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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


"When I Needed You"(Steven Tyler)
Aerosmith

Recorded by the group Chain Reaction(10/5/66)
From the Aerosmith Box Set "Pandora's Box"(1991)
Transcribed by Bryson Meunier

   "When I Needed You"  CO9O323.
   main riff-
   E------------------------------------------------|
   B------5-----5-----4-------4/5-----5-----4-------|
   G---0-----0-----0-------0-------0-----0----------|
   D------------------------------------------------|
   A------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------|

Repeat that riff where appropriate. It's pretty much evident throughout the
song. The lyrics and chord changes for the verse are as follows:

   When I needed you
   To be my girl
   When I needed you
                    A5
   To give me a whirl
chorus-
   G5
   When I wanted all you had
                  (main riff)
   And what you gave me turned out all bad
    C5      A   Bb5 C5  D5
   I needed all your love

You'll have to listen to the music to understand how the chords fit in with
the song. Here are all the chords used in this post for those who aren't
familiar:
      A5  G5  C5   A   Bb5   D5   D    G
   E------------------------------2----3-------|
   B---------------2--------------3----3-------|
   G-----------5---2---3-----7----2----0-------|
   D---7---5---5---2---3-----7---------0-------|
   A---7---5---3-------1-----5---------2-------|
   E---5---3---------------------------3-------|

   When I wanted you all for my own
   When I wanted you
   but you just left me alone

   (chorus)

   solo 1(turn on distortion)-
   E------------------------------------------------|
   B------------------------------------------------|
   G---------------------------------12b-12rp10-----|
   D---------------9--10--9------9---------------12-|
   A---12--10--12------------12---------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------|

   E------------------------------------------------|
   B--------------12brp10---------------------------|
   G--10------10----------12-12brp10----10--12b-r-12|
   D------12-------------------------12-------------|
   A------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------|

   E------------------------------------------------|
   B------------------------------------------------|
   G-p10------10--------------------------9--10--9--|
   D------12------12--10--10--12--10--12------------|
   A------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------|

   E------------------------------------------------|
   B---------12b-12rp10-----------------14-14-14-14-|
   G------9--------------12--12b-12rp10-12-12-12-12-|
   D--12--------------------------------------------|
   A------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------|

   E------------------------------------------------|
   B-14-12-12-12-12-14-14-14-14---------------------|
   G-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---------------------|
   D------------------------------------------------|
   A------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------|

   (chorus)

   (Steven yells "ow!")

   (solo 2,basically the same as solo 1 except with a few changes that are
too minor to transcribe)

   (chorus)

   I needed all your love(3x)

   (end on D-A-G-D(or something very similar))

That's it. Have fun with it.



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