Lyrics and chords to all the songs of Neil Young, as a collective effort by the fantastic Rust community. Compiled & managed by: Fredrik Johansson. Powered by Rust, sponsored by Nobody!

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Blowing In The Wind
SUBMITTED BY: Anders Evenstuen & Fredrik Johansson

NOTES: Originally by: Bob Dylan



INTRO: (All played on the G-string, with distortion) RIFF 1: ||---4/7vib--7--7--9vib---9--9--7vib---4--2--0--| |--(0)4/7vib--7--7--9vib--7--5--(6/)7vib--------|| RIFF 2: ||---4/7vib--7--7--9vib--9--9--7vib---4--2--0--| |---(0)4/7vib--7--7--5vib--4--4--2vib---(or 2 *)--|| RIFF 1 RIFF 3: ||--4--5--5--4vib--2vib--2--4--4-4--2--0--| |--4--5--5--4vib--2-2--0--4--0--(or 0*)---|| ( Then a G ) VERSE 1: G C G How many roads must a man walk down G C G before you can call him a man? G C G And how many seas must a white dove sail G C D before she sleeps in the sand? G C G And how many times must the cannonballs fly G C G before they are forever banned? CHORUS: C D G Em The answer my friend is blowing in the wind C D G The answer is blowing in the wind (guitar noises and feedback) VERSE 2: How many times must a man look up before he can see the sky? And how many ears must one man have before he can hear people cry? How many deaths will it take 'till he knows too many people have died? CHORUS RIFF 1 RIFF 2 RIFF 1 w/RIFF 3: The answer my friend is blowing in the wind the answer is blowing in the wind VERSE 3: How many years can a mountain exist before it is washed to the sea? And how many years can some people exist before they're allowed to be free? And how many times can a man turn his head pretending he just doesn't see? CHORUS (x2)