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Mike Post Theme – guitar tab

Mike Post Theme | guitar tab
By The Who
>From Endless Wire, 2006
Written by Pete Townshend (c)2006 Eel Pie Publishing

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#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          2007-01-25          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Acoustic tuning:
D G D G A D

Electric: standard tuning

Primary chords:
      Acoustic    Electric
D     070700      xx023(2)
G     005050      3x0033 and 320033
Cadd9 050500      x32033 and x30033
A5    x24000      x022xx
B5                x244xx


[intro]
|             |D                  |
     We're not strong enough       
|[acoustic; changes only]         |
|-------------|0------------------|
|-------------|0------------------|
|-------------|7------------------|
|-------------|0------------------|
|-------------|7------------------|
|-------------|0------------------|

|G              |D                  |
       We're not young enough        
|[acoustic]                         |
|0--------------|0------------------|
|5--------------|0------------------|
|0--------------|7------------------|
|5--------------|0------------------|
|0--------------|7------------------|
|0--------------|0------------------|

We're not alone enough, or cold enough
Emotionally we're not even old enough

[verse]
       |D                           |G                     |
Late at night, we're in a video-game dream     (There is no)
       |[acoustic;finger pick; changes shown only]         |
       |4---------------------------|5---------------------|
       |0---------------------------|0---------------------|
       |2---------------------------|2---------------------|
       |0---------------------------|0---------------------|
       |(0)-------------------------|(0)-------------------|
       |----------------------------|----------------------|


           |D                     |G                       |
There is no lover in this numbered scene   (We summon every)
           |[acoustic]                                     |
           |4---------------------|-5----------------------|
           |0---------------------|-0----------------------|
           |2---------------------|/4----------------------|
           |0---------------------|-0----------------------|
           |(0)-------------------|(0)---------------------|
           |----------------------|------------------------|

               |D                    |G                          |
We summon every childhood ghost we've seen      (Then suddenly we)
               |[acoustic]                                       |
               |-7-------------------|5--------------------------|
               |-0-------------------|0--------------------------|
               |/6-------------------|4--------------------------|
               |-0-------------------|0--------------------------|
               |(0)------------------|---------------------------|
               |---------------------|---------------------------|

                |D                  |G                    |
Then suddenly we hear that Mike Post theme                 
                |4------------------|5--------------------|
                |0------------------|0--------------------|
                |2------------------|4--------------------|
                |0------------------|0--------------------|
                |(0)----------------|(0)------------------|
                |-------------------|---------------------|

[chorus]
|D                       |G       G/F   G/E    |
 Everything is all right (bong de bong)         
|[acoustic]                                    |
|0-----------------------|0-------0-----0------|
|0-----------------------|5-------3-----0------|
|7-----------------------|0-------0-----0------|
|0-----------------------|5-------3-----2------|
|7-----------------------|0-------0-----0------|
|0-----------------------|0-------0-----0------|
|[electric]                                    |
|-----2------------------|3------(3)---(3)-----|
|-----3------------------|3------(3)---(3)-----|
|-----2------------------|0------(0)---(0)-----|
|0------------0----------|0------(0)---(0)-----|
|------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------|3-------1(t)--0------|

We've prayed today (la-da-da-da-dah)
Everything is OK (bong de bong)
We've played today

[verse]
Late at night on the underground train
Through endless suburbs in endless pain
Deep in the tunnel under the London rain
Suddenly we hear Mike Post again

[chorus]
Everything is all right (bong de bong)
We've prayed today (la-da-da-da-dah)
If there really is a God (bong de bong)
We should be laid today

[bridge]

  |A5                       |B5                        |
We watch those films    that make men cry               
  |[acoustic; approx. picking pattern]                 |
  |----0---------0----------|---0---------0------------|
  |------0------------0-----|-----0-------------0------|
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|
  |11--------11-------------|9---------9---------------|
  |----------------12-------|---------------11---------|
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|
  |[electric]               |                          |
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|
  |2~-----------------------|4~------------------------|
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|
  |-------------------------|--------------------------|


|A5                         |D                  |
    Young lovers kiss   then fight and die       
|[acoustic]                                     |
|---0-------0---------------|-----0-------------|
|-----0-----------0---------|-------0-----------|
|---------------------------|-------------------|
|7--------7-----------------|--4----------------|
|-------------9-------------|2------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------|
|[electric]                                     |
|---------------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------|
|2~-------------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------------|4~-----------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------|

|A5                       |B5                     |
     We start to yearn, we climb the vine          
|[acoustic; approx. picking pattern]              |
|----0---------0----------|---0---------0---------|
|------0------------0-----|-----0-------------0---|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|11--------11-------------|9---------9------------|
|----------------12-------|---------------11------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|[electric]               |                       |
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|2~-----------------------|4~---------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|

|A5                         |A5              |A5            |
    We have to face the      truth some time                 
|[acoustic]                                                 |
|---0-------0---------------|--0------0------|----0---------|
|-----0-----------0---------|----0------0----|------0-------|
|---------------------------|-------0--------|--------------|
|7--------7-----------------|2---------------|4-------------|
|-------------9-------------|---4------------|--2-----------|
|---------------------------|----------------|--------------|
|[electric]                                                 |
|---------------------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|----------------|--------------|
|2~-------------------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|2~--------------|4~------------|
|---------------------------|----------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|----------------|--------------|

|A5             |              |D            |                 |
                                                         (We're)
|[acoustic]                    |                               |
|--0---0---0---0|--0-----------|0-----------0|----0-----0------|
|---------------|--------------|0------------|(12)-(12)--------|
|0---2---4---6--|7---9---11--12|11-------11--|-11---11---------|
|2---4---5---7--|9---11--12--14|12-------12--|-12---12---------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|[electric; p.m.]                                              |
|---------------|--------------|2------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|3------------|-----------------|
|----2---2---2--|--------------|2------------|-----------------|
|2---2-2-2---2--|------%-------|0------------|-----------------|
|0---0-0-0---0--|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|[electric; stage versions]    |                               |
|---------------|----0---2---3-|2~-----------|-----------------|
|------------2--|3---2---3---5-|3~-----------|-----------------|
|0---2---4------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|


[repeat intro]
We're not strong enough
We're not young enough
We're not alone enough, or cold enough
Emotionally we're not even old enough
For love...

[interlude]
||:G              |Cadd9        |G             |D                  :||
[acoustic]        |             |              |                    ||
||-0--------------|0---0---0----|0----0----0---|--0---0---0---0-----||
||-0--------------|0---0---0----|0----0----0---|--0---0---0---0-----||
||.12---11---7----|5---4---0----|12---11---7---|--14--14--14--14---.||
||.0----0----0----|0---0---0----|0----0----0---|--0---0---0---0----.||
||-12---11---7----|5---4---4----|12---11---7---|--14--14--14--14----||
||-0----0----0----|0---0---0----|0----0----0---|--0---0---0---0-----||
|[optional acoustic pattern]                                        ||
||----------------|-------------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|-------------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|--5---4------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|-0---0---0---|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|5---4---0----|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|-------------|--------------|--------------------||
|[electric]                                                         ||
||-3---(3)--(3)---|3---3---3----|3---(3)--(3)--|--------------------||
||-3---(3)--(3)---|3---3---3----|3---(3)--(3)--|--3---3---3---3-----||
||.0---(0)--(0)---|0---0---0----|0---(0)--(0)--|--2---2---2---2----.||
||.0----4----0----|2---0---0----|0----4----0---|0-0---0---0---0----.||
||----------------|3---2---2----|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|--------3----|--------------|--------------------||
|[optional electric pattern]                                        ||
||----------------|-------------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|-------------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|--0---0------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|-0---0-------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|3---2--------|--------------|--------------------||
||----------------|--------3^---|--------------|--------------------||



[verse]
But late at night we find the racing tame
We're faced with women and a reality game
We feel alive, we feel new and blind
We're hearing Mike Post in the air this time

Everything is all right (bong de bong)
We've prayed today (la-da-da-da-dah)
If there really is a God (bong de bong)
We should get laid today

There comes a time in every little punk's life
Where he has to write a song for his common-law wife
We make our women wait until they wanna scream
But we can always whistle that Mike Post theme

Everything is all right (bong de bong)
We've prayed today (la-da-da-da-dah)
If there really is a God (bong de bong)
We should get laid today

We watch those films that make men cry
Young lovers kiss then fight and die
We start to yearn, we climb the vine
We have to face the truth some time

|A5                    |A5           |A5        |A5             |A5       |
    We have to face the truth some time                                    
|[acoustic]                                                               |
|---0-------0----------|--0------0---|----0-----|--0------0-----|----0----|
|-----0-----------0----|----0------0-|------0---|----0------0---|------0--|
|----------------------|-------0-----|----------|-------0-------|---------|
|7--------7------------|2------------|4---------|---5-----------|---7-----|
|-------------9--------|---4---------|--2-------|4--------------|6--------|
|----------------------|-------------|----------|---------------|---------|
|[electric]                          |          |               |         |
|----------------------|-------------|----------|---------------|---------|
|----------------------|-------------|----------|---------------|---------|
|2~--------------------|-------------|----------|---2-----2--2--|-----%---|
|----------------------|2~-----------|4~--------|2--2--2--2--2--|---------|
|----------------------|-------------|----------|0--0--0--0--0--|---------|
|----------------------|-------------|----------|---------------|---------|


|A5             |A5            |D            |                 |
|[acoustic]                    |                               |
|--0---0---0---0|--0-----------|0--------0---|-0---------------|
|---------------|--------------|0--------0---|-12--------------|
|0---2---4---6--|7---9---11--12|11-------11--|-11--------------|
|2---4---5---7--|9---11--12--14|12-------12--|-12--------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|[electric; stage versions]    |                               |
|---------------|----0---2---3-|-------------|-----------------|
|------------2--|3---2---3---5-|3~-----------|-----------------|
|0---2---4------|--------------|2------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|0------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|[electric; p.m.]
|---------------|--------------|2------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|3------------|-----------------|
|----2---2---2--|--------------|2------------|-----------------|
|2---2-2-2---2--|------%-------|0------------|-----------------|
|0---0-0-0---0--|--------------|-------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-------------|-----------------|



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litgo@aol.com

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
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#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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