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Sleeping Man – guitar tab

Sleeping Man | guitar tab
By John Entwistle
>From Too Late, The Hero, 1981
Written by John Entwistle (c)1981 Whistle Rhymes Limited

#----------------------------------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: Mark Hedley
		Relativity@hawaii.rr.com

2001-11-24                     Whotabs                 www.thewho.net/whotabs/

SLEEPIN MAN

INTRO:
     |-2-----------4-|-2-------------|
     |-4-----------5-|-4-------------|
     |-4-----------4-|-4-------------|
     |---------------|---------------| 
     |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
     |---------------|---------------| (repeat x 2)

B                                 F#
Who's that knocking at the bottom of my door?
A               E
Who's that lyin on the floor?
       G             B                        F#
Like a fallen meteor -- it's the sleepin man.
B                      F#
Tomorrow just slipped away,
A                       E
Whatever happened to yesterday?
G                 B               F#
You play, you pay -- sleepin man.



D                        A
Sandman please leave him alone
C                     G
Let him out of the twilight zone
         Bb                            D
Just for once let him answer the phone
        A
Sleepin man.

(Repeat)

Second time passing chord: F#  

then: INTRO


B              F#
Mouth is open, eyes shut tight.
A                E
Night is day and day is night
G                       B          F#
He's not a pretty sight -- sleepin man,
     B                  F#    
Face down on the table, drink in his hand
A                            E
He doesn't hear the noise of the band,
       G                            B             F#
With a head full of ideas, and eyes full of sand,

Lies the sleepin man



D                        A
Sandman please leave him alone
C                     G
Let him out of the twilight zone
         Bb                            D
Just for once let him answer the phone
        A
Sleepin man.

(Repeat)




     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |7--7-9-11-9-7--|5---5-7-9-7-5--|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|5----5-7-9-7-5-|5-5----7-9-7-5-|

     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
     |7--7-9-11-9-7--|5---5-7-9-7-5--|3----3-5-7-5-3-|3-3----5-7-5-3-|
     |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

SOLO:

C / G G | Bb / F F | Ab / C C | G / / / |  (2x)



D                A                 E
Sing a lude lullaby to the sleepin man.
D         A               E
Grab some zzzzz's sleepin man.
D              A                   E
Say goodnight again to the sleepin man,
     D               A
I'll see you in your dreams
        E
Sleepin man.

OUTRO:                                                         (PLAY 2X)
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
Gtr 1->|777777777777777|555555555555555|555555555555555|555555555555555|
     ->|777777777777777|666666666666666|444444444444444|444444444444444|
     ->|777777777777777|777777777777777|666666666666666|666666666666666|
Gtr2/->|5-5------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
Bass   |---------------|5-5------------|0-0------------|---------0-0---|

                                                               (PLAY 2X)
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
Gtr 1->|777777777777777|555555555555555|555555555555555|555555555555555|
     ->|777777777777777|666666666666666|444444444444444|444444444444444|
     ->|777777777777777|777777777777777|666666666666666|666666666666666|
Gtr2/->|5-5------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
Bass   |---------------|5-5------------|0----0-3-5-3-0-|0-0----3-5-3-0-|

                                             (REPEAT AND FADE; ABOUT 3X)
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
Gtr 1->|777777777777777|555555555555555|555555555555555|555555555555555|
     ->|777777777777777|666666666666666|444444444444444|444444444444444|
     ->|777777777777777|777777777777777|666666666666666|666666666666666|
Gtr2/->|5---5-7-9-7-5--|---------------|---------------|---------------|
Bass   |---------------|5---5-7-9-7-5--|0----0-3-5-3-0-|0-0----3-5-3-0-|


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