My Generation

Words & Music:

Pete Townshend


This is fully transcribed in Guitar World.  You can sub F for G5/F, but it lacks the tension.  Don't forget to stutter!


G5   G5/F  [vamp for intro & transition]


G5            (F)           G5               G5/F  [etc.]

People try to put us down, (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)

Just because we get around. (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)

Things they do look awful cold. (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)

Hope I die before I get old. (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)



G5/F               G  Gsus4

I said, my generation.

G5/F      Gsus4      G     Gsus4  G5/F  Gsus4

This is my generation, baby.


Why don't you all f-fade away? (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)

And don't try to dig what we all say. (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)

I'm not trying to cause a big sensation. (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)

I'm just talkin' 'bout my generation. (Talkin' 'bout my generation.)









C   F5  [vamp with solo over it, then:]


C                F5

Talkin' 'bout my generation.  [repeat and out]


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