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All users of this site — Whotabs, at — agree to abide by the terms below. If you refuse to comply with these terms, please leave this site immediately.

Site definition

Whotabs is a fan-based nonprofit Web site dedicated to study and analysis of the recorded works and performances of the Who and its solo members. This resource is not intended to be a substitution for the recorded works, publications, or anything else related to The Who and its members, nor is it affiliated in any manner with The Who organization, its record company, its members, or its management. The Who, The Who logo, and the recorded works and/or performances analyzed herein are registered trademarks of The Who, its management, its members and/or the respective publishing company. All other trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.


All information is posted to this Web site as non-commercial material devoted to criticism, commentary, teaching, and research of information about the subject(s), and all materials are posted strictly for the private, non-commercial use of site visitors.


The transcriptions posted herein are the respective transcribing author’s own work and represent their interpretations of the songs. You may only use these files for private study, scholarship, or research. All copyrighted songs, lyrics, recorded works, music — whether written, recorded or performed by The Who, its members or subsequent cover artists and whether attributed appropriately or not — and/or anything else related to The Who, its members or published works that are represented or referenced herein are property of the original author or publisher.

The transcribers who have contributed their transcriptions to this site receive no compensation. Whotabs strictly forbids advertising, affiliated linking or any other mechanism to generate income, and receives no other support or income, other than the contributions of transcriptions.


Your use of this site is at your own risk. Neither Whotabs nor its contributors shall be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or similar damages arising out of your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this site and the information available herein, or arising out of any action taken in response to or as a result of any information available on this site. You hereby waive any and all claims against Whotabs and/or its contributors arising out of your use of this site and its content.

Your use of this site and its content

If you plan to use the contents of this site for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research, it is your responsibility to obtain permission from the copyright holder(s).

Downloading of material from Whotabs

You may download and save a local copy of any material on this site for private study, scholarship or research. If you plan to download and save the contents of this site for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research, whether immediately or at any time in the past or future, it is your responsibility to obtain permission from the copyright holder(s).

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of Whotabs, including, but not limited to, its content or service or any content that you have removed from Whotabs.

Display of material from Whotabs on another Web site

Any materials, including transcriptions, that are downloaded or saved from Whotabs may not be displayed on another Web site without the expressed permission of Whotabs or the transcription contributor. Any site that displays transcriptions downloaded from Whotabs without such permission is in violation of these terms of use.

Please note:

Any Web site that has displayed material, including transcriptions, downloaded from Whotabs as its content on its Web site, whether attributed or not, is in violation of the terms of this agreement. Sites that have engaged in this practice may also be generating advertising or other income-generating activity based on the offering of such material. Such sites have done so without consent of Whotabs or its contributors; Whotabs and its contributors receive no income whatsoever from and expressly forbid this practice.


You agree to indemnify and hold Whotabs and its contributors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of the use of this site, the use of such content, your connection to the site, your violation of these terms, or your violation of any rights of another.


Whotabs is hosted by However, Whotabs and its contributors make no representation about content on or linked from, and receive no income from any activity, advertising or otherwise, that occurs or is sponsored by or its affiliated or linked sites.


Whotabs makes no representation about any other Web site that you may access through this one. When you access a non-Whotabs Web site that contains Who or its members’ solo transcriptions or commentary on similar, or other related information, you agree to understand that it is independent from Whotabs and that Whotabs or its contributors have no control over the content of that site. Whotabs does not monitor or review the content of any site linked from Whotabs and is not responsible for the content of any such site. Linking to such Web sites is at your own risk. A link to a Web site included in the Whotabs domain does not imply endorsement by Whotabs for that site nor does Whotabs accept any responsibility for the content or use of such Web site.

Privacy / Your information, the host of Whotabs, uses the Google Analytics service to log visits to this Web site. Part of this information is gathered via a tracking cookie set by the Google Analytics service. The information gathered is used to make the site more useful to visitors. We do not track or collect personally identifiable information or associate gathered data with any personally identifying information.

For more information, see the Google Analytics privacy policy. Specifically:

This Web site uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Web site analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Web site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Web site, compiling reports on Web site activity for Web site operators and providing other services relating to Web site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Web site. By using this Web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


In no event will Whotabs or its contributors be liable to any party or any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this Web site, or on any other linked Web site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information-handling system or otherwise, even if Whotabs or its contributors are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

All materials on Whotabs are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind — either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Whotabs disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Whotabs does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server(s) on which it resides are free of viruses or other harmful components. Whotabs does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or any site that displays content removed from Whotabs in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. By using this site, you, and not Whotabs, agree to assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction.

Your agreement to these terms

If any provision of these terms shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable.

These terms may change from time to time. Whotabs will not notify you of any changes to these terms. It is your responsibility to review these terms each time you access Whotabs or its content. These terms are available for your review at:

All users of this site agree to abide by the terms above. If you refuse to comply with these terms, please leave this site immediately.