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Doctor Jimmy – guitar crd

Doctor Jimmy | guitar crd
By The Who
>From Quadrophenia, 1973
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1973 Fabulous Music Ltd.

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Originally transcribed by Kenny Sahr
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transcribed by                                  Whotabs               
litgo@aol.com          rev. 2002-01-16          www.thewho.net/whotabs
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Note: All '/A' is implied by bass

A5       x02255                Ab       466544                      W
A        x07650                Abmaj7   xx6543                      hw
D/A      x00232                Gsus4    xx5533                      ow
E/A      x02100                G        xx5433                      tw
Bb/A     x0876x                Cm       xx5543                      a.
F/A      x0756x                Cm/Bb   (6)x5543 (Bb implied by bass)bt
D6sus2/A x07700                Eb       x6888x                      sh
Esus4/A  x02200                Cm7      x35343                       e
Dsus2/A  x07770                Abmaj9   4645(46)                     w
Asus2    x02200                Am5      577xxx                       h
F       (1t3)3211              G(chorus)355xxx                       o
C/E     (0)32010               C(chorus)x355xx                       .
Dm       xx0231                D(chorus)x577xx                       n
Bb       x1333x                Am       x02210                       e
E        022400                                                      t

[intro]
A5||:A5      |D/A   |Esus4/A    |     A5:||x2
             |------|--
             |---2-3|5- [horn]
             |2-4---|--
             |------|--
             |------|--
             |------|--

[verse]
|E/A             /|D/A            /|E/A               /|A5        |
 Laugh and say I'm green, I've seen things you've never seen
|Asus2        /|D/A     /|E/A          /|A5        |
 Talk behind my back, I'm off the beaten track
|Bb/A           |F/A         |Dsus2/A            |A        |
    I'll take on anyone, ain't scared of a bloody nose 
|Bb/A           |F/A            |Dsus2/A      |D6sus2/A|A  |Asus2 //|Asus2|
    Drink 'til I drop down, with one eye on my clothes

[chorus]
|F      C/E  |Dm     Bb (C D E)|F    C/E   |Dm      Bb (C D E)|
   What is it?  I'll take it.    Who is she?  I'll rape it 
                                              [2/4]       [4/4]
|F      C/E     |Dm     Bb(C D E)|F        C/E|Dm         |Bb      |   (E)|
  Got a bet there? I'll meet it.   Gettin' high? You can't beat it

|Am5 Am5   G  G  |C  C   C D D|Am  (Am)        G   G    |C C    C  D D|
 Doctor Jimmy and Mister Jim,  when I'm pilled you don't notice him 
|Em       (D)   |C          D       |E      |       |E       |      |
   He only comes out when I drink my gin.

[verse 2]
|E/A              |D/A        |E/A             |A5        |
   You say she's a virgin, but I'm gonna be the first in
|E/A                |D/A     |E/A             |A5        |
   Her fella's gonna kill me, oh, fuckin' will he
|Bb/A          |F/A          |Dsus2/A       |A     |
   I'm seeing d-double, don't miss me if you can 
|Bb/A              |F/A             |Dsus2/A    |D6sus2/A |A  |Asus2 //|Asus2 |
   There's gonna be trouble when she chooses her man.......

[repeat chorus]
What is it? I'll take it. Who is she? I'll rape it. 
Got a bet there? I'll meet it. Gettin' high? You can't beat it.

Doctor Jimmy and Mister Jim, when I'm pilled you don't notice him. 
He only comes out when I drink my gin.

[bridge; horn arr. for gtr.]
                x6
||:E     |     :||:Ab |  |Ab    |       |Ab    |  |Ab    |        |
||-------|------||----|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||-------|------||----|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||.------|-----.||----|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||.------|-----.||----|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||-------|------||----|--|------|-------|------|--|------|--------|
||-0-2-4-|4-2-0-||----|--|4-6-8-|8-9-11-|8-6-8-|--|4-6-8-|8-6-8/6-|

||:Abmaj7   |Abmaj7   |Gsus4/C|G/D |Cm   |Cm/Bb    |Abmaj7   |Abmaj7  |
       Is it me, for a moment         The stars are falling 
//|Eb           Cm7|Abmaj9  //|Eb          Cm7|Abmaj9    :||x2
       The heat is  rising,       the past is  calling

|E   |    |    |    |E    |    |    |    |E    |    |

[verse 3]                                     
|E/A        |D/A       |E/A               |A5         A5|
   I'm going back soon, home to get that baboon 
                                         ||-----------5-|
                                         ||-----------5-|
                                         ||-----------2-|
                                         ||-----------2-|
                                         ||0-0-0-0-0--0-|
                                         ||-------------|

|(E/A)     A5|(D/A)  A5|(E/A)      A5|(A)    A5|
   Who cut up my eye,      tore up my Levis
|------------|---------|-------------|---------||
|------------|---------|-------------|---------||
|-----%------|----%----|------%------|----%----||
|------------|---------|-------------|---------||
|------------|---------|-------------|---------||
|------------|---------|-------------|---------||

|Bb/A           |F/A             |Dsus2/A      |A      |
     I'm feelin' restless, bring another score around
|Bb/A             |F/A           |Dsus2/A       |E/A   |A5  AA|Asus2 /|Asus2  |
   Maybe something stronger could really hold me down

[repeat chorus]
|F      C/E  |Dm     Bb (C D E)|
   What is it?  I'll take it.  
                            [violin interlude]
|F    C/E   |Dm      Bb     |(Am   G)|(C   D)|(Am   G)|(C   D)|
  Who is she?  I'll rape it 

|F      C/E     |Dm     Bb(C D E)|
  Got a bet there? I'll meet it. 
                                 [violin interlude] 
|F        C/E|Dm          Bb     |(Am   G)|(C   D)|(Am   G)|(C   D)|
  Gettin' high? You can't beat it

|F      C/E  |Dm     Bb (C D E)|
   What is it?  I'll take it.  
                               [violin interlude]
|F    C/E   |Dm         Bb     |(Am   G)|(C   D)|(Am   G)|(C   D)|
  Who is she?  Ooh, I'll rape it 

||:A5   //|A5   //|A5   //|A5   //:||x3

[piano only]
|(Am)   (G)      |(C)    (D)  |(Am)    (G)              |(C)    (D)   |
 Doctor Jimmy and Mister Jim,  when I'm pilled you don't notice him 
|Em       (D)   |C          D       |E      |       |E       |      |
   He only comes out when I drink my gin.

[repeat bridge]
Is it me, for a moment, the stars are falling 
The heat is rising, the past is calling

|E    |    |    |    |E   |    |E   |    |E   |    |
| (Ab)|    |Ab  |    |    |    |Ab  |Ab  |Ab  |Ab  |[to fade (Eb)]

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