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Odorono guitar tab

Odorono
By the Who
>From The Who Sell Out, 1967
Written by Pete Townshend 1967 Fabulous Music, Inc./Towser Tunes Inc.

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transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
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Guitar 1 (rhythm)
Recommended tuning: 
EADGAE (B string down whole step); Capo on 2 (F#BEABF#)

Guitar 2 (lead): standard tuning

[gtr 1]
|E7      |E6      |E-6     |E       |
|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|
|5-5-5-5-|4-4-4-4-|3-3-3-3-|2-2-2-2-|
|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|
|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|

|E7      |E6      |E-6     |E       |        |
|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|4-------|
|5-5-5-5-|4-4-4-4-|3-3-3-3-|2-2-2-2-|2-------|
|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|4-4-4-4-|4-------|
|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
|[gtr 2]                                     |
|---4--0-|-4----0-|-4---4--|--------|2/4-----|
|-------0|-------0|-------0|--------|3/5-----|
|2/4--4--|3----3--|2---2---|1-------|2/4-----|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
 /=slide
            |E7             |E6       |E-6                   |E          |
She sang the best she'd ever sang, she couldn't ever sing any better
            |[gtr 2]                                   
            |-----4------0--|-4----0--|---------4--------4---|--4----0---|
            |--------------0|--------0|--------------------0-|---------0-|
            |2/4-------4----|3----3---|2--------------2------|1-----1----|
            |---------------|---------|----------------------|-----------|
            |---------------|---------|----------------------|-----------|
            |---------------|---------|----------------------|-----------|

       |E7            |E6       |E-6             |E        |         |
But Mr. Davidson never rang, she knew he would forget her
       |-----4-----0--|-4----0--|-----2------0---|--4----0-|4--------|
       |-------------0|--------0|--------------0-|---------|0-------0|
       |2/4------4----|3----3---|2-------2-------|(1)---1--|-------1-|
       |--------------|---------|----------------|---------|---------|
       |--------------|---------|----------------|---------|---------|
       |--------------|---------|----------------|---------|---------|

              |B7  B7 B6 B6   |B7  B7 B6 B6  |E  E  Esus4 |E           |
She'd seen him there       and put herself to ransom            (He had)
              |5---5--4--4----|5---5--4--4---|4--4--5--5--|4--4--4--4--|
              |2---2--2--2----|2---2--2--2---|2--2--2--2--|2--2--2--2--|
              |4---4--4--4----|4---4--4--4---|4--4--4--4--|4--4--4--4--|
              |4---4--4--4----|4---4--4--4---|2--2--2--2--|2--2--2--2--|
              |2---2--2--2----|2---2--2--2---|------------|------------|
              |---------------|--------------|------------|------------|
              |[gtr 2]        |                                        |
              |---------------|--------------|------------|------------|
              |---------------|--------------|------------|------------|
              |---------------|--------------|------------|------------|
              |-------------9-|--------------|9--9--9--9--|9--9--9--9--|
              |9---9--9-9h11--|9---------9---|7--7--7--7-7|7--7--7--7--|
              |7---7--7-------|7---7--7--7---|-----------7|------------|


      |B7 B7  B6 B6  |B7  B7  B6 B6   |E  E   Esus4|E           |
He had stared,     he really was quite handsome
      |5--5---4--4---|5---5---4--4----|4--4--4--5--|4--4--4--4--|
      |2--2---2--2---|2---2---2--2----|2--2--2--2--|2--2--2--2--|
      |4--4---4--4---|4---4---4--4----|4--4--4--4--|4--4--4--4--|
      |4--4---4--4---|4---4---4--4----|2--2--2--2--|2--2--2--2--|
      |2--2---2--2---|2---2---2--2----|------------|------------|
      |--------------|----------------|------------|------------|
      |[gr 2]        |                                          |
      |--------------|----------------|------------|------------|
      |---------7^---|----------------|------------|------------|
      |---------7^---|----------------|------------|------------|
      |------------9-|----------------|2---------2-|------------|
      |9--9---9------|9---9---9--9----|2------2h4--|------------|
      |7--7---7------|7---7---7--7----|0-----------|0-----------|


[repeat verse]
[repeat verse]
       |E7               |E6       |E-6                   |E          |
She had really looked her best, she couldn't ever look any better
[gtr 2]|-----4-----0-----|--4---0--|--------4--------0----|--4----0---|
       |--------------0--|--------0|--------------------0-|---------0-|
       |2/4------4-------|3----3---|2-------------2-------|1-----1----|
       |-----------------|---------|----------------------|-----------|
       |-----------------|---------|----------------------|-----------|
       |-----------------|---------|----------------------|-----------|

       |E7                   |E6       |E-6             |E          |E
But she knew she'd failed the test; she knew he would forget her
[gtr 2]|------4-------0------|--4----4-|-----2------0---|---4-------|--
       |-----------------0---|----x----|--------------0-|-------7^\-|5-
       |2/4---------4--------|3-----3-3|2---------2-----|1/4--------|--
       |---------------------|---------|----------------|-----------|--
       |---------------------|---------|----------------|-----------|--
       |---------------------|---------|----------------|-----------|--

[chorus]
  |E B            |B   E      F#           |G5         D5   |A5            
Triumphant was the way she'd felt as she acknowledged the applause    (Tri-
  |---------------|------------------------|----------------|--------------|
  |---------------|------------------------|----------------|--------------|
  |9--------------|----9------11-----------|-----------7--7-|--------------|
  |9-9------------|9---9------11-----------|5---5------7--7-|7-7-7-7-7-7---|
  |7-9------------|9---7------9------------|5---5------5--5-|7-7-7-7-7-7---|
  |--7------------|7-----------------------|3---3-----------|5-5-5-5-5-5---|
  |                                                                        |
  |---------------|------------------------|3----------2----|--------------|
  |---------------|------------------------|3----------3----|--------------|
  |---------------|------------------------|0----------2----|2---4^\-2-----|
  |9--------------|----9------11-----------|0----------0----|2-------------|
  |7-9------------|9---7------9------------|----------------|0-------0-----|
  |--7------------|7-----------------------|3---------------|--------------|


  |E B            |B   E     F#           |G              D/B           |
Triumphant was the way she'd felt when she saw him at the dressing room 
  |---------------|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
  |---------------|-----------------------|-----------------------------|
  |9--------------|----9-----11-----------|12--12---------11-------11---|
  |9-9------------|9---9-----11-----------|12--12---------12-------12---|
  |7-9------------|9---7-----9------------|10--10---------12-------12---|
  |--7------------|7----------------------|---------------10-------10---|
  |                                                                     |
  |---------------|-----------------------|3--------------2-------------|
  |---------------|-----------------------|3--------------3-------------|
  |---------------|-----------------------|0--------------2-------------|
  |9--------------|----9-----11--\--------|0--------------0-------------|
  |7-9------------|9---7-----9---\--------|-----------------------------|
  |--7------------|7----------------------|3----------------------------|

|Db7-9           |                |B5              |                |
 door                                                       (She was)
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|----------------|----------------|
|8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
|8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
|(A7/C#)                                                            |
|0---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|2---3p2---------|----------------|----------------|4---------------|
|0-------0-------|0---0---0---0---|2---2---2---2---|----2-----------|
|2---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|0-------------0-|--0---0---0---0-|--2---2---2---2-|--2---2---------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

[repeat verse]
       |E7                     |E6        |E-6                |E          |
She was happier than she'd ever been as he praised her for her grace
[gtr 2]|--------4-------4------|--0----0--|--------2-------2--|--0--------|
       |-------------------0---|---------0|-----------------0-|-----------|
       |2/4-----------4--------|3-----3---|2-------------2----|1-----1----|
       |-----------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|
       |-----------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|
       |-----------------------|----------|-------------------|-----------|
                      p.m.

         |E7                      |E6          |E-6             |E          |
But his expression changed, she had seen as he leant to kiss her face
  [gtr 2]|---------4-------4------|--4------0--|-----4------0---|---4-------|--
         |--------------------0---|-----------0|--------------0-|-------7^\-|5-
         |2/4------------4--------|3-------3---|2---------2-----|1----------|--
         |------------------------|------------|----------------|-----------|--
         |------------------------|------------|----------------|-----------|--
         |------------------------|------------|----------------|-----------|--

        |B7 B7 B6    B6    |B7   B7  B6  B6   |E  E  Esus4 |E            |
It ended there,          he claimed a late  appointment          
[gtr 2] |------------------|------------------|------------|-------------|
        |------------------|------------------|------------|-------------|
        |------------------|------------------|------------|9--9--9------|
        |-----------------9|------------------|9--9--9--9--|9--9--9------|
        |9--9--9----9-9h11-|9----9-------9----|7--7--7--7--|7--7--7-----9|
        |7--7--7-/11-------|7----7---9/11-11/9|------------|------------7|

           |B7 B7  B6 B6   |B7  B7  B6 B6|E  E  Esus4 |E           |
She quickly turned       to hide her disappointment
   [gtr 2] |---------------|-------------|------------|------------|
           |---------7^----|-------------|------------|------------|
           |---------7^----|-------------|9-----------|9-----------|
           |---------7^-9-9|-------------|9-----------|9-----------|
           |9---9--9-------|--------9--9-|7-----------|7-----------|
           |7---7--7------7|7---7---7--7-|------------|------------|

   |E7                   |E6            |E-6         |E          |
She ripped her glittering gown, couldn't face another show, no
   |-------4--------0----|--4------0----|----4----0--|--4----0x--|
   |-------------------0-|-----------0--|----------0-|-----------|
   |2/4-----------4------|3-------3-----|2------2----|1-----1----|
   |---------------------|--------------|------------|-----------|
   |---------------------|--------------|------------|-----------|
   |---------------------|--------------|------------|-----------|

     |E7                 |E6       |E-6               |E          |E
Her deodorant had let her down, she should've used Odorono
     |----4--------0-----|--0----4-|--------0-------4-|--4--------|--
     |-------------------|---------|------------------|-----------|--
     |2/4--------4-------|3-----3-3|2-------------2---|1------11^\|9-
     |-------------------|---------|------------------|-----------|--
     |-------------------|---------|------------------|-----------|--
     |-------------------|---------|------------------|-----------|--

[lost chorus]
Odorono, could've saved her day
Could've helped her to get the part
Odorono, and he would have stayed
Could have helped to save her heart
Save her heart

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