Song facts: “Dream On” was Aerosmith’s first major hit. Steven Tyler has said that this is the only song on the first album where he used his “real voice”. He was self-conscious about his voice and tried to create a more soulful sound on the other tracks.

Harmonica type: diatonic

Eb Harmonica, 3rd Position, Key of Fm

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Every time when I look in the mirror
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All these lines on my face getting clearer
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The past is gone,
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it went by like dusk to dawn
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Isn't that the way? 
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Everybody's got their dues in life to pay, 
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I know nobody knows, 
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Where it comes, and where it goes
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 I know it's everybody's sin
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You got to lose to know   how to win.

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Half my life’s in books’ written pages,
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Live and learn from fools and from sages
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You know it's true 
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All  the things, come back to you, 
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Sing with me, sing for the year,
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Sing for the laughter, sing for the tear
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Sing with me if it's just for today
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Maybe tomorrow the good Lord will take you
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away
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