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Baba Oriley Tab

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The Who - Baba O'Riley (Acoustic)

From a video of Pete Townshend covering this song with a couple of acoustic guitars, sounds cool.


Guitar 1:

     E          A1               E          A          G#         A2
e--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--     0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--|
G--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--     0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--|
B--1-1-1-1-1--2-2-2-2-2-- x2  1-1-1-1-1--2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-6--| x1
D--2-2-----2--4-4-----4--     2-2-----2--4-4-----4--6-6-----6--7-7-----7--|
A--2-2-----2--4-4-----4--     2-2-----2--4-4-----4--6-6-----6--7-7-----7--|
E--0----------0----------     0----------0----------0----------0----------|


E                         A1    E                      A1
   Out here in the fields          I fight for my meals

E               A1               G#       A2
   I get my back into my living

E                         A1    E                      A1
   I don't need to fight            To prove I'm right

E             A1        G#                 A2
   I don't need to be forgiven yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah


     E        B1A2            B2             B2
e--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0     7-7-7-7-7      7--|
G--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0     7-7-7-7-7      7--|
B--1-1-1-1-1--8-6-6-6-6-6 x3  8-8-8-8-8 x3   8--| x1
D--2-2-----2--9-7-7-----7     9-9-----9      9--|
A--2-2-----2--9-7-7-----7     9-9-----9      9--|
E--0----------0-0--------     7--------      7--|

B2           B2      B2                      B2
Don't cry            Don't raise your eye

B2          B2                  B2          B2
       It's only   teenage wasteland


E                         A1    E                               A1
   Sally, take my hand           We'll travel south cross land

E                        A1                             G#       A2
   Put out the fire   And don't look past my shoulder

E                         A1    E                               A1
   The exodus is here                 The happy ones are near

E                       A1                             G#       A2
   Let's get together     Before we get much older


   E      A      G#     A2
e--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0--|
G--0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--|
B--1------2------4------6--| x1
D--2------4------6------7--|
A--2------4------6------7--|
E--0------0------0------0--|

        E                       B1   A2
Teenage wasteland

                  E                       B1   A2
It's only teenage wasteland

       E                       B1   A2
Teenage wasteland              Oh, yeah

       E                       B1   A2
Teenage wasteland

                 B2
They're all wasted!


Guitar 2:

e---------------|
G----4----4-4---|
B-----4----4-4--| (during verse)
D---------------|
A---------------|
E---------------|

e---------------|
G----444--4-4---|
B---4----4-4-4--| (during the "don't cry..." part)
D---------------|
A---------------|
E---------------|

You can definetly add to these riffs and change them up a little bit during the song however you like.
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JS5150 wrote on May 11 2007, 03:14 pm

where is the video of this?

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The Lunatic wrote on May 14 2007, 03:44 pm

This sounds AWESOME!!

Thanks mate!!!

-x-

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1983 Merman wrote on August 10 2007, 03:41 pm

http://pitchforkmedia.imeem.com/video/FY3w8t0R/baba_oriley/

Link to the vid.

Also I think the part before the final chorus uses these chords:

e -0--0--0-
B -0--5--7-
G -1--6--8-
D -2--7--9-
A -2-------
E -0-------

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