• Song:

    Substitute

  • Artist:

    The Who

  • Album:

    Singles Box

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Band: The Who
Song: Substitute
Tabbed by: JEB/,

Chords
D(V1)	xx0775
D(v2)	xx0232
A/D	xx0655
G/D	xx0433
G	320033
E5	022xxx
A7	x02020

Intro   
-----------5----3----3----------2------------|--------------------------------
-7----3----5----3----3----------3------------|-3------3--3--------3--3--------
-7----2----6----4----4---0--2---2------------|-2------2--2--------2--2--------
-0----0----0----0----0---0------0----------0-|-0------0--0--------0--0--------
------------------------------------0---2----|-----2-----------2--------0--2--
---------------------------------------------|--------------------------------
                                                                              

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-3---3----------3-------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2----------2-------------------------------------------------------------
-0---0----------0-------------------------------------------------------------
---------0---2----------------------------------------------------------------
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Verse and bridge 
-----------------------|------3-----------------|-----------------------------
-3------3--------------|------3-----------------|-3------3--3----------3------
-2------2--------------|------0-----------------|-2------2--2----------2------
-0------0---0----------|------0---------0-------|-0------0--0----------0------
-----2-----------2---0-|----------0---2----2--0-|-----2------------2----------
-----------------------|-3----------------------|-----------------------------
                                                                              

-------------------------|---------------|------------------------------------
-3--------3--3--------3--|---------------|------------------------------------
-2--------2--2--------2--|---------------|------------------------------------
-0--------0--0--------0--|----2--------0-|-2---2---4--4--4--4--5--------------
----0--2--------0--2-----|---------0h2---|-0---0---0--0--0--0--0--------------
-------------------------|-0----3--------|------------------------------------
                                                             
Chorus  
--------5---3---3---2--2-|-3----2--2--|---------------------------------------
-7--3---5---3---3---3--3-|-3----3--3--|---------------------------------------
-7--2---6---4---4---2--2-|-4----2--2--|---------------------------------------
-0--0---0---0---0---0--0-|-0----0--0--|---------------0-----------------------
-------------------------|------------|----------0--2-------------------------
-------------------------|------------|---------------------------------------


Intro	D(v1)	D(v2)	A/D	G/D	D(v2)	x2
	D(v2)

Verse 1	D(v2)           G               D(v2)
	  You Think we look pretty good together
	             G                 D(v2)
	You think my shoes are made of leather

Bridge1	          E5        G          E5        G
	But i'm a substitute for	another guy
	  E5           G          E5          G
	I look pretty tall but my heels are high
	    E5                G           E5      G
	The simple things you see are all complicated
	  E5          G             E5         G     A7
	I look pretty young but i'm just back-dated, yeah
	
Chorus	D(v2) D5 A/D G/D        D(v2)
	Sub-sti-tute your lies for fact
	      D5    A/D        G/D       D(v2)
	I see right though your plastic mac
		D5  A/D          G/D     D(v2)
	I look all white, but my dad was black
	        D5      A/D          G/D           D(v2)
	My fine looking suit is really made out of sack

Verse 2	I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth
	The north side of my town faced east, and the east facing south
	
Bridge2	And no you dare to look me in the eye
	Those crocodile tears are what you cry
	It's a genuine problem, you won't try
	To Work it out at all you just pass it by, pass it by

chorus2	Substitute me for him
	Substitute my coke foe gin
	Substitute you for my mum
	At least i'll get my washing done

Solo	D(v2)	G	D(v2)	D9V2)	X2
Section

Bridge3	as Bridge 1

Instrumental	D(v1)	D(v2)	A/D	G/D	D(v2)	x4
Chorus

Verse 3	as Verse 2

Bridge4	as Bridge 2

Chorus3	as chorus 2

Chorus4	as chorus 1
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