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The Seeker – guitar tab

The Seeker | guitar tab
By The Who, 1970
>From Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy, 1971
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1970 Fabulous Music Ltd

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

originally transcribed by Kenny Sahr 
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1998-03-27          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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retranscribed by Artyom 2014-11-11         art98krolik@mail.ru
==============                                                        

[Intro]:
G/A A              Dsus4 D   G/A A              Dsus4 D      F C     C G
|----------------------3-2---|----------------------3-2---|------------3---|
|----------------------3-3---|----------------------3-3---|--0-1-----1-0---|
|----------------------2-2---|----------------------2-2-0-|--0-0-----0-0---|
|-0-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-0-0---|-0-2-2-2-2--222---2---0-0-0-|--3-2-----2-0---|
|-0-0-0-0-0--000-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-0-0--000---0-------0-|--3-3-----3-1---|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|------------3---|

[Verse]:
       A            Dsus4 D     A                Dsus4 D      F C     C G
|-----------------------3-2---|----------------------3-2---|------------3---|
|------2-2-2--222---2---3-3---|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-3-3---|--0-1-----1-0---|
|------2-2-2--222---2---2-2---|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-2-2---|--0-0-----0-0---|
|------2-2-2--222---2---0-0---|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-0-0---|--3-2-----2-0---|
|-5-3--0-0-0--000---0---------|-0-0-0-0-0--000-0-0-0-------|--3-3-----3-1---|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|------------3---|

   I've looked under chairs       I've looked under tables 
  A                Dsus4 D            A          Dsus4 D 
|----------------------3-2---|-----------------------3-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-3-3---|--------2----222---2---3-3---|
|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-2-2---|--------2----222---2---2-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-0-0---|--------2----222---2---0-0---|
|-0-0-0-0-0--000-0-0-0-------|-5-3--0-0----000---0---------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------|

         A          Dsus4 D            A
 I've tried to find the key    to fifty million fables  They call me...      
|-----------------------3-2---|-------------------------|
|---------2---222-2-2-2-3-3---|--------2----222---2-2---|
|---------2---222-2-2-2-2-2---|--------2----222---2-2---|
|---------2---222-2-2-2-0-0---|--------2----222---2-2---|
|-5-3-0-0-0---000-0-0-0-------|-5-3--0-0----000---0-0---|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|

   D                         G C           D
...the Seeker                            I've been searching low...       
|--2--2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-2----0-|---------2-----2-2--2-2-----|
|--3--3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-3-3--0-1-|---------3-----3-3--3-3--0--|
|--2--2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-2--0-0-|---------2-----2-2--2-2--0--|
|--0--0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0--0-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0--0-0--0--|
|------------------------------3-|----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------|

         A         Dsus4 D      A                     G
...and high 
|----------------------3-2----|-------------------------|
|--------2----222----2-3-3----|-2--2-2-2----222--2-2--0-|
|--------2----222----2-2-2----|-2--2-2-2----222--2-2--0-|
|--------2----222----2-0-0----|-2--2-2-2----222--2-2--0-|
|-5-3--0-0----000----0--------|-0--0-0-0----000--0-0----|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|

  F C                                   C G
     I won't get to get what I'm after     'til the day I die
|---0---------------------------------|-0-3-------------------|
|-0-1---------------------------------|-1-0-------------------|
|-0-0---------------------------------|-0-0-------------------|
|-3-2---------------------------------|-2-0-------------------|
|-3-3---------------------------------|-3-2-------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3-------------------|
  
  A                Dsus4 D    A              Dsus4 D
 [rhythm guitar]:
|----------------------3-2--|--------------------3-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2----222--2--3-3--|-2--2-2-2---222--2--3-3---|
|-2-2-2-2-2----222--2--2-2--|-2--2-2-2---222--2--2-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2----222--2--0-0--|-2--2-2-2---222--2--0-0---|
|-0-0-0-0-0----000--0-------|-0--0-0-0---000--0--------|
|---------------------------|--------------------------|
|[lead guitar]:             |                          |
|---------9-----------------|--------9-----------------|
|--------10-----------------|-------10-----------------|
|---------------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------2--5/7-5-|
|---------------------------|-----------------0--3/5-3-|
|---------------------------|--------------------------|

  A               Dsus4 D    A              Dsus4 D
       I asked Bobby Dylan,          I asked the Beatles, 
|---------------------3-2--|-----------------------3-2---|
|-2-2-2--2----222--2--3-3--|-2-2-2-2-2---222-2-2-2-3-3---|
|-2-2-2--2----222--2--2-2--|-2-2-2-2-2---222-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-2-2-2--2----222--2--0-0--|-2-2-2-2-2---222-2-2-2-0-0---|
|-0-0-0--0----000--0-------|-0-0-0-0-0---000-0-0-0-------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|                          |                             |
|--------9-----------------|---------9-------------------|
|-------10-----------------|--------10-------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2----------------2-5/7-5-|-2------------------2--5/7-5-|
|-0----------------0-3/5-3-|-0------------------0--3/5-3-|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|

  A                  Dsus4 D    A                       G
I asked Timothy Leary    But he couldn't help me either  They call me 
|------------------------3-2--|---------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2----222-2-2-2-3-3--|-2-2-2-2-2-----2--2--2---0-|
|-2-2-2-2-2----222-2-2-2-2-2--|-2-2-2-2-2-----2--2--2---0-|
|-2-2-2-2-2----222-2-2-2-0-0--|-2-2-2-2-2-----2--2--2---0-|
|-0-0-0-0-0----000-0-0-0------|-0-0-0-0-0-----0--0--0-----|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
|                             |                           |
|---------9-------------------|---------9-----------------|
|--------10-------------------|--------10-----------------|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
|-2-------------------2-5/7-5-|-2----------------2--5/7-5-|
|-0-------------------0-3/5-3-|-0----------------0--3/5-3-|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|

  D                       C/G          D
the Seeker                    I've been searching low and high
|-2-----2-------2--2--2------|---------2-----2-2--2-2-----|
|-3-----3-------3--3--3--0---|---------3-----3-3--3-3-----|
|-2-----2-------2--2--2--0-0-|---------2-----2-2--2-2-----|
|-0-----0-------0--0--0--0-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0--0-0--0--|
|--------------------------3-|-------------------------0--|
|--------------------------0-|----------------------------|
|                            |                            |
|-------14-------------------|--------14------------------|
|-------15-------------------|--------15------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-7-----------------2--5/7-5-|-7-----------------2--5/7-5-|
|-5-----------------0--3/5-3-|-5-----------------0--3/5-3-|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|

  A                Dsus4 D            A          Dsus4 D 
|----------------------3-2---|-----------------------3-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-3-3---|--------2----222--2-2--3-3-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-2-2---|--------2----222--2-2--2-2-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-2--222-2-2-2-0-0---|--------2----222--2-2--0-0-0-|
|-0-0-0-0-0--000-0-0-0-------|-5-3--0-0----000--0-0--------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|                            |                             |
|---------9------------------|---------9-------------------|
|--------10------------------|--------10-------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2------------------2-5/7-5-|-2---------------------------|
|-0------------------0-3/5-3-|-0---------------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------|

 F C                                   C G
     I won't get to get what I'm after     'til the day I die
|---0---------------------------------|-0-3-------------------|
|-0-1---------------------------------|-1-0-------------------|
|-0-0---------------------------------|-0-0-------------------|
|-3-2---------------------------------|-2-0-------------------|
|-3-3---------------------------------|-3-2-------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3-------------------|

          A        Dsus4 D          A                G
|----------------------3-2---|-------------------------|
|---------2---222---2--3-3---|-----------------------0-|
|---------2---222---2--2-2---|------2-2-2----2-----2-0-|
|---------2---222---2--0-0---|------2-2-2----2-----2-0-|
|-5-3-0-0-0---000---0--------|-5-3--0-0-0----0-----0---|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|                            |                         |
|---------9------------------|-------------------------|
|--------10------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|-2------------------2-5/7-5-|-2-----------------------|
|-0------------------0-3/5-3-|-0-----------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|

  D                    Dsus4     D                 Dsus4
  People tend to hate me        'cause I never smile
 [lead guitar]: 
|-12//////////////////-12/////-|12////////////////14//17//-|
|----------------------10/////-|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|[rhythm guitar]:              |                           |
|-2-----2-2-----2-2-----2-3-x--|-2----2-2----2-2----2-3--x-|
|-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-x--|-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--x-|
|-2-----2-2-----2-2-----2-2-x--|-2----2-2----2-2----2-2--x-|
|-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0----|-0----0-0----0-0----0-0----|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|

  A                 Asus4    A
As I ransack their homes they wanna shake my hand
|-\12//////////////////////|\10/////12////////-12//////////-|
|--------------------------|-------------------10//////////-|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|                          |                                |
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-2----2-2---2-2---2-3---3-|-2----2--2----2--2----2---------|
|-2----2-2---2-2---2-2---2-|-2----2--2----2--2----2---------|
|-2----2-2---2-2---2-2---2-|-2----2--2----2--2----2---------|
|-0----0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|-0----0--0----0--0----0--0---0--|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------|
 
  D                  Dsus4    D             
Focusing on nowhere,            investigating miles
|-12/14//////////////15/////|17///-12/14///////15//\-|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|                           |                        |
|-2----2-2----2-2----2-3-x--|-2---2-2---2-2---2--2---|
|-3----3-3----3-3----3-3-x--|-3---3-3---3-3---3--3---|
|-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-x--|-2---2-2---2-2---2--2---|
|-0----0-0----0-0----0-0----|-0---0-0---0-0---0--0---|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|

  E5         E
I'm a Seeker, I'm a really desperate man
|-9///////\7////////10//////\9//////-12----|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|                                          |
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------1----1-1-1----1-1-1-1-1-1-----|
|------------2----2-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-2----2--2--2----2-2-2----2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-0----0--0--0----0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-----|

[Solo]:

NOTE: Rhythm guitar repeats verse section. Chords help you with that.
   A                                  Dsus4 D   A                            Dsus4 D
   >        >        >     >                          >
|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9------------------|--------9----------------------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-10---------|-------10----------------------------------|
|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9----------11-9----|--------9----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------11-|------------10-11---10-11---10-11---11-11--|
|---------------------------------------------|-12-0-----12------12------12------12-------|
|---------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|

  A                          Dsus4 D      A                                Dsus4 D  
|-12------12------12------12------------|-----------------------------------------------|
|-10------10------10------10------------|-13-13-13-10-13-13-13-10-13-10-----------------|
|--9--9-9--9--9-9--9--9-9--9--9-9-------|-11-11-11----11-11-11----11----11-9------------|
|---------------------------------------|------------------------------------9-10-------|
|----------------------------------0-0--|-----------------------------------------12----|
|---------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|

  D                             Dsus4    D
|-12-------12-----12--10---------------|-12--10-------------------------------|
|-10-10----10-10----10--10-12-10-------|--------12--10-------10------10-12----|
|-----------------------------------9--|---------------9----9--9---9----------|
|--------------------------------12----|-----------------12------12-----------|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------------0--|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 
   A                   Dsus4 D    A                        Dsus4 D 
|--9----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-10----13----------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--9----11--11-----10-11--10-11-|----10-11----10-11---10-11---10-11-|
|-----------10------9-10---9-10-|-----9-10-----9-10----9-10----9-10-|
|---------------12--------------|-12-------12-----------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

                F   C                                 C G
                     I won't get to get what I'm after   'til the day I die
|---------------------------------------------------|-0-3--------------------|
|---------------10--8-------------------------------|-1-0--------------------|
|----10-11------11--9-------------------------------|-0-0--------------------|
|-----9-10------12-10-------------------------------|-2-0--------------------|
|-12--------12--------------------------------------|-3-1--------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|---3--------------------|

       A                           Dsus4 D      A                     
|-------9---9---9---------------------------|---9-----------------9----|
|-12---10--10--10---12--10------------------|--10----12--10--12--10----|
|-------9---9---9----------11--9------------|---9-----------------9----|
|--------------------------------11---------|--------------------------|
|------------------------------------12--0--|--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|--------------------------|

  D                    Dsus4     D                 Dsus4 G
I learned how to raise my voice in anger
|-12///////////////////////////|12/////////////-14///15///-|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|                              |                           |
|-2-----2-2-----2-2-----2-3-x--|-2----2-2----2-2----2-3----|
|-3-----3-3-----3-3-----3-3-x--|-3----3-3----3-3----3-3--0-|
|-2-----2-2-----2-2-----2-2-x--|-2----2-2----2-2----2-2--0-|
|-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0----|-0----0-0----0-0----0-0--0-|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|

    Asus4      A5  Asus4 A
Yeah, but look at my face, ain't this a smile
|-14///12///10////12//////-|-9/////10///12///\9//////--|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|                          |                           |
|-------5------------------|---------------------------|
|-------3-------------3--2-|-------2-----2---2---2-----|
|-------2-------------2--2-|-------2-----2---2---2-----|
|-------2------2--2---2--2-|-------2-----2---2---2-----|
|-0-----0----0-0--0---0--0-|-0-----0-----0---0---0-----|
|--------------------------|---------------------------|

  D                  Dsus4    D
I'm happy when life's good and when it's bad I cry
|-10/////////////////9------|-12//////////////-14///-|
|---------------------------|-10//////////////-------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|                           |                        |
|-2----2-2----2-2----2-3-x--|-2---2-2---2-2---2--2---|
|-3----3-3----3-3----3-3-x--|-3---3-3---3-3---3--3---|
|-2----2-2----2-2----2-2-x--|-2---2-2---2-2---2--2---|
|-0----0-0----0-0----0-0----|-0---0-0---0-0---0--0---|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------|
 
  E5        E                   
 I got values but I don't know how or why
|-12///////16///////\14//////17//////-16-|---------------------|
|----------------------------------------|----------------10---|
|----------------------------------------|-------------------9-|
|----------------------------------------|---------10--11------|
|----------------------------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------------------------|---------------------|
|                                        |                     |
|-----------------------------0--0--0--0-|---------------------|
|-----------------------------0--0--0--0-|---------------------|
|-----------1-----------------1--1--1--1-|---------------------|
|-----------2-----------------2--2--2--2-|---------------------|
|-2---2-----2-----------------2--2--2--2-|---------------------|
|-0---0-----0----0----0-0-0---0--0--0--0-|---------------------|

  A               Dsus4 D    A                 Dsus4 D
   I'm looking for me, you're looking for you
 [rhythm guitar]:
|---------------------3-2--|-----------------------3-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2---222--2--3-3--|-2-2-2-2-2---222-2-2-2-3-3---|
|-2-2-2-2-2---222--2--2-2--|-2-2-2-2-2---222-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2---222--2--0-0--|-2-2-2-2-2---222-2-2-2-0-0---|
|-0-0-0-0-0---000--0-------|-0-0-0-0-0---000-0-0-0-------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|[lead guitar]:            |                             |
|---------9----------------|---------9-------------------|
|--------10----------------|--------10-------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2------------------5/7-5-|-2------------------2--5/7-5-|
|-0------------------3/5-3-|-0------------------0--3/5-3-|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
 
  A                Dsus4 D   A
We're looking at each other and we don't know what to do  They call me
|----------------------3-2-|-----------------------------|
|-2-2-2--2---222-2-2-2-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2----222---2--------|
|-2-2-2--2---222-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2----222---2---0----|
|-2-2-2--2---222-2-2-2-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2----222---2---0----|
|-0-0-0--0---000-0-0-0-----|-0-0-0-0-0----000---0---0----|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|                          |                             |
|--------9-----------------|---------9-------------------|
|-------10-----------------|--------10-------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2----------------2-5/7-5-|-2------------------2--5/7-5-|
|-0----------------0-3/5-3-|-0------------------0--3/5-3-|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------|

   D                      C/G  D
 the Seeker                               I've been searching low
|--2-222222---2-2-2-2-2------|-2-2-2-2-2-----2----2-------|
|--3-333333---3-3-3-3-3--0---|-3-3-3-3-3-----3----3-------|
|--2-222222---2-2-2-2-2--0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-----2----2-------|
|--0-000000---0-0-0-0-0--0-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0--0-0--0--|
|--------------------------3-|-------------------------0--|
|--------------------------0-|----------------------------|
|                            |                            |
|-------14-------------------|--------14------------------|
|-------15-------------------|--------15------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-7-----------------2--5/7-5-|-7-----------------2--5/7-5-|
|-5-----------------0--3/5-3-|-5-----------------0--3/5-3-|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|

          A5  A   Dsus4 D            A                 G
 and high 
|---------------------3-2---|----------------------------|
|---------------------3-3---|--------2----222---2--2---0-|
|-------------22x-2x2-2-0---|--------2----222---2--2---0-|
|---------2---22x-2x2-0-0---|--------2----222---2--2---0-|
|-5-3--0--0---00x-0x0-------|-5-3--0-0----000---0--0-----|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|                           |                            |
|---------9-----------------|---------9------------------|
|--------10-----------------|--------10------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|-2-----------------2-5/7-5-|-2--------------------------|
|-0-----------------0-3/5-3-|-0--------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|

 F C                                   C G
     I won't get to get what I'm after     'til the day I die
|---0---------------------------------|-0-3-------------------|
|-0-1---------------------------------|-1-0-------------------|
|-0-0---------------------------------|-0-0-------------------|
|-3-2---------------------------------|-2-0-------------------|
|-3-3---------------------------------|-3-2-------------------|
|-------------------------------------|---3-------------------|

[Outro]:
G/A  A5             Dsus4 D      F C     C G    A
|----------------------3-2---|------------3------------|
|----------------------3-3---|--0-1-----1-0----2-------|
|----------------------2-2---|--0-0-----0-0----2-------|
|-0-2-2-2-2--222---2---0-0---|--3-2-----2-0----2-------|
|-0-0-0-0-0--000---0---------|--3-3-----3-1----0-------|
|----------------------------|------------3------------|

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