==============================
"White Light/White Heat"
==============================
album _White Light/White Heat_
(The Velvet Underground, 1968)

written by Lou Reed
==============================


        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        and don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my brain
        (White light)
        oh, white light it's gonna drive me insane
        (White heat)
        Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to my toes
        (White light)
        oh, white light, I said now, goodness knows
        do it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, I surely do love to watch that stuff drip itself in
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that side, watch that side
        don't you know gonna be dead and dried
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        Yeah foxy mama, watching me walking down the street
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Come upside your head
        gonna make you dead hang on your street

        (White light)
        White light movin' me between my brain
        (White light)
        white light gonna make you go insane
        (White heat)
        Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to my toes
        (White light)
        oh, white light, I said now, goodness knows

        (White light)
        Oh, white light, it lightens up my eyes
        (White light)
        don't you know it fills me up with surprise
        (White heat)
        Oh, white heat, tickle me down to my toes
        (White light)
        oh, white light, I'll tell you now, goodness knows
        now work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, she surely do move speed
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        yeah, we're gonna go and make it every week
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        Oh, sputter mutter
        everybody's gonna go and kill their mother
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Here she comes, here she comes
        everybody get it gonna make me run
        do it

        Higher



* all the strings downtuned a whole-tone

 1d ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from e to d)
 2A ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from B to A)
 3F ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from G to F)
 4C ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from D to C)
 5G ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from A to G)
 6D ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from E to D)



        {A}{A}{A}{A}   (White light going messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}   (Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to my ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}   (White light going messin' up my brain ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}   (Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to my ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white heat ...)
        {F}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)

        ....

ending  {A}{A(onC#)}{A(onE)}{A(onG)}
        {A(onG)}{G}{G}{G}
        ....




---------------------------------------------------------------------



* chords for standard-tuning



        {G}{G}{G}{G}    (White light going messin' up my mind ...)
        {D}{D}{G}{G}    (Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to ...)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}    (White light going messin' up my brain ...)
        {D}{D}{G}{G}    (Oh, white heat, it tickle me down to ...)

chorus  {G}{C}{G}{G}    (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {G}{C}{G}{G}    (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {F}{C}{G}{G}    (Ooohhh, white heat ...)
        {D#}{C}{G}{G}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)

        ....

ending  {G}{G(onB)}{G(onD)}{G(onF)}
        {G(onF)}{F}{F}{F}
        ....








==================================================
"White Light/White Heat"
==================================================
album _1969 Velvet Underground Live With Lou Reed_
(The Velvet Underground, 1974)

Nov 1969
San Francisco, California
==================================================


        (White light)
        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        Oh, white light it's lightin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, she surely funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        gonna shoot up, baby, narrow way
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        Get 'em out
        (Ooohhh, white heat)

        (White light)
        White light it's lightin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it, goodness knows

        (White light)
        Oh, white light, it's lightin' up my eyes
        (White light)
        don't you know it fills me up with surprise
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh now, surely funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh wow, sputter mutter, everybody wants to kill their mother
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        Get 'em out
        (Ooohhh, white light)

        (White light)
        White light goin' messin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        Yeah, white light, it's lightin' up my eyes
        (White light)
        don't you know it fills me up with surprise
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Ooohhh, she sure is funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        gonna shoot up, baby, narrow way
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Get 'em out, get 'em out, get 'em out

        Higher




* chords: same as _White Light/White Heat_ version
They played using down-tuning
(all the strings downtuned a whole-tone)








============================
"White Light/White Heat"
============================
album _Rock 'N' Roll Animal_
(Lou Reed, 1974)

Dec 21, 1973
The Academy of Music, NYC
============================


        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        White heat, goin' down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows

        White light goin' down to my brain
        hey, don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        White heat, down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows
        work it

        White light
        Ooohhh, white light
        Ah, white heat
        Ooohhh-yeah, white light

        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        White light, goin' down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows

        White light goin' messin' up my brain
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        White heat, goin' down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows
        work it

        Ooohhh, white light
        Yeah honey, white light
        White heat
        Oh baby, white light
        white light now-now

        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        White heat, goin' down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows

        White light goin' down to my brain, ooohhh
        Oh, don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        White heat, goin' down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows
        work it

        White light
        Oh, white light
        Ooohhh baby, white heat
        Yeah, white light




intro   {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}

        {G}{G}{G}{G}       (White light goin' messin' up my ...)
        {D}{D}{G}{G}       (White heat, goin' down to my toes ...)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}       (White light goin' down to my brain ...)
        {D}{D}{G}{G}       (White heat, down to my toes ...)

chorus  {G}{C}{G}{G}       (White light)
        {G}{C}{G}{G}       (Ooohhh, white light)
        {F}{C}{G}{G}       (Ah, white heat)
        {F}{C}{G}{G}       (Ooohhh-yeah, white light)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}

        ....

g.solo  {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{G}{G}

        ....

g.solo  {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {D}{D}{C}{C/G...




* intro

       {G}               {G}
 1e ---------------------------------------------
 2B ---------------------------------------------
 3G ---------------------------------------------   ...
 4D ---------------------------------------------
 5A ---3/5--5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5--1h3-------
 6E ---1/3--3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3------1h3---



*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics









========================
"White Light/White Heat"
========================
album _Live In Italy_
(Lou Reed, 1984)

Sep 07 (or 10), 1983
Verona (or Rome), Italy
========================


        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        Goin' down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows

        White light goin' up to my brain
        baby, don't you know it's drivin' me insane
        Oh, white heat, goin' to my toes
        oh Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows
        now work it

        Ooohhh baby, white light
        Wow wow wow wow, baby baby baby, white light
        Ooohhh ooohhh ooohhh, white heat
        Oh oh, oh baby, white light

        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        oh, don't you know it make me blind
        Down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows

        Oh, down to my toes
        oh, white light had it goodness knows
        White light had it to my brain
        don't you know now, baby, it's makin' me insane
        and said, ah

        Oh, oh, white light
        Oh baby baby babe, white light
        Ooohhh, ooohhh, White heat
        Ooohhh, white light light light light light light light

        White light goin' messin' up my brain
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        Oh, down to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light had it goodness knows

        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it's makin' me go blind
        White heat, goin' to my toes
        Lord have mercy, had it goodness knows
        now work it

        Ooohhh, white light
        Ooohhh baby, white light, hey hey hey
        Hey baby, white heat
        Oh oh oh oh, white light light light




count   {x}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}   (White light goin' messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}   (Goin' down to my toes ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}   (White light goin' up to my brain ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}   (Oh, white heat, goin' to my toes ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh baby, white light)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}   (Wow wow wow woh, baby baby baby ...)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh ooohhh ooohhh, white heat)
        {F}{D}{A}{A}   (Oh oh, oh baby, white light)

        ....

g.solo  {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        ....

ending  {A}{A#}{B}{C}
        {C#}{D}{D#}{E}
        {F}{F#/G}{G#/A}{A}
        {A}{A...








==============================
"White Light/White Heat"
==============================
album _Live MCMXCIII_
(The Velvet Underground, 1993)

Jun 1993
L'Olympia, Paris, France
==============================


        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Down to my toes
        (White light)
        oh Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        Light a going up to my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        White heat, going to my toes
        (White light)
        oh Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        now work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, she sure is funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        gonna shoot up every night of the week
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        Oh-wow, sputter butter, everybody wants to kill their mother
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that side, watch that side
        don't you know gonna be dead and dried

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Right down to my toes
        (White light)
        oh Lord have mercy, mercy, goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Down to my toes
        (White light)
        oh Lord have mercy, white lights got it
        don't you know now

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Ooohhh ooohhh, watch that side, watch that side
        don't you know dead and dried
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        gonna shoot up every night of the week
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        White light
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Light light light light, light light light light light
        white light

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        White light
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        White light
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        White heat
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        White light

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        oh, don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Heat heat going to my toes
        (White light)
        I said now
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        now work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh wow, sputter butter, everybody gonna go kill their mother
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Watch that side, watch that side
        don't you know gonna be dead and dried
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        White heat
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Ah, light light light light, really somethin'



                        (one, two, three, White -)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}    (- light, White light going messin' up ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}    (- heat, Down to my toes ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}    (- light, Light a going down to my brain...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}    (- heat, White heat, going to my toes ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}    (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}    (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}    (Ooohhh, white heat ...)
        {F}{D}{A}{A}    (Ooohhh, white light ...)

        ....

ending  {A}{A#}{B}{C}
        {C#}{D}{D#}{E}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {A..








==========================================
"White Light White Heat"
==========================================
album _American Poet_
(Lou Reed, 2001)

Dec 26, 1972
Ultrasonic Recording Studio, Hempstead, NY
==========================================


        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        White heat going messin' down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        White heat going messin' me down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Yeah, she sure is funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Yeah, now here she comes
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        (Ooohhh, white light)

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        White heat going messin' me down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        White heat going messin' down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Yeah, she sure is funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Yeah, now here she comes
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        white light

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        White heat going messin' me down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        White heat going messin' me down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Yeah, she sure is funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Yeah, now here she comes
        (Ooohhh, white heat)
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        alright now



* all the strings downtuned a whole-tone

 1d ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from e to d)
 2A ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from B to A)
 3F ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from G to F)
 4C ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from D to C)
 5G ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from A to G)
 6D ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from E to D)



intro   {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}   (White light going messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}   (White heat going messin' down to my ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}   (White light going messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}   (White heat going messin' me down to my ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white heat ...)
        {F}{D}{A}{A}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)

        ....

g.solo  {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}

        ....

g.solo  {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

ending  {A.A#/B.C}{C#.D/D#.E}
        {E}{E}{E}{E}
        {E.








==================================================
"White Light/White Heat"
(The Matrix, San Francisco, 12-01-69)
==================================================
box set _Bootleg Series Volume 1: The Quine Tapes_
(The Velvet Underground, 2001)

Dec 01, 1969
The Matrix, San Francisco, California
==================================================


        (White light)
        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        Oh, white light it's lightin' up my eyes
        (White light)
        don't you know it fills me up with surprise
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh)
        Oh, she surely funky
        (Ooohhh)
        Watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        gonna shoot up, baby, narrow way
        (Ooohhh)
        (Ooohhh)

        (White light)
        Oh, white light it's lightin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        Woh, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes, oh
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it, goodness knows

        (White light)
        Oh, white light, it's lightin' up my eyes
        (White light)
        don't you know it fills me up with surprise
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh)
        Oh, she surely funky
        (Ooohhh)
        Oh-wow, sputter mutter, everybody wants to kill their mother
        (Ooohhh)
        (Ooohhh)

        Oh, white light it's lightin' up my eyes
        (White light)
        don't you know it fills me up with surprise
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        Oh, white light it's lightin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        Woh, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it, goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh)
        Oh, she surely funky
        (Ooohhh)
        Oh-wow, sputter mutter, everybody wants to kill their mother
        (Ooohhh)
        (Ooohhh)

        Higher




* chords: same as _White Light/White Heat_ version
They played using down-tuning
(all the strings downtuned a whole-tone)








=================================
"White Light White Heat"
=================================
album _Live At Max's Kansas City_
2-CD edition
(The Velvet Underground, 2004)

Jul 26, 1970
Max's Kansas City, NYC
=================================


        (White light)
        White light going messin' up my mind
        (White light)
        yeah, don't you know babe, make me go blind
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        Hey, white light it's lightin' up my eyes, woh
        (White light)
        don't you know it makes me surprised
        (White heat)
        White heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh) White light
        Yeah, she surely funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, now watch out little girl now
        White heat
        Yeah, now here she comes
        (Ooohhh) White light

        (White light)
        White light it's lightin' up my brain
        (White light)
        you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        White heat, it tickle me, oh, down to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        (White light)
        White light, it lightens up my eyes
        (White light)
        wow wow wow, you know it makes me surprised
        (White heat)
        White heat, it tickle me, oh, to my toes
        (White light)
        have mercy, white light have it, wow wow wow

        (Ooohhh, white light) Wow wow woh
        You know she surely funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh Lord, now here she comes
        (Ooohhh, white heat) White heat
        I love the way .......
        (Ooohhh, white light) White light
        Oh Lord .....

        (White light)
        White light it's lightin' up my brain
        (White light)
        don't you know it's gonna make me insane
        (White heat)
        Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh, to my toes
        (White light)
        Oh Lord have mercy, white light have it, goodness knows

        (White light)
        Wow wow, hey, oh, to my brain, ah
        (White light)
        why don't you know it makes me insane
        (White heat)
        White heat, it tickle me, oh, to my toes
        (White light)
        Lord have mercy, goodness knows
        work it

        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, she surely funky
        (Ooohhh, white light)
        Oh, now here she comes comes comes comes now
        (Ooohhh, white heat) White heat
        (Ooohhh, white light) White light
        Ah




count   {x}               (White -)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}      (- light, White light going messin' ...)
        {D}{D}{G}{G}      (Yeah, white heat, it tickle me, oh ...)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}      (Hey, white light it's lightin' up my ...)
        {D}{D}{G}{G}      (White heat, it tickle me, oh, down ...)

chorus  {G}{C/A#}{G}{G}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {G}{C/A#}{G}{G}   (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {F}{C/A#}{G}{G}   (White heat, Yeah, now here she comes)
        {D#}{C}{G}{G}     (Ooohhh, white light)

        ....

g.solo  {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}
        {G}{G}            (White -)

        ....

ending  {G}{G}{G}{G.G#/A.A#}
        {B.C/C#.D}{D#.E/F.F#}{G.G#/A.A#}{B.C/C#.D}
        {D#.E/F.F#}{G.G#/A.A#}{B.C/C#.D}{D#.E/F.F#}
        {G.G#/A.A#}{B.C/C#.D}{D#.E/F.F#}{G.G#/A...








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"White Light/White Heat"
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album
_Rachel Fuller Presents: In the Attic With Pete Townshend and Friends_
(Various Artists, 2009)

Lou Reed: vocals, electric guitar
Pete Townshend: background vocals, acoustic guitar

Feb 20, 2007
Joe's Pub, New York City
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        White light, white light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it makes me go blind
        White heat goin' to my toes
        Oh Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        White light goin' messin' up my brain
        you know it's makin' me insane
        White heat down to my toes
        Oh Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        Ooohhh, white light
        Ooohhh, white light
        she sure is funky
        Ooohhh, white heat
        Ooohhh, white light

        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        you know it's gonna make me go blind
        White heat goin' to my toes
        white light have got it goodness knows

        White light goin' messin' up my brain
        don't you know it's makin' me insane
        White heat goin' to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows
        ....

        Ooohhh, white light
        watch that speed freak, watch that speed freak
        gonna go ..... every night of the week
        Ooohhh, white light
        oh, sputter mutter
        everybody wants to kill their mother
        Ooohhh, white light
        Ooohhh, white light

        White light goin' messin' up my mind
        don't you know it's gonna make me go blind
        White heat goin' to my toes
        Lord have mercy, white light have it goodness knows

        White light goin' messin' up my brain
        don't you know it's makin' me insane
        Down to my toes
        Oh Lord, Lord, Lord have mercy, goodness knows

        Ooohhh, white light
        oh, sputter mutter, oh
        Ooohhh, white light
        Ooohhh, white heat
        Ooohhh, white light




intro   {A}{A}{A}{A}     (White light)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}     (white light goin' messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}     (White heat goin' to my toes ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}     (White light goin' messin' up my brain ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}     (White heat down to my toes ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light, she sure is funky)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white heat)
        {F}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}     (White light goin' messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}     (White heat goin' to my toes ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}     (White light goin' messin' up my brain ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}     (White heat goin' to my toes ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light)
        {F}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light)

guitar  {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {E}{E}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {E}{E}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}     (White light goin' messin' up my mind ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}     (White heat goin' to my toes ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}     (White light goin' messin' up my brain ...)
        {E}{E}{A}{A}     (- makin' me insane ...)

chorus  {A}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light ...)
        {A}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white light)
        {G}{D}{A}{A}     (Ooohhh, white heat)
        {F}{D}{A}{A...   (Ooohhh, white light)




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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