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Bargain
By The Who
>From Who's Next, 1971
Written by Pete Townshend ©1971 Fabulous Music Ltd

==============
transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
==============

Electric: Tune down 1/2 step (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)
Acoustic: Capo on 1 (standard tuning)

[chords]  (electric)  (acoustic)
Bb7sus4    xx4252      x13141 and x13144
Bb7        xx4242      x13131 and x13134
Bb         x244xx      x13331 or 13366
Ab         x022xx     (4)x1144
Ab6          -         x(1)111x
F#           -         xx4322
Db           -         x43121
Eb         022400 or   x(1)1343 or xx1346
           022100
Eb5        02xxxx      x(1)134(3)
Dbadd9     xx0230      x43144
Eb6sus4    042200      xx1344
Gb         3x00xx      x44322
Eb7        020100

[bridge chords; electric tacit (I've put them in 
for single guitar arrg, e.g., Who's Missing)]
Eb         xx2100      xx1343 (xx1346; second time)
Ebmaj7/D   xx1100      x51343
Ebadd9/Db  xx0100      x41341
Ebsus2/Ab  x02200      4x1141 (Ab6)
Dbadd9     xx0230      x41141
Fsus4      244422      133311
F          244322      133211

[Note: Leads are approximate. Leads are transcribed for electric/Eb tuning;
chords symbols above leads are for acoustic/capo]


|Bb7sus4  |          |Bb7     |      |Bb7sus4  |          |Bb       |    |
|---------|----------|--------|------|---------|----------|---------|----|
|---------|----------|--------|------|---------|----------|---------|----|
|<6-<13---|---<11-<9-|<11-<8--|---<9-|<6-<13---|---<11-<9-|<16------|----|
|---------|----------|--------|------|---------|----------|---------|----|
|<4-<11---|---<9--<7-|<9--<6--|---<7-|<4-<11---|---<9--<7-|<14------|---\|
|---------|----------|--------|------|---------|----------|---------|----|
 [with volume pedal for swells]

[verse]
[acoustic; note bass notes as implied by bass]
(Ab6)|Bb    Bb/F   Ab6/Bb |F# Db  Ab/Bb Eb    Ab6 |
  I'd gladly lose me to find you
 ----|1----1-1-----1------|2--1------4--3---------|
 ---1|3----3-3-----1------|2--2------4--4------1--|
 ---1|3----3-3-----1------|3--1------1--3------1--|
 ---1|3----3-3-----1------|4--3------1--1------1--|
 ---1|1----1-1-----1------|---4----------------1--|
 ----|--------------------|-----------------------|
     [electric]                                   |
     |Bb                  |           Ab Eb5      |
 ----|--------------------|-----------------------|
 ----|--------------------|-----------------------|
 ----|4-------------------|--------x--2-----------|
 ---4|4-------------------|--------x--2-----------|
 ---2|2-------------------|--------x--0--2--------|
 ----|--------------------|--------------0--------|

[acoustic]
   |Bb    Bb/F   Ab6/Bb |F# Db  Ab/Bb Eb    Ab6 |
[electric]
   |Bb                  |         Ab  Eb
I'd gladly give up all I had

  |Bb    Bb/F   Ab6/Bb |Dbadd9             |Eb    |Eb6sus4 E Eb6sus4 Eb|
  |Bb                  |Dbadd9             |Eb    | 
To find you, I'd suffer anything and be glad
                                           |--0---|-0--0--0--0--0--0---|
                                           |--0---|/12-10-9--7--5--3---|
                                           |------|--------------------|
                                           |------|--------------------|
                                           |------|--------------------|
                                           |0-----|--------------------|

    |Bb    Bb/F    Ab6/Bb |F# Db  Ab/Bb Eb    Ab6 |
    |Bb                   |         Ab  Eb
I'll pay any price just to get you

    |Bb     Bb/F    Ab6/Bb  |F# Db  Ab/Bb Eb    Ab6 |
    |Bb                     |         Ab  Eb
I'll work all my life, and I will

  |Bb   Bb/F  Ab6/Bb|Dbadd9                   |Eb Eb6sus4|E Eb6sus4 Eb |
  |Bb               |Dbadd9                   |Eb        |             |  
To win you I'd stand naked, stoned and stabbed                (I'd call...)
                                              |--0---0---|0---0--------|
                                              |--0-2---3-|--2-0--------|
                                              |--1-2---4-|--2-1--------|
                                              |----------|----2--------|
                                              |----------|-------------|
                                              |0---------|-------------|

               |Gb          |Ab         |Eb      |        |Eb       
I'd call that a bargain, the best I ever had  

   |Ebadd9/Db   |Bb Bb/F Ab6/Bb|F# Db Ab/Bb Eb Ab6|            %           |
The best I ever had..........
                |--------------|------------------|------------|-----------|
                |--------------|------------------|------------|-----------|
                |-2-4---2-4--2-|4----------7------|2-4---2-4---|2----x--x--|
                |-2-4---2-4--2-|4----4-6/9---9----|2-4---2-4---|2----x--x--|
                |-----2----2---|--2/6-----------2-|----2-----2-|-----------|
                |--------------|------------------|------------|-----------|

I'd gladly lose me to find you
I'd gladly give up all I got
To catch you I'm gonna run and never stop
                                         |---0--|----0-0-0---0---0---|
                                         |---0--|-/5---7-9--10-10\---|
                                         |---1--|--------------------|
                                         |------|--------------------|
                                         |------|--------------------|
                                         |0-----|-------------------0|

I'd pay any price just to win you
Surrender my good life for bad
To find you I'm gonna drown an unsung man
                                         |--0---|0----0--------------|
                                         |--0---|-------3-/5---------|
                                         |--1--2|---/4---------------|
                                         |------|--------------------|
                                         |------|--------------------|
                                         |0-----|--------------------|

I'd call that a bargain, the best I ever had
    Ebadd9/Db
The best I ever...

|Bb    Bb/F Ab6/Bb|F# Db  Ab/Bb Eb Ab6|Bb  Bb/F Ab6/Bb|F# Db Ab/Bb Eb|
had............
|-----------------|-------------------|--------7------|--------------|
|--7--7--7--7--7--|7-7--7-----7-7-7---|7--7-7--7------|--------------|
|--6^-6^-6^-6^-6--|6-6--4h6p4-6-4-4---|6^-6-4---------|-------2------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------6-4\2---|5--2---2------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------2-|---2----------|
|-----------------|-------------------|---------------|------------0-|

[bridge; acoustic, chords names above incl. for stage versions]
|Eb               Ebmaj7/D            |Ebadd9/Db         
    I sit looking round,  I look at my face in the mirror
|----3-------------------3------------|-------1----------
|--4---4---------------4---4----------|----4----4--------
|-3------3---3-------3-------3---3----|--3--------3---3--
|1---------1-------------------1------|-------------1----
|-----------------5-------------------|4-----------------
|-------------------------------------|------------------

                      |Ab6                  |Dbadd9              |
      I know I'm worth nothing       without you         and like
-------1--------------|-----1---------1-----|----1----------1----|
----4-----4-----------|----4-4-------4-4----|---4-4--------4-4---|
--3----------3-----3--|---1---1-1---1---1-1-|--1---1-1----1---1-1|
----------------1-----|--------1---------1--|-------1----------1-|
4---------------------|---------------------|4----------4--------|
----------------------|4----------4---------|--------------------|
[electric]                                                       |
----------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
<10-<9----------------|<5-------------------|----<5/7------------|
----------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
----------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
----------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
----------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

|Eb                     Ebmaj7/D                 |Ebadd9/Db            |
 One and one don't make two    One and one make one             And I'm
|-------3-------6-----------------3--------------|----3---------3------|
|----4-----4-------------------4-----4-----------|--4--4------4--4-----|
|--3----------3-----3-------3-----------3-----3--|-3----3-3--3----3-3--|
|1-----------------------------------------1-----|-------1---------1---|
|-----------------------5------------------------|4---------4----------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
[electric]                                                             |
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|----------<10----<9--|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|---------------------|

|Ab6                              |Dbadd9                            |
 Looking for                  that free ride to me, I'm looking for...
|------1---------------1----------|------3----------------3----------|
|----4---4-----------4---4--------|----4---4------------4---4--------|
|--1-------1---1---1-------1---1--|--1-------1---1----1-------1---1--|
|------------1---------------1----|------------1----------------1----|
|---------------------------------|4----------------4----------------|
|4---------------4----------------|----------------------------------|
[electric]                                                           |
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-<14-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|

|Fsus4     |F   |Fsus4  |Bb  |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7       |         |
 you.....  
[electric]                                                           |
|----------|----|-------|----|---2----|---2-----|---2------|---2-----|
|----------|----|-------|----|--5-5---|--5-5----|----4-----|----4----|
|----------|----|-------|----|-2---2-2|-2---2-2-|-----2-2-2|-----2-2-|
|----------|----|-------|----|4-----4-|4-----4--|4---------|4-----4--|
|----------|----|-------|----|--------|---------|----------|---------|
|----------|----|-------|----|--------|---------|----------|---------|

 |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7     |         |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7     |        |
 [synth riff arr. for guitar]
g|6-/13---|----11-9-|11-8----|-----8-9-|6-/13---|-----11-9|/11-----|--------|
 [electric]                                                                 |
 |---2----|---2-----|---2----|---2-----|---5----|---4-----|---2----|---2----|
 |----5---|----5----|--4-4---|--4-4----|----2---|--2-2----|--4-4---|----4---|
 |-----2-2|-2---2-2-|-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-|4-----4-|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|--------|

 |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7     |        |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb             |
g|6-/13---|----11-9-|11-8----|----8-9-|6-/13---|-----11-9|/16---|--------|
 |                                                                       |
 |---2----|---2-----|---2----|--2-----|---2----|---4-----|------|--------|
 |--5-5---|--5-5----|--4-4---|---4----|----5---|--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--|x-----|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|--------|--------|---------|------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|--------|--------|---------|------|--------|

I'd gladly lose me to find you
I'd gladly give up all I got
To catch you I'm gonna run and never stop
                                      |---0-------|12-----------------|
                                      |---0----12-|12-------9---9\----|
                                      |--------11^|--11\--9-9-7-9\----|
                                      |-----------|-------------------|
                                      |-----------|-------------------|
                                      |-0---------|------------------0|

I'll pay any price just to win you
Surrender my good life for bad
To find you I'm gonna drown an unsung man
                                      |----0---0-0-|----0-----0-|
                                      |-----/5-3-2-|-/5--\3-2---|
                                      |------------|--------2---|
                                      |------------|------------|
                                      |-2----------|------------|
                                      |-0----------|-----------0|

I call that a bargain, the best I ever had

[acoustic]
|Eb     |       |Eb      |Eb Ebadd9/Db Eb Ebadd9/Db|Eb Ebadd9/Db  Eb|
[electric]                                                          |
|Eb5    |    Eb5|Eb5     |         <                |               |
                                          [vol pedal up for feedback]
[acoustic]
|Eb Ebadd9/Db  Eb Ebadd9/Db|Ebadd9/Db     |           |
[electric]                                            |
|                       Eb7|Eb            |           |
                                       The best I ever... 

|Bb Bb/F Ab6/Bb|F# Db  Ab/Bb Eb  Ab6|Bb  Bb/F  Ab6/Bb|F# Db Ab/Bb Eb Ab6|
had.................
|------7-----7-|----7---------------|----------------|------------------|
|---7--7--7--7-|-7--7--7---------4--|-4--4---4---4-2-|------------------|
|---6^----6^---|-6^----6^\---4---4--|-4--4---4---4-2-|-4----------------|
|--------------|---------------6----|6--6---6---6--2-|------------------|
|--------------|--------------------|----------------|------2-----0-----|
|--------------|--------------------|----------------|---------2--------|

|Bb   Bb/F       Ab6/Bb|F# Db Ab/Bb Eb Ab6|Bb Bb/F Ab6/Bb|F# Db Ab/Bb Eb|
|----------------------|--------------7-7-|----------7\--|--------------|
|----------------------|--------7-----7-7-|-7-7--7-7-7\--|--------------|
|--------------7^------|-----7^-7---------|-7-8--7-8-----|----4-2-------|
|--------4-6/9---9-9/9-|9/9/9--9-----9----|9----9--------|----4-2-------|
|2-2--2/6--------------|------------------|-------------0|22------------|
|----------------------|------------------|--------------|--------------|

[repeat intro pattern]
|Bb7sus4 |    |Bb7   |    |Bb7sus4  |     |Bb7   |     |

[repeat post-bridge synth arr. for guitar pattern]

 |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7     |         |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7    |        |
 [synth riff arr. for guitar]                                              |
g|6-/13---|----11-9-|11-8----|-----8-9-|6-/13---|-----11-9|/11----|--------|
 [electric]                                                                |
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|<9------|---------|-<11----|---------|-<9----|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|<7------|---------|-<9-----|---------|-<7----|--------|


 |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7     |         |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb              |
g|6-/13---|----11-9-|11-8----|-----8-9-|6-/13---|-----11-9|/16----|--------|
 |                                                                         |
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|
 |--------|---------|--------|---------|--------|---------|-------|--------|

 |Bb7sus4          |Bb7  |Bb7sus4             |Bb7   |Bb7sus4              |
g|----------------9|/16--|-------------------9|/16---|--------------------9|
 |                                                                         |
 |-----------------|-----|------------------7-|------|---------------------|
 |-----------------|-----|------------------7-|------|---------------------|
 |--9-9--9-9-------|-----|----8----8----------|------|----9-9---9--9---9-9-|
 |--9-9--9-9----9--|-----|----9----9--7-------|------|----9-9---9--9---9-9-|
 |--9-9--9-9-9--9--|-----|----9----9--7-------|------|----9-9---9--9---9-9-|
 |------7----7--7--|-----|---------------7----|------|----7---7------7-----|

 |Bb7             |Bb7sus4          |Bb7                 |
g|/16-------------|----------------9|/16-----------------|
 |                                                       |
 |---7------------|-----------------|--------------------|
 |----------------|0----------------|--------------------|
 |6/8--8---7^~----|-----------------|----------------8---|
 |-------9----9\--|-----------------|----------------9---|
 |----------------|---5^~-------5^--|5^-5^-5^\-----9-9---|
 |--------------7-|------7-5-7------|----------7-5-7-----|

 |Bb7sus4         |                 |Bb7           |               |
g|---------------9|/16--------------|-------------9|/16------------|
 |                                                                 |
 |----------------|-----------------|7---7----7----|--7------------|
 |----------------|-----------------|----7----7----|--7-----7------|
 |---9----9-9-----|9----------------|--------------|---------------|
 |---9----9-9-----|9----------------|--------------|---------------|
 |------------9---|---------9-9-----|------9-------|9----9-----9---|
 |-----7------7---|-----------7-7---|--7-----------|7----7-----7---|

 |Bb7sus4            |                   |Bb    Bb7sus4     |
g|------------------9|/16----------------|------------------|
 |                                                          |
 |-------------------|-------------------|------------------|
 |--9------9---------|-------------------|------------------|
 |--9------9---------|-------------------|------------------|
 |--9------9---------|-------------------|9-----------------|
 |-----9-9---9-9--5^-|------7^-7^-5^-----|9-----------------|
 |7----7-7---7-7-----|7-5-7---------7-7--|7-----------------|

|Bb7      | Bb7   |Bb7sus4 |         |Bb7     |         |
|---------|-------|---2----|---2-----|---2----|---2-----|
|---------|-------|--5-5---|--5-5----|--4-4---|--4-4----|
|---------|-------|-2---2-2|-2---2-2-|-2---2-2|-2---2-2-|
|---------|-------|4-----4-|4-----4--|4-----4-|4-----4--|
|---------|-------|--------|---------|--------|---------|
|---------|-------|--------|---------|--------|---------|

|Bb7sus4 |         |B7   
|---5----|---5-----|-------
|--2-2---|--2-2----|4------
|-2---2-2|-2---2-2-|2------
|4-----4-|4-----4--|4------
|--------|---------|-------
|--------|---------|-------

=============
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Matt Montoya wrote on April 9 2006, 01:48 pm

Okay, but the way it was tabbed feel unorganized and confusuing

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