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Can You Help The One You Really Love? – guitar tab

Can You Help The One You Really Love? | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
From Lifehouse Chronicles, 2000
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1999 Fabulous Music Ltd., Songs of Windswept Pacific Inc. and Eel Pie Publishing 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. #
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transcribed by         2001-02-08          Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com      rev 2003-10-09          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Open tuning: DGDADE (use caution when tuning up B string to D)

Note: All patterns and timing are approximate, based on the live and recorded versions, to give flavor of picking and fingering patterns.


[main pattern]
|------------------|5-------------|-----------------|5--------------|
|--0--------/5-4-0-|------/5--4-0-|---------/5-4-0--|------5-4-0----|
|-----------------0|-------------0|/3---------------|---------------|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0--0----0--0|---0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0|
(/7)---------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0---0---0--0--|0----0---0---0---|0---0---0---0--|

You can be cool with anyone
|------------------|------------------|
|---0----0---0----0|---0----0---0----0|
|3----3---3----3---|3----3---3----3---|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0----0---0----0-|
|------------------|------------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0----0---0----0---|

You can be cool with any kind of fool
|------------------|------------------|
|---0----0---0----0|--0---0---0---0---|
|3----3---3----3---|---5---5---5---5--|
|--0----0---0----0-|------------------|
|------------------|/5---5----5---5---|
|0----0---0----0---|------------------|

You can be a fool with someone you met on the subway
|------------------|------------------|
|---0----0---0----0|--0---0---0---0---|
|3----3---3----3---|---5---5---5---5--|
|--0----0---0----0-|------------------|
|------------------|/5---5----5---5---|
|0----0---0----0---|------------------|

You can be cool with anyone
You can be cool, it could be easy to be nice to those you don't even know


|------------------|5-------------|----------------|5--------------|
|0--------/5-4-0---|------/5--4-0-|--------/5-4-0--|------5-4-0----|
|------------------|--------------|3---------------|---------------|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0--0----0--0|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|---------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0---0---0--0--|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0--|


But can you...                            Can you help the one   you 
   |----------------|---0------------|----------------|----------------|
   |-0---0----0---0-|-0---0----0---0-|-0---0----0---0-|-0---0----0---0-|
   |2---2----3---3--|2---2----3---3--|2---2----3---3--|2---2----3---3--|
   |--0---0----0---0|--0---0----0---0|--0---0----0---0|--0---0----0---0|
   |0---0----0---0--|0---0----0---0--|0---0----0---0--|0---0----0---0--|
   |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 Love
|------------------|5-------------|----------------|5--------------|
|-----------/5-4-0-|------/5--4-0-|--------/5-4-0--|------5-4-0----|
|2/3---------------|--------------|3---------------|---------------|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0--0----0--0|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|---------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0---0---0--0--|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0--|

It's easy to put our money   in a    beggar's hat
    |---------------|---------------|
    |---------------|-------------0-|
    |h2---2--h2---2-|h2---2--h2----2|
    |--0---0---0---0|--0---0---0--0-|
    |0---0---0---0--|0---0---0---0--|
    |---------------|---------------|

It's easy to write a check and that is that
It's easy to walk by or even shed a tear

|------------------|5-------------|----------------|5--------------|
|0--------/5-4-0---|------/5--4-0-|--------/5-4-0--|------5-4-0----|
|------------------|--------------|3---------------|---------------|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0--0----0--0|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0|
(/7)---------------|--------------|----------------|---------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0---0---0--0--|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0--|


But can you help               the one, the one you really love?
   |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
   |--0---0----0----|--0---0----0----|--0---0----0----|--0---0----0----|
   |2---2----3---3--|2---2----3---3--|2---2----3---3--|2---2----3---3--|
   |--0---0----0---0|--0---0----0---0|--0---0----0---0|--0---0----0---0|
   |0---0----0---0--|0---0----0---0--|0---0----0---0--|0---0----0---0--|
   |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|------------------|5-------------|----------------|5--------------|
|0--------/5-4-0---|------/5--4-0-|--------/5-4-0--|------5-4-0----|
|------------------|--------------|3---------------|---------------|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0--0----0--0|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|---------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0---0---0--0--|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0--|


 Can      you    help     the    one              you really love?
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-----------0---|-----------0---|-----------0---|---------------|
|-2---2---3---2-|-2---2---3---2-|-2---2---3---2-|-3---2--3----2-|
|--0---0-h2--0--|--0---0-h2--0--|--0---0-h2--0--|--2---2--2--0--|
|0---0--0--0----|0---0--0--0----|0---0--0--0----|0---0--0--0----|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

|------------------|5-------------|----------------|5--------------|
|0--------/5-4-0---|------/5--4-0-|--------/5-4-0--|------5-4-0----|
|------------------|--------------|3---------------|---------------|
|--0----0---0----0-|--0--0----0--0|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0|
(/7)---------------|--------------|----------------|---------------|
|0----0---0----0---|0---0---0--0--|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0--|

It's easy to be brave
    |---------------|---------------|
    |-----------0---|-----------0---|
    |-2---2----3--3-|-2---2----3--3-|
    |--0---0-h2--2--|--0---0-h2--2--|
    |0---0--0--0----|0---0--0--0----|
    |---------------|---------------|

It's easy to be angry
It's easy to fade
When there's no one in your home

When you get up you feel good
You take your vitamin pills
You eat your shredded wheat
And you read about the kills

When you wash your hands of the world
Think about some girl
And you wonder as you always have
Can you help, can you help, can you help the one you really love?

It's easy to be kind
It's easy to be right when no one knows the details of your life
It's easy to be upright
When no one knows the truth that lies behind the pages

And what you write in your newspaper
When you condemn
When you judge
When you sneer
And you call...when you call out for a revolution
Or you call out for a bloodbath or a witch-hunt

But I ask this you now, can you help the one you really love?

Can you help the one, can you help the one, 

    Can you help     can you help     can you help the one you really love
   |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
   |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
   |2---3---2-------|2---3---2-------|2---3---2---3---|2---------------|
   |0--h2---0-------|0--h2---0-------|0--h2---0--h2---|0---------------|
   |0---0---0-------|0---0---0-------|0---0---0---0---|0---------------|
   |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


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litgo@aol.com

#----------------------------------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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