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A Quick One While He’s Away (Live) – bass tab

A Quick One While He's Away (Live) | bass tab
By The Who
>Originally from A Quick One/Happy Jack, 1966/1967 
(Live version source: The Kids Are Alright soundtrack 
from The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus, December 1968)
Written by Pete Townshend, (c)1966 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. #
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transcribed by             2006-06-27          Whotabs                    
Hobey Kuhn                                     www.thewho.net/whotabs  
Achilles-Heel-Songwriter@comcast.net

Bass comes in after guitar lick

Intro (00:27):
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|12-12-12--------12------------------------------|
A|-----------10h12----12p10-----------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Verse (00:29):
Down Your street...
G|--------7--|-------7--|------777--------7-------|
D|----5h7----|---5h7--7-|-----7---777------7------|
A|5--------5-|5---------|5-5h7-------55-----------|
E|-----------|----------|-------------------------|

Your street is...
G|--------7777777777-5h7777-------777-------------|
D|----5h7-------------------7h5-------------------|
A|5-----------------------------5------5-7-8-9----|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Your town is very famous...
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|---------12p10------12p10-----------------------:|
A|10-10-10---------10-----------------------------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|

(Play this part again twice, but instead of playing the second part of this riff, play the outro the last time)

Outro:
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------10-10-10-------------|
A|10-10-10-12-12-12-14-14-14----------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Verse (00:52):
Her Crying Can Be Heard...
G|--7----7---------777---------777----------------|
D|-------------5h7-----7p5------------------------|
A|5---5-----5--------------5----------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Oooo...
G|-----7------7-----777-7------7------7777--------:|
D|-------------------------5h7---7p5--------------:|
A|5-------5------5--------------------------------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|

(01:15)
G|----7--------------------7----------------------:|
D|------------------------------------------------:|
A|5-------0000--2--4---5------00000--2--4---------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|
Repeat 3 times

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|5----0-0-----0-0---0-0----0-0-----0-------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2 (01:35)
We Have a Remedy... 
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------0-----0----0----0--|
A|0------0-------0-----0-----------0----0----0----|
E|-----3-------3-----3-------3--------------------|

Mini Guitar Solo (01:51)
G|------------222---------------------------------|
D|----------------------------2-2-2/4-2-2-2/4-----|
A|0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

G|--------------------|
D|2-22-0-00-----------|
A|----------4-44-2-22-|
E|--------------------|

(01:59)
Fa la la...
G|---------1/14-----------------------------------|
D|2-----2-----------------------------------------|
A|--------------12--12-12---12--12-12-------------|
E|----0-------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-------7-9p7h9----5-9-7-5h7p5---5-9-7-5h7p5-----|
A|7-7777----------5-------------5-----------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

We Have a Remedy... 
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|0------0-------0-----0-------0---0----0---------|
E|-----3-------3-----3-------3---3----------------|

(02:31)
We Have a Remedy... 
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-----0------------------------------------------|
A|-----------0------------------------------------|
E|0-----------------------------------------------|

(02:49)

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------2-2----2---2---|
A|--2---2---2---2---2---2----2---2-----2----2---2-|
E|0---0---0---0---0---0---2----2------------------|

G|----------------------------------------------|
D|2-----5----7----7-----2------------------2-2p1|
A|--2-----5----7----7-----2/1--0---0---0--------|
E|-------------------------------0---0---0------|

(03:15)
He told me...
G|2--------------------------------------------------|
D|------2-2-----------0---2-2-2-2--------0--2-2-2-2--|
A|-------2-2---2-2-----0---2-2-2-2p1-0-2--0--2-2-2---|
E|--------------0-0-------------------0-0------------|


(03:41)
G|0/11\7------------------------------------------|
D|-----------2h4p2----2h4p2-----2h4p2----2h4p2----|
A|---------0--------0---------0--------0----------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

G|---------2----------------2-4-2-----------------|
D|--2h4p2----2h4p4---2h4p2--------4-2-0-----------|
A|0----------------0------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

We'll Soon...
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|--2h4p2----2h4p2--------------------------------:|
A|0--------0--------------------------------------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:| 
         Repeat 4 Times but play inversion on Fourth Time
         
Inversion:
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--2h4p2---2h4p2-0-------------------------------|
A|0-------0---------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(03:58)
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--2h4p2---2h4p2----2h4p2----2h4p2---------------|
A|2-------2--------2--------2---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(04:02)
G|-----------------2------------------------------|
D|--2h4p2---2h4p2----2h4p2----2h4p2---------------|
A|0-------0-----------------0---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|--2h4p2----2h4p2--------------------------------:|
A|0--------0--------------------------------------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|
Play this 4 times yet again


G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--2h4p2---2h4p2----2h4p2----2h4p2---------------|
A|2-------2--------2--------2---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(04:19)
G|-----------------2------------------------------|
D|--2h4p2---2h4p2----2h4p2----2h4p2---------------|
A|0-------0-----------------0---------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

						Slow Down
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--2h4p2---2h4p2----2h4p2----2h4p2---------------|
A|0-------0--------0--------0---------0-----------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(04:35)
Dang...
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|0-----------------------------------------------|
A|----0--3----2----0-------3----------------------|
E|--------------------------------4-----5---------|

(04:54)
Cello...
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00-0-00-0-00-----------------------------:|
A|--------------------0-00-0-00-0-00-0-00---------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|
Repeat 4 times

I can't believe it...
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00--0-0----------------------------------:|
A|----------4-4---0-00-0-00-0-0--2-4--------------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|
Repeat 3 times

Away from all harm...
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|0-00-0-00--0-0--0-------------------------------|
A|----------4-4-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|


(05:24)
G|------------------------0h2p0-------------------|
D|-----------0-0-----0-3--------h3p0--------------|
A|5-3------------0-3------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|


G|------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------0-3-0----------------------------|
A|3-----5-5--0-3----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(05:39)
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|0-0---------0/12\0------------------------------|
A|----0-3-0-3-------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(05:43)
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-00-0-00-0-0-00-0-00----------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

I Missed you...
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00-0-00-0--------------------------------:|
A|------------------0-00-0-00---------------------:|
E|------------------------------------------------:|
Repeat 2 times

G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|------------------------------------------------:|
A|3-33-3-33-3-2-0-------------0-2-----------------:|
E|----------------3-33-3-33-3---------------------:|
Repeat 2 times

(06:03)
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00-0-------------------------------------:|
A|---------------------------0-00-0-00-0----------:|
E|--------------3-33-3-33-3-----------------------:|
Repeat 12 times

(06:49)
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00-0-------0------2----------------------:|
A|---------------2----0-4-------------------------:|
E|-------------3----------------------------------:|
Repeat 2 times


G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00-0-------------------------------------:|
A|------------------------0-00-0-00-0-------------:|
E|------------3-33-3-33-3-------------------------:|
Repeat 10 times

(07:34)
G|------------------------------------------------:|
D|0-00-0-00-0------0-------2----------------------:|
A|--------------2-----0-4-------------------------:|
E|------------3-----------------------------------:|
Repeat 4 times

You are forgive...    
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|0-----------------------------------------------|
A|--------0---------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

...Given...
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|0-00-0-00-0-------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------0-00-0-00-0--------------|
E|------------3-33-3-33-3-------------------------|
Repeat 6 times

You're all forgiven...
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------0------|
A|-------------------------------------0----------|
E|------------------------------------------------|


#----------------------------------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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