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Welcome  The Who

By The Who
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Pete Townshend
Mike ( -- original compilation on Nevada
revised by
[note: Townshend has a couple of guitars going. This transcribed for
one (in most parts).]

||[gtr 2] ||

[G] [D] [G] [D]  

G D G D [repeat MAIN RIFF]
Come to this house. Be one of the comfortable people.
G D G D [repeat MAIN RIFF]
Lovely bright home. We're drinking all night, never sleeping.
[(F#)] [Em] Milkman [Bm7]come in[Em], and you [Bm7]baker.
[Em]Little old lady [Bm7]welcome, and [Em]you, shoe[Bm7]maker.
[G] [F] [Bb] [F] [C]  
 Come to this house. Into this hou-------se.

G D G D [repeat MAIN RIFF]
Come to this house. Be one of us.
G D G D [repeat MAIN RIFF]
Make this your house. Be one of us.
[(F#)] [Em]You can [Bm7]help col[Em]lect some [Bm7]more in.
[Em]Young and old [Bm7]people, let's [Em]get them all [Bm7]in.
[A]Come to this house. [A/G] I[D]nto this hous-[D/C]-se.[Bm7] [E]

[Play this riff eight times. Actually, after the first time,
Pete plays Em, not E. Listen to the record.]
E D/E E F x8

[D] [E]Ask along that man who's wearing a carnation.[D]
[E]Bring every single person from Victoria station[D].
[E]Go into that hospital and bring the nurses and patient[D]s.
[E]Everyone go home and fetch their relations.
[A]Come to this [E]house, [A]be one of the [E]comfortable [A]people.
[(A)] [E] [A] [E]  

[A]Lovely bright [E]home, drinki[A]ng all night, never [E]sleeping.
[A] [E]  

(Spoken) "E[D]xcuse me s[D/C]ir, there's m[D]ore at the d[D/C]oor."
D Cadd9 [x7]
There's more at the door.
There's [D]more at the [Cadd9]door, [D]there's [E]more.
[Em]We need [Bm7]more room. [Em]Build an [Bm7]extension.
A [Em]colorful [B7]palace. [Em]Spare no ex[B7]pense now.
G D7 G D7 [repeat MAIN RIFF]
Come to this house, be one of us.
G D7 G D7 [repeat MAIN RIFF]
Come into this house, be one of us.
[SOLO; 12 string] 
| Em Bm7 | Em Bm7 | Em Bm7 | Em Bm7 |

[Repeat CBORUS 2] 
[A]Come to this house[A/G]. [D]Into this hous[D/C]e[Bm7]
| E . . . . . . | . . . . . |
[Piano arr. for guitar; Ab mixolydian scale] 

| E | |


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A A/G B7 Bb Bm7 C Cadd9 D D/C E Em F G
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