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Over The Top
By Pete Townshend
>From The Iron Man, 1989
Written by Pete Townshend 1989 Heavy Metabolics Ltd/Towser Tunes Inc.

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transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
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[note: leads and timing are approximate]

|A      Bm     |G                   |A        Bm    |G            |
|--------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|
|--------------|--6/7h10p7h10p7h10p7|---------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------------|9^-------------|-7h9-7-9-9^--|
|--------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|

|A      Bm     |G          |A      Bm  |G       |     |
|--------------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----|
|--------------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----|
|\-------------|-777777----|-----------|--------|<12>-|
|--------------|-----------|7----------|----<12>|-----|
|--------------|--------7-9|-9---------|--------|-----|
|--------------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----|

[chorus]
|A       Bm     |G            |A       Bm      |G                    |
 Over the top we go            Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh
|---------------|-------------|----------------|---------------------|
|---------------|-----------3-|----------------|---------0----3----0-|
|---------------|----2^\-0----|----------------|-------0---0-----0---|
|---------------|-------------|----------------|---------------------|
|---------------|-------------|----------------|---------------------|
|---------------|-------------|----------------|---------------------|

|A        Bm    |G                |A       Bm     |G       |          |
 Over the top we go                Yey yey year yuh ye-ah
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|--------|-------10-|
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|--------|--10-12---|
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|--------|----------|
|---------------|----------0------|---------------|--------|----------|
|---------------|-------0----2-0-2|---------------|--------|----------|
|---------------|-----3---3-------|---------------|--------|----------|

    |G   A           |Bm   Bm A/C# |
I've no idea where my life be-gan
                                              [2/4][4/4]
   |G      D       |A    Bm   |G      D       |A   |G      |
But I am a fearless Iron Man  
   (I am a fearless Iron Man,  I am a fearless Iron Man)
|G            F#|G      |                 |
|----------10\--|-------|-----------------|
|---------------|--0-3--|-----------------|
|----------12\--|-------|2-2--4-----------|
|---------------|-------|-----------------|
|---------------|-------|-----------------|
|---------------|-------|-----------------|

[verse]
 |D             |G
I lost my arm, I lost my eyes

 |D               |G                          |
I broke my feet, I bruised my thighs
 |----------------|-----------------------------|
 |----------------|---------------------10-10---|
 |----------------|------------------12^---12^--|
 |----------------|-----------------------------|
 |----------------|-----------------------------|
 |----------------|-----------------------------|

  |D                   |G                                   |
My head's on a cliff, a-hanging from a tree
  |--------------------|-------------------------10-12-14---|
  |--------------------|----------------------12------------|
  |--------------------|------------------------------------|
  |--------------------|------------------------------------|
  |--------------------|------------------------------------|
  |--------------------|------------------------------------|

  |D                          |G                 |         |
My neck's on the beach with my elbow and my knee

[chorus]
|A        Bm    |G          |A     Bm       |G                         |
 Over the top we go          Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh                     
|---------------|-------15\-|---------------|--------------------------|
|---------------|-------15\-|---------------|--------0-4-0-7-0-4-0-----|
|---------------|-----------|---------------|--------0-----------------|
|---------------|-----------|---------------|--------------------------|
|---------------|-----------|---------------|--------------------------|
|---------------|-----------|---------------|--------------------------|

|A        Bm     |G         |A       Bm      |G                  |
 Over the top we go          Yey yey year yuh ye-ah               
|----------------|----7\----|----------------|----------3--------|
|----------------|----8\----|----------------|----------3--------|
|----------------|----------|----------------|----------0--------|
|----------------|----------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|----------|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|----------|----------------|-------------------|

[verse]
  |D                   |G                                |
My eye looked around discovered my hand                
  |--------------------|---------------------------------|
  |--------------------|---------------7h10p7h10p7h10p7--|
  |--------------------|---------------------------------|
  |--------------------|---------------------------------|
  |--------------------|---------------------------------|
  |--------------------|---------------------------------|

 |D                       |G                                       |
Together they uncovered my arm in the sand
 |------------------------|----------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|------------7h10p7h10p7h10p710----------|
 |------------------------|-------------------------------9--7-----|
 |------------------------|----------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|----------------------------------------|
 |------------------------|----------------------------------------|

       |D                  |G
All the pieces of me come together as one

      |D                       |G                           |          |
And we all dance forever in the morning sun
------|------------------------|------------------7-10-7----|----------|
------|------------------------|-------------7-10-------10-7|----------|
------|------------------------|----------------------------|-9-7-7-2-4|
------|------------------------|----------------------------|----9-----|
------|------------------------|----------------------------|----------|
------|------------------------|----------------------------|----------|

[chorus]
|A       Bm     |G                  |A       Bm      |G        |
 Over the top we go                  Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh     
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|---------|
|---------------|----0-0-0-15\-15---|----------------|---------|
|---------------|----0-0-0-16\-0----|----------------|---------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|---------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|---------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|---------|

|A        Bm    |G          |A       Bm      |G              |         |
 Over the top we go          Yey yey year yuh ye-ah
|---------------|-----------|----------------|------3--------|---------|
|---------------|---5p3-3-5-|5---------------|-------3/8-----|<12>-----|
|---------------|------4----|----------------|-----------<12>|---------|
|---------------|-----------|----------------|---------------|---------|
|---------------|-----------|----------------|---------------|---------|
|---------------|-----------|----------------|---------------|---------|

    |G   A           |Bm   Bm A/C# |
I've no idea where my maker ran
   |G      D       |A    Bm   |G      D       |A    G      |
But I am a fearless Iron Man  
   (I am a fearless Iron Man,  I am a fearless Iron Man)
                                           [2/4][4/4]
|G      D       |A    Bm   |G      D       |A   |G      |      F# G|
(I am a fearless Iron Man,  I am a fearless Iron Man)

|G                 |D                   |G              |D            |
|------------------|--------------------|---------------|--------12---|
|0h3p0h3p0h3p0-3---|---10-12-10/--10-10-|8-7----8-7-----|---10--------|
|------------------|11-----------11-----|----7----------|/11---11---9^|
|------------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|
|------------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|
|------------------|--------------------|---------------|-------------|

|G                              |A     Bm C  |C     F  F     |
|-------------------------------|------------|---------------|
|-------------------------------|----5-7--8--|8--------------|
|--9^^7-----7---------9^^-7---7-|5-7---------|---------------|
|--------9------------------9---|------------|---------------|
|-------------------------------|------------|---------------|
|-------------------------------|------------|---------------|

|C   G              |C         F F        |C     G              |
|-------------------|-----13-15-17--------|15-13------15--------|
|---5-8p5--/8-------|13-15----------------|-----15-13----13-----|
|5-7------5---------|---------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

|C# C# C#  F# F# |C# C# F#  |C# C# F# F#|C# C# F#                    |
|----------------|----------|-----------|----------------------------|
|--------9-7-6---|--------9-|7-6h7p6----|--------------------------9p|
|-----6-8------8-|---8^\6---|-----------|---------8-8-10p8-10-8-10---|
|--6-8-----------|-6--------|-----------|-----8-10-------------------|
|----------------|----------|-----------|-8-10-----------------------|
|----------------|----------|---------6-|8---------------------------|

|C# C# C#  F# F#|C#  C#   F#     |C# C# C# F# F# |Ab Ab Ab |
|---------------|----8-9-11p8----|---------------|8--8--8\-|
|7------------7h|9-9---------11-9|9--------------|9--9--9\-|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|---------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|---------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|---------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|---------|

[chorus; modulate]
|Bb       Cm    |Ab       |Bb      Cm      |Ab                      |
 Over the top we go        Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh
|---------------|---------|----------------|------11-11-11----11-11-|
|---------------|---------|----------------|------13-13-13-13-------|
|---------------|---------|----------------|------------------------|
|---------------|---------|----------------|------------------------|
|---------------|---------|----------------|------------------------|
|---------------|---------|----------------|------------------------|

|Bb       Cm    |Ab             |Bb      Cm      |Ab      |
 Over the top we go              Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh
|---------------|---------11----|----------------|--------|
|---------------|---13-13---13--|----------------|--------|
|---------------|---13-13-------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|---------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|---------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|---------------|----------------|--------|

|Bb       Cm    |Ab                    |
 Over the top we go                     
|---------------|---18-18-18-16-16-16--|
|---------------|---18-18-18-18-18-16--|
|---------------|----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|

|Bb      Cm      |Ab                  |
 Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh
|----------------|-----8-8---8-8----6-|
|----------------|9----9-9-9-9-9-9--6-|
|----------------|8--------8-----8--7-|
|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|

|Bb       Cm    |Ab              |Bb      Cm      |Ab      |
 Over the top we go               Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh
|---------------|------18\--18\--|----------------|--------|
|---------------|------20\--20\--|----------------|--------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|----------------|----------------|--------|

|Bb       Cm    |Ab                 |Bb      Cm      |Ab      |
 Over the top we go                  Yey yuh yair yuh ye-uh
|---------------|-----4---4---4-----|----------------|--------|
|---------------|-----4---4---4-----|----------------|--------|
|---------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|----------------|--------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|--------|
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|--------|

|Bb       Cm    |Ab      Ab9
 Over the top we go
|---------------|4-------6--------------
|---------------|4-------4--------------
|---------------|5-------5--------------
|---------------|-----------------------
|---------------|-----------------------
|---------------|-----------------------

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