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Im A Boy bass

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by The Who
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I’m A Boy
By The Who
Written by Pete Townshend
Bass performance by John Entwistle
Tabbed by BIG TOMMY P
STANDARD TUNING

Intro: “ooooooooohhh….”
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5--5-5--5--5-5-5-5--0--0-0--0--0-0-0-0--5--5-5--5--5-5-5-5--0--0-0--0--0--|

Verse:”one little girl’s called…”
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|------------7----------------------------|
A|-------7-------7--------------7----------|
E|--5---------------5---0---7-------7------|

Play that 3 times

On the fourth: “the other was me, and I’m a booooooooooooyyyyyyy”
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------7-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----7-------7-------------------------------------------|
E|--5--------------5---00000000000-------------------------|

“my name is Bill and I’m a head case….”
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|     (3x)
E|-5-5-5-55-0--4---0---4---0---4--0---4---0-------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5-5-5-55-0--4---0---4---0---4---0---4---0---4---0------------------------|

Chorus: “I’m a boy…”

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|--5555-7777----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------5555-5555-------------------------|

G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5555-7777-7777-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------5555-5555-5555--000000000000000000-------------------|

Verse again

Chorus again

Bridge:
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------------|

Do this for a while, change the rhythm a bit every blue moon

Verse again

Final chorus:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5555-7777----------------5555-7777-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------5555-5555----------------5555-5555--------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5555-7777---------------5555-7777-7777-7777-7777-----------------------|
E|---------------5555-5555---------------------------------------5--------|

There! I did it. That should be correct, not  a difficult song by John’s
Standard, but fun to play nonetheless. The placement of riffs may be a bit off, but 
a big kid now, you can figure it out. the timing may fuck you though.

            
            
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