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White City Fighting – guitar tab

White City Fighting | guitar tab
by Pete Townshend and Dave Gilmour
>From White City, 1985
Written by Pete Townshend and Dave Gilmour 
(c)1985 Eel Pie Publishing Ltd/Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd.

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#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         1996-11-15               Whotabs                        
litgo@aol.com      rev 2001-05-29               www.thewho.net/whotabs         
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Acoustic: capo on 5
Electric: no capo

Am     577555
Fadd9  x810 10 88
G      xx5787
F      x87565 and x87568
Dm     x57765
C      8x5588
Em     x79987
Am7    xx7555


[intro pattern; acoustic only]
||:Am              |                | Fadd9          |                  :||
||-5---5-8-10--8-5-|5---5-8-7-5---8-|-----8------8---|----8----7-5----8--||
||---5-------5-----|--5---------8---|---8-----8----8-|--8---8-------8----||
||.----------------|----------------|-10---10--10----|10----------------.||
||(7)--------------|-------(5)------|----------------|----------(5)-----.||
||-----------------|----------------|(8)-------------|-------------------||
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------||

[verse and chorus pattern for electric]
||:G               |                |F               |               :||
||-7-5-----7-5-----|7-5-----8-7-5-3-|5-3-----5-3-----|5-3-----5-3-----||
||-----8-------8---|----8-----------|----6-------6---|----6-------6---||
||.------7-------7-|------7---------|------5-------5-|------5-------5.||
||.----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------.||
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

   |G                   |                       
The White City, that's a joke of a name
      |F                         |
It's a black violent place if I remember the game
          |G                    |
I couldn't wait to get out but I love to go home
    |F                    |
To remember the White City fighting

[chorus]
   |G         |           |F        |F  
The White City Fighting, remember, remember
The White City Fighting, remember, remember

[bridge]
|Dm                      |                         
 Down to the refuge, near QPR
 |C                        |       Am   
I drive to committees in my German car
|Dm                |                     
 Prone to violence, prone to shame
 |Am                  |C        G
I glide in silence, my pride in vain
   |F              | Em       |Am      |  G
For no one remembers, not that I can see
    |Dm                |Am             | C
That we were defenders, we were the free

[verse]
The White City, blood was an addiction
Now it is analyzed just as though it were fiction
That battles were won and battles were blown
At the height of the White City fighting

[chorus]
[break]
| Dm     Am7  Dm | Dm  Am7  Dm|
| C              |         Am |
| Dm     Am7  Dm | Dm  Am7  Dm|
| Am             |          G |

|F             | Em        |Am      |   G
 No one remembers, not that I can see
    |Dm          |     |F             |G
That we were defenders, we were the free

[repeat intro pattern]

The White City, I finally grew up
To resist the temptation the gutters all threw up
But I have to go back, I guess I'm violence prone
To remember the White City fighting, yeah

[solo; verse pattern]

[repeat chorus and fade]

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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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