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from live at leeds
A      x022(2)x
G      3tx0033
D      xx0323

Note: this is transcribed from the edited version available on the remastered Live at Leeds, 1995)

Note: all timing and leads are approximate; this transcription gives a general idea of the main riffs.

[:21]
|------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|-3^-3-1--------------|
|------------------|-------------2------|--------2-0-2-0-5-5--|
|------------------|2-2-2-2-2--2-2------|---------------------|
|0-----------------|0-0-0------0-0------|---0-----------------|
|------------------|--3-3-3-3-3---------|---------------------|

|------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
|8h10--------------|---------------5-3-3-|3-------------------|
|------------------|---------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|------------2/5--4-4-|4-------------------|
|----------------3p|0-------------0--0-0-|0-------------------|
|------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

|------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|--2p0-------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|0--------------3~-|0--x-x----x-x--0--3~|-0-x-x----x-x-----3^-|
|------------------|--------------------|---------------------|

|------------------|--------------------||---------------------||
|------------------|--------------------||---------------------||
|------------------|--------------------||---------------------||
|------------------|--------------------||---------------------||
|0-x-x--x-x--3-3p2-|0--x-x----x-x-----3^||0--x-x---x-x----3-3p2||
|------------------|--------------------||---------------------||

[continue similar]

Every day I get in the queue  
To get on the bus that takes me to you

|A      |    G D|A     |    D |Dsus4     D|

|A              |     G D   |
I don't care how much I pay (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
I wanna drive my bus to my baby each day (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
The magic bus, magic bus


|A                      
 Thruppence and sixpence every day (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
Just to drive to my baby (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
Thruppence and sixpence each day (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
'Cause I drive my baby every way (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
Magic Bus, Magic Bus, Magic Bus ... 
Magic bus (give me a hundred)
Magic bus (I won't take under)
Ow (She goes like thunder)
(It's a bus age wonder)

|A    | G D|A    |   G D|

 |A
I want it, I want it I want (I said, you can't have it, can't have it)

I don't care how much I pay (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
I wanna drive my bus to my baby each day (Too much, the Magic Bus) 
I'll buy it, I'll buy it, I'll buy it

Okay, you can have the Magic Bus for one hundred English pounds
No, too much
Give me a hundred (ninety-five)
I won't take under (ninety-five)
It's a bus age wonder
She goes like thunder

[pick slide]
                    x5                                       x2
||A A/G A |A    G D ||A A/G A |A         ||A A/G A |A    G D ||  |  |
||--------|-----3-2-||--------|----------||--------|-----3-2-||--|--|
||--------|-----3-3-||--------|----------||--------|-----3-3-||0-|--|
||2---2---|2----0-2-||2---2---|2--4^\p2-2||2---2---|2--2-0-2-||0-|--|
||2---2---|2----0-0-||2---2---|2-------4-||2---2---|2--2-0-0-||0-|--|
||0---0---|0--0-----||0---0---|0---------||0---0---|0--0-----||--|--|
||--3---3-|---------||--3---3-|----------||--3---3-|---------||--|--|

|-5-----|--------|-5-----|--------|-5-----|--------|--------|--------|
|---8---|8-------|---8---|8-------|---8---|8-------|--------|--------|
|-----7^|-\7-5^--|-----7^|-\7-5^--|-----7^|-\7-5^--|-2-0----|--------|
|-------|------7-|-------|------7-|-------|------7-|--------|----5-5/|
|-------|--------|-------|--------|-------|--------|-----0-3|0-3-----|
|-------|--------|-------|--------|-------|--------|--------|----3-3/|

|--------|--------|--------|----------|----------|---------|
|--------|--------|--------|----------|----------|---------|
|--------|--------|--------|-------x-x|--7-5/6---|--5^-----|
|7-x-x-5/|7-x-x-5/|7-x7--5/|7--x-x----|-------7-5|7---5h7--|
|--------|--------|--------|--0-------|0---------|---------|
|5-x-x-3/|5-x-x-3/|5-x5--3/|5--x-x----|----------|---------|

|-5------|-----------|/9-/9---/9-|7-------|/9-/9---/9^|7-------|
|---8----|8----------|-----------|---5----|-----------|---5----|
|------7^|-\7-5^-----|/9-/9---/9-|7--5h6--|/9-/9---/9^|7--5h6--|
|--------|------7----|-----------|---5----|-----------|---5----|
|--------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|--------|
|--------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------|--------|

Whoa,     Whoa, oh, now I got my magic bus, whoa, now I got my magic bus
   |---|
   |---|
   |0h2|
   |---|
   |---|
   |---|

Gonna drive my baby every day  
                             |--------|
                             |--------|
                             |-7-5~---|
                             |------7-|
                             |--------|
                             |--------|

Each time I go a different way 
                             |--------|-------------5--|
                             |5-------|----------------|
                             |-7-5^---|----5~----7^----|
                             |-----7-7|5-7-------------|
                             |--------|----------------|
                             |--------|----------------|

 Gonna ride her!                       Ride her!             
               |------------|--------------------------------|
               |10^\8-8-10-8|10--------15^\p13-15-13-15-15^--|
               |-----9------|--------------------------------|
               |------------|--------------------------------|
               |------------|--------------------------------|
               |------------|--------------------------------|

    Ride her!
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|
|15^\p13--13----------------------|8^-5------5----------0-0-|
|-------14--14-12-----------------|----7-5^---7-5^--5^--0-0-|
|----------------14-12-10^--------|--------7------7---7-0-0-|
|-------------------------12-10^--|---------------------0-0-|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------|

[4:57]
|--------|-----3-2-|------------|---------|--------|-----3-2-|2---|--|
|--------|-----3-3-|------------|---------|--------|-----3-3-|3---|--|
|2---2---|2----0-2-|2-2---2-2---|2--------|2---2---|2----0-2-|2---|--|
|2---2---|2----0-0-|2-2---2-2---|2--------|2---2---|2----0-0-|0---|--|
|0---0---|0--------|0-0---0-0---|0--------|0---0---|0--------|0---|--|
|--3^--3^|---------|----3^----3^|--0h2-3-4|--3^--3^|---------|----|--|

|-----------------|-----3-2-|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----3-3-|-----------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----0-2-|-----------------|--------------|
|-2-2-2---2-2-2---|2-2--0-0-|-2-2-2---2-2-2---|-2-2-2---2----|
|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|0-0------|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0---0----|
|-------3^------3^|---------|-------3^------3^|-------3^-----|

|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|----------|----------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|----------|----------|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|------7-|5h6-----7-|5h6-----5-|
|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-7-|5---2-2-7-|5---2-2-5-|
|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-|
|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|----------|----------|

|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|
|--------7-|5-------7-|5-------5-|3-------7-|5-------5-|3-------7-|
|3h4-----7-|5h6-----7-|5h6-----5-|3h4-----7-|5h6-----5-|3h4-----7-|
|3---2-2-7-|5---2-2-7-|5---2-2-5-|3---2-2-7-|5---2-2-5-|3---2-2-7-|
|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|

|--------|----------|--------|----------|----------|----------|
|--------|--7-5-----|------7-|5-------7-|5-------5-|3-------7-|
|--5-5---|--7-5h6---|------7-|5h6-----7-|5h6-----5-|3h4-----7-|
|2-5-5-2-|2-7-5---2-|2-2-2-7-|5---2-2-7-|5---2-2-5-|3---2-2-7-|
|0-0-0-0-|0-0-0---0-|0-0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-|
|--------|----------|--------|----------|----------|----------|

[repeat, increasing tempo]
||----------|----------||----------||---------||
||5-------5-|3-------7-||3-------5-||5------7-||
||5h6-----5-|3h4-----7-||3h4-----5-||5h6----7-||
||5-------5-|3-------7-||3-------5-||5------7-||
||0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-||0---0-0-0-||0--0-0-0-||
||----------|----------||----------||---------||

[loose time]
|-----------17--------------------------------------------|
|-------------20-17-20-17---------------------------------|
|-------19^--------------19-17^--------14/14/14/14/14-----|
|------------------------------19-17-14-------------------|
|0--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|

|----------|----|----|----|---------|
|----------|----|----|----|---------|
|----------|4^--|4---|----|---------|
|2-2-2-----|----|----|4---|5--------|
|0-0-0-----|----|----|----|---------|
|0-0-------|----|----|----|---------|

|A     |G    |C     |D      |       

Magic bus!
     |-----------|---------------|-----------|-------------|
     |-----------|---------------|-----------|-------------|
     |2----2-----|2--------------|2----2-----|2--2---------|
     |2----2-----|2--------5-5/7-|2----2-----|2--2-----5/7-|
     |0--0-0---0-|0--0-3^0-3-3/5-|0--0-0---0-|0--0-3^0-3/5-|
     |-----------|---------------|-----------|-------------|

|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|
|2----2-----|2--2---------|2----2-----|2------------|
|2----2-----|2--2-----5/7-|2----2-----|2--------5/7-|
|0--0-0---0-|0--0-3^0-3/5-|0--0-0---0-|0--0-3^0-3/5-|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|

|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|
|2----2-----|2------------|2--2-2---2-|2--2---------|
|2----2-----|2--------5/7-|2--2-2---2-|2--2-----5/7-|
|0--0-0---0-|0--0-3^0-3/5-|0--0-0---0-|0--0-3^0-3/5-|
|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|

                        magic bus                      wow
|--------------|-------------|--------------|--------2----|
|--------------|--------3----|--------------|--------3----|
|2-2-2-2---2-2-|2---2---2----|2-2-2-2---2-2-|2---2---2----|
|2-2-2-2---2-2-|2---2---0----|2-2-2-2---2-2-|2---2---0----|
|0-0-0-0---0-0-|0-0-0-0----3^|0-0-0-0---0-0-|0-0-0-0------|
|--------3^----|--3----------|--------3^----|--3----------|

|--------------|---------2----|-----|-----|
|--------------|---------3----|-----|-----|
|2-2-2-2---2-2-|2---2----2----|2----|2----|
|2-2-2-2---2-2-|2---2----0----|2----|2----|
|0-0-0-0---0-0-|0-0-0-0-------|0----|0----|
|--------3^----|--3-----------|-----|-----|

|-------------------|12p8--12p8--12p8--12p8--12p8--12p8--12p8--
|---------------8h10|----10----10----10----10----10----10----10
|2------------------|------------------------------------------
|2------------------|------------------------------------------
|0------------0-----|------------------------------------------
|-------------------|------------------------------------------

12p8--12p8--12p8--12-8--8--12-8-----|-----------
----10----10----10----10-10----10-8-|8h10-------
------------------------------------|-----------
------------------------------------|-----------
------------------------------------|-----------
------------------------------------|-----------

|A               |A
|----------------|---------
|----------------|---------
|2/2/2/2/2/2-----|2--------
|2/2/2/2/2/2-----|2--------
|0/0/0/0/0/0-----|0--------
|----------------|---------

            
            
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cody wilson 145 Apr 13, 2005 08:00 PM

hella' great job dude,I though I was good at tabbing but here you come in with all these great who tabs and deystroy everyone.If you're actualy tabing this(and i do believe you are)than you're amazing.peace out!

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Who66 1,186 Nov 25, 2007 02:41 PM

jesus, ALL of this guys who tabs are stolen from thewho.net. at least have the decency to credit the original tabber(s),
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