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Give Blood – guitar tab

Give Blood | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
>From White City, 1985
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1985 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd./Towser Tunes 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Transcribed by Alex Lopez (icoflib@hotmail.com)

                                      Whotabs                    
                  2005-04-07          www.thewho.net/whotabs  

This is an alternate version to Litgo's tab (available below).
David Gilmour's trademark delay can be heard here. Check out
"Run like hell"/The Wall or "Blue light"/About Face for further examples.
I'd suggest using a moderate delay (about 400-450ms) and keep the feedback
low on the delay so you can get the note between note echo. Pete likes to 
call this a "ricky-ticky" delay.

Some chords you'll need:
D5      x577xx
C5      x355xx
Eb5     x688xx
F5      x 8 10 10 x x
C/Bb    x333x

Rhy fig 1:
|--------6--------|
|--4--6-----6-----|
|----------------*|
|----------------*|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|

Rhy fig 2:
|-----------------------6---|
|---6h8--8--8--8--8--8------|
|--------------------------*|
|--------------------------*|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|

(Fade in)-D5
(Guitar intro)-C5-Eb5-F5
When the drums come in(:48) kick in Rhy Fig 1

(w/ Rhy Fig 2)
Give blood, but you my find that blood is not enough
Give blood, and there are some who'll say it's not enough
Give blood, but don't expect to ever see reward
Give blood, you can give it all but still you'll be asked for more

(Back to Rhy Fig 1)

(w/ Rhy Fig 2)
Give blood, but it could cost more than your dignity
Give blood, parade your pallor in iniquity
Give blood, they will cry and say they're in your debt
Give blood, but then they'll sigh and they will soon forget

Rhy fig 3:

|--------4-------|
|---2--4---4-----|
|---------------*|
|---------------*|
|----------------|
|----------------|

(Rhy fig 3)--2:26

[spoken]
We're heading for the day of reckoning, I'm tellin' ya
It's all building up to something
Something that can only be repeated with fire
(Back to Rhy Fig 1)

         C5                        C/Bb5
So give love and keep blood between brothers
So give love and keep blood between brothers

Solo:

|--------------------|
|-----8--9---11--9---|
|-------------------*| Repeat 4x
|-------------------*|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|



|-----15--16--18--16-----|
|------------------------|
|-----------------------*|Repeat 4x
|-----------------------*|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|

Back to Rhy fig 1

[repeat first verse w/Rhy fig 2]
[repeat chorus and fade]



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Previous version:

Give Blood
By Pete Townshend
>From White City, 1985
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1985 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd./Towser Tunes Inc.

==============                                                        
transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com      rev 1999-05-19          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
==============                                                        

Capo on 3

Eb     x67343
Cm     x35543 and x35588
Cm7    8 10 10 8 8 8
Ab     46654x
Fsus2  xx3563
C      x35588
F/C    x37563

[fade in]
|Cm  | |   |....

     Eb |F   |     Eb |Cm    [drums in]

                  8
|| Cm7           ||
||-6--6--6--6----||[use delay; repeat throughout intro and verse]
||--4--4--4--4---||
||.--5--5--5--5-.||
||.-------------.||
||---------------||
||---------------||


    |Cm7   |                             |Ab           |      |
Give blood, but you my find that blood is not enough
Give blood, and there are some who'll say it's not enough
Give blood, but don't expect to ever see reward
Give blood, you can give it all but still you'll be asked for more

|G        |Ab       |Eb       |Fsus2    |
|---11-10-|---11-10-|---11-10-|---------|
|---------|---------|---------|8--------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|

|G        |Ab       |Eb       |Fsus2   |
|---11-10-|---11-10-|---11-10-|--------|
|---------|---------|---------|6-------|
|---------|---------|---------|--------|
|---------|---------|---------|--------|
|---------|---------|---------|--------|
|---------|---------|---------|--------|

|      G |       Ab | Eb      |       Fsus2 |

Give blood, but it could cost more than your dignity
Give blood, parade your pallor in iniquity
Give blood, they will cry and say they're in your debt
Give blood, but then they'll sigh and they will soon forget

                                   2
||:G      |Ab     |Eb     |Fsus2  :||
||---11---|---11--|---11--|---11---||
||--------|-------|-------|--------||
||.-------|-------|-------|-------.||
||.-------|-------|-------|-------.||
||--------|-------|-------|--------||
||--------|-------|-------|--------||

[spoken]
We're heading for the day of reckoning, I'm tellin' ya
It's all building up to something
Something that can only be repeated with fire

[chorus]
       |C   |                      |F/C     |       |
So give love and keep blood between brothers
So give love and keep blood between brothers

[synth solo, arr for gtr]
| F   |     | Eb  |     | C#  |     | Bb  |     |
|-3-4-|-6-4-|-3-4-|-6-4-|-3-4-|-6-4-|-3-4-|-6-4-|

| F     |       | Eb    |       | C#    |       | Bb    |       |
|-15-16-|-18-16-|-15-16-|-18-16-|-15-16-|-18-16-|-15-16-|-18-16-|

[repeat first verse]
[repeat chorus and fade]

=============
litgo@aol.com



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