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King Rabbit (Demo) – guitar tab

King Rabbit (Demo) | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend, 1966
>Released on eelpie.com, October 2001
Written by Pete Townshend (c)2001 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd.

#----------------------------------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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transcribed by                              Whotabs
litgo@aol.com        2002-01-22             www.thewho.net/whotabs
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Tune down whole step: DGCFAD

C      xx0232
Cm     xx0231
G      x02220
F      355433
E      244322
E7     xx4320
G7     x02020
G7sus4 x02030      

Note: Chord names imply overall tonality

[intro]
|C     |      |      |        |
|------|------|------|--------|
|---3-5|---3-5|---3-5|--5-3-5-|
|--5-5-|--5-5-|--5-5-|-5---5--|
|-5----|-5----|-5----|--------|
|3-----|3-----|3-----|3-------|
|------|------|------|--------|
[palm mute]

|C     |      |      |        |
|---0-2|---0-2|---0-2|--2-0-2-|
|--3-3-|--3-3-|--3-3-|-3---3--|
|-2----|-2----|-2----|--------|
|0-----|0-----|0-----|0-------|
|------|------|------|--------|
|------|------|------|--------|
[palm mute]


    |C                  |G                             |C         |C      |
King Rabbit sat down and feeling less important sitting stood again
    |-------0----2------|-------0----------------------|---0--2---|---0-2-|
    |-----3---3---------|---------2-------------2------|--3-3-----|--3-3--|
    |---2---------------|------------2-------2---------|-2--------|-2-----|
    |0------------------|------------------------------|0---------|0------|
    |-------------------|0-----------------------------|----------|-------|
    |-------------------|------------------------------|----------|-------|

    |C                     |G                              |C            |C
King Rabbit then found that standing was so tiring gave his legs a pain
   |E7                     |E7                       |F                 |F      |
But Rabbit looked around at all the other rabbits who called him their king
   |-----------0-----2-----|------------0--------2---|---------3---2----|---3-0-|
   |-------2------2--------|--------2------2---------|------3----3------|--3-3--|
   |----3------------------|----3--------------------|---4--------------|-4-----|
   |4----------------------|4------------------------|5-----------------|5------|
   |-----------------------|-------------------------|------------------|-------|
   |-----------------------|-------------------------|------------------|-------|
                                                                  [end palm mute]
        |G7                     |C              |C              |
And King Rabbit did a very grand thing
                                |--5----0-0-2---|--5---0-0-2----|
                                |---3-----3-3---|---3----3-3----|
                                |2--2-------2---|2--2------2----|
                                |0--------------|0--------------|
                                |---------------|---------------|
                                |---------------|---------------|


         |G7         |G7                     
He stayed standing
                  (he did it, did it, did it)
          |C             |C
Oh, what a grand thing
         |G7             |
He stayed standing
          |C             |
Oh, what a grand thing!

[chorus]

    |E            F        |C
King Rabbit was a very good king
    |E            F         |G7sus4  |G7
King Rabbit did a very grand thing

[repeat intro]
|C     |      |      |       |
|---0-2|---0-2|---0-2|---0-2-|
|--3-3-|--3-3-|--3-3-|--3-3--|
|-2----|-2----|-2----|-2-----|
|0-----|0-----|0-----|0------|
|------|------|------|-------|
|------|------|------|-------|
[palm mute]

|Cm    |Cm    |Cm    |Cm     |
|---0-1|---0-1|---0-1|---0-1-|
|--3-3-|--3-3-|--3-3-|--3-3--|
|-2----|-2----|-2----|-2-----|
|0-----|0-----|0-----|0------|
|------|------|------|-------|
|------|------|------|-------|
[end palm mute]

    |Cm                       |G                 |Cm         |Cm
King Rabbit was dying, no more influential at the time of need
   |Cm                       |G                                   |Cm         |Cm
The doctors were trying to convince him that he shouldn't move, he took no heed
    |E7                        |E7                           |F       |F        |
King Rabbit said there lying, I must be a good example for am I a king
        |G                      |C              |C      
And King Rabbit did a very grand thing.

He stayed standing  (At a time of need)
Such a grand thing  (He took no heed)
Stayed standing       (For his rabbit creed)
Oh, what a grand thing...

King Rabbit was a very good king
    |E            F         |G7      |    |Gsus4    |G    
King Rabbit did a very grand thing

King Rabbit was a very good king
King Rabbit did a very grand thing

C

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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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