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Acid Queen guitar tab

Acid Queen
By The Who
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Pete Townshend

Previous transcription by:
Mike (sef@icbr.ufl.edu) -- original compilation on Nevada
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transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
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A7       x02223 (verse)
Em7/9/D  020032 (verse 3)
Em/D     x20000 (verse 3)
G/A      x00033 (verse 3)
B7       xx4445 (chorus 3)
E(no3rd) 022400
A5       x02255             B7      xx4445
G/F      1x0033 (bridge)    Eii     x2245x
F/G      3x3211 (bridge)    A7      x05(2)50
A7sus4   x02033  

[INTRO]
    Dsus2           x2
||----0-----0-----0-||
||------3-----3-----||
||.-------2-----2--.||
||.-0--------------.||
||------------------||
||------------------||

[VERSE]
        Dsus2              Dsus2/C             Fmaj7   G/F      D
If your child ain't all he should be now, this girl can put him right.
      |---0-----0-----0--|----0-----0-----0--|-0--------3-----|-2-----|
      |-----3-----3------|------3-----3------|-1--------3-----|-3-----|
      |-------2-----2----|--------2-----2----|-2--------0-----|-2-----|
      |-0----------------|-------------------|-3--------0-----|-0-----|
      |------------------|-3-----------------|-x--------------|-------|
      |------------------|-------------------|-x--------1-----|-------|

      Dsus2            Dsus2/C          
I'll show him what he  could be now.    
    |---0-----0----0-|----0-----0------|
    |-----3-----3----|------3-----3----|
    |-------2-----2--|--------2-----2--|
    |-0--------------|-----------------|
    |----------------|-3---------------|
    |----------------|-----------------|

  Fmaj7  Em7       A7sus4        A
  Just give me one night.                   (I'm the)
|-0------0-------|-0-----3-3-3-|-0---------------|
|-1------3-------|-3-----3-3-3-|-2---------------|
|-2------0-------|-2-----2-2-2-|-2---------------|
|-3------0-------|-2-----2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|--------2-------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|--------0-------|-------------|-----------------|

[CHORUS]
        A    D      A5          A          D  A5 
I'm the gypsy,  the Acid Queen. Pay before we start.  
        A       D     A5            Em        D     A
I'm the gypsy.    I'm guaranteed to tear your soul apart.

[VERSE 2]
Dsus2            Dsus2/C          Fmaj7    G/F  D
Give us a room.  Close the door.  Leave us for awhile.

     Dsus2          Dsus2/C       Fmaj7      Em7   A    A7sus4 | A 
Your boy won't be a boy no more.  Young, but not a child.     

[Repeat CHORUS]
I'm the gypsy, the Acid Queen. Pay before we start.
I'm the gypsy. I'm guaranteed to tear your soul apart.

[BRIDGE]
F/G                  G/F                F/G       G/F      G
Gather your wits and hold on fast. Your mind must learn to roam.
F/G               G/F                   Em    D       A
Just as the Gypsy Queen must do, you're gonna hit the road.

| A     | B    Bsus4 | B     |

[VERSE 3]
   E                 Em7/9/D           G          A/G   E     
My work is done. Now look at him. He's never been more alive. 

    E                   Em/D            G         F#m7 B   
His head it shakes, his fingers clutch. Watch his body writhe.

[CHORUS 3] 
        B     E(no3) B7          B7    E(no3)  B           
I'm the gypsy,   the Acid Queen. Pay before we start.      
           B  E(no3) B7            Em         D      A     
I'm the gypsy.   I'm guaranteed to break your little heart.

[SOLO]
|----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-----|-5-5-5-5-5------|---------------|
|--------------5-|---------------|--------------3-|---------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2------|---------------|----------------|-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|

|----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-----|-5-5-5-5-5------|---------------|
|--------------3-|---------------|--------------1-|---------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2------|---------------|------------2---|-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|

  A7          D/A  A7              A7           A7  A7
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2----3-|-5-5-5-5-5-----|-5-5-5-5-5----5-|-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|-2-2-2-2-2----4-|-5-5-5-5-5-----|-5-5-5-5-5----5-|-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|

  A7          D/A  A7              D/A          A7  A7
|----------------|---------------|-------------(5)|---------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2----3-|-5-5-5-5-5-----|-3-3-3-3-3---/5-|-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|-2-2-2-2-2----4-|-5-5-5-5-5-----|-4-4-4-4-4---/5-|-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-0----0-|-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|


| A A A A A   D/A| A7. . . .     | A7. . . .   D/A| A A A A A     |

| A A A A A   D/A| A7. . . .     | E(no3)  D      | A        |    |

[repeat first VERSE and CHORUS]

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