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It's Your Turn guitar tab

It's Your Turn
By The Who
>From It's Hard, 1982
Written by John Entwistle 1982 Hot Red Music

transcribed by

Capo on 3

[Synth pattern for guitar]

||  C F/C G/B    F/A  C/G F/C F/C  G/C  C  ||

||: C5                             G/C :|| C5

Bb                     Eb/Bb Eb/Bb
  Up here on the ledge
Bb                               Eb/Bb Eb/Bb   
  I'm gettin' pushed to the edge
Ab/Bb              Eb/Bb                  Bb      Eb/Bb Eb/Bb
  People line up behind me to step into my shoes

Up here in the precipice
I'm gettin' close to my nemesis
People fighting each other to jump into my blues

Bb Dm7/A

Gm                                         Cm Cm  
  There's a young kid inside me somewhere
Gm                    Ab                Bb
  He stays up all night, a vampire that never dies
            Eb/Bb             Bb            Bb Dm/A
  With the blood and the moon in his eyes
Gm                                         Cm Cm 
  I hear his voice when I'm comin' down
Gm             Ab                      Bb
  Sleep is for fools who never see the sunrise
      Eb/Bb        Bb
  Who never get to live twice

[intro pattern]

I was a face in a magazine
When you were still playin' with your plasticine,
Now you're doggin' my tail, ridin' the slipstream,
You can take the fans and the enemies
The little girls who squeeze and tease
Then pass on their social disease
Go get your penicillin.

[intro pattern]

C          G/B
I know you young and dumb
F/A                 C/G
I know where you're coming from
C                       G/B
Don't know where you're goin' to
F/A              C/G           
But I been there same as you
Bb                        F
   You're running out of ideas
And new hats to try on

I know you middle age
Same song, different page,
I know what you're goin' through
Made the same mistakes as you,
All you want is some hope
And a shoulder to cry on.

  There's a stranger inside me somewhere
                   Bb            C
That shadow behind me don't even look like me
   F/C     C
An echoed apology
He's a wolf in sheep disguise
I wake up in places I don't even recognize
Pretender in paradise

[intro pattern]

C           G/B   F/A     C/G F    C
  It's your turn, step up and take it
   C                           F/A    C/G  F   C
If you've got the guts to hang on you can make it
Bb        F/Bb F/Bb 
  Come on
Bb        F/Bb F/Bb
  Come on
F#        Bbm7 Bbm7  F#
  Come on
Bbm7 F# F#  Bb   Bb
Ooooh,      take it

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