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My Generation Chords

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My Generation
By the Who
>From My Generation, 1965
Written by Pete Townshend 
transcribed by
litgo@aol.com

[note: song is played in key of A (progressing up) and without final verse on
stage -- A, A/G; B, B/A; D, D/C]

                             2
|| G G G G | G/F G/F G/F G/G || G

                             G  G     G    G  G/F G/F G/F G/F
People try to put us d-down (Talkin' 'bout my gen-er- a-  tion)
Just because we get around (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
I hope I die before I get old (Talkin' 'bout my generation)

               G      Gsus4   G7  Gsus4
This is my generation
               G       Gsus4    G7  Gsus4   G
This is my generation, baby

Why don't you all f-fade away (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
And don't try to dig what we all s-s-say (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm not trying to cause a big s-s-sensation (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm just talkin' 'bout my g-g-g-generation (Talkin' 'bout my generation)

This is my generation
This is my generation, baby

[bass solo]                        4
||G  |   | G G G6 G6 | G7 G7 G6 G6 || G     

[modulate to A]              2
|| A A A A | A/G A/G A/G A/G || A


Why don't you all f-fade away (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
And don't try to d-dig what we all s-s-say (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm not trying to cause a b-big s-s-sensation (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm just talkin' 'bout my g-g-generation (Talkin' 'bout my generation)

                A      Asus4
This is my generation
                A      Asus4
This is my generation, baby

[modulate to B]b             2
|| Bb Bb Bb Bb | Bb/Ab Bb/Ab Bb/Ab Bb/Ab || Bb

People try to put us d-down (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
Just because we g-g-get around (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
Yeah, I hope I die before I get old (Talkin' 'bout my generation)

This is my generation
This is my generation, baby

[modulate to C for finale]   repeat to end

|| C   F/C ||

|| C C C C | C/Bb C/Bb C/Bb C/Bb ||
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franz.d. wrote on April 2 2006, 12:47 pm

It isnt right man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The chords are harder than G and F simple........
I've seen it played with bar chords.

franz xx

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Schdaiff wrote on August 24 2013, 10:37 am

this is right key is another in original as written above

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