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Rael – guitar tab

Rael | guitar tab
By The Who
>From The Who Sell Out, 1967
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1967 Fabulous Music Inc./Towser Tunes Ltd

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#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         1997-09-29          Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com      rev 2001-08-31          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Tune down whole step: 
DGCFAD

[note: add one whole tone to each chord below to find shapes, e.g., C = D, F
= G, Bb = C ]

||:C C F G |C C F G :|
   Ooh...

    C   C              F     G
The Red-chins in their millions
     C   C           F      G
Will overspill their borders
    C     C         F        G     C
And chaos then will reign in our Rael

The country of my fathers
A proud land of old order
Like a goldfish being swallowed by a whale

  Bb                   Ab
Rael, the home of my religion
   Bb                   Ab     G
To me the center of the earth

The Red-chins in their millions
Will overspill their borders
And chaos then will reign in our Rael

My heritage is threatened
My roots are torn and cornered
And so to do my best I'll homeward sail
    C           F         G        Bb     Bb    Bb     Bb
And so to do my best I'll homeward sail

    Bb       (Bb/A)   (Bb/G) F   (F/Eb) (F/D) (F/C)
Now captain, listen to my instructions
  Bb                             F
Return to this spot on christmas day
Bb                              F
Look toward the shore for my signal
    Bb                               Ab   G
And then you'll know if in Rael I'll stay

||:G  G  G/F# C/G C/G  G:||

     G      G/F#    C/G   G
If a yellow flag is fluttering
       G      G/F#    C/G G
Sickly herald against the morn
G    G/F#   F    
Then you'll know my courage has ended
           C               G     C/G G
And you'll send your boat ashore

But if a red flag is flying
Brazen bold against the blue
Then you'll know that I am staying
And my yacht belongs to you

Bb                           F
Now captain, listen to my instructions
Return to this spot on christmas day
Look toward the shore for my signal
    Bb                               Ab    G
And then you'll know if in Rael I'll stay

|| G  G  G/F#  C/G C/G G || A A A/Ab D/A D/A A || G...

|| Bb Bb Bb/A  Eb/Bb Eb/Bb Bb ||

Ooh ooh ooh
Bb  A   Ab         Eb   Bb   Eb/Bb  Bb

|D/C   ||Dsus4 D(no3)/C|D/C   ||
|-4----||--5---0-------|-4----||
|-5----||--5---5-------|-5----||
|-4----||.-4---4-------|-4---.||
|(0)---||.-0---0-------|(0)--.||
|------||--------------|------||
|------||--------------|------||

|| C    |C5 Csus2||  D/C   |
||-2----|-5---0--||--4-----|
||-3----|-3---3--||--5-----|
||.2----|-2---2-.||--4-----|
||.0----|-0---0-.||--------|
||------|--------||--------|
||------|--------||--------|


     D/C         Dsus4/C      D(no3)/C    D/C        Dsus4/C D(no3)/C
He's crazy if he thinks we're coming back again
He's crazy if he thinks we're coming back again
     C           C5           Csus2  D/C        Dsus4/C D(no3)/C
He's crazy if he thinks we're coming back again
     C    C5 Csus2  D/C
He's crazy,         anyway

|[bass only these 2 meas]D/C C    |D/C C D/C    |
|--------|--------------|---------|-------------|
|--------|--------------|---------|-------------|
|--------|--------------|---------|-------------|
|2-0x----|--2-0---------|2-0x-----|-2-0---------|
|--------|------3-2-0---|---------|-----3-2-0---|
|--------|------------3-|---------|-----------3-|

|C   Bb/C |  C  Bb/C          |
|---------|-------------------|
|---------|-------------------|
|---------|-------------------|
|0--------|--0----------------|
|---3x----|-----3--2--0-----0-|
|---------|--------------3----|

|| A              |               ||
||----------------|---------------||
||----------------|---------------||
||----------------|---------------||
||------------4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-||
||-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
||----------------|---------------||

[Open C pedal throughout]
|D/C C      | D/C  C   G/C|D/C  C    | D/C  C  D/C |
|4---2------|--4---2---5--|4---2-----|--4---2---4--|
|5---3------|--5---3---5--|5---3-----|--5---3---5--|
|4---2------|--4---2---6--|4---2-----|--4---2---4--|
|0---0------|--0---0---0--|0---0-----|--0---0---0--|
|-----------|-------------|----------|-------------|
|-----------|-------------|----------|-------------|

|E/C D/C  |  E/C  D/C E/C|F/C    |       |
|6---4----|---6---4---6--|7------|-------|
|7---6----|---7---6---7--|8------|-------|
|6---4----|---6---4---6--|7------|-------|
|0---0----|---0---0---0--|0------|0------|
|---------|--------------|-------|-------|
|---------|--------------|-------|-------|

||F/C  Fsus4/C F/C  |Fsus2/C  F/C x2 F/C Fsus4/C|F5/C    |
||-7-----8-----7----|-------------||7-----8-----|10------|
||-8-----8-----8----|-10-8-10-8---||8-----8-----|8-------|
||-7-----7-----7----|-----------7-||7-----7-----|7-------|
||(0)---------------|-------------||------------|0-------|
||------------------|-------------||------------|--------|
||------------------|-------------||------------|--------|

|F/C Fsus4/C|F/C      || A              |               ||
|7-----8----|-7-------||----------------|---------------||
|8-----8----|-8-------||----------------|---------------||
|7-----7----|-7-------||----------------|---------------||
|-----------|-0-------||------------4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-||
|-----------|---------||-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
|-----------|---------||----------------|---------------||


     D/C            Dsus4 
If a yellow flag is fluttering
D(no3)/C D/C                Dsus4/C 
Sickly   herald against the morn
D(no3)/C    C                   C5
Then you'll know my courage has ended
Csus2      C               D
And you'll send your boat ashore

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Part II
[approx organ changes; can be played tuned down or in standard tuning:
EADGBE]


C    
What I see is all I've seen
      F        C
In my sweetest sleeping dreams
F              C
What I feel is all I've felt
F               Am
When by newborn babes I've knelt
F                 C         Am
What I know now is all I've known
                         F
That has been good while I have grown
                        C
Bless the thoughts that made me sail
F                    A5
And the god who made Rael

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