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Why Did I Fall For That guitar tab

Why Did I Fall For That
By The Who
>From It's Hard, 1982
Written by Pete Townshend 1981 Towser Tunes Inc./Eel Pie Publishing Ltd.

transcribed by

[guitar: capo on 1]

Eb      xx1346 and xx1886
Cm      xx1588 and xx5543 and xx 10 888
Bb      x13355 and x18761
Fm      133111
Eb/Bb   x11343
Ab/Bb   x11144
F/Bb    x13211
Bbsus4  x1335x

[bass figure]


Eb              (Bb) Cm                (Bb)     Eb
 The streets of the future littered with remains
        (Bb) Cm           (Bb)           Eb
Of both the fools and the so-called brains
          (Bb) Cm            (Bb)     Eb
The whole prediction is enough to kill
        (Bb)  Cm                     Bb    Ab
But only God knows if it won't or it will

Bb           Ab/Bb Eb/Bb F/Bb Bb    Ab/Bb
Nobody knows why we fell so   flat
Bb         Ab/Bb    Bb        Eb/Bb F/Bb Bb   Ab/Bb
Some silly creature said we'd never      crack
Bb             Ab/Bb   Eb/Bb    F/Bb        Cm
But most would just survive and then bounce back
        F/A         G/B           Cm       Fm   Eb/G
But the rest are crying, "Why'd I fall for that crap"
Ab        Bbsus4   Eb
Why did I fall for that?

So many rash promises sincerly made
By people who believed that we were being saved
They made us all believe that we were acting white
But truth is we've forgotten how we used to fight

Nobody knows why we fell so flat
We're impotent and neutered like whining cats
We've found the piper but we've lost the rats
But the kids are crying, "Why'd you fall for that, dad?"
Why did you fall?

||: D    (A)| Bm   (A):||4

[keyboard solo]
||: D    (A)| Bm   (A):||3

D               A     Bm
It never rained under my umbrella

||: D      A | Bm   A :||4

|   G/A   D/ A  | E/A   A  | G/A  D/A  | E/A     A |

|   Ab/Bb Eb/Bb | F/Bb  Bb | Bb   Bb   | Bb    Bb  |  (Eb)

Four minutes to midnight on a sunny day
Maybe if we smile the clock'll fade away
Maybe we can force the hands to just reverse
Maybe is a word, maybe maybe's a curse

Nobody knows why we fell so flat
We've never been taught to fight or face up to facts
We simply believe that we'd remain intact
But history is asking "Why did you fall for that?"
Why did you fall?

Bm             A   D      A
Why did I fall for that
Why did I fall for that
Why did I fall for that


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