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From: Litgo

Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 14:22:39 EST

Subject: TAB: Water BY: Who

 

Water

by the Who, 1970, 1973

written by Pete Townshend

 

Previous transcription by Andy Dennis

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transcribed by

litgo@aol.com

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F7sus4 x 8 8 8 11 11

Bb(add4) x(8)8 8 11 10

F x 8 10 10 10 x

F5 133xxx

Bb5 x133xx

G7 3x0031

C x355xx

 

 

[intro]

F7sus4 Bb(add4)

----11-------11--------------10----------

------11-------11-----11-------11--------

---8----8---8----8---8--8---8----8---8---

--8--------8--------8------8--------8----

-8--------8--------8------8--------8-----

-----------------------------------------

 

The foreman over there hates the gang

|-6------------

|-8------------

|-7--.-.-.-.-.-

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

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

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

 

The poor people on the farms get it so rough

|-8--8-8-8--

|-9--9-9-9--

|-8---------

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

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

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

 

Truck drivers drive like the devil

|---11--

|--11---

|-8-----

|-------

|-------

|-------

 

The policemen they're acting so tough

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

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

|-10----------------

|-10-/-/-/-/-/-/-/--

|-8-----------------

|-8-----------------

 

They need water Good water

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

|-------------- |-----8---

|----------1--- |----8----

|----/-/-/-3--- |---8-----

|-3--------3--- |--8------

|-1------------ |---------

 

They need water

|--11---------------

|--11---------------

|--8----------------

|--8----------------

|--8----------------

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

 

And I'm sure there isn't one of us here who'd say no to somebody's daughter

No, no, no...

 

[approximate strum pattern...]

F (Eb) Bb(add4) (Eb) F7sus4 (Eb) Bb(add4) (Eb)

||------------------------|----10-10--10-----|----11-11---|-10-10-10---||

||-10-10-10---------------|-11-11-11--11-----|----11-11---|-11-11-11---||

||-10-10-10-10-8-10--10-8-|-8--8--8---8--8-8/|-10-8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8/||

||-10-10-10-10-8-10--10-8-|-8--8--8---8--8-8/|-10-8--8--8-|-8--8--8--8/||

||-8--8--8--8--8-8---8----|-8--8--8---8---(6)|-8--8--8--8-|----------6/||

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

 

F Bb(add4)

The foreman over there hates the gang

F Bb(add4)

The poor people on the farms get it so rough

F Bb(add4)

Truck drivers drive like the devil

F Bb(add4)

The policemen they're acting so tough

F5

They need water

Dm Dm/C Dm/Bb Dm/A

Good water

---|----1--|---1--|---1---|---1---|

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

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

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

-3-|-------|-3---3|-1----1|-0-----|

-1-|-------|------|-------|-------|

 

G7 Bb

They need water

And maybe somebody's daughter

 

| F7sus4 | Bb(add4) | F | Bb(add4) |

 

Indian Lake is burning

The New York skyline is hazy

The River Thames is turning dry

The whole world is a-blazing

 

We need water

Wow yeah, good water

Ooh, we need water

And maybe somebody's daughter

 

F F Bb F Bb F7

Ah gimme gimme good water

|-13-13-|--------------------|

|-13-13-|-10/11-10-10/11-/13-|

|-10-10-|-10----10-10--------|

|-10-10-|-10/12-10-10/12-/13-|

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

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

 

A-gimme gimme gimme good water

Gimme good water

Please don't refuse me, mister

C C

I seen your daughter at the Oasis

C

And I'm beginning to blister

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

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

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

|---------------1-|-3--|

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

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

 

My Chevrolet just made steam

Your crop is laying foul

My grass skirt's lost its green

I'm alive, but I don't know how

 

I need water

Good good water

They need water

 

Gimme gimme gimme good water

Wow, gimme gimme gimme good water

Gimme gimme gimme good water

 

Come on gimme gimme gimme...

 

 

(Somebody...champagne!)

 

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litgo@aol.com

 

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