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THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT  Who

        [/D]That's fine I[/G] know them all [A]pretty[/D] well
        And I [/Em]know sometimes[/A] I must get o[G]ut in the [/D]light
        Better[/Em] leave her behi[A]nd where the kids are [D]al[G/]right,
        [A]the kids are alr[D]ig[G/]ht
        [/D]Sometimes I [/G]know I gotta[A] get[/D] awa[/GA/]y
        [/D]Bells chime, I [/G]know I g[A]otta get [/D]away
        But I [/Em]know if I do[/A]n't I'll go [G]out of my [/D]mind
        Better[/Em] leave her [/A]behind where the kids are [D]al[G/]right
        [A]the kids are al[D]ri[G/]ght[A]
       [A] I know if I go t[/A]hings will be a lot better for he[/G/G/]r
       [A] We had things pl[/A]anned but her folks wouldn't let her[/G/G]
        (First Verse) then repeat "[A]the kids are alr[/DG/]ight" 3X and end
Sorry this is as good as my memory gets. I'll check and edit this later if
needed.
The Kids Are Alright
Words & Music By Pete Townshend
[D5]     I don't mind other [G]guys dancing [A]with my [D]girl.
[G]  [A]   That's [D]fine.  I [G]know them all [A]pretty [D]well
     But I [Em]know sometimes I_[A]__ must get out_[G]__ in the light_[D]__.
     Better [Em]leave her behind_[A]__ where the kids are al[D]right.
  [A]   The kids are al[D]right.
  [A]   Some[D]times I [G]feel I gotta [A]get away_[D]__.
[G]  [A]  Bells [D]chime.  I [G]know I gotta [A]get a[D]way
     And I [Em]know if I don't_[A]__, I'll go out_[G]__ of my mind_[D]__.
     Better [Em]leave her behind_[A]__ where the kids are al[D]right.
[A]    The kids are al[D]right.
A A* G*
I know if I'd go, things'd be a lot better for her.
A* G*
I had things planned, but her folks wouldn't let her.
     I don't [D]mind other [G]guys dancing [A]with my [D]girl.
[G]  [A]  That's [D]fine.  I [G]know them all [A]pretty [D]well
     But I know[Em] sometimes I[A] must get out[G] in the ligh[D]t.
Em (NC) D
Better leave her behind where the kids are alright.
   [A]  The kids are al[D]right.
(solo -- mostly A, G*, and A*)
G* D G A D
Sometimes I feel I gotta get away.
[G]  [A]  Bells [D]chime.  I [G]know I gotta [A]get a[D]way
     And I [Em]know if I d[A]on't, I'll go o[G]ut of my m[D]ind.
     Better [Em]leave her b[A]ehind where the kids are al[D]right_[Dsus4]_______[A]_.
(same pattern, D, Dsus4, A)
The kids are alright. The kids are alright.
The kids are al[D]right.
[///////////////]A* and G* represent an F-barre chord (i.e. xx7655 and xx5433).
Where I have the chord over the middle of a syllable (or in some cases
over underscores at the end of a word), play the chord about an eighth
note behind. In the section where I have the chords in between words,
strum the chord twice (eighth notes). Listen to the recording.
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