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Pick Me Up (Big Chicken) – guitar tab

Pick Me Up (Big Chicken) | guitar tab
By John Entwistle
>From Smash Your Head Against The Wall, 1971
Written by John Entwistle, (c)1971 Whistle Rhymes 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Transcribed by: Steve Wade <ox_8@hotmail.com> and Kevin Martins

1999-12-12                   Whotabs                   www.thewho.net/whotabs/

(intro)
   C5               D5               D#5              F5
E :--------8-------|--------8-------|--------8-------|---------8-------|
B :----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
G :5---------------|7---------------|8---------------|10---------------|
D :5---------------|7---------------|8---------------|10---------------|
A :3---------------|5---------------|6---------------|-8---------------|
E :----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|

E :--------8-------|--------8-------|--------8-------|---------8-------|
B :----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
G :5---------------|7---------------|8---------------|10---------------|
D :5---------------|7---------------|8---------------|10---------------|
A :3---------------|5---------------|6---------------|-8---------------|
E :----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|

C5                                 D5
Gather 'round the bar let's have a race
      D#5                     F5
Wanna see how much beer i can pour into my face
C5                  D5            D#5     F5
Bottoms up, down it goes, sending bubbles up my nose 
C5                              D5
Pick me up and lay me somewhere safe
               D#5                    F5
Don't stand my up, I'll fall. Lean my up against the wall. 
C5                           D5
Never touch the demon drink again.
         D#5               F5	
All I'll touch is tea, alcohol destroying me.

C5  C#5   D5    D#5  E5  D#5   E5
All  I   want   to   do  is   sleep.

C5  C#5   D5    D#5  E5  D#5   E5
All  I   want   to   do  is   sleep.

      B                       C 
Everything is spinnig 'round
       B                      C
Got to get up off the ground
         B                    C
Sorry if I miss my round
  G           D               C
When ???????????????????????

(Repeat intro)

(Instrumental Break)

(Repeat intro)

C5                          D5
Take me out and put me in a taxi.
         D#5                          F5
Tell the driver where to go, 'cause I don't think I'll know.
C5                          D5
See you all tomorrow in the bar.
     D#5                           F5	
I've got to come back, 'cause I've had to leave the car.

C5  C#5   D5    D#5  E5  D#5   E5
All  I   want   to   do  is   sleep.

C5  C#5   D5    D#5  E5  D#5   E5
All  I   want   to   do  is   sleep.


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Transcribed by: Steve Wade and Kevin Martins

#----------------------------------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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