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Behind Blue Eyes – bass tab

Behind Blue Eyes | bass tab
By The Who
>From Who's Next, 1971
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1971 Fabulous Music Ltd.

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

1999-09-05                   Whotabs   www.thewho.net/whotabs/

(guitar only)

                   C         D     G     G/C G       C         D
           But my  dreams          empty...    as my conscience...
|-----------------|---------|-----|--------|--------|---------|-------|
|----------7-5----|-----5---|----4|5-------|5----55\|----5----|---7---|
|--------------7-5|3-----3-4|5----|-------5|--------|3-----3-4|5----5-|
|-----------------|---------|-----|--------|--------|---------|-------|

 E                 Bm              C                 D     Dsus4 D
            I have hours..    only lonely...         vengeance...
|-----|-----------|-------|-------|------|5-2-------|-------|---------|
|-----|-----------|------4|-------|------|----5-2---|------7|------5/7|
|-----|7------7--\|2------|2------|3-----|-------3-4|5------|5--------|
|0---0|-----0-----|-------|-------|------|----------|-------|---------|

 Asus2                              Em       G        D      
 free...                            No one.. . 
|--------|--------|--------|-------|--------|--------|------|--------|
|--------|7-------|7-------|7------|--------|5-------|------|-7------|
|0------0|-----0-0|-----0-0|----0-5|7-------|-------0|5-----|---5-5--|
|--------|--------|--------|-------|--------|--------|------|--------|

 Cadd9             Asus2           Em       G        D    
                                   No one... 
|-------|---------|-------|-------|--------|--------|----|7-4---------|
|------5|---5-7---|7------|7------|--------|5-------|----|----7-4-----|
|3------|3------0-|-------|----0-5|7-------|--------|5---|-------7-5-5|
|-------|---------|------5|-------|--------|--------|----|------------|

 Cadd9           Asus2               C         D      G   C/G G
                 through      But my dreams...  
|-------|-------|-------|-----------|---------|------|-------|-------|
|------5|---5-7-|-------|777--7-5---|----5----|----7-|5------|5----5\|
|3------|3------|0--0-00|--------7-5|3-----3-4|5----5|------5|-------|
|-------|-------|-------|-----------|---------|------|-------|-------|

 C         D      E               Bm              C     
 conscience...             I have hours      only lonely   my love is
|---------|------|-----|---------|--------|------|-----|5-2---------|
|----5----|----7-|-----|---------|-------4|------|-----|----5-2-----|
|3-----3-4|5----5|7----|7---7-\--|2-------|2-----|3----|--------3-4-|
|---------|------|----0|---0-----|--------|------|-----|------------|

 D                Asus2                   
 vengeance...     free...           hmmm...
|-------|--------|------|-------|-------|-------|
|------7|------7-|------|7------|7------|7------|
|5------|5-------|0----0|-----00|-----00|------7|
|-------|--------|------|-------|-------|-------|

(solo)

 E    E E     Bm Bm     A  A     E  E     E E     Bm Bm    A  A     E  
|---------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-------------9-|9------7--7-------|--------------9-|9-----7--7-------|
|7----7-7-------|----------------7-|7-----7-7-------|---------------7-|
|---------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------|

 E     E E     Bm Bm    A  A     E  E     E E     Bm Bm    A  A     E  
                                          When my...
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|--------------9-|9-----7--7-------|----------------|9-----7--7-------|
|7-----7-7-------|---------------7-|7-----7-7-----7-|---------------7-|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|

 E     E  E    Bm Bm     G  G    D  D    D D     Bm Bm     A  A     D  
                                                    smile...
|----------------|-----------------|---------------|------------------|
|--------------9-|9------5--5------|-------------9-|9------7-77-------|
|7-----7-77------|---------------5-|5----5-5-5-----|----------------5-|
|----------------|-----------------|---------------|------------------|

 D     D D    Bm Bm    A  A     E  E     E E     Bm Bm     A  A       
                            like a fool          
|---------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|
|-------------9-|9-----7-77-------|--------------9-|9------7--7-------|
|5-----5-5------|---------------7-|7-----7-7-------|---------------7-7|
|---------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|

 E    E E     Bm Bm     A  A    E  E    E  E     Bm Bm     G  G     D  
      And if I swallow...                        finger    down my     
|---------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|
|---------------|9------7--7------|--------------9-|9------5--5-------|
|7----7-7-----7-|---------------7-|7----7-77-------|----------------5-|
|---------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------|

 D     D  D    Bm Bm    A  A    D  D     D D     Bm Bm     A  A     E  
 throat                                                    wear   your 
|----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------|
|--------------9-|9-----7-77------|--------------9-|9------7-77-------|
|5-----5-55------|--------------5-|5-----5-5-------|----------------7-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------|

 E     E E     Bm Bm     A  A        E    E E     Bm Bm     A  A     B 
 coat                             
|----------------|------------------|---------------|-----------------|
|--------------9-|9------7--7-------|-------------9-|9------7--7---7-9|
|7-----7-7-------|---------------7-7|7----7-7-------|-----------------|
|----------------|------------------|---------------|-----------------|

 B             A   G   D         B  B             A   G   D         B  
|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|
|9---9-9-9-9-9-7|--5-----------999-|9-9-9-999-9-9-7|--5-----------778-|
|---------------|5---0-5-5-555-----|---------------|5---5-5-5-5-5-----|
|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

 B             A    G   D         B  B                B/A
|----------------|------------------|----------------|---------------|
|9-999-999-999-7-|--5-----------7-8-|9---9---9---9---|7h9------------|
|----------------|----5-5-5--5------|----------------|--------2-5-6--|
|----------------|------------------|----------------|---------------|

 Em       G      D      Dsus4  D    Cadd9             Asus2           
 No one...       bad man        the sad man         behind blue eyes
|--------|------|------|7-4--------|--------|--------|---------------|
|--------|5-----|------|---7-4-----|------5-|---5/7--|---------------|
|7-------|------|5-----|-------7-5-|3-------|3-------|---------------|
|--------|------|------|-----------|--------|--------|5--5-5---------|

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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