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Road Runner guitar tab

Road Runner
As performed by The Who, 1975
>Appears on The Kids Are Alright soundtrack, 1979
Written by Ellas McDaniel, 1959

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transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
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NOTE: All leads, patterns and timing are approximate

B7    x21202
Em9   xx2233


|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|xxxx---------|
|xxxx-0-------|
[pick scrape]

I'm a road runner, honey!

|E                    |E  |E  |E  |
|---------------------|---|---|---|
|---------------------|---|---|---|
|---------------------|-%-|-%-|-%-|
|-------------------2-|---|---|---|
|--------2--2/2/2/4---|---|---|---|
|0-0-3-4--------------|---|---|---|

     |E                 |E                          |E    |E    
I'm a road runner, honey, and you can't keep up with me 
     |A                    |A                          |E   |E
I'm a road runner, honey,    and you can't keep up with me 
     |---------------------|
     |---------------------|
     |-------------------2-|
     |--------2--2/2/2/4---|
     |0-0-3-4--------------|
     |---------------------|
|B7                |A                    |E     | |[reverse pick scrape]
 Come on, let's race, baby, baby you will see,    Oh baby, here it comes
|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|---------------------|
|---9/7/9/7/-9/7---|---------------------|
|9-----------------|7--------------------|
|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|-----------12\-------|

[with riff as above]
|E    |E    |A    |A          |E           |E        |
                     Move over, road runner

|B7        |A                     |E     |E    
 Come on,    Pretty baby, you will see
                         (beep beep)

[repeat above pattern]

|E               |                   |E   |    |A |A |E |E |B7 |A7 |E |E 
|----------------|-------------------|----|----|
|-------------2-0|----------------2-0|----|----|
|-------------2-0|/1--------------2-0|-%--|--%-|
|-------------2-0|-2--------------2-0|----|----|
|------------2---|---------------2---|----|----|
|0-0-0--0----0---|---0-0-0--0----0---|----|----|

[solo]
|E           |   |E                   |E                |        |
|------------|---|--------------------|----------12---12|------17|
|------------|---|--------------------|------------15^--|15^~----|
|14^14^14^14^|-%-|14^14/12--14^14/12--|14^14/12---------|--------|
|------------|---|--------14--------14|--------14-------|--------|
|------------|---|--------------------|-----------------|--------|
|------------|---|--------------------|-----------------|--------|

|A               |E      |E            |B7          |A7   |E   |E   |
|----------------|-----17|---17---17---|17-15-------|-----|----|----|
|20^-20^-20^-----|17~----|20^--20^-----|------17-15-|-----|----|----|
|----------------|-------|-------------|------------|14\--|----|----|
|----------------|-------|-------------|------------|-----|----|----|
|----------------|-------|-------------|------------|-----|----|----|
|----------------|-------|-------------|------------|----0|0---|----|

|E   Esus4|E   Esus4|E   Esus4|E    |A    |A               |E   |  |
                             
|-----|-----|----------------|----|--|
|-----|-----|---14---12--10--|9---|--|
|--14^|14^--|----------------|----|--|
|-----|-----|/14--/12--/11-/9|----|--|
|-----|-----|----------------|----|--|
|-----|-----|----------------|----|--|

|B7  |A7    |


|E     |D  Em9 D Em9 |E     |Em9 D Em9 D|E   ||Em9 D Em9 D|E   |Em9  |

[fade into My Gen Blues]

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