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Success Story – guitar tab

Success Story | guitar tab
By The Who
>From Who By Numbers, 1975
Written by John Entwistle (c)1975 Hot Red Music

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com             1997-02-02       www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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[main riff]
8 string bass arr for guitar:
||----------------||
||-3----3---------||
||---2-----4--5---||
||-0----0---------||
||---0-----2--3---||
||----------------||

D  [riff]         G         F  F
Friday night, I'm on my way home
     D  [riff]
They oughta make work a crime
                 G     F
I'm home for the weekend
          D [riff]
I'm gonna make the most of my time
          G                    F               D [riff]
There's a rock-and-roll singer on the television
       G                   F              D [riff]
Giving up his music, gonna take up religion

Deserted rock and roll to try to save his soul
[approx. riff arr. for guitar]
----|----------------------------------------|
----|-----------------------------------3----|
-11-|-14-11-12-9--11-7-9---5-7--4-5--2--2----|
-12-|-16-12-14-10-12-9-10--7-9--5-7--4--0----|
----|----------------------------------------|
----|----------------------------------------|

Saturday night, gotta gig with the band
Playing the electric guitar
Someday I'm gonna make it
Gonna be a super-duper-star
Get a big flashy car
And a house for my mum
The big break better happen soon
'Cause I'm pushing twenty-one

G
Just like Cinderella
                       Eb             C
When she just couldn't go to the ball
               G
A voice said, "I'm your fairy manager
         Eb       C
You shall play at Carnegie Hall."
G             Eb      C
 Gotta give up my day job
G       Eb        C
 To become a heartthrob
G   Eb      C     G Eb          D D D D D D D
 I may go far if I smash my guitar

Away for the weekend
I've gotta play some one-night stands
Six for the tax man, and one for the band
Back in the studio to make our latest number one
"Take two-hundred-and-seventy-six"
You know, this used to be fun

[Bass solo]
|| A5      Bb5  F5  G5 |  ||

|| A5      Bb5  F5  C5 |  ||

|| A5      Bb5  F5  G5 |  ||

|| A5      Bb5  C5  D5 |  ||

Monday morning, I just got home
It's six and the birds are singin'
I need a drink and my clothes are wet
Ooh, and my ears are still ringin'
There's a rock and roll singer boppin' on the TV
He used to be a preacher, but now he sings in a major key

Amended his decision to the new religion
[approx. riff arr. for guitar]
----|----------------------------------------|
----|-----------------------------------3----|
-11-|-14-11-12-9--11-7-9---5-7--4-5--2--2----|
-12-|-16-12-14-10-12-9-10--7-9--5-7--4--0----|
----|----------------------------------------|
----|----------------------------------------|

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litgo@aol.com

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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