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We’re Not Gonna Take It (live) – bass tab

We're Not Gonna Take It (live) | bass tab
By The Who
As performed on Live At Leeds, 1970
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1969 Fabulous Music 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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Excerpted from:
COMPLETE BASS TRANSCRIPTION OF TOMMY: www.thewho.net/whotabs/tommybass.txt


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Translated by John Jagos                                  Whotabs
Jagster211@buckeye-access.com         2006-04-14          www.thewho.net/whotabs

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All Songs Tuned Regular Tuning: E A D G
  
  /=Slide Up
  \=Slide Down
  x=Mute Note
  h-Hit On
  s=slide

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[Yet another guitar solo]

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Jagster211@buckeye-access.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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