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Like It The Way It Is guitar chords


"Like it the Way it Is"
Written by Pete Townshend
Unreleased demo for "Who Are You" album; from the boot "Music Must Change"
Lyrics and chords transcribed by Bellboy905@aol.com

CHORDS:
Bm           X 2 4 4 3 2
A            X 0 2 2 2 0
Esus         0 2 2 2 0 0
E            0 2 2 1 0 0
Emaj7        0 X 2 4 4 4 
C#m/A        X 0 6 6 5 4
B6           X 2 4 4 4 4
B            X 2 4 4 4 2
Bsus         X 2 4 4 3 2
Cmaj7/G      3 X 5 4 5 3
Dmaj7        X 0 0 2 2 2
B/E          0 7 7 6 X X
E-II         0 11 9 9 X X
E-III        0 14 14 13 X X
D/E          0 12 12 11 X X
C#m          X 4 6 6 5 4
F#sus        X X 4 4 2 2
F#           X X 4 3 2 2
F/E          X 3 3 2 0 0


Bm                   A                     Esus-E  Esus-E
     La da da da da___ da da da da                         

Bm                   A                  (Esus-E  Esus-E)x2
     La da da da da____da da da da

Emaj7                                  E                         C#m/A
     I go halfway 'round the world, I need another girl, 

                                          B6     B
but when I see her all I do is think of you.

Emaj7                            E                               C#m/A
     Take a drink at my hotel, I wait for a telephone bell, 

                                    Bsus     B
but it's my turn to call you won't come through.

Cmaj7/G                           
     I never wanna hurt you girl, 

             Dmaj7      
I tried to change my life, I promise this.

Bm                       A   
    The only trouble is I think I 

(B/E  E-II E-III B/E    E-II)x4
like   it  the    way  it is, etc.

Bm         A       Esus-E  Esus-E        
     Ooooohhh________                    

Bm         A         (Esus-E  Esus-E)x2
 Oooooohhhh_______

Emaj7                         E                          C#m/A
     As I lay awake alone, I know you are waiting home,   

                                  Bsus        B
and there's really nothing going on.

Emaj7                                       E                  C#m/A
     I try to please the local crew, they say they love me too, 

                              Bsus       B
but I'm really only showing off.

Cmaj7/G                           
     I never wanna hurt you girl, 

               Dmaj7         
I tried to change my life, I promise this.

Bm                       A      
    The only trouble is I think I    

(B/E  E-II E-III  B/E   E-II)x2  
like   it   the    way  it is, etc.

B/E     E-II    E-III    D/E    
                                

C#m    B   F#sus-F#    F#sus-F#   C#m    B
                                          

F#sus-F   F#sus-F
    La da da da da    da da da da

C#m                         B         
     My heart, oh my heart is aching, 

F#sus-F   F#sus-F     
     and I'm lonely for you.

C#m                          B      
     But I know that really they'll 

                   F#sus-F   F#sus-F
seem like so many words of truth.

C#m                           B          
     Oh darling, oh darling, oh darling, 

         F#sus-F   F#sus-F
am I even worth your frown?

C#m                                 B   
    The sweetness of your kiss is gone, 

                                   Esus        E   Esus    E
I've brought a curse to you now.

Bm                     A                     Esus-E  

Esus-E            Bm                     A 
     La da da da da___ da da da da         

(Esus-E  Esus-E)x2
         La da da da da____da da da da

Emaj7                                 E
     I go halfway 'round the world, 

                     C#m/A               
I need another girl, but when I see her 

               Bsus        B
all I do is think of you.

Emaj7                           E
     Take a drink at my hotel,  

                                        C#m/A   
I'm waiting for your telephone bell 

                                           Bsus     B
But it's my turn to call you won't come through.

Cmaj7/G                           
     I never wanna hurt you girl, 

                Dmaj7 
I tried to change my life, I promise this.

Bm                        A      
    The only trouble is I think I    

(B/E E-II  E-III B/E  E-II)x3
like   it    the  way it is, etc.

B/E    E-II   E-III    D/E  
                            
                 C#m/A                F/E         Emaj7
I like it the way it is_________________  



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