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From 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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