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So Sad About Us – guitar tab

So Sad About Us | guitar tab
By The Who
>From A Quick One, 1966
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1966 TRO-Essex Music, Inc.

#----------------------------------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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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com      rev 2001-12-15          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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[intro]
   ||:  A Asus2 A  Asus4 | A Asus2 A   :||
---||--(0)---------------|(0)-----------||
---||---2-0-----2--3-----|-2-0-----2----||
---||.--2-2-----2--2-----|-2-2-----2---.||
---||.--2-2-----2--2-----|-2-2-----2---.||
---||-0------------------|(0)-----------||
-0-||--------------------|------------0-||

                                [see note below]
|   A Asus2 A Asus4|A Asus2 A | F#m   |     | D     |   | E   |    |
    la la   la la   la la  la

   A   |A/D       | A
So sad        'bout us 
                  |--------------|----------|
                  |---10-9-10-12-|-10-9-10--|
                  |---9--9-9--9--|-9--9-9---|
                  |---11-9-11-12-|-11-9-11--|
                  |-0------------|(0)-------|
                  |--------------|----------|

   A  *|A/D       | A  [repeat as above;  * - see note 2 below]
So sad        'bout us 
|F#m         |
 Sad that the news is out now
|Bm           |
 Sad 'spose we can't turn back now
|A/D  |E     | A   Asus2 A Asus4 | A Asus2 A | A   Asus2 A Asus4 | A Asus2 A|
 Sad    'bout us

So bad 'bout us
So bad 'bout us
Bad, never meant to break up
Bad, 'spose we'll never make up
Bad 'bout us


|F#m              |       |Bm                |
    Apologies mean nothing when the damage is done
|A/D                    |                      |                    |     |E   |   |
    But you can't switch off my lovin' like you can't switch off the sun

[as above]
la la...

B
la la la la...

   B   |  E       | B
So sad        'bout us 
                  |---------------|-----------|
                  |---12-11-12-14-|-12-11-12--|
                  |---11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11--|
                  |---13-11-13-14-|-13-11-13--|
                  |---------------|-----------|
                  |---------------|-----------|

   B  *|B/E       | B   [repeat as above;  * - see note 2 below]
So sad        'bout us 
|G#m       |         
 Sad, never meant to break up
|C#m              |
 Sad, 'spose we'll never make up
|B/E |F#      |B   B          |           |
 Sad     'bout us
              |---------------|-----------|
              |---12-11-12-14-|-12-11-12--|
              |---11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11--|
              |---13-11-13-14-|-13-11-13--|
              |---------------|-----------|
              |---------------|-----------|
[outro]
B    |   | G#m   |    | E    |      | F#    |    | B
Ooh

==========================================================================
note: the F#m, D and E are played as straight chords and the voices (la's)
provide the changes. However, the changes can be played as below:

| F#m          |         | D (Dmaj7)    |         | E         |        |
|--(2)---------|---------|--------------|---------|-----------|--------|
|---2-0--2--3--|-2-0--2--|(3)2-0--2--3--|-2-0--2--|-----------|--------|
|---2-2--2--2--|-2-2--2--|(2)2-2--2--2--|-2-2--2--|---4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4--|
|---4-4--4--4--|-4-4--4--|-0-0-0--0--0--|-0-0--0--|---2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2--|
|(0)-----------|---------|(0)-----------|---------|---2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2--|
|--------------|---------|--------------|---------|-0-0-0-0---|-0-0-0--|

* note 2: play transition riff:
  A                A/D    [or]     B                B/E
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|
|-----------2-0---|-0--|         |-----------4-2-1-|-2--|
|-------2/4-----4-|----|         |-------4/6-------|----|
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|

=============
litgo@aol.com


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