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Julio Iglesias, Yesterday When I Was Young Chords (ver.1)

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Yesterday When I Was Young Chords (ver.1)

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                Yesterday, When I Was Young:Julio Iglesias.
Album - Starry Night - 1990.

      Dm7             G7
Yesterday, when I was young, 
                      Cm7                    Fm7
the taste of life was sweet, as rain upon my tongue,
                     Fm                   E7
I teased at life, as if it were a foolish game, 
                    Am         E+             A7
the way the evening breeze may tease a candle flame.

                      Dm7                            G7
The thousand dreams I dreamed, the splendid things I planned, 
                Cm7                        Fm7
I always built, alas, on weak and shifting sand, 
                      Fm                         E7
I lived by night, and shunned the naked light of day, 
                Am           E+        A7
and only now, I see, how the years ran away.

      Dm7             G7
Yesterday, when I was young, 
              Cm7                      Fm7
so many happy songs were waiting to be sung, 
                Dm7                        E7
so many wayward pleasures lay in store for me, 
                     Am           E+         A7
and so much pain, my dazzled eyes refused to see.
                   Dm7                         G7
I ran so fast that time, and youth at last ran out, 
                   Cm7                       Fm7
I never stopped to think, what life, was all about, 
                Dm7                 E7
and every conversation, I can now recall,
                      Am      E+              A7
concerned itself with me, and nothing else at all.

      Dm7               G7
Yesterday, the moon was blue, 
                Cm7                           Fm7
and every crazy day, brought something new to do, 
                Fm                   E7
I used my magic age, as if it were a wand, 
                  Am         E+          A7
and never saw the waste, and emptiness beyond.
                   Dm7                        G7
The game of love I played, with arrogance and pride,
                  Cm7                       Fm7
And every flame I lit, too quickly, quickly died,
                        Fm                        E7
the friends I made, all seemed, somehow, to drift away, 
              Am       E+                A7
and only I am left, on stage, to end the play.

                  Dm7                        G7
There are so many songs in me, that won't be sung,
                  Cm7                     Fm7
I feel the bitter taste, of tears upon my tongue,
                      Dm7                 E7
the time has come for me to pay for yesterday..
           Am    Dm Am
when I was young.

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