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Here are requests we’ve received for transcriptions. If you’ve transcribed one of these songs, or are aware of a transcription that meets our submission criteria, please let us know. If you’d like to give it a try, check out Want to transcribe.

  • Cry If You Want (Live)
  • Eminence Front (Bass)
  • One of the Boys
  • Under a Raging Moon
  • Save it For Later (for sax solo)
  • Rocks In the Head (all tracks)
  • It’s Hard (Bass)
  • Bargain (bass)
  • Squeeze Box (solo for banjo)
  • Cookin’
  • The Seeker (lead)
  • Call Me Lightning (lead and bass)
  • I Don’t Even Know Myself (live)
  • Waiting For A Friend (McVicar)
  • Just A Dream Away (McVicar)
  • Going To New York (PT Roundhouse)
  • Eyesight to the Blind (Live at the Fillmore, 1996)
  • Peppermint Lump (by Angie)
  • Forever’s No Time At All (Billy Nicholls)
  • Who Are You (solo only from Concert From New York 2001)
  • Whiskey Man (bass)
  • Shout and Shimmy (bass)
  • Bell Boy (bass)
  • Bell Boy (keyboards)
  • In The Ether (piano)
  • April Fool
  • Heaven and Hell (live bass)
  • Who Are You (drums)
  • Long Live Rock (bass)
  • Relay (bass)
  • My Size (guitar solo)
  • Eminence Front (Live – Toronto)
  • Drowned (live for acoustic – interlude)
  • Wistful
  • Baby Don’t You Do It (Live, with solos)
  • The Song Is Over (bass)
  • McVicar
  • No Face, No Name, No Number (live PT – 2007)
  • White City Fighting (bass)
  • Hall of the Mountain King (bass)
  • Eyesight to the Blind (Soundtrack version; bass)
  • Pure And Easy (bass)
  • Love Reign O’er Me (bass)
  • Join Together (live from The Kids Are Alright soundtrack)
  • Squeeze Box (drums)
  • My Generation Medley (Isle of Wight)
  • So Sad About Us (bass)
  • The Punk And The Godfather (bass)
  • Sea And Sand (bass)
  • Slip Kid (bass)
  • Trick Of The Light (bass)
  • Music Must Change (bass)
  • Another Tricky Day (bass)
  • Cry If You Want (bass)
  • Real Good Looking Boy (bass)
  • Corrina Corrina (Chimes of Freedom version)
  • I Can See For Miles (drums)
Alan Rogan (Photo: Mark Mander)

Alan Rogan, 2 Feb. 1951 – 3 July 2019

Welcome to Whotabs. Whotabs is dedicated to exploring the music of The Who and its members’ solo careers. Within this site you’ll find over 500 transcriptions for guitar, bass and drums, including guitar transcriptions for most every song released by The Who since 1964. Some are full tablature, others basic chord charts. All are faithful interpretations intended to preserve and celebrate the musical legacy of The Who.

Also featured on Whotabs is Who Gear – The Who’s musical instruments & equipment, presenting work-in-progress references to the genre-defining musical instruments and gear the group employed (and destroyed) throughout their careers. Includes detailed analyis of the group’s guitars, bass guitars, drums, amplifiers, PA systems, and more.

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