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Melancholia – guitar tab

Melancholia | guitar tab
By The Who, 1968
>Appears on 30 Yrs of Maximum R&B box set and remastered Who Sell Out
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1983 Towser Tunes Inc./Fabulous Music Ltd/ABKCO Music 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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Previously transcribed by Kenny Sahr
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revised by                                 Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com      rev 2000-03-26          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Capo on 1

      Eb      Eb       E         Eb
-----|-------|--------|---------|--------|--------|
-----|-------|--------|---------|--------|--------|
-----|-------|--------|---------|--------|--------|
-----|-------|--------|---------|--------|--------|
-4-4h|6------|----6-6h|7-6----4h|6-------|--------|
-----|-------|--------|----7-6--|--------|--------|
     |                                     (My coffee's)
-----|-------|--------|---------|--------|--------|
-----|--8----|--8-----|--9------|--8-----|--8-----|
-----|---8--8|---8----|---9-----|---8----|---8----|
-----|-8--8--|-8--8-8-|-9--9-9--|-8--8-8-|-8--8-8-|
-----|6----6-|6----6--|7----7---|6----6--|6----6--|
-----|-------|--------|---------|--------|--------|

           |Eb              |                |E           |Eb      |
My coffee's cold, my paper's old, my heart is sold to melancholia
              |Eb                |                 |E            |Eb   |
My clothes are torn, my shoes are worn, my heart is borne to melancholia

|Eb    |Eb      |Eb      |

|Eb    |Eb      |Eb      |Eb     
 Ahhh...

A strange surprise, what I despised in other guys was here in me
They lose their girl, they lose their world then they cry for all to see

    |E     F#     |C#      |E     F#       |C#    |     
I've never felt so bad, the virus drives me mad

The sheets are gray, left since the day she went away, I lost all power
The dust is thick, the dog is sick 
The kids have picked most all the flowers

(C# C# C     C   C B     B   B Bb    Bb    F) 
|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|
|4----|4----|3----|3----|2----|2----|1----|-----|
|6----|5----|5----|4----|4----|3----|3----|2----|
|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|
|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|
|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|

|F   |     
|----|-----
|----|-----
|----|--%--
|--2-|-----
|---3|-----
|1---|-----

   |F     |       |            |E     |      |     |      
The sun is shining, but not for me
   |F     |       |            |E     |       
The sun is shining, but not for me
    |E     F#     |C#      |E     F#       |C#      |    |
I've never felt so bad, the virus drives me mad

The sheets are gray, left since the day she went away, I lost all power
The dog is sick, the dust is thick
The kids have picked most all the flowers

|Eb  |E   |F#  |

|F#     |     |      |      |.....

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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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