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Dance It Away – guitar tab

Dance It Away | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
>Appears on b-side of Uniforms, 1982
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1982 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd/Towser Tunes Inc.

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transcribed by                       1999-06-16     Whotabs
litgo@aol.com and EricK@ccbr.umn.edu                www.thewho.net/whotabs
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Capo on 3
C      x35588
Bb     6x3366
F/A    5x3565
G5     355xxx
G      355733
F5     xx3568 (Bb implied by bass)
F5add4 xx3368 (A, Eb, D implied by bass)

[intro]

|C   |  //|Bb  |  //|C   |   //|Bb  |    |G5  |G5  |G   |G    |
                                                           Ow!

||:C     |Bb     F/A|C     |Bb    F/A:||2
||-----8-|6------5-6|----8-|6-----5-6-||
||-----8-|6------6-6|----8-|6-----6-6-||
||.5-----|3------5-3|5-----|3-----5-3.||
||.5-----|3------3-3|5-----|3-----3-3.||
||-3-----|----------|3-----|----------||
||-------|6------5-6|------|6-----5-6-||

|C                           |Bb             F/A        |
   They say we've got nothing left 
(Dance....                        nothing on the ground)

|C                      |Bb          F/A       |
 They say we used it all up 
(Dance....                  in the desert town)

|C                            |Bb                   F/A  |
 Got to be so careful with the rest 
(Dance...                           better break it down)

           |F5(Bb)           F5add4(A)    |F5        F5add4(Eb, D)|
Or else the nuke's are gonna play it tough
           [bass]
           |3----------------2------------|----------------|
           |------------------------------|3---------1--0--|
           |------------------------------|----------------|
           |------------------------------|----------------|

 Well, I can't stay pessimistic
(Dance...                       I have found)
My creepers gotta have their say
  (Dance...                            a way around)
 There's only one answer I can think of
(Dance...                               another sound)
Just get up and dance it away, yeah yeah yeah

|C             |Bb              F/A       
 Dance it away (dance away your worry now)
|--------------|6--------------------------|
|--------------|6--------------------------|
|5-------------|3--------------------------|
|5-------------|3--------------------------|
|3-----------3-|----------------3--6-------|
|----------6---|----------------------6^---|

           |C             |Bb            F/A
Come on and dance it away (didn't matter anyhow)
           |----------8---|6---------------------|
           |----------8---|6---------------------|
           |5-------------|3---------------------|
           |5-------------|3---------------------|
           |3-------------|----------3---6-3-----|
           |--------------|-----------------6^---|

           |C              |Bb             F/A
Come on and dance it away (away you better hurry now)
           |---------8-----|6-------------------------|
           |---------8-----|6-------------------------|
           |5--------------|3-------------------------|
           |5--------------|3-------------------------|
           |3--------------|-----------3---6--3-----3-|
           |---------------|---------------------6----|

|F5(Bb)     F5add4(A)|F5         F5add4(Eb, D)|
 Get up and dance it away
[bass]
|3----------2--------|----------------------|
|--------------------|3---------------1--0--|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|

 There are children at the bottom of the ocean
(Dance...                                      body moves)
 It's so hard to be so far away
(Dance...                       hold the news)
 Some people have forgotten the explosion
(Dance...                                 about issues)
Still throwin' punches every day Well, we still like to think we're human
     (Dance...                           a little slack)
And we're gonna try and drown in our own sweet way
   (Dance...                                      we'll get you back)
Our timing maybe looks confusin'
   (Dance...                     take it back)
But mister, can we dance it away, yeah, yeah, yeah

Dance it away (dance away your worry now)
Come on and dance it away (didn't matter anyhow)
Mmmm, dance it away (away you better hurry now)
Get up and dance it away

|G                      |G                      |
 Don't worry, (dance it) Don't worry, (dance it)
|G                         |                        |C
 Don't worry, (don't worry, dance it) just dance it away

[synth interlude]
||:C     |      :||x8

Don't worry (dance it)
Don't worry (dance it)
Don't worry (don't worry, dance it) Just dance it away

 They say we got nothing left 
(Dance....                   nothing on the ground)
 They say we used it all up 
(Dance....                   in the desert town)
 Got to be so careful with the rest 
(Dance...                       better break it down)
Or else the nuke's are gonna play it tough, yeah

 Well, I can't stay pessimistic
(Dance...                       I have found)
My creepers got to have their say
  (Dance...                       a way around)
There's only one answer I can think of
       (Dance...                       another sound)
Gotta get up and dance it away

Come on, dance it away (dance away your worry now)
Why don't you just dance it away (didn't matter anyhow)
Come on and dance it away (away you better hurry now)
Get up and dance it away

Don't worry (dance it)
Don't worry (dance it)
Don't worry don't worry, come on and just dance it away
           (don't worry dance it dance it dance it away)

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litgo@aol.com and EricK@ccbr.umn.edu

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