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Keep Me Turning – guitar tab

Keep Me Turning | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
>From Rough Mix
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1977 Towser Tunes Inc.

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transcribed by         1996-01-23                Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com      rev 1999-12-12                www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Capo at 5th fret for guitar 1; gtr 2, standard

Chords (shape with capo):

G    (D)   xx578x  or xx5787
G/B (D/F#) xx978x
G/C  (D/G) xx 10 78x
D    (A)   x57775
C    (G)   875588

Guitar 2 plays open chords
G          320003
C9/G       3x2013


[notated for Guitar 1]
G               G/C  G/B |G        G/B  G/C|
River's getting higher
G               G/C  G/B |G        G/B  G/C|
No wood for the fire
G               G/C  G/B |G  
They saw the messiah
G     G/C G/B|D                |C
But I guess I missed him again
                         |G          G G6 G |G            |
That brings my score to a hundred and ten
                                            |-------------|
                                            |-8-5----5----|
                                            |-----7----7--|
                                            |5------5----5|
                                            |-------------|
                                            |-------------|

[notated for Guitar 2]
   |G               C9/G G |G        C9/G G
The water's getting closer
      |G           C9/G G  |G        C9/G G
Better ring up the grocer
     |G         C9/G G  |G 
Stack up the potatoes
      C9/G G         |D             |C
Oh, Jack are you ever coming back?
                  |G    C9/G G     |G       |
Will your operatic soul turn black?

[chorus]
D         |                    |
Keep me turning, oh, keep me on
C         |                    |
Keep me burning, for your sun
D           |                                 |G         |G        |
  Keep me turning, Don't you leave me till the very last

D         |                     |
Keep me turning, I'm hagning on
C          |                     |
Stop me yearning, I've had enough
                                    [2/4]     [4/4]
D           |                       |C   C/B  |G     G/C|G      |
  Keep me turning while I hand in my backstage pass

Children are smiling
Parents are wining
Bow-tie tying
For the big day ahead real soon
Is there really gonna be no room?

I got a ticket
Just gotta past the picket
They say that the trick is to walk in backwards
Like your walking out
I guess the lord's wearing glasses now

Keep me turning, Oh, keep me on
Keep me burning, For your sun
Keep me turning, Don't you leave me till the very last

Keep me turning, I'm hagning on
Stop me yearning, I've had enough
Keep me turning while I hand in my backstage pass

[solo, gtr 2]
|G              |   |G               |    |G            |           |
|7-7-7-7h8p7-5-7|---|--7-7-7-7h8p7-5/|10--|--7-7-7h8p7-5|7-7-7h8p7-5|
|8-8-8-8-----7-8|---|--8-8-8-8-----7/|12--|--8-8-8-----7|8-8-8-----7|
|7--------------|---|--7-------------|----|--7----------|-----------|
|---------------|---|----------------|----|-------------|-----------|
|---------------|---|----------------|----|-------------|-----------|
|---------------|---|----------------|----|-------------|-----------|
[2/4]    [4/4]       
|G       |D           |C        |G         |                     |(D)...
|--7-5--7|5-5-5-------|---------|----------|---------------------|--
|--8-10-8|7-8-7-8-7---|/8-8-7-5-|8---------|12h13p12---8-7-5-----|--
|--------|------9-7---|/9-9-7-5-|7--0------|12p14p12---9-7-5-----|--
|--------|------------|---------|-----<12>-|----------------5-9-7|~-
|--------|------------|---------|----------|---------------------|--
|--------|------------|---------|----------|---------------------|--
                                      <harm>

Keep me turning, Keep me on
Keep me burning, For your sun
Keep me turning, Don't you leave me till the very last

Keep me turning, I'm hagning on
Stop me yearning, I've had enough
Keep me turning while I hand in my backstage pass

||:G     |G   D C:||x4

Keep me turning...

[repeat and fade]
||:G     G/C G/B|G    D C :||
   Turnin'...

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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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