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The Who guitar tabs for Bargain

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Bargain
By the Who
>From Who's Next, 1971
Written by Pete Townshend
transcribed by
litgo@aol.com


Electric: Tune down 1/2 step (A chord diagramEb MajorEb A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramDbDb A chord diagramGbGb A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramEb MajorEb)
Acoustic: Capo on 1 (standard tuning)

[chords]  (electric)  (acoustic)
A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4    xx4252      x13141
A chord diagramBb7Bb7        xx4242      x13131
A chord diagramBb majorBb         x244xx      x13331 or 13366
A chord diagramAbAb         x022xx      4x1144
A chord diagramEb MajorEb         022400      x(1)1343 or xx1346
A chord diagramDbadd9Dbadd9     xx0230      x43144
Eb6sus4    042200      xx1344
A chord diagramGbGb         3x00xx      x44322


[bridge chords; electric tacit (I've put them in
for single guitar arrg, e.g., Who's Missing)]
A chord diagramEb MajorEb         xx2100      xx1343 (xx1346; second time)
Ebmaj7/D   xx1100      x51343
Ebadd9/Db  xx0100      x41341
Ebsus4/Ab  x02200      4x1141 (A chord diagramAb6Ab6)
A chord diagramDbadd9Dbadd9     xx0230      x43141
A chord diagramFsus4Fsus4      244422      133311
A chord diagramFF          244322      133211


[Note: Leads are approximate. Leads are transcribed for electric/Eb tuning;
chords symbols above leads are for acoustic/capo]

  A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4       A chord diagramBb7Bb7        A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4        A chord diagramBb majorBb
|-------------|----------|-------------|---------------------|
|-------------|----------|-------------|---------------------|
|-6-13---11-9-|-11-8---9-|-6-13---11-9-|-16------------------|
|-------------|----------|-------------|---------------------|
|-4-11---9--7-|-9--6---7-|-4-11---9--7-|-14------------------|
|-------------|----------|-------------|---------------------|
 [with volume pedal for swells]

    A chord diagramBb majorBb                          A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramEb MajorEb
I'd glady lose me ....
    A chord diagramBb majorBb                          A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramEb MajorEb
I'd gladly give up ...
   A chord diagramBb majorBb                   A chord diagramDbadd9Dbadd9               A chord diagramEb MajorEb  Eb6sus4
To find you, I'd suffer ....
                                                 e|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
                                                 b|-12-10-9--7--5--3--|

     A chord diagramBb majorBb                              A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramEb MajorEb
I'll pay any price just ...
     A chord diagramBb majorBb                              A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramEb MajorEb
I'll work all my ...
   A chord diagramBb majorBb                A chord diagramDbadd9Dbadd9                    A chord diagramEb MajorEb  Eb6sus4
To win you I'd stand naked, ...
                                                 |-0---0--0---0-----|
                                                 |-0-2--3---2-0-----|
                                                 |-1-2--4---2-1-----|
                                                 |------------2-----|
                                                 |------------------|
                                                 |------------------|

                A chord diagramGbGb           A chord diagramAbAb          A chord diagramEb MajorEb      A chord diagramEb MajorEb
I'd call that a bargain, ....

The best I ever had..........
                A chord diagramBb majorBb                A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramEb MajorEb      A chord diagramBb majorBb        A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramEb MajorEb
              |-----------------------------|-------------------|
              |-----------------------------|-------------------|
              |-2-4--2-4--2-4---------7-----|-2-4--2-4--2---x-x-|
              |-2-4--2-4--2-4----4-6/9-9----|-2-4--2-4--2---x-x-|
              |-----2---2-----2/6---------2-|----2----2---------|
              |-----------------------------|-------------------|

I'd gladly lose me ....
e|----0-0-0---0---0---|
b|-/5-5-7-9--10--10---|

I'd pay any price just to ....

|-0--0---0-------|
|-0--------3-/5--|
|-1-2--/4--------|
|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|

I'd call that a bargain, .....
The best I ever...
  had............
  A chord diagramBb majorBb                     A chord diagramAbAb    A chord diagramEb MajorEb        A chord diagramBb majorBb              A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramEb MajorEb
|--------------------------------------|---------------------------|
|---7--7--7--7--7---7-7--7-----7-7-7---|-7--7-7--7-----------------|
|---6^-6^-6^-6^-6---6-6--4/6/4-6-4-4---|-6^-6-4--4-------4----2----|
|--------------------------------------|--------6--4/2---4-2--2----|
|--------------------------------------|--------------4----2-------|
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------0-|


[bridge]
A chord diagramEb MajorEb                 Ebmaj7/D
I sit looking ....

                  Ebadd9/Db
I look at my face ...
                              b|-10-9--5---------|

                 Ebsus4/Ab            A chord diagramDbadd9Dbadd9
I know I'm worth ......
                                   b|-5/7-----|

         A chord diagramEb MajorEb                             A chord diagramEbmaj7Ebmaj7
And like one and one ...

                 Ebadd9/Db
One and one ...
                         b|-10-9-14------------|

        Ebsus4/Ab        A chord diagramDbadd9Dbadd9
And I'm looking for that .....
  you.....
| A chord diagramFsus4Fsus4      A chord diagramFF  | A chord diagramFsus4Fsus4  A chord diagramBb majorBb  | A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4   | A chord diagramBb7Bb7        |

[synth riff arr. for guitar]
 | A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4      | A chord diagramBb7Bb7      | A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4     | A chord diagramBb7Bb7        |
g|-6-/13---11-9-|-11-8---9-|-6-13---11-9-|/11---------|

 | A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4      | A chord diagramBb7Bb7      | A chord diagramBb7sus4Bb7sus4     | A chord diagramBb majorBb         |
g|-6-/13---11-9-|-11-8---9-|-6-13---11-9-|-16---------|

I'd gladly lose me to ....

|---0-------12-----------------|
|---0----12-12-------9---9\----|
|--------11^--11\--9-9-7-9\----|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-0----------------------------|

I'll pay any price just to .....

|----0---0-0-----0-----0-|
|-----/5-3-2--/5--\3-2---|
|--------------------2---|
|------------------------|
|-2----------------------|
|-0----------------------|

I call that a bargain, the ....
The best I ever...
  had.................
  A chord diagramBb majorBb             A chord diagramAbAb A chord diagramEb MajorEb   A chord diagramBb majorBb             A chord diagramAbAb   A chord diagramEb MajorEb
|----7---7---7---------|---------------------------|
|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----4-|--4---4---4---4-2----------|
|--6^--6^--6^--6^\-4-4-|--4---4---4---4-2--4-------|
|-------------------6--|-6---6---6---6--2----------|
|----------------------|---------------------2---0-|
|----------------------|-----------------------0---|

  A chord diagramBb majorBb                       A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramEb MajorEb          A chord diagramBb majorBb              A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramEb MajorEb
|-------------------------------------7-7-|-----------7\-----------|
|--------------------------------7----7-7-|--7-7--7-7-7\-----------|
|---------------7^------------7^-7--------|--7-8--7-8--------4-2---|
|---------4-6/9---9-9/9--9/9/9--9----9----|-9----9-----------4-2---|
|-2-2--2/6--------------------------------|--------------0-2-------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------|

[repeat intro pattern]
[repeat post-bridge synth arr. for guitar pattern]
[repeat intro pattern]


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