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I'm One (at least) | guitar tab
By The Who
>From Quadrophenia, 1973
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1973 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Previous finger-picking transcription by Derek Dial, ddial@itsa.ucsf.edu
==============
revised by                                 Whotabs
litgo@aol.com          1999-04-03          www.thewho.net/whotabs
==============

Note: all leads and picking patterns are approximate.

G           3x0003
D7sus4/G    3x0213
G(add5)     3x003x
Fmaj7       (1t)33210
D9          xx0210
Dm7         xx0211
Dsus2/C     x30230
G6/B        x20030
Dsus2/F#    2(t)x0230 (use thumb)
Dsus2       xx0230 or x(0)4230


[intro and verse pattern]
[acoustic]
|G       D7sus4/G|G(add5)  D7sus4/G|G       D7sus4/G|G(add5)  D7sus4/G|
|--3-------------|-----------------|--3-------------|-----------------|
|--0----0h1--1---|--3-----0h1--1---|--0----0h1--1---|--3-----0h1--1---|
|----0-----2--2--|----0------2--2--|----0-----2--2--|----0------2--2--|
|--0---0----0----|--0---0-----0----|--0---0----0----|--0---0-----0----|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|3---3---3---3---|3---3----3---3---|3---3---3---3---|3---3----3---3---|
|[electric]                                                           |
|-3------------5-|-7---------------|-10-------------|-19--------------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|

     |G           D7sus4/G   |G(add5)  D7sus4/G  |
Every year is the same, and I feel it again
     |G     D7sus4/G     |G(add5)  D7sus4/G  |
I'm a loser, no chance to win
|G               D7sus4/G|G(add5)         D7sus4/G  |
    Leaves start falling,    come down is calling
|G          D7sus4/G      |G(add5)  D7sus4/G    |
 Loneliness starts sinking in           (But I'm)

[chorus]
       |D       D9       |Dm7     D9       |
But I'm one                            I am
       |--2-----0-----0--|--1-----0-----0--|
       |----3-----1------|----1-----1------|
       |--2---2------2---|--2---2------2---|
       |0---0---0---0----|0---0---0---0----|
       |-----------------|-----------------|
       |-----------------|-----------------|
       |                                   |
       |---2-------------|-----------------|
       |-----3-----------|-----------------|
       |-----------------|-----------------|
       |-----------------|--------------0h2|
       |-----------------|------------0----|
       |-----------------|-----------------|
[note: stage versions:
       |D       Dsus2/C  |G6/B    Dsus2/C  |]

|D       D9       |Dm      D9      |Fmaj7          |Dsus2/F#        |
 One                            And I can see  that this is me   And
|--2-----0-----0--|--1-----0-----0-|--0---0---0----|0-------0----0--|
|----3-----1------|----1-----1-----|----1---1---1--|-3-------3----3-|
|--2---2------2---|--2---2------2--|--2---2---2----|--2---2---2-----|
|0---0---0---0----|0---0---0---0---|3---3---3---3--|0---0---0---0---|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|--2---2---2-----|
|                 |                |               |                |
|--2h0------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|------3----------|----------------|-1-------------|-3--------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-2-------------|-2--------------|
|0----------------|----------------|-3-------------|-0--------------|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|

|Fmaj7          |Em          Dsus2/F#   |G      D7sus4/G|G         |
 I will be        you'll all see I'm the one
|--0--------0---|-----------------------|--3------------|3---------|
|----1---1---1--|--0-----------3--------|--0----0h1--1--|0---------|
|--2---2---2--2-|--------0---------2----|----0-----2--2-|0---------|
|3---3---3---3--|--2-----------0--------|--0---0----0---|0---------|
|---------------|----2------------------|---------------|----------|
|---------------|0-----0-----2---2------|3---3---3---3--|3---------|
|               |                       |               |          |
|---------------|-----------------------|---------------|3---------|
|-1-------------|-0-----------3---------|-0-------------|0---------|
|-2-------------|-0-----------2---------|-0-------------|-0--------|
|-3-------------|-2-----------4---------|-0-------------|-0--------|
|---------------|-2---------------------|---------------|----------|
|---------------|-----------------------|---------------|--3-----7\|
                                                         [rake down]
[acoustic rhythm pattern]
|G       D7sus4/G|G(add5) D7sus4/G|G       D7sus4/G|G(add5) D7sus4/G|
|--3-------3-3-3-|----------3-3-3-|--3-------3-3-3-|----------3-3-3-|
|--0--0-0--1-1-1-|--3-------1-1-1-|--0--0-0--1-1-1-|--3-------1-1-1-|
|--0--0-0--2-2-2-|--0--0-0--2-2-2-|--0--0-0--2-2-2-|--0--0-0--2-2-2-|
|--0--0-0--0-0-0-|--0--0-0--0-0-0-|--0--0-0--0-0-0-|--0--0-0--0-0-0-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|3---3---3-3-3-3-|3---3---3-3-3-3-|3---3---3-3-3-3-|3---3---3-3-3-3-|
|[lead]                           |                                 |
|----------------|----------------|3---------------|----------------|
|----------------|-3~--3----------|------0-3-3-0-/8|8~\-------------|
|-0----2^\p0-2^2^|0-----4p0-2^^2^0|------0-2^2^0-/7|7~\--0----------|
|-0--------------|----------------|----------------|-----0----------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|3---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|G             D7sus4/G  |G(add5)     D7sus4/G  |
  Where do you get  those blue blue jeans
|---3--------------------|-----3----------------|
|----------------3-3-----|-------0-----3-3------|
|----------------4-4-----|-------0-----4-4------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|3-----------------------|3---------------------|

|G             D7sus4/G |G(add5) D7sus4/G|
 Faded patched secret so tight
|---3-------------------|----------------|----|
|----------------3-3----|-----0----------|----|
|----------------4-4----|-----0--2^\p0-2^|-0~-|
|----------------------0|0---------------|----|
|-----------------------|----------------|----|
|3----------------------|----------------|----|

|G            D7sus4/G|G(add5)    D7sus4/G        |
  Where do you get that walk oh so lean
|---------------------|------------------7-10--7\-|
|---------------/8\---|-0--------------/8-----8---|
|---------------------|-0-------------------------|
|---------------------|-0-------------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------------|

|G                    D7sus4/G     |G(add5)     D7sus4/G G   G  |
  Your shoes and your shirts all just right                  I'm
|3---------------------------------|------------3---------------|
|3---------------------------------|-----8-8-8\-3---------------|
|----------------------------------|-----7-7-7\---4p0-2^-0------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------|

|D  D  Dsus2/C |F F     C C |D  D  Dsus2/C |F F     C C   |
 One                    I am one                       and
|--------------|------------|--------------|--------------|
|3--3------3---|1-1-----1-1-|3--3----3----1|1-1-----1-1---|
|2--2----2-2---|2-2-----0-0-|2--2----2----2|2-2-x-x-0-0---|
|0--0------0---|3-3-----2-2-|0--0---------3|3-3-x-x-2-2---|
|------3-------|3-3-----3-3-|------3-------|3-3-x-x-3-3---|
|--------------|------------|--------------|--------------|

|Fmaj7 Fmaj7*  |Dsus2*  Dsus2~|Fmaj7 Fmaj7*|Em           Dsus2/F#
 I can see that this is me and I will be      you'll all see I'm the
|0-----0-------|0-------0-----|0------0----|-------------0----------|
|1-----1-------|3-------3-----|1------1----|0------------3----------|
|2-----2-------|2-------2-----|2------2----|0------------2----------|
|3-----3-------|0-------0-----|3------3----|2------------0----------|
|3-----3-------|--------------|3------3----|2-----------------------|
|1T------------|2-------2-----|1T-----1T---|0------------2----------|
       *Cbass   *F#bass ~D bass       *Cbass

|G         D7sus4/G  |G         D7sus4/G|G
 One
|--3---------3-3-3---|--3---------3-3-3-|3----|
|--0---0-0--h1-1-1---|--0---0-0--h1-1-1-|0----|
|--0---0-0--h2-2-2---|--0---0-0--h2-2-2-|0----|
|--0---0-0---0-0-0---|--0---0-0---0-0-0-|0----|
|--------------------|------------------|-----|
|3---3-----3-3-3-3---|3---3-----3-3-3-3-|3----|
|                    |                  |
|--------------------|------------------|-----|
|--8\----------------|------------------|0----|
|----0---4/2p0-2-0-2-|2^\-^\-2^\----2p0-|0----|
|----0---------------|------------------|0----|
|--------------------|------------------|-----|
|--------------------|------------------|3----|

[repeat first verse pattern]
I got a Gibson without a case
But I can't get that even-tanned look on my face
Ill-fitting clothes and I blend in the crowd
Fingers so clumsy, voice too loud, but I'm

|D  D  Dsus2/C |F F   C C |D  D  Dsus2/C |F F     C C |
 One                  I am one                     and
|--------------|----------|--------------|------------|
|---3----------|----------|--------------|------------|
|---2----------|----------|--------------|------------|
|---0---x-x--0-|----------|0------0--0-0-|---x-x------|
|-------x-x--0-|3-----3-3-|---------3----|---x-x-3-3--|
|--------------|1---------|--------------|1-1---------|

|Fmaj7 Fmaj7   |Dsus2   Dsus2 |Fmaj7 Fmaj7|Em           Dsus2/F#
 I can see that this is me and I will be     you'll all see I'm the
|0-----0-------|0-------0-----|0------0---|-------------0----------|
|1-----1-------|3-------3-----|1------1---|0------------3----------|
|2-----2-------|2-------2-----|2------2---|0------------2----------|
|3-----3-------|0-------0-----|3------3---|2------------0----------|
|3-------------|--------------|3------3---|2-----------------------|
|1T------------|--------------|1T-----1T--|0------------2----------|

|G         D7sus4/G  |G         D7sus4/G  |G             D7sus4/G  |
 One          I'm the one          I'm the one
|-------------3------|3-------------------|-----3-3-3-3------------|
|0------------1------|0-----------3-------|-------3-3-3--1-0---0-3-|
|0------------2------|0--------2h4--4/2p0-|--2h4---------2~0-/4----|
|0------------0------|0-------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|------------------------|
|3-------------------|3-------------------|------------------------|

|G     D7sus4/G|G
|--------------|-------|
|--3-5---------|-------|
|/4-------0--2^|0------|
|------0-------|-------|
|--------------|-------|
|--------------|-------|

=============
litgo@aol.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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thevelvetdoors 10 Nov 02, 2010 06:04 PM

Perfection!

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