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From: Litgo@aol.com

Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 14:57:48 -0400

 

 

Summertime Blues

>From Live at Leeds, by The Who

written by Holland/Dozier/Holland

 

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transcribed by

litgo@aol.com

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Key of A

 

[INTRO]

 

A D E A A [riff]

||-------------------||------------------------||--3----------|

||-----3-------------||------------------------||--3------2---|

||-2---2--------2----||--------2------------2--||--0------3---|

||-2-0-0--------2----||--------2------------2--||--0------0---|

||-0----------0-0----||----0-0----------0-0----||-----------0-|

||--------0-3--------||-3^-----------3^--------||--3----------|

 

 

A A D E A

I'm a'gonna raise a fuss I'm a'gonna raise a holler

A [riff] A D E A

I've been workin' all summer just a tryin a earn a dollar

D D6 D7 D6 D D6 D7 D6

Tried to get the car go out on a date

d|--7--------9-------10--9--7---9----10---9-9-|

a|--5--------5-------5---5--5---5----5----5-5-|

 

A [tacit] A

The boss said "no dice, son, you gotta work late"

 

D Dsus D Dsus D

Sometimes I wonder what I'm a'gonna do

A [tacit] A D E A

There ain't no cure for the summertime blues

 

Well, my mom and poppa told me, "son, you gotta earn some money

If you wanna use the car to go riding next sunday."

Well I wouldn't go to work, I told the boss I was sick

He said, "you can't use the car cause you didn't work a lick."

Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do

Cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

 

[Solo] x2

||-----0---0-----0-----0----||-----9---7-----7-----5-|

||-----5---3-----3-----2----||-----------------------|

||--------------------------||--7/9---7-----7---5/6--|

||--4/5---4---2/4-----2-----||-----------------------|

||------------------------0-||-----------------------|

||--------------------------||-----------------------|

x2

|-----9---7-----7----------||-------------------||-----------------|

|-------------------0--2---||---5--5--5--5--5---||-5--5------------|

|--7/9---7-----7-------2---||---7^ 7^ 7^ 7^ 7^--||-7^-7^---7-5^----|

|----------------------2---||-------------------||-----------------|

|-------------------------0||-------------------||-----------------|

|--------------------------||-------------------||-----------------|

 

|--------------------------|------|-------|------------|---------------|

|--------------------------|------|-------|------------|----------2----|

|--------------------------|------|-------|------------|----------2----|

|--7-5/7-----7-5---5-------|------|-------|---3--5-----|--3^---0--2----|

|----------------7----3^-0-|-0----|-------|-5----------|-----5----0--0-|

|--------------------------|--3-0-|-3-4-5-|------------|---------------|

 

| A D E A |

 

|| B E F# B ||x2 [B/A riff]

||----------------||--------------||---------|

||----------------||--------------||---------|

||-4--4---------4-||--------------||-4-------|

||-4--2----4----4-||-4-4-4--4-4-4-||-4---2---|

||-2--2----4--0-2-||-0-2-2--0-2-2-||-0---2---|

||----0----2------||--------------||-----0-0-|

 

B B E F# B

Gonna take two weeks gonna have a fine vacation

B [B/A riff].....

Gonna take my problem to the United Nations

D D6 D7 D6 D D6 D7 D6 [note: PT's error - should be

E]

I went to my congressman and he said, quote

B B

"I'd like to help you, son, but you're too young to vote."

E Esus E

Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do

 

B

'Cause there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

 

|| B E F# B ||

 

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litgo@aol.com

 

 

 

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