse
This part is played very loosely, which echoing. Strum down on the A string, up on the D string
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
D-------6-6-----6-6---------6-6----6-6---------4-4-----4-4---------4-4-----4-4--]
A---4-4-----44------4---4-4-----44-----4---2-2-----22------2---2-2-----22-------]
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
D-------2-2-----2-2---------2-2----2-2---------2-2-----2-2---------2-2-----2-2--]
A---0-0-----00------0---0-0-----00-----0---0-0-----00------0---0-0-----00-------]
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
D-------6-6-----6-6---------6-6----6-6---------4-4-----4-4---------4-4-----4-4--]
A---4-4-----44------4---4-4-----44-----4---2-2-----22------2---2-2-----22-------]
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
D-------2-2-----2-2---------2-2----2-2---------2-2-----2-2---------2-2-----2-2--]
A---0-0-----00------0---0-0-----00-----0---0-0-----00------0---0-0-----00-------]
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]

Brian starts singing. The 2nd part is switched up
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
D-------6-6-----6-6---------6-6----6-6---------4-4-----4-4---------4-4-----4-4--]
A---4-4-----44------4---4-4-----44-----4---2-2-----22------2---2-2-----22-------]
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------]
So we all.........................Are Growing Old...............And it's getting old

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D------2-2/11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A--0-0------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------]

e---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G--------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D--11-11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

Listen to the song for the strumming pattern/rhythm.
e--------------------------------------------]
B--------------------------------------------]
G--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-222222222--]
E--------------------------------------------]
Pressure on......Our hollow bones...And the varicose

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D------2-2/11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A--0-0------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------]

e---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G--------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D--11-11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

e--------------------------------------------]
B--------------------------------------------]
G--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-222222222--]
E--------------------------------------------]
Suddenly.........We decompose.......But we're not alone

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D------2-2/11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A--0-0------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------]

e---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G--------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D--11-11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

e--------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------444444444--]
G--666666666-666666666--444444444------------]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-222222222--]
E--------------------------------------------]
So we all........Are growing old...

e-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D------2-2/11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A--0-0------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------]

e---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G--------------------------------11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13--]
D--11-11-11-11-11-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--]
A---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--]
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

Chorus
e----------------------------------000000000--]
B--444444444-444444444--555555555--222222222--]
G----------------------------------222222222--]
D--444444444-444444444--666666666--222222222--]
A--222222222-222222222--444444444--000000000--]
E---------------------------------------------]
Maybe we're sealed in silence..And maybe we feel a guidance

e----------------------------------000000000-000~--]
B--444444444-444444444--555555555--222222222-222~--]
G----------------------------------222222222-222~--]
D--444444444-444444444--666666666--222222222-222~--]
A--222222222-222222222--444444444--000000000-000~--]
E--------------------------------------------------]
Maybe your own devices....Will keep you afraid and cold, But I~

Verse
e--------------------------------------------]
B--555555555-555555555--444444444-444444444--]
G--------------------------------------------]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-222222222--]
E--------------------------------------------]
Memorized.......Your smile lines....When lips divide

If you find it difficult to reach the 5th fret, an A chord sounds fine here.
e--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
B--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
G--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
D--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
A--000000000-000000000--000000000-000000000--]
E--------------------------------------------]

e--------------------------------------------]
B--555555555-555555555--444444444-444444444--]
G--------------------------------------------]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-222222222--]
E--------------------------------------------]
Kept alive......Your childlike......Reaction time

e--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
B--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
G--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
D--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
A--000000000-000000000--000000000-000000000--]
E--------------------------------------------]

e--------------------------------------------]
B--555555555-555555555--444444444-999999999--]
G--------------------------------------------]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-999999999--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-777777777--]
E--------------------------------------------]
We're allowed....To expire..........With ourselves in mind

e--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
B--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
G--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
D--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
A--000000000-000000000--000000000-000000000--]
E--------------------------------------------]

e--------------------------------------------]
B--555555555-555555555--444444444-444444444--]
G--------------------------------------------]
D--666666666-666666666--444444444-444444444--]
A--444444444-444444444--222222222-222222222--]
E--------------------------------------------]
So we all........Are growing old...

e--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
B--555555555-555555555--555555555-555555555--]
G--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
D--222222222-222222222--222222222-222222222--]
A--000000000-000000000--000000000-000000000--]
E--------------------------------------------]

Chorus
e----------------------------------000000000--]
B--444444444-444444444--555555555--222222222--]
G----------------------------------222222222--]
D--444444444-444444444--666666666--222222222--]
A--222222222-222222222--444444444--000000000--]
E---------------------------------------------]
Put out the fear of silence..And put out the need for guidance

e----------------------------------000000000-000~--]
B--444444444-444444444--555555555--222222222-222~--]
G----------------------------------222222222-222~--]
D--444444444-444444444--666666666--222222222-222~--]
A--222222222-222222222--444444444--000000000-000~--]
E--------------------------------------------------]
And put out your own devices..And don't be afraid of the cold~

Bridge
e-----------------------------33333-333333333--]
B--888888888-888888888--88888-33333-333333333--]
G-----------------------------00000-000000000--]
D--999999999-999999999--99999-00000-222222222--] X8
A--777777777-777777777--77777-22222-333333333--]
E-----------------------------33333------------]
And we sing...We sing.....We sing~
We fight......We fight....We fight~
And we cry....We cry......We cry~
And we slide..We slide....We slide into delight~

e---------------------------------------------------]
B--888888888-888888888--88888-1212121212-555555555--]
G---------------------------------------------------]
D--999999999-999999999--99999-1212121212-555555555--] X4
A--777777777-777777777--77777-1010101010-333333333--]
E--000000000-000000000--00000-----------------------]

e-----------------------------33333-333333333--]
B--888888888-888888888--88888-33333-333333333--]
G-----------------------------00000-000000000--]
D--999999999-999999999--99999-00000-222222222--] X2
A--777777777-777777777--77777-22222-333333333--]
E--000000000-000000000--00000-33333------------]
We sing........We fight....We cry~
We slide.......We slide....We slide into delight~

Chorus
e--222-222-222-222-000-000-333-3-3--]
B--333-333-333-333-000-000-333-3-3--]
G--222-222-222-222-000-000-000-0-0--]
D--000-000-000-000-222-222-222-2-2--] X3
A------------------222-222-333-3-3--]
E------------------000-000----------]
Maybe we're sealed in silence..And maybe we feel a guidance
Maybe your own devices..Will keep you afraid and cold, well
Put out the fear of silence..Put out the need for guidance

e--222-222-222-222-000-000-333-333-333-333-333-333-333-3~---0~--]
B--333-333-333-333-000-000-333-333-333-333-333-333-333-3~---0~--]
G--222-222-222-222-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-000-0~---0~--]
D--000-000-000-000-222-222-222-222-222-222-222-222-222-2~---2~--]
A------------------222-222-333-333-333-333-333-333-333-3~---2~--]
E------------------000-000----------------------------------0~--]
Put out your own devices..And don't be afraid of the cold
Afraid of the cold
Afraid of the time
You've got no where to go but here~

            
            
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