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I’ve Known No War – guitar crd

I've Known No War | guitar crd
By The Who
>From It's Hard, 1982
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1982 Towser Tunes Inc./Eel Pie Publishing Ltd.

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1999-05-19          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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D5   xx023x
D    xx0232
G/D  xx0003
G    3x0033
Dm/A x00231
Dm/C x30231
D/A  x0423x

[pre chorus]
C   xx555x
G   xx543x
D   xx777x
A   xx765x
F   xx10 10 10 
C   xx10 98x


[intro, synth arr for gtr]
|D5.....

             |D            |                     
I've known no war, and if I ever do, I won't know for sure
|                                 |G/D                 
Who will be fighting whom, for the soldier's lonely tomb
[pre chorus]
   |C G                   D A                    |F C    D A
Now o-pens as soon as the referee's gun starts to roar
[chorus]
            |D     G    |Am    C               Am   |D   G  |Am    C Am|
I'll know no war                No, I've never known war
                        |--0------------------------|
                        |--1------------------------|
                        |--2------------------------|
                        |--2------------------------|
                        |0-----0-2--3----3-2---0----|
                        |---------------------------|

  |D                      G                        |Am            C
Galbraith took his pen to break down the men of the German army defeated
      |D                   G                 |Am                 C
On the nineteenth day of a spring day in May, Albert Speer was deleted
      |G                      Am         |Bm                 C
And as soon as the battle was over, I was born in victorious clover
        |D                     Em                       |F       G   
And I've never been shot at or gassed, never tortured or stabbed
       |Dm/A Dm/C |C   D A                |D   |G                  |D
And I'm sure........       I'll never know war  no, I'll never know war
        |G                       |D
Oh, no no  Oh no, I'll never know war
        |G                          
And if I ever do, the glimpse will be short
|D                      |G
 Fireball in the sky, no front-line battle cries
      |C G                    D G                         |F C   D A
Can be heard as the button is pushed by a soul that's been bought
[repeat chorus]
            |D...
I'll know no war, no, I'll know no war

In an out-of-reach loft, the medals are lost
They belong to a lone broken sailor
His provinces now are the bars of the town
His songs and his poems a failure
For his grandchildren can't see the glory
And his own kids are bored with the story
But for him they'd have burned behind netting 
From the brink they were grabbed
And I'm sure I'll never know war, I'll never know war

I've known no war, and if I ever do, I won't know for sure
Who will be fighting whom for the soldier's lonely tomb
Now opens as soon as the referee's gun starts to roar
I'll know no war

[interlude]

War . . . I've known no war, 
I'll never know war, and if I ever know it, the glimpse will be short
Fireball in the sky, no front-line battle cries
Can be heard as the button is pushed by a soul that's been bought
And the armies remaining will judge without people or courts
And there's no point pretending that knowing will help us abort
I'll no know war

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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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