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Doctor Jimmy (Townshend)
Quadrophenia
1973
tabbed by BIG TOMMY P

bass performance by John Entwistle

standard tuning

(intro)
G|-------4-6--7-9------------------4-6--7-9--------------|
D|-----7-------------------------7-----------------------|
A|-00---------------000000000-00------------00000000000--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

(verse)
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|---000000000000000000000-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
Just keep playing this for the entire verse until the chorus

(Chorus)
AT (0:45) play
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3--2--0------0-2-3--2--0-----0-2-3--2--0------0-2-----|
A|----------1-3-------------1-3--------------1-3---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

(continued)
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3--2--0-----------------------------------------------|
A|----------111111111111/7-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------0-----------------------------|

(post – chorus)
G|------------5-57-77------------5-57-77-----------------|
D|-7-77--5-55---------7-77--5-55-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

(continued)
G|-9-999999-7-5-555555-7---------------------------------|
D|--------------------------4-6--6--4-------4-6--6--4----|
A|-----------------------7------------7--7------------7--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat verse
Repeat chorus
Repeat post – chorus


(bridge)

firstly, play the last part of the post – chorus
another 4 times
then

G|-------------5--5-------------5--5------------5--5------|
D|-666666-6--8-------8-6---6--8-------8-6--6--8-------8-6-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

(continued) I can’t tab the rhythm, but I can the notes (roughly)
G|---------5-575-5---------------------------------------|
D|-6--6--6----------8--6--6-6----------------------------|
A|------------------------------6----------6-------------|
E|---------------------------------8-4-44----8-4-44------|
John plays around these notes in the repeat, just muck
Around

(continued)
G|--------------------------|----------------------------|
D|--------------------------|----4-6--6------------------|
A|-7-77777-777-77-77-777-7--|-7----------4--7------------|
E|--------------------------|----------------------------|
						Play this bit x4

Play verse again

(different chorus) play x3
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3--2--0------0-2-3--2--0------0-(REST)----------------|
A|----------1-3--------------1-3-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

Play verse again (but it’s without words this time)

In post - chorus, piano mainly plays, but hit an A on
“DOCTOR” & “WHEN”

then play
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------4-6--6--4-------4-6--6--4------------|
A|-7-77-5-3-33-5-7------------7--7------------7----------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

Play the bridge again, then play the outro in E, doing the thing from the post – chorus, 
that for a while, then play stuff (mainly the root note) in Ab until it fades.	That’s 
Best song from Quadrophenia. Rate this tab…BIATCH!

            
            
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