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A Quick One While He’s Away – drum tab

A Quick One While He's Away | drum tab
By The Who
>From A Quick One/Happy Jack, 1966/1967 
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1967 TRO-Essex Music, Inc.

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

2002-04-20                         Whotabs               www.thewho.net/whotabs/



 Band Name:The Who
      Song:A Quick One
     Album:A Quick One
   Drummer:Keith Moon
 Tabbed By:Steven Fuller
     Email:Waspman01@aol.com


WB = Woodblocks
If you don't have woodblocks hit the sticks together.



PART ONE
Crying Town
   
   |--------------x20--------------|
RD|x---x---x---x---|x---x---x-------|   
CR|----------------|----------------|
HH|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
T1|----------------|----------------|
T2|----------------|----------------|
FT|----------------|----------------|
SN|----o-------o---|----o-----------|
BD|o-------o-o---o-|o-----o---------|
WB|----------------|----------------|


   |------x8------|
RD|x---x---x---x---|
CR|----------------|
HH|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|--oo--oo--oo--oo|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|


PART TWO
We Have A Remedy

   |------x16-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----x-x-x-x-x-x-|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|--o-------------|
FT|oo--------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|----------------|
WB|----------------|

   |------x4------|
RD|----------------|
CR|----x-x-x-x-x-x-|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|--o-------------|
FT|oo--------------|
SN|------o-------o-|
BD|--o-------o-o---|


   |------x8------|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|oooooooooooooooo|
SN|----------------|
BD|----------------|
WB|----------------|



PART THREE

Ivor The Engine Driver

   |-----x20------|
RD|----------------|
CR|x---------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|o---------------|
WB|----------------|


   |-----x34------|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
T1|oooooooo--------|  Play fast
T2|--------oooo----| Hit Ride and Crash Cymbals at random
FT|------------oooo|
SN|----------------|
BD|----------------|
WB|----------------|


   
RD|----------------|
CR|x---------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|o---------------|
WB|----------------|


   |------x20-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
T1|----------------|  Hit crash and ride cymbals at random   
T2|------------oo--|
FT|--------------oo|
SN|--o---o---o-----|
BD|o---o---o---o-o-|
WB|----------------|


PART FOUR
Soon Be Home

   |--------x33-------|
RD|--------------------|
CR|--------------------|
HH|--------------------|
T1|--------------------|
T2|--------------------|
FT|--------------------|
SN|--------------------|
BD|--------------------|
WB|o-o--o-o--o-o--o-o--|


   |--------------x8---------------|
RD|----------------|----------------|
CR|x---------------|----------------|
HH|x---------------|----------------|
T1|----------------|----------------|
T2|----------------|----------------|
FT|o---------------|----------------|
SN|----------------|----------------|
BD|o---------------|----------------|
WB|----------------|----------------|


PART FIVE
You Are Forgiven

   |-------x2-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|

   |------x12-----|
RD|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----o-------o---|
BD|o-------o-------|
WB|----------------|


  |-------x2-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|


RD|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-----------|
CR|----------------|----------------|
HH|----------------|----------------|
T1|----------------|----------------|
T2|----------------|----------------|
FT|----------------|----------------|
SN|----o-------o---|----o-----------|
BD|o-------o-o---o-|o---------------|
WB|----------------|----------------|


  |-------x2-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|


   |--------------x2---------------|
RD|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|x-x-x-----------|
CR|----------------|----------------|
HH|----------------|----------------|
T1|----------------|----------------|
T2|----------------|----------------|
FT|----------------|----------------|
SN|----o-------o---|----o-----------|
BD|o-------o-o---o-|o---------------|
WB|----------------|----------------|


  |-------x2-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|----------------|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|



   |------x2------|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|-----------o-ooo|
SN|----------------|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|




   |------x16-----|
RD|----------------|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|o-ooo-ooo-ooo-oo|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|


  
   |------x12-----|
RD|-x---x---x---x--|
CR|----------------|
HH|----------------|
T1|----------------|
T2|----------------|
FT|----------------|
SN|o-ooo-ooo-ooo-oo|
BD|o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-|
WB|----------------|



RD|----------------|----------------|
CR|----------------|----------------|
HH|----------------|----------------|
T1|----------------|----------------|
T2|----------------|----------------|
FT|----------------|----------------|
SN|----------------|----------------|
BD|----------------|----------------|
WB|----------------|----------------|



   |------x6------|
RD|----------------|----------------|---------------x|
CR|x-------x-------|----------------|----------------|
HH|x-------x-------|----------------|----------------|
T1|----------------|----------------|----------------|
T2|----------------|----------------|---------------o|
FT|-ooooooo-ooooooo|----------------|------------o-o-|
SN|----------------|----------------|----------------|
BD|o-------o-------|----------------|------------o--o|
WB|----------------|----------------|----------------|



And that's About it.  Just add some more random fills here and there.



#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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