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Dr. Jimmy guitar chords

Dr. Jimmy 
By The Who
>From Quadrophenia, 1973
Written by Pete Townshend 1973 Fabulous Music Ltd.

Originally transcribed by Kenny Sahr
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revised by
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Note: All '/A' is implied by bass

A        x02255 and x07650        Abmaj7   xx6543
D/A      x04230 and x00232        Gsus4    xx5533
E/A      x02100 and x06450        G        xx5433
Bb/A     x0876x                   Cm       xx5543
F/A      x0756x                   Cm/Bb   (6)x5543 (Bb implied by bass)
D6sus2/A x07700                   Eb       x6888x
Esus4/A  x02200                   Cm7      x35343
Dsus2/A  x07770                   Abmaj9   464546
Asus2    x02200                   Am       577xxx
F        xx3211                   G(chorus)355xxx
C/E      032010                   C        x355xx
Dm       xx0231                   D        x577xx
Bb       x1333x                   


A/A||:A      |D/A   |Esus4/A    |     A/A:||x2
             |------|--
             |---2-3|5- [horn]
             |2-4---|--
             |------|--
             |------|--
             |------|--

[verse]
|A               /|D/A            /|E/A               /|A         |
 Laugh and say I'm green, I've seen things you've never seen
|Asus2        /|D/A     /|E/A          /|A         |
 Talk behind my back, I'm off the beaten track
|Bb/A           |F/A         |D/A                |A        |
    I'll take on anyone, ain't scared of a bloody nose 
|Bb/A          |F/A            |Dsus2/A      |D6sus2/A|A  |Asus2 |Asus2|
    Drink til I drop down, with one eye on my clothes

[chorus]
|F       C/E  |Dm    Bb (C D E)|F    C/E   |Dm     Bb (C D E)|
    What is it? I'll take it.    Who is she? I'll rape it 
|F      C/E     |Dm     Bb(C D E)|F        C/E|Dm          Bb     |  |E|
  Got a bet there? I'll meet it.   Gettin' high? You can't beat it

|Am Am     G  G  |C  C   C D D|Am   Am         G   G    |C C    C  D D|
 Doctor Jimmy and Mister Jim,  when I'm pilled you don't notice him 
|Em       (D)   |C          D       |E      |       |       |      |
   He only comes out when I drink my gin.

[verse 2]
|A                |D/A        |E/A             |A         |
   You say she's a virgin, but I'm gonna be the first in
|E/A                |D/A     |E/A             |A         |
   Her fella's gonna kill me, oh, fuckin' will he
|Bb/A          |F/A          |D/A           |A      |
   I'm seeing d-double, don't miss me if you can 
|Bb/A              |F/A             |Dsus2/A    |D6sus2/A |A  |Asus2|  |
   There's gonna be trouble when she chooses her man.......

[repeat chorus]
What is it? I'll take it. Who is she? I'll rape it. 
Got a bet there? I'll meet it. Gettin' high? You can't beat it.
Doctor Jimmy and Mister Jim, when I'm pilled you don't notice him. 
He only comes out when I drink my gin.

[bridge; horn arr for gtr]
  E...         6 Ab...                  
||------|------||--|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||------|------||--|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||.-----|-----.||--|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||.-----|-----.||--|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||------|------||--|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||0-2-4-|4-2-0-||--|--|4-6-8-|8-9-11-|8-6-8-|--|4-6-8-|8-6-8/6-|

||:Abmaj7   |Abmaj7   |Gsus4/C|G/D |Cm   |Cm/Bb    |Abmaj7   |Abmaj7  |
       Is it me, for a moment         The stars are falling 
//|Eb          |Cm7|Abmaj9  //|Eb         |Cm7|Abmaj9    :||2
       The heat is  rising,       the past is  calling

|E   |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |

[verse 3]
|Asus2      |D/A       |E/A               |A   A5|
   I'm going back soon, home to get that baboon 
|E/A       A5|D/A    A5|E/A        A5|A     |
   Who cut up my eye,      tore up my Levis
|Bb/A           |F/A             |D/A          |A     |
     I'm feelin' restless, bring another score around
|Bb/A             |F/A           |Dsus2/A       |E/A   |A  AA|Asus2|   |
   Maybe something stronger could really hold me down

[repeat chorus and bridge]

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