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Early Morning Cold Taxi guitar tab

Early Morning Cold Taxi
by:   The Who
from:  30 Years of Maximum R&B Box Set  (Previously Unreleased) 
and The Who Sell Out (remastered edition)
Written by Cy Langston and Roger Daltrey 1967 Gowmonk, Inc.

transcription:  mbishop@cnu.edu

Chords:

A       X02220
Bb      X133xx  (no 3rd!)
C       X32013
D       XX0232
Dsus4   xx0233
Dsus2   xx0230
Db      X4666x
E       022100
Eb      XX5343  <--- For this song I use X1134X, however I think this
                     voicing is used in the recording. (could be either, but probably the 534)
F       1Tx3211
G       3x0033 (no thrd)

(Verse)

G
Three thirty-six
D
It's cold.
Bb         G
I know I'm growing old.
    G                         C
But life's ?best side? on the downward slope
G                       C
It's in my own hands; I know how to cope.
   Eb                 F                  D   Dsus4  Dsus2 D
My girl's with me and all my friends can see...
(Chorus)
                G               C    D G        C       D
Here I am again, early morning, cold taxi.
G              C    D G
Early morning, cold taxi.
(Verse 2)
G
Done it before.
D
Do it again.
Bb                    G
Know from experience, it's not in vain.
          G                C
She's the best I've had, I cannot see.
G                       C
What someone else could do to me.
       Eb                 F                     D     Dsus4  D
It's a long way home, but love's so warm you'll see.
(Chorus)
                G               C    D G        C       D
Here I am again, early morning, cold taxi.
G              C    D G
Early morning, cold taxi.
(Bridge)   
Bb                 F
Early morning cold taxi
     C               G       G**      G    (**not sure if this is C/G!)
Each time I do it, I feel so down and out.
Bb                 F
Early morning cold taxi
          C                         G    G     G
Though my mind thinks strange, I'll keep on no doubt.
(Verse 3)
G
Three thirty-six
D
It's cold.
Bb         G
I know I'm growing old.
G       C              G                     C
One day we'll be wed.  This I know, for it's what she said.
Eb                F          D          E
Then no more will my mind be uneasy.

[solo]
  A                   D       E   A               D    E  
|---7--9--9--7--7---|-7--5-5--7-|---------------|----2-4---|
|---10-10-10-10-10--|-7--7-7--9-|---0-2-2-0-2---|--3-------|
|---9--9--9--9--9---|-7--7-7--9-|---2-2-2-2-2---|---2----4-|
|-------------------|-----------|---2-2-2-2-2---|-0--------|
|-------------------|-----------|-0-------------|----------|
|-------------------|-----------|---------------|----------|

  A              D     E   A               
|---5-5-5-5-5--|---------|-5---5-----5---|-----------|
|---5-5-5-0-5--|-7-7-7-9-|-----5-----5---|-----------|
|---6-6-6-6-6--|-7-7-7-9-|-6---6-----6---|-----------|
|---7-7-7-7-7--|---------|-----7-7---7-7-|-----------|
|-0------------|---------|---0-----0-----|-5-5---0-0-|
|--------------|---------|---------------|-----------|


[second bridge]
C                  G
Early morning cold taxi
     D               A       A**      A     (**Same thing: D/A?)
Each time I do it, I feel so down and out.
C                  G
Early morning cold taxi
          D                         A    A     A
Though my mind thinks strange, I'll keep on no doubt.

A
Three thirty-six
E
It's cold.
C          A
I know I'm growing old.
A       D              A                     D
One day we'll be wed.  This I know, for it's what she said.
F                 G          E          ...
Then no more will my mind be uneasy.

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