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Let’s Get Pretentious – guitar tab

Let's Get Pretentious | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
>From Psychoderelict, 1993
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1993 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd./Towser Tunes Inc.

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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          2000-01-08          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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note: leads and timing are approximate

                    (2nd gtr 
                     verse chords)
D       xx0232   and x54xxx                Badd9   x24422 
G       3x0033   and x55xxx                F#msus4 2x442x
F       1(t)33211                          Dadd9   xx0230
C       x32010                             A/C#    x4222x
Cadd9   x30033   and x55xxx                F#      244322
G/B     x20033   and x55xxx                B       x2444x
E5      0799xx                             Eadd9   022102
D5/E    0577xx                             B/Eb    x6444x
E       022100                             
A       x0222x                             




[intro]
|D    |D   G F|D                     |F  C    |
|-----|-------|----------------------|--------|
|-----|-------|----------------------|------6^|
|12^--|-------|-12^-12^-12^12p10--10~|--------|
|-----|-------|-----------------12---|12------|
|-----|-------|----------------------|--------|
|-----|-------|----------------------|--------|

|D    |D                       G          F       |D        |F  C    |
|-----|--------------------------10---------------|---------|--------|
|6^\--|---10-10h13p10--10h13p10----10h13p10-13p10-|10----6^\|--------|
|---7/|--------------12--------12-----------------|12^\-----|4-------|
|-----|-------------------------------------------|---------|--------|
|-----|-------------------------------------------|---------|--------|
|-----|-------------------------------------------|---------|--------|

[verse]
|D              G       |D          G   |
   Let's get pretentious, put on an act
|D             G            |Cadd9   G/B    |
   Let's be portentous and embroider fact
|D            G |D             G     |
   Exaggerate it, dress up the bland
|D            G               |Cadd9      G/B  
   Let's over-rate it, let the critics be damned

Let's get sensuous, put on some airs
Let's drink kahluas and sit bored on the stairs
Let's get excited when we say "hello"
Let's be delighted though it's nobody we know

[chorus]
 |E5    E5   D5/E       |A           G
I don't know much, but I know what I like
 |E5    E5   D5/E     |[riff]
I don't know much, but so and so said such and such 
                      |-------------------------------|
                      |-------------------------------|
                      |-------------------------------|
                      |-------------------------------|
                      |0--1---2--3----4----5---6------|
                      |-------------------------------|

 |E5    E5   D5/E       |A           G
I don't know much, but I know what I like
 |E5    E5   D5/E |[riff]
I don't know much, hmm 

Let's find a market for sparkling wit
Let's make a target of anyone with a hit
Let's keep some secrets, let's make them up
Put them together then break them up

I don't know much, but I know what I like
I don't know much, but so and so said such and such 
I don't know much, but I know what I like
I don't know much, hmm 

[interlude]
|Badd9   |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |
|F#msus4 |    |    |    |

[solo]

|D    G    |D      G     |D   G   |Cadd9 G/B    |
|---17-----|-17h19-------|--------|-------------|
|/19-------|------18^----|----6^--|--6--6h8--/--|
|----------|---------19\-|------7-|7--7---------|
|----------|-------------|--------|-------------|
|----------|-------------|--------|-------------|
|----------|-------------|--------|-------------|

|D    G    |D      G     |D    G      |Cadd9 G/B    |
|---17-----|-17h19-------|------------|-------------|
|/19-------|------18^----|6^----------|-------------|
|----------|---------19\-|--7-7-7h9p7-|9-7----------|
|----------|-------------|-----------7|----7--------|
|----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
|----------|-------------|------------|-------------|

[tacit]
I don't know much, but I know what I like
I don't know much, now so and so said such and such 
 |E5    E5   D5/E       |A           G     
I don't know much, but I know what I like
 |E5    E5   D5/E |[riff]
I don't know much, hmm 

|E             A         |E         A     
  Let's find a market for sparkling wit
|E             A        |Dadd9         A/C#
  Let's make a target of anyone with a hit
|E                A             |E         A     
  Let's keep some secrets, let's make them up
|E           A          |Dadd9      A/C#
  Put them together then break them up

|F#             B     |F#          B     
   Let's get sensuous, put on some airs
|F#               B           |Eadd9        B/Eb
   Let's drink kahluas and sit bored on the stairs
|F#            B            |F#      B
   Let's get excited when we say "hello"
|F#           B                  |Eadd9     B/Eb
   Let's be delighted though it's nobody we know

 |E5    E5   D5/E       |A           G     
I don't know much, but I know what I like
 |E5    E5   D5/E |[riff]
I don't know much, hey 
 |E5    E5   D5/E       |A           G     
I don't know much, but I know what I like
 |E5    E5   D5/E |[riff]
I don't know much, hmm 

|D            G       |D          G   |
 Let's get pretentious, put on an act
|D           G            |Cadd9   G/B    |
 Let's be portentous and embroider fact
|D            G |D             G     |
   Exaggerate it, dress up the bland
|D            G               |Cadd9   G/B      |E5  E5  D/E
   Let's over-rate it, let the critics be damned

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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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