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Circles (Instant Party) guitar tab

Circles (Instant Party) -- second version 
By The Who, 1966
Originally released as b-side of Substitute
>Available on Two's Missing and Rarities Vol. 1: 1966-1969
Written by Pete Townshend 1966 TRO-Essex Music, Inc.

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transcribed by
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A     x022xx
A/G   3x22xx
A/F#  2(t)x22xx
Bb/Ab 4(p)1333x

[main pattern]
||:A    A/G A   A/G|A/G    A/F# A/G :||
||-----------------|-----------------||
||-----------------|-----------------||
||.2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---.||
||.2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---.||
||-0---0---0---0---|----0---0--------||
||-------3(0)----3-|3-----3---3-2-3--||
||[horn arr for gtr; enters on 4th measure]
||-----------------|-----------------||
||-----5-----------|3------/7---3----||
||.----------------|----------------.||
||.----------------|----------------.||
||-----------------|-----------------||
||-----------------|-----------------||
||[bass; enters on 4th measure]      ||
||-----------------|-----------------||
||.----------------|----------------.||
||.----------------|----------------.||
||-5---5-3-0---5-3-|3---5-3-5-3-2-3--||

[with above pattern]
|A    A/G A |A/G...        A/F# A/G|A  A/G A  A/G
 Circles, my head is going round in circles
  |A/G...            A/F# A/G|A  A/G A  |A/G         |
My mind is caught up in a whirlpool, draggin' me down

|G   D/G|G   D/G|
|3---2--|3---2--|
|3---3--|3---3--|
|0---2--|0---2--|
|0---0--|0---0--|
|-------|-------|
|-------|-------|

|A  A/G A |A/G...       A/F# A/G|A  A/G   A  A/G |
 Time will tell if I'll take the homeward track
|A/G...         A/F# A/G|A    A/G  A    |A/G           |A/G    |      |
 Dizziness will make my feet walk back, walk on back to you
                                                       |----3-2|0-----|
                                                       |----3-3|2-----|
                                                       |----0--|------|
                                                       |-------|------|
                                                       |-------|------|
                                                       |-------|------|

|Bm                |Bm/F#         
 Everything I do, I think of you
  |Bm                 |              |        
No matter how I try, I can't get by
     |A  A/G A|A/G...     A/F# A/G|A  A/G A  A/G|A/G...     A/F# A/G|
These circles, leading me back to you

|A     A  A/G A   A A/G|A/G...    A/F# A/G  |A     A  A/G A        |
 Round and around and around and around and around and around and a-
                       |--------------------|----------------------|
                       |----------8~-8~-8~--|8~--------------------|
                       |----------7--7--7---|7---------------------|
                       |--------------------|----------------------|
                       |--------------------|----------------------|
                       |--------------------|----------------------|

|A/G...    A/F# A/G  |A     |          |           |        |
round and around and around
|--------------------|------|----------|-----------|--------|
|--------------------|------|-----8-7-7|5--5/3-3/5-|5~------|
|7-----------7---5--/|7--7-7|5-5-------|-----------|--------|
|--------------------|------|----------|-----------|--------|
|--------------------|------|----------|-----------|--------|
|--------------------|------|----------|-----------|--------|

[bass only, guitar tacit]
|Bm   C#m D    |E     F#m  D  |E      |
 Just one thing could kill the pain of losin' you

      |Bm         C#m   D     |E    F#m   D    |E  
But it gets me so dizzy that I walk right back again
|              
 Back to you

[guitar in]
|E       D|E               |D      |          |E        |        |
                     Yeah
|---------|----------------|-------|----------|---------|--------|
|7-7/9----|----------------|7-10-7-|10-10-7---|9---10--9|-10-10-9|
|7-7/9-9-9|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|7-7--7-|7--7--7---|9---9---9|-9--9--9|
|7-7/9-9-9|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|7-7--7-|7--7--7---|9---11--9|-11-11-9|
|------7-7|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------|----------|---------|--------|
|---------|----------------|-------|----------|---------|--------|

|E        |          |        |D        |E        |         |
                                                             
|---------|----------|--------|---------|---------|---------|
|9---10--9|-10-9-10-9|9-9-9--9|7-7-7-7--|9--------|---------|
|9---9---9|-9--9-9--9|9-9-9--9|7-7-7-7--|9--------|---------|
|9---11--9|-11-9-11-9|9-9-9--9|7-7-7-7--|9--------|---------|
|---------|----------|--------|---------|---------|---------|
|---------|----------|--------|--------0|0-0xx--xx|xxxxxxxx-|

|               |                |
                 One two three four!
|----0----------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|
|x-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

||:Bb    Bb/F Bb  |Bb/Ab         Eb      :||Bb    Bb/F  |
     Time     will tell if I'll take the homeward track
||----------------|-----------------------||
||-3-3---3----3---|3----3------------4-4--||
||.3-3---3----3---|3----3------------3-3-.||
||.3-3---3----3---|3----3--------1---5-5-.||
||-1-1---1----1---|1----1-----------------||
||-----4(1)-----4-|4-------4--------------||

|Bb/Ab          Eb     |Bb        Bb/F Bb |
 Dizziness will make my feet walk back
|Bb/Ab   Eb     |Bb     Bb/F Bb |Bb/Ab  Eb |
 Walk on back to you

|Bb Bb/F |Bb/Ab    Eb         |Bb     Bb/F |
 Down and down and down in the pool I go
|Bb/Ab     Eb          |Bb     Bb/F  Bb |
 Round and round like a fool I go
|Bb/Ab           |
 Draggin' me down

|Bb     |Ab      |Bb        |Ab      |Bb     
|-------|--------|----------|--------|-------
|-------|--------|----------|--------|-------
|3------|--------|3----3-3-3|--------|3------
|3------|1---1---|3----3-3-3|1---1---|3------
|1------|-1---1--|1----1-1-1|-1---1--|1------
|-------|--4---4-|----------|--4---4-|-------

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