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so sad about us

Who


Date: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 00:39:10 -0400 (EDT)

To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: TAB: So_Sad_About_Us by: Who

So Sad About Us
by The Who
>From A Quick One, 1966
written by Pete Townshend

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transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
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[intro]
   ||   A Asus2 A  Asus4 | A Asus2 A    ||
---||--(0)---------------|(0)-----------||
---||---2-0-----2--3-----|-2-0-----2----||
---||---2-2-----2--2-----|-2-2-----2----||
---||---2-2-----2--2-----|-2-2-----2----||
---||-0------------------|(0)-----------||
-0-||--------------------|------------0-||

                                [see note below]
|   A Asus2 A Asus4|A Asus2 A | F#m   |     | D     |   | E   |    |
    la la   la la   la la  la

   A   |  D       | A
So sad        'bout us 
                  |--------------|----------|
                  |---10-9-10-12-|-10-9-10--|
                  |---9--9-9--9--|-9--9-9---|
                  |---11-9-11-12-|-11-9-11--|
                  |-0------------|(0)-------|
                  |--------------|----------|

   A  *|  D       | A  [repeat as above;  * - see note 2 below]
So sad        'bout us 
F#m  
Sad that the news is out now
Bm     
Sad 'spose we can't turn back now
D      E     | A   Asus2 A Asus4 | A Asus2 A | A   Asus2 A Asus4 | A Asus2 A
|
Sad      'bout us

So bad 'bout us
So bad 'bout us
Bad, never meant to break up
Bad, 'spose we'll never make up
Bad 'bout us


F#m                        Bm             
    Apologies mean nothing when the damage is done
D                                                                          E
    But you can't switch off my lovin' like you can't switch off the sun

[as above]
la la...

B
la la la la...

   B   |  E       | B
So sad        'bout us 
                  |---------------|-----------|
                  |---12-11-12-14-|-12-11-12--|
                  |---11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11--|
                  |---13-11-13-14-|-13-11-13--|
                  |---------------|-----------|
                  |---------------|-----------|

   B  *|  E       | B   [repeat as above;  * - see note 2 below]
So sad        'bout us 
G#m                
Sad, never meant to break up
C#m
Sad, 'spose we'll never make up
E    F#       B   B 
Sad     'bout us
              |---------------|-----------|
              |---12-11-12-14-|-12-11-12--|
              |---11-11-11-11-|-11-11-11--|
              |---13-11-13-14-|-13-11-13--|
              |---------------|-----------|
              |---------------|-----------|
[outro]
B    |   | G#m   |    | E    |      | F#    |    | B
Ooh

==========================================================================
note: the F#m, D and E are played as straight chords and the voices (la's)
provide the changes. However, they changes can be played as below:

| F#m          |         | D (Dmaj7)    |         | E         |        |
|--(2)---------|---------|--------------|---------|--(0)------|(0)-----|
|---2-0--2--3--|-2-0--2--|(3)2-0--2--3--|-2-0--2--|---0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0--|
|---2-2--2--2--|-2-2--2--|(2)2-2--2--2--|-2-2--2--|---1-1-1-2-|-1-2-1--|
|---4-4--4--4--|-4-4--4--|-0-0-0--0--0--|-0-0--0--|---2-4-2-2-|-2-2-2--|
|(0)-----------|---------|(0)-----------|---------|---2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2--|
|--------------|---------|--------------|---------|-0---------|(0)-----|

* note 2: play transition riff:
  A                 D     [or]     B                 E
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|
|-----------2-0---|-0--|         |-----------4-2-1-|-2--|
|-------2/4-----4-|----|         |-------4/6-------|----|
|-----------------|----|         |-----------------|----|

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