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My Generation (Pete Townshend)
The Who


[Intro]

   G           F           G           F
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--0--0--0-------------|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3-|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3-|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1-|


People try to put us down

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|


Just because we get around

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|

The things they do look awful c-c-cold

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|


I hope I die before I get old

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|


 This is my generation, this is my generation baby
e|---------------------------------|
B|-5-------5---------5-------5-5---|
G|-5---7---5---------5---7---7-5---|
D|-------------5-----------------5-|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|



Why don't you all f-f-fade away

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|


Don't try and think what we all s-s-say

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|


I'm not trying to cause a big s-s-sensation

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|


Just talkin' 'bout my g-g-g-generation

 This is my generation, this is my generation baby
e|---------------------------------|
B|-5-------5---------5-------5-5---|
G|-5---7---5---------5---7---7-5---|
D|-------------5-----------------5-|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|



Bass Solo Verse 1


  Guitar I
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|
 |                            |
 |                            |
 |Guitar II                   |
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-2b4--0-0-------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|


Bass Solo Verse 2


  Guitar I
   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|
 |                            |
 |                            |
 |Guitar II                   |
e|----------------------------|
B|---------5---5-------5---3--|
G|---------5---7-------5---4--|
D|-------------------------5--|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|


Bass Solo Verse 3


   G           F           G
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|-0--0--0--0--------------0--|
D|-0--0--0--0--3--3--3--3--0--|
A|-2--2--2--2--3--3--3--3--2--|
E|-3--3--3--3--1--1--1--1--3--|
 |                            |
 |                            |
 |Guitar II                   |
e|----------------------------|
B|-6--------------------------|
G|-5b7--5--3-----5b7--5--3----|
D|--------------------------5-|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|


Bass Solo Verse 4


e|---3-6---6----------------------------------------------------------3--------------------|
B|--3-----------3-----------------------------3--6-------3--6------------------6-----------|
G|-3--------------5b7--5p3-----------3-3-5b7--------5b7----------5b7------5b7-----4----/6--|
D|-------------------------5-3-5------5---------------------------------------------5--/7--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Why don't you all f-f-fade away

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   A          G           A
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
A|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
E|-5--5--5-5--3--3--3--3--5-|



Yeah, don't try and t-think what we all s-s-s-s-say

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   A          G           A
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
A|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
E|-5--5--5-5--3--3--3--3--5-|



Not tryin' to cause b-big sensation

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   A          G           A
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
A|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
E|-5--5--5-5--3--3--3--3--5-|



Just Talkin' 'bout my g-generation

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   A          G           A
e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
A|-7--7--7-7--5--5--5--5--7-|
E|-5--5--5-5--3--3--3--3--5-|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-5--5--5-5-5---5--5--5----5--5-5-5-5--5--5--5----5--5-5-5-5-|
G|-6--7--7-7-7---6--6--6h7--7--7-7-7-7--6--6--6h7--7--7-7-7-7-|
D|--------------------------------------7---------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

   A#          G#
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6---8-|
A|-8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6---8-|
E|-6--6--6--6--4--4--4--4--6--6--6--6--4--4--4--4---6-|



People try to put us d-down

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   A#          G#          A#
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--8-|
A|-8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--8-|
E|-6--6--6--6--4--4--4--4--6-|



Just because we g-g-g-get around

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
   A#          G#          A#
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--8-|
A|-8--8--8--8--6--6--6--6--8-|
E|-6--6--6--6--4--4--4--4--6-|


Things they do look awful c-c-old

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-6-6-6--6---6-6-6----6---6---|
G|-7-7-7--8---8-8-8----8---7---|
D|-------------------------8---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|


Yeah, I hope I die before I get old

 (Talkin' 'bout my generation)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-6-6-6--6---6-6-6----6---6---|
G|-7-7-7--8---8-8-8----8---7---|
D|-------------------------8---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-6--6--6-6-6---6--6--6----6--6-6-6-6--6--6--6----6--6-6-6-6-|
G|-7--8--8-8-8---7--7--7h8--8--8-8-8-8--7--7--7h8--8--8-8-8-8-|
D|--------------------------------------8---------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|


[Outro]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------6-----------6-----6-----5-----6-----5---------3-------6-6-----5-5-6----5---5-5-6--|
G|-5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----------5-----5-5-5---5-5-5----5---5-5-5--|
D|-5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----3h5---5-----5-5-5---5-5-5----5---5-5-5--|
A|-3-----------3-----------3-----3-----3-----3-----------3---------3-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
B|-6--5------6--5------6--5-------6--5--------------------------------------------------------------1--|
G|-5--5------5--5------5--5-------5--5--------------------------------------------------------------0--|
D|-5--5------5--5------5--5-------5--5--------------------(Drum.Solo)-------------------------------2--|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



************************************

| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up

************************************

            
            
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WCS_Is_Worse1 20 Apr 23, 2007 01:24 PM

wtf?

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joseda 10 Aug 12, 2007 02:14 PM

nice
¡

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Frusciante30 20 Nov 25, 2007 01:03 AM

the main riff is:
G5 G5/F
e]-----|-----
B]-----|-----
G]-----|-----
D]5-5-5-5 -|-5-5-5-5
A]5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5
E]3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1

Then move it up 2 steps later on and then another step after that.

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