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Younger Than Yesterday (1967)

E(sus4)  x 4                               <

E       C#m/G#      G#m/D#                 (embarque)
Crimson flames tied through my ears
    Asus2        B7/F#  E(sus2)
Rollin' high and mighty traps
E         C#m/G#  G#m/D#
Countless fire on flaming roads
      A(sus2)     B7/F#                    <
Using ideas as my maps

      C#m/G#        G#m/D#
We'll meet on edges soon, said I
A(sus2)             B7/F#
Proud 'neath heated brow

         E             A     E
  Ah but I was so much older then
      A       B7/F#     E(sus4)  E(sus4)
  I'm younger than that now

Half-wracked prejudice leaped forth
Rip down all hate I screamed
Lies that life is black and white
Spoke from my skull I dreamed

Romantic facts of musketeers
Foundationed deep somehow

  Refrain

In a soldier's stance I aimed my hand
At the mongrel dogs who teach
Fearing not that I'd become my enemy
In the instant that I preach

Sisters fled by confusion boats
Mutiny from stern to bow

  Refrain

Couplets muets  w/ mélodie

  Refrain

My guard stood hard when abstract threats
Too noble to neglect
Deceived me into thinking
I had something to protect

Good and bad I define these terms
Quite clear, no doubt, somehow

  Refrain

E(sus2)  x 7

(fade out)

( Dylan: en D#, plus complexe
  Ramones: intro BBBE         )