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From: Litgo

Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 19:20:59 EST

Subject: TAB: Love_reign_oer_me BY: Who


Love, Reign O'er Me

by The Who

from Quadrophenia, 1973

written by Pete Townshend



transcribed by



Either tune down to Eb OR capo on 1 (this tabbed for dropped tuning on leads)

(on record electric tuned to Eb, acoustic capoed to 1)


Chords: (dropped tuning) (capo on 1)

Ebmsus4: 022200 or x (1)1 3 4 4

Ebmsus4/Db: 020230 or x (4)1 3 4 4

Ebm 022000 or x (1)1 3 4 2

Bmaj7: x32000 or (2)(2)4 3 4 2

Abm7: x02013 or 4 x 4 4 4 (2/4)

Ebm/Bb: x22000 or x 1 1 3 4 2

F#sus4/Ab x00213 or (4) x 4 4 2 2

Bb/Eb x2444x or x (1)1 7 6 6

Bb x2444x or x 1 3 3 3 (6)

Ebm7: 020030 or x (1)1 3 2 2


Piano intro for guitar








Ebmsus4 Ebmsus4/Db

Only love can make it rain the way the beach is kissed by the sea


Ebmsus4 Ebmsus4/Db

Only love can make it rain like the sweat of lovers laying in the fields



Ebm7 Bmaj7 Abm7

Love, reign o'er me








Ebm7 Bmaj7 Abm7 Ebm/Bb Bbsus4 Bb Bb7

Love, reign o'er me Rain on me, rain on me


Only love can bring the rain that makes you yearn to the sky

Only love can bring the rain that falls like tears from on high


[repeat chorus]


F# F#sus4/Ab

On the dry and dusty road

F# F#sus4/Ab

The nights we spent apart alone

F# F#sus4/Ab

I need to get back home

Eb Ab/Eb Bb/Eb Ab/Eb

To cool, cool rain


I can't sleep and I lay and I think, the night is hot and black as ink

Oh, god, I need a drink of cool, cool rain


[repeat chorus]



Bb | Bb7 Bbsus4 | Bb | Bb7 | Ebm





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