Who - Im A Boy tab

I'm A Boy (second version)
By The Who, 1966
>Appears on Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy, 1971
Written by Pete Townshend 1966 TRO-Hampshire House Publishing Corp.

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transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
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A        x02220
Esus4    022200
E        022100
Eno3     022400
E5       02xxxx
D        xx0232

[intro]
|A     |Esus4  E   |A     |Esus4     |
 Ooh...

|A                |Eno3           
 One girl's called Jean Marie
|A                         |Eno3  
 One little girl's called Felicity
|A                     |Eno3    
Another little girl was Sally Joy
   |A               |Eno3     |     
The other was me and I'm a boy
          [2/4]          [4/4]
          |A             |E5/Ab E5  E5/Ab E5  |E5/Ab E5  E5/Ab E5|
My name is Bill and I'm a head case                     (They pra..)
|--------------|x-7---x-7-x--7--x-7-|x--7--x-7-x-7-x-7-| |--------------|x-9---x-9-x--9--x-9-|x--9--x-9-x-9-x-9-| |2--------2----|x-9---x-9-x--9--x-9-|x--9--x-9-x-9-x-9-| |2--------2----|--------------------|------------------| |0--------0----|--------------------|------------------| |--------------|--------------------|------------------| [palm mute; x: left hand mute]
[2/4] [4/4] (E5) |A |E5/Ab E5 E5/Ab E5|E5/Ab E5 E5/Ab They practice making up on my face [2/4] [4/4] E5 |A |E5/Ab E5 E5/Ab E5|E5/Ab E5 E5/Ab I feel lucky if I get trousers to wear [2/4] [4/4] E5 |A |E5/Ab E5 E5/Ab E5|E5/Ab E5 E5/Ab E5| Spend days just taking hair pins from my hair |(D) D (E) E |(A) A (A) A I'm a boy, I'm a boy, but my mother won't admit it A |(D) D (E) E |Esus4 |A |A |Eno3 |Esus4 | I'm a boy, I'm a boy but if I say I am I get it |A |Eno3 Get your frock on Jean Marie |A |Eno3 Plait your hair Felicity |A |Eno3 Paint your nails little Sally Joy |A |Eno3 | | | | Put this wig on little boy |(D) D (E) E |(A) A (A) I'm a boy, I'm a boy, but my ma won't admit it A |(D) D (E) E |E |A |A | I'm a boy, I'm a boy but if I say I am I get it
[break; bass pedal E]|E |E |E |E |E6sus4 |E ||0------0/0|0------0/0|0------0/0|0------0/0|0------0/0|0------0/0||0------0/0|0------0/0|0------0/0|0----10/10|10-----0/0|0----10/10||4------4/4|4------4/4|4------4/4|4----11/11|11-----9/9|9----11/11||2------2/2|2------2/2|2------2/2|2------9/9|9------9/9|9------9/9||2------2/2|2------2/2|2------2/2|2---------|-------7/7|7---------||0-0-0-0---|0-0-0-0---|0-0-0-0---|0-0-0-0---|0-0-0-0---|0-0-0-0---|
|E6sus4 |E ||0------0/0|0------||10-----0/0|0------||11-----9/9|9------||9------9/9|9------||-------7/7|7------||0-0-0-0---|0------|
[E implied by bass]|F/E |E |F/E |E |Dm/E |G/E |C/E |Dm/E ||5-----|0-----|5-----|0-----|10----|7-----|8-----|5-----||6-----|0-----|6-----|0-----|0-----|0-----|0-----|0-----||5-----|4-----|5-----|4-----|10----|7-----|9-----|5-----||------|------|------|------|------|------|------|------||------|------|------|------|------|------|------|------||------|------|------|------|------|------|------|------|
|Bb/E |E |Dm/E |Dm/E |E |E ||6-----|4-----|5-----|5-----|4-----|4-----0/0/||0-----|0-----|0-----|0-----|0-----|0-----0/0/||7-----|4-----|5-----|5-----|4-----|4-----9/9/||------|------|------|------|------|------9/9/||------|------|------|------|------|------7/7/||------|------|------|------|------|----------|
[horn]|E |E |E |E |E | | | ||0----0/0/|0----0/0/|0----0/0/|0----|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|----|----|----||0----0/0/|0----0/0/|0----0/0/|0----|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|----|----|----||9----9/9/|9----9/9/|9----9/9/|9----|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-%--|-%--|-%--||9----9/9/|9----9/9/|9----9/9/|9----|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|----|----|----||7----7/7/|7----7/7/|7----7/7/|7----|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|----|----|----||---------|---------|---------|-----|----------------|----|----|----|
Help me wash up Jean Marie You can dry Felicity Stack them dishes Sally Joy Behind those scrubbed floors, I'm a boy I'm a boy, I'm a boy, but my ma won't admit it I'm a boy, I'm a boy but if I say I am I get it |A |Eno3 | I wanna play cricket on the green |A |Eno3 | Ride my bike across the stream |A |Eno3 Cut myself and see my blood |A |Eno3 | | | | I wanna come home all covered in mud |(D) D (E) E |(A)A (A) I'm a boy, I'm a boy, but my ma won't admit it A |(D) D (E) E |A I'm a boy, I'm a boy, I'm a boy A |(D) D (E) E |(A) A A I'm a boy, I'm a boy, I'm a boy, I'm a boy |D |E |Esus4 E|A A I'm a boy, I'm a boy, I'm a boy ============= litgo@aol.com
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