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Mr. Big - Baba Oriley Tabs

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Baba Oriley Tabs

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Mr. Big
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                             Baba O'Riley - Mr. Big
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This is Mr. Big's version of the Who song Baba O'Riley as played on their live video 
in San Francisco.  Very cool song.


Tuning: Standard

Intro Riff

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------9-9--------------9-9---------------9-9--------------------|
D|------9-9------9-9------9-9-----9-9------9-9------9-9----------------|        etc.
A|--7-7---------------7-7--------------7-7-----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

Fill #1

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------12-12-10-10-9-9------------------|
G|---------9-9------------------------------9-9--------|
D|-------------9-9---------------------9-9-------------|
A|-----7-7---------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Riff #2

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---9---------------------------9-9----------------9-9-----------------|
D|---9--------9----7------------------9-9------9-9-------9-9------------|     etc.
A|---7--------9----7-----------------------7-7--------------------------|
E|------------7----5----------------------------------------------------|

Riff #3

e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------4-4-------------4-4---------------4-4-----------|
D|-------4-4-----4-4-----4-4-----4-4------4-4------4-4-------|
A|---2-2-------------2-2--------------2-2--------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

Solo

e|---12~~12~~-12b14r12--12-------------------12-14-12-14b15r14--12-------------|
B|--------------------------12-12h14-14-14~~-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----15b17-14-12~~-14-12-14-12~~--------12---------12-------------------------|
G|----------------------------------14b16-----14b16------14b16~~---------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Interlude


         B5                           B5                           A5                          A5

         
   P.H.
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

        B5                                                   A5

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--/16-17-19-16-17-19-16-17-19--16-17-19-16-17-19-16-17-19--------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

      E5                                                  D5      (if you really wanna 
like Gilbert use your teeth
                                                                         for this part)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--16-17-19-16-17-19-16-17-19--15-17-19-15-17-19-15-17-19---------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   B5                                                                                                A5

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17-16h17----------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                                               E5

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--16h17-19p17-16h17-19p17-16h17-19p17--17h19-17h19-17h19-17h19-17h19---------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                             D5

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---17h19-17h19-17h19--15h17-15h17-15h17-15h17-15h17-15h17-15h17-15h17--------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------12---12-14-15--14h15p14p12-------------------|
G|--16~~~~~~~~\---/14-14-14-13--------------------------------14\13/14---------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----13h14p13p11-13--11h13p11-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------14-12-11-12-14-12-11h12p11--------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------14-12-----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------11-12~~~--------------------------------------|
A|--11h12p11-----------11-12-14------------------------------------------------|
E|------------14-12-14---------------------------------------------------------|


To end it they just alternate on E5 and B5 chords while speeding up.  Listen to any 
of the song for the timings and order and you should be able to figure it out just fine.  
a great version of a great song.  Enjoy.


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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