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We’re Not Gonna Take It – guitar tab

We're Not Gonna Take It | guitar tab
By The Who
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1969 Fabulous Music Ltd.

#----------------------------------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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previous transcription by Kenny Sahr
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1998-05-19          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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G      3x0003 and 3x0033    
C/G    3x2013               
G5     355xxx         
F5     133xxx
Fadd9  1Tx3213
[See me, feel me]
E/D    xx0454           Fsus4  xx3311 and xxx566 
D/E    xx2232           F      xx3211 and xxx565
B7sus4 x24455           Bsus4  7Tx997x 
Ebmaj7 xx1333           B      7Tx987x 


[INTRO]
                                    x2
  ||:G G G G G   |(C/G)      C/G   :||
--||---------3---|------------3-----||
--||---------0---|------------1-----||
--||.--------0---|------------0----.||
--||.--------0---|------------2----.||
--||-------------|------------------||
-3||-3-3-3-3-3--3|--3-3-3-3-3-3---3-||

G             (C/G)    C/G                C/G       G
Welcome to the camp, I guess you all know why we're here
F                           Em
  My name is Tommy, and I became aware this year
Eb                                 G           C/G  G
  If you want to follow me, you've got to play pinball
    C           G         C           G
And put in your earplugs, put on your eyeshades
    C                     G       G5 G5 G5 F5 G5
You know where to put the cork

Hey, you, gettin' drunk, so sorry, I've got you sussed
Hey, you, smokin' mother nature, this is a bust
Hey, hung up ol' Mr. Normal, don't try to gain my trust
'Cause you ain't gonna follow me any of those ways
Although you think you must

[CHORUS]
   G                       C   C    (G)  F   C  x4
   We're not gonna take it  
||-----------------3---------|------------------||
||-----------------3---------|------------------||
||.----------------0---------|-----------------.||
||.----------------0---------|---2-2-0-2/3---2-.||
||-------------------------3-|-3----------------||
||-3-----3---3--3--3---------|------------------||

C                 G              F       C         G
  We're not gonna take it, never did and never will
C                 G              F               C
  We're not gonna take it, gonna break it, gonna shake it
      Bb        Am     (G)
Let's forget it better still

||:G            C | C/G   G   F  C :||x2 
||-----------3----|-----------------||
||-----------3----|-----------1-----||
||-----------0----|---0---0---2--0--||
||-----------0----|-2-2---0---3--2--||
||--------------3-|-3---------3--3--||
||-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-|------(3)--------||

Now you can't hear me, your ears are truly sealed
You can't speak either, 'cause your mouth is filled
You can't see nothing, and pinball completes the scene
Here comes Uncle Ernie to guide you to your very own machine

[repeat CHORUS]
We're not gonna take it
We're not gonna take it
We're not gonna take it
We're not gonna take it

C                 G              F       C         G
  We're not gonna take it, never did and never will
C                 G              F      C      G
  Don't want no religion, and as far as we can tell
C                G               F       C         G
  We ain't gonna take you, never did and never will
C                 G               F               C
  We're not gonna take you, we forsake you, gonna rape you
      Bb         Am    (G)
Let's forget you better still

||:G     .     .  C | C/G   G   F  C :||x4 
||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|-----------------||
||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|---1-------1-----||
||.0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|---0--(0)--2--0-.||
||.0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|(2)2--(0)--3--2-.||
||----------------3-|(3)3-------3--3--||
||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|-----------------||

| G               | G                |
|-----------------|-3----------------|
|-----------------|-0----------------|
|-----------------|-0----------------|
|-----------------|-0----------------|
|-----------------|------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3----------------|

      Fadd9           C
We forsake you, gonna rape you
         Bb      Am7    A
Let's forget you better still

[See me, feel me]

| E/D   | D/E   | E/D   | D/E   |

Ebmaj7 |Fsus4  F|Fsus4   F|G
See me, feel me, touch me, heal me
See me, feel me, touch me, heal me
See me, feel me, touch me, heal me

Ebmaj7 |Fsus4  F|Fsus4   F |
See me, feel me, touch me,

| Emsus4         |E                    | B7sus4     | B       |
  heal me                                                (Listening..)
|----------------|0--------------------|-------5--5-|---------|
|----------------|0--------------------|-------5--5-|---------|
|----------------|1--------------------|----4--4--4-|-4-4-4-4-|
|-2--------------|2-------2------------|----4--4--4-|-4-4-4-4-|
|-2--------------|2-------2-----------0|-2--2--2--2-|-2-2-2-2-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-2-4-|------------|---------|

             A    B         C
Listening to you, I get the music
          A    B         E
Gazing at you, I get the heat
          A    B           C
Following you, I climb the mountain
        G        D       Bsus4    B
I get excitement at your feet

Right behind you, I see the millions
On you, I see the glory
From you, I get opinions
From you, I get the story

[repeat and fade]


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litgo@aol.com

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