Who – The Rock tab ver. 2

Litgo@aol.comFri Oct  3 07:08:56 1997
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 00:36:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: Litgo@aol.com
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: TAB: The_Rock by: Who

NOTE TO ARCHIVIST: This file can replace: who/The_Rock.crd which it
references.

The Rock
by the Who
from Quadrophenia, 1973
written by Pete Townshend

Originally transcribed by
Kenny Sahr
=============
updated by
litgo@aol.com
=============

[capo on 1]

Gaug   xx5443
Abmaj7 xx6543
Abmaj9 464546 (4665xx)
Chords listed in () are implied bass transition notes


[Fade up from 'Dr. Jimmy']
Ebmsus4 

["Bell Boy" theme (Keyboard only):]
|| Eb     Cm |Db      F# | Ab      Bb |B      Db  Eb/|| x4

[With a beat]
|| Eb     Cm |Db      F# | Ab      Bb |B      Db  Eb/|| x3

| Eb / / / | / / / /Db|Eb/ / / / | / / / / |

[Keyboard intro to "Is it me" theme]
| Ebsus4 / / / | / / / / | Ab / / / | Ab / / / |

["Is it me" theme]
|| Abmaj7 / / / | / / / / | Gaug / / / | G / / / |

| Cm / / / | Cm(Bb) / / / |

| Abmaj7 / / / | / / / / | Eb / / Cm7 |

| Abmaj9 / / / | Eb / / Cm7 | Abmaj9 / / / ||

| Abmaj7 | | Gaug | G ||--16-15-|-16-15/16/15------|---15----|------------||--------|------------16-16/|18---16--|------------||--------|------------------|---------|------------||--------|------------------|---------|------------||--------|------------------|---------|------------||--------|------------------|---------|------------|
| Cm | Cm(Bb) | Abmaj7 | ||--------|-16/18-16/18^-|-16-15--18/20|-18\||-----16-|--------------|------16-----|----||--------|--------------|-------------|----||--------|--------------|-------------|----||--------|--------------|-------------|----||--------|--------------|-------------|----|
| Eb Cm7 | Abmaj9 ||---18----18-----|-18--------------||-18^--18^---18^-|--18^-16---16-16-||----------------|-----------------||----------------|-----------------||----------------|-----------------||----------------|-----------------|
| Eb Cm7 ||-15-18/15--15-18/15--15-18/15--15-18/15---||---------16--------16--------16--------16-||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
| Abmaj9 ||-15-18/15--15-18/15--15-18/15---18\||---------16--------16--------16----||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
| Abmaj7 | | Gaug | G ||-----------|-----------|------|------------||-(8)-9-8-9-|-9/8-------|------|--------4-6-||-----------|----8-10-8-|------|------------||-----------|-----------|-9----|------------||-----------|-----------|------|------------||-----------|-----------|------|------------|
| Cm | Cm(Bb) | Abmaj7 | ||--------|--------|-----------|---------------||-6^---4-|-6^---4-|-6^-4 6^-4-|-6^-6^-6^-6^\4-||--------|--------|-----------|---------------||--------|--------|-----------|---------------||--------|--------|-----------|---------------||--------|--------|-----------|---------------|
|| Eb Cm7 | Abmaj9 ||||--------------|-----------------||||---4---4------|-4----4---4------||||-3^-3^\----3^-|---3^\--3^----3^-||||--------------|-----------------||||--------------|-----------------||||--------------|-----------------||
| E / / / | / / / / | / / / / |
| E | | ||-7-7-7-|-7---|--7-7-7-5-4-||-5-5-5-|-5---|--5-5-5-5-5-||-4-4-4-|-4---|--4-4-4-6-4-||-------|-----|------------||-------|-----|------------||-------|-----|------------|
["Helpless dancer" horn theme]| E | | E | | E(D)| ||-5--4-4-|--4/5/4--|(0)----|-----|-----|----||-5--5-5-|--5------|-5-----|-----|-----|----||-4--4-4-|--4------|-4-----|-----|-----|----||--------|---------|-------|-----|-----|----||--------|---------|-------|-----|-----|----||--------|---------|-------|-----|-----|----|| e|-4-4-5-|-7---| | b|--7----|-----| [horn]
| E / / / | / / / / | E(D) / / / | / / / / |e|-4---4-5-|-7-------| b|----7----|---------|[horn]
| E / / / | / / / / | D / / / | / / / / |e|-4---4-5-|-7-------|b|----7----|---------|[horn]
E / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | [Piano low E only; implied chords]
|| E / E7 / |||-------------------------|||----------10-12-10-12----|||-13-11-13-------------9--|||-------------------------|||-------------------------|||-------------------------|
3 [4x w/drums] 2 [then 4]| Am / Am6 / || E |||-------------------------------||--------------|||-13-12-13-12/13/12-------------||--------------|||-------------------14-13-14-11-||-13-11--13-11-|||-------------------------------||--------------|||-------------------------------||--------------|||-------------------------------||--------------||
3 || Eb / Eb7 / | Abm / Abm6 / ||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||----------9---11-9--11----|-12-11-12-11/12/11-------------||||-12-10-12--------------8--|-------------------13-12-13-10-||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||
|| | |||| [guitar 2] | ||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||----------5---7--5--7-----|-9--8--9--8/9/8----------------||||-8--7--8---------------4--|-------------------10-8--10-7--||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||
2|| Eb ||||--------------||||--------------||||-12--10-12-10-||||--------------||||--------------||||--------------||
|| |||| ||||--------------||||--------------||||-8---7--8--7--||||--------------||||--------------||||--------------||
[drums out] 3 2 || Eb / Eb / | Abm / Ab / || Eb / / / | / / / / || [repeat as above]
[drums in] 4|| Eb / Eb7 / | Abm / Abm6 / ||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||----------9--11-9--11-----|-------------------------------||||-12-10-12--------------12-|-13-15-13-12/13/12-10-12-13-10-||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||
|| | |||| [guitar 2] | ||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||-------------14----14-----|-15-14-15-14/15/14-------------||||-15-13-15-16----16-----15-|-------------------16-15-16-13-||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||
4|| Eb / Eb7 / | Ab / Abm6 / ||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||----------9---11-9--11----|-------------------------------||||-12-10-12--------------12-|-13-15-13-12/13/12-10-12-13-10-||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||
|| | |||| [guitar 2] | ||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||-------------14----14-----|-16-15-16-14/16/14-------------||||-15-13-15-16----16-----15-|-------------------16-15-16-13-||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||||--------------------------|-------------------------------||
2|| Eb / / / ||||-------------------------||||----------9--11-9--11--9-||||-12-10-12----------------||||-------------------------||||-------------------------||||-------------------------||
|| |||| [guitar 2] ||||-------------------------||||----------12-14-12-14-12-||||-15-13-15----------------||||-------------------------||||-------------------------||||-------------------------||
[pick slide]
["Love reign o'er me" theme (Half Tempo) (6/8)]| Ebm7/ / | / / / | / / / | / / Ebm(Db)||---------|-------|-------|------------||---------|-------|-11----|------------||---------|-------|-13^---|-13^---13^--||---------|-------|-------|------------||---------|-------|-------|------------||---------|-------|-------|------------|
| Bmaj7 / / | / / Bmaj7(Bb)||-----------|-------------------||-----------|-------------------||-13^\11----|-13^13-11-13-------||-------13--|-------------------||-----------|-------------------||-----------|-------------------|
| Abm7 / / | / / / ||-----11---|-14^-11--14/11--14/11---||----------|-------14-----14-----14-||-11-------|------------------------||---13-----|------------------------||----------|------------------------||----------|------------------------|
| Ebm7 | | | Ebm(Db)||-11---|16-14-16-14-16^16-|-14---|-------6------------||------|------------------|---16-|-4-------9-7--------||------|------------------|------|--6/8-6-------8-----||------|------------------|------|----------------6-8-||------|------------------|------|--------------------||------|------------------|------|--------------------|
| Bmaj7 / / | / / Bmaj7(Bb)||------------|-------------------||------------|-------------------||------------|-------------------||-6-8----6-4-|---------6-8-------||------------|-6-4-6-------------||------------|-------------------|
| Abm7 / / | ||------------|-----2---4---||--------4-2-|-4-4---4---4-||------------|-------------||-8----------|-------------||------------|-------------||------------|-------------|
[Double tempo (4/4)]| Eb / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / ||----------|---------|-----------|---------||-11-------|---------|-6/8-6-8-9-|-11------||-----8----|---------|-----------|-----8---||----------|---------|-----------|---------||----------|---------|-----------|---------||----------|---------|-----------|---------|
| Eb(Db)/ / / | / / / / | | ||-------------|---------|--------|----||-6/8--6-8--9-|-11------|--------|----||-------------|-----8---|--7-5---|-6--||-------------|---------|-----6--|-8--||-------------|---------|--------|----||-------------|---------|--------|----|
| Eb / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | [drum fill] | Eb / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / || [Finale on "Bell Boy" theme (keyboard solo)]
||----------------------|----------------------|||----------9-11-9-11-9-|----------9-11-9-11-9-|||-12-10-12-------------|-12-10-12-------------|||----------------------|----------------------|||----------------------|----------------------|||----------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|||---------9-11-9-11-9-|---------9-11-9-11-9-|||-12-8-12-------------|-11-8-11-------------|||---------------------|---------------------|||---------------------|---------------------|||---------------------|---------------------||
|
[synth lick]|---------------------|---------------------||----------11---11----|-9-8-----------------||---------------------|-----8---------------||---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------||---------------------|---------------------|
x3 Eb || Cm Db | F# Ab | Bb B | Db Eb || | Cm Db | F# Ab | Ebm || [fade to rain & thunder sounds] ============= litgo@aol.com
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