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To Barney Kessel – guitar tab

To Barney Kessel | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend, 1974
>From Scoop, 1983
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1983 Towser Tunes Inc.

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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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Originally transcribed by:
Spencer K. Heine
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updated by                                 Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          2000-01-08          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Note: use traditional finger-picking (6=t 4=p 3=m 2=i; 5=t 3=p 2=m 1=i)
Note: timing and patterns are approximate


|----||--------5/7|5------2/4|2-------|---------|-------5/7|5------2/4|
|---4||-3------5/7|5------3/5|3----3-3|2-------4|3------5/7|5------3/5|
|---6||.4------5/7|5------4/6|4----2-2|2-------6|4------5/7|5------4/6|
|---6||.4------3/5|3------4/6|4----4-4|2-------6|4------3/5|3------4/6|
|--0-||--00-000---|-00-000---|-0-0--0-|0-00-000-|-00-000---|-00-000---|
|----||-----------|----------|--------|---------|----------|----------|

|2------|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------|---0--|---0----0--|
|3---3-3|2-------|5-5--|5-5--|5-5--|5-5--|5--5-5-|5-5-5-|5-5--8-8---|
|4---2-2|2-------|7-7--|7-7--|7-7--|6-6--|5--5-5-|4-4-4-|3-3--6-6---|
|4---4-4|2-------|7-7--|6-6--|5-5--|5-5--|5--5-5-|5-5-5-|5-5--8-8-8-|
|-0-0-0-|0-00-000|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------|------|----------0|
|-------|--------|-0-00|-0-00|-0-00|-0-00|-0---00|-0--00|-0-0-------|

                                    [first time; repeat] 
|10--------|12------0-|0-----0-----||----------|------||
|10---10---|12----12--|14p12-14-12-||14--------|----4-||
|10---9--9-|12----11--|11----11-11-||13--------|----6.||
|---8-10---|10-10-12--|12----12-12-||14--------|----6.||
|0----8---0|0-----10-0|------------||12--------|---0--||
|----------|----------|------------||----------|------||

[second time]          
|9---7--|9---7--|9---7--|--------|----7/9-7-|----4---|--------|
|9---7--|9---7--|9---7--|7-7-7-7-|7-7-7/9-7-|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|
|9---7--|9---7--|9---7--|7-7-7-7-|7-7-------|6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-|
|7---7--|7---7--|7---7--|7-7-7-7-|6-6-------|6-6---6-|4-4-4-4-|
|--0---0|--0---0|--0----|--------|----------|--------|--------|
|-------|-------|------0|7-7-7-7-|7-7-----7-|5-5---5-|5-5-5-5-|

|--------|--------|--------|--------|----0|------|6-6--6|6-6--6--6---|
|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2--|2--2-2|6-6--6|6-6--6--6--/|
|4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|4-4--|4--4-4|3-3--3|4-4--3--3--/|
|4-4-4-4-|3-3-3-3-|2-2-4-4-|2-2-4-4-|4-4--|4--3-3|2-2--2|5-5--2--2--/|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|-----|------|4-4--4|5-5--4--4---|
|4-4-4-4-|3-3-3-3-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|4-4--|4--3-3|2-2---|3-3--2--2--/|

|-----|------|7----7|------|-------5/7|5------2/4|2-------|---------|
|7-7--|7-7-7-|7----7|-----4|3------5/7|5------3/5|3----3-3|2-------4|
|9-9--|9-9-9-|7----7|-----6|4------5/7|5------4/6|4----2-2|2-------6|
|9-9--|8-8-8-|7----7|9\---6|4------3/5|3------4/6|4----4-4|2-------6|
|-----|------|------|----0-|-00-000---|-00-000---|-0-0--0-|0-00-000-|
|9-9--|8-8-8-|7----7|7\----|----------|----------|--------|---------|

                                                    x4
|-------5/7|5------2/4|2------|----12||-10-------12-||
|3------5/7|5------3/5|3---3-3|2---12||-10----10-12-||
|4------5/7|5------4/6|4---2-2|2---12||.10----9--12.||
|4------3/5|3------4/6|4---4-4|2---10||.8-----10-10.||
|-00-000---|-00-000---|-0-0-0-|0-0---||---0-7-8-0---||
|----------|----------|-------|------||-------------||

|10--------10-|---12----|14~---14|-------
|10----10--10-|10-12-12-|14~---14|14-----
|10----9---9--|---11----|14~---14|13-----
|8-----10--10-|---12----|12----12|14-----
|--0-7-8-0----|--0-----0|-------0|12p0---
|-------------|---------|--------|-------

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