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Cut My Hair – guitar tab

Cut My Hair | guitar tab
By The Who 
>From Quadrophenia, 1973 
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1973 Fabulous Music Ltd.

#----------------------------------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                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com     rev 2001-06-21           www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Capo on 3rd fret for piano arr as gtr (and stage versions)
No capo for electric leads as on record
Note: all leads are approximate.

Chords (shape with capo)
Fmaj7/G            3 8 10 9 x x 
G7                 3 8 9 7 3 3 
Em/G               3 7 9 7 3 3
Am/G               3 7 7 5 3 3
G11                3 5 7 5 3 3
C                  x 3 5 5 5 x

G (E5)             355xxx or 3557xx
G6 (E6)            375xxx
F (D)              xx356x or xx3565
C (A)              x3555x or x35557
Eb (C)             365343
Bb (G)             6x3366
Gm7                353363 or 3x3333
Am7                575585 or 5x5555
E7                 x7675x


[intro]

|Fmaj7  G7                |Em/G       Am/G                |
|---------7-8-10---7h8-10-|7h8p7--------------------------|
|8------------------------|------8------5-6-8-------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------5-7^-7^\----|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------|

|G11     G         |C                   |
|------------------|--------------------|
|-----------8-10^\8|10-8---8------------|
|(7)---------------|-----9--------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|

|Fmaj7             G7               |Em/G      |Am/G   
      Why should I care if I have to     cut my hair?

        |G11           G            |C             |
I got to move with the fashion or be outcast.

|Fmaj7                G7              |Em/G              Am/G   
      I know I should fight but my old man, he's really alright,
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------
|<13-----------------<15--------------|<17---------------<20----
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------

       |G11             G                        |C             |
And I'm still living at home even though it won't last
       |-----------------------------------------|--------------|
       |----------------<8--------<10------------|<8------------|
       |-----------------------------------------|--------------|
       |-----------------------------------------|--------------|
       |-----------------------------------------|--------------|
       |-----------------------------------------|--------------|

[chorus]

|Bb   C          |Bb    C               |Bb   F  Bb  C           |
 Zoot suit, white jacket with side vents five inches long    (I'm)
|15---15-15-15---|15----15----15---15---|15---15-15--15---15-15--|
|13---13-13-13---|13----13----13---13---|13---13-13--13---13-13--|
|----------------|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|------------------------|

   |Bb  C        |Bb      C             |Bb F  Bb G           |
I'm out on    the street again and I'm leaping a--long.   
   |15--15-15-15-|15------15--15---15---|15-15-15-15---15-15--|
   |13--13-13-13-|13------13--13---13---|13-13-13-15---15-15--|
   |-------------|----------------------|---------------------|
   |-------------|----------------------|---------------------|
   |-------------|----------------------|---------------------|
   |-------------|----------------------|---------------------|

|F       G          |F     G           |F    C     F  G7            |
 Dressed right for a beach fight, but I just can't explain  why that
|15------15-15-15---|15----15--15-15---|15---15----15-15-15-15--15--|
|15------15-15-15---|15----15--15-15---|15---15----15-15-15-15--15--|
|-------------------|------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|----------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|----------------------------|

                            [2/4 meas.]
|F          Eb              |Bb        |
 Un-certain feeling is still here in my (brain)
|17-17-15---15------13------|13------13|
|--------18------------16---|-----16---|
|---------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------|----------|
|---------------------------|----------|

|Fmaj7  G7     |Em/G  Am/G    |G11  G        |C           |          |
 brain                         
|15-------19-20|---------19-20|--------------|------------|----------|
|--------------|20------------|20--<18--17-15|17---<13-<8-|<5-<1-0h1-|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|------------|----------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|------------|----------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|------------|----------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|------------|----------|

[second verse]
|Fmaj7           G7                      |Em/G       Am/G              |
     The kids at school have parents that    seem so cool  and though I 
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------<7----------------------|<7---------<5----------------|
|<8--------------<9----------------------|<9---------<7----------------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|

|G11           G                    |C                   |
 Don't want to hurt 'em mine want me their way
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|
|<5------------<4-------------------|----------7p5-5-----|
|<7------------<5-------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------------------|--------------------|

|Fmaj7                      G7             |
     I clean my room and my shoes    but my 
|------------------------------------------|
|<8-------------------------8h10p8---10h12p|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|

|Em/G                  Am/G             |
 Mother found a box of blues   and there
|---------------------------------------|
|10---\8-----------------------8--10----|
|--------5------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

|G11               G                     |C          |
 Doesn't seem much hope   they'll let me stay.
|------------------8----10-12-13-12h13/13|-----------|
|-10^\-8---8-----------------------------|12---------|
|--------7-------------------------------|--12-------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------|
|----------------------------------------|-----------|

[repeat chorus]
Zoot suit, white jacket with side vents five inches long 
I'm out on the street again and I'm leaping along.
Dressed right for a beach fight, but I just can't explain why that
Uncertain feeling is still here in my brain

| Fmaj7 G7     |Em/G  Am/G           |
 (brain)
|<15>-----19-20|------15-13p12-13--15|
|--------------|20-------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|

|G11          G           |C   |     |
|15--------12-13----------|----|-----|
|---13h15---------15h17-15|13--|-----|
|-------------------------|----|-----|
|-------------------------|----|-----|
|-------------------------|----|-----|
|-------------------------|----|-----|

|C                   G                
 Why do I have to be different to them 
       |Gm7                   F                |
Just to earn the respect of a dance hall friend
|G                      Gsus4            |G             G7     |
   We have the same old row,   again and again.
|----------------------------------------|-------<12>~---------|
|0~---------------------1p0--------------|-------<12>~-<12>~---|
|0~------------1p0~----0----1p0----------|-------------<12>~---|
|0~--------------------------------------|-------------<12>~---|
|----------------------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------------------|---------------------|
                                                  harmonics

|D                A                 
 Why do I have to move with a crowd

  |Am7                     G         
Of kids that hardly notice I'm around,

 |A              D/A              |A     
I work myself to death just to fit in
 |--------------------------------|-----------------|
 |-------5------------------------|-----------------|
 |2--------2-----5p2---2----------|-----------------|
 |2--------2-----------2----------|2~---------------|
 |--------------------------------|0~---------------|
 |--------------------------------|-------********--|
                                         [pick slide]

|Fmaj7/G         G7                   |
      I'm coming down, got home on the 
[synth arr for gtr]
|-------------------------------------|
|---17----17--------15------15--------|
|-----17----17--------16------16------|
|-------16----15--------15------15----|
|(12)---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|

|Em/G                  Am/G  
 very first train from town
|-------------------------------------|
|--15----15--------------13----13-----|
|----16----16--------------14----14---|
|------14----14--------------14----14-|
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|

  |G11               E7             |Am                          |
My dad just left for work, he wasn't talking.                    
  |---------------------------------|----------------------------|
  |---13----13---------12----12-----|--13----13-----13----13-----|
  |-----14----14---------13----13---|----14----14-----14----14---|
  |-------12----12---------12----12-|------14----14-----14----14-|
  |---------------------------------|----------------------------|
  |---------------------------------|----------------------------|

|Fmaj7/G         G7           |Em/G                Am/G            |
      It's all a game,   and inside I'm just the same,               
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---17----17------15----15----|--15----15-------------13----13-----|
|-----17----17------16----16--|----16----16-------------14----14---|
|-------16----15------15----15|------14----14-------------14----14-|
|(12)-------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|                             |                                    |
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|5/6/5-----------5------------|5-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------------|

  |G11                E7                     |Am        |
My fried egg makes me sick first thing in the morning   |
  |------------------------------------------|----------|
  |---13----13----------12----12-------------|----------|
  |-----14----14----------13----13-----------|14--------|
  |-------12----12----------12----12---------|14--------|
  |------------------------------------------|----------|
  |------------------------------------------|----------|
  |                                          |          |
  |------------------------------------------|----------|
  |------------------------------------------|1---------|
  |------------------------------------------|2---------|
  |------------------------------------------|2---------|
  |------------------------------------------|0---------|
  |------------------------------------------|----------|

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litgo@aol.com

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#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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