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Eyesight to the Blind (The Hawker) – guitar tab

Eyesight to the Blind (The Hawker) | guitar tab
By The Who 
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Sonny Boy Williamson (c)1951 Arc Music Corp.; arranged by Mose Allison

#----------------------------------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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Previously transcribed by:
Mike (sef@icbr.ufl.edu) -- original compilation on Nevada
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1998-03-04          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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[Original note on solo: Unfortunately, Pete plays the solo on either a
guitar tuned to Eb, or the E string tuned down to Eb (or maybe ALL 
the guitars tuned down), so if you don't have two guitars you can 
either 1) play all chords up a 1/2 step or 2) don't pluck the low E 
string on the solo and play it in Eb.]
[Second note: stage versions played in standard tuning same as below 
and begin at bar 5; solo played as below without low Eb]

Eb     xx134x  and xx88 11 x
Ebsus4 xx1144  and xx889x
Fsus4  1x3311  and xxx566
F      1x3211  and xxx565

[INTRO; 3 guitars; 2 strum Eb & Ebsus4, one plays arpeggios]

  Eb             Ebsus4          Eb             Ebsus4
|-6-6-----6----|-6--6-------6--|-6-6-----6----|-6-6-------|
|-8---8-----8--|-9----9---6----|-8---8-----8--|-9---9-----|
|-8-----8------|-8------8------|-8-----8------|-8-----8---|
|--------------|---------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------|---------------|--------------|-----------|
|--------------|---------------|--------------|-----------|

  Eb                         
|-6--6--6--6--|-6--6--6--6--|
|-8--8--8--8--|-8--8--8--8--|
|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|
[palm mute                  ]

                                [verse pattern]
||[acoust gtr] x2             x2 Gm        (Bb) Gm          ||
||-6--6--6--6--||-6--6--6--6--||-6--6--6--6-6-|-6--6--6--6--||
||-8--8--8--8--||-8--8--8--8--||-8--8--8--8-6-|-8--8--8--8--||
||.-----------.||.7--7--7--7-.||.7--7--7--7-7-|-7--7--7--7-.||
||.-----------.||.-----------.||.8--8--8--8-8-|-8--8--8--8-.||
||-------------||-------------||--------------|-------------||
||-------------||-------------||--------------|-------------||
||[elec guitar]||             ||              |             ||
||-3--3--3--3--||-3--3--3--3--||-3--3--3--3---|-3--3--3--3--||
||-3--3--3--3--||-3--3--3--3--||-3--3--3--3---|-3--3--3--3-.||
||.3--3--3--3-.||.3--3--3--3-.||.3--3--3--3---|-3--3--3--3-.||
||.5--5--5--5-.||.5--5--5--5-.||.5--5--5--5---|-5--5--5--5--||
||-------------||-------------||--------------|-------------||
||-------------||-------------||--------------|-------------||
||[bass]       ||             ||              |             ||
||-------------||-------------||--------------|-------------||
||.----3h5-3--.||.----3h5-3--.||.----3h5-3----|-----3h5-3--.||
||.---------5-.||.---------5-.||.---------5---|----------5-.||
||-----------3-||-----------3-||-----------3--|-----------3-||

[VERSE]
    Gm
You talk about your woman.  I wish you could see mine.
          Fsus4                  F                       Gm
Yeah, you talk about your woman.    I wish you could see mine.
      F                                   C                D
Every time she starts to lovin' she brings eyesight to the blind.

You know her daddy gave her magic, I can tell by the way she walks.
Her daddy gave her magic, I can tell by the way she walks.
Every time she starts to shakin', the dumb begin to talk.

[SOLO; transcribed for Eb tuning (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)]
  Eb            Ebsus4        Eb           Ebsus4       
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-----7/7/7/7-|-7---7/7/7/7-|-7--7/7/7/7-|-7--7/7p5-----|
|-0-----------|-------------|------------|---------7p5--|

  Eb            Ebsus4        Eb           Ebsus4       
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-------------|-------------|------------|--------------|
|-----7/7/7/7-|-7---7/7/7/7-|-7--7/7/7/7-|-7---7/7--7---|
|-0-----------|-------------|------------|--------------|

  Eb              Ebsus4       
|---------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------------|-------------------------------------|
|---------------|-------------------------------------|
|----7-9/9/9/9--|-9-10/10/10--10---10h12/12/12/12--12-|
|-0-------------|-------------------------------------|

  Eb                                 Ebsus4                  [to intro]
|----------------------------------|------------------------|---
|----------------------------------|------------------------|---
|----------------------------------|------------------------|---
|----------------------------------|------------------------|---
|-14--14/14/14/14/14--14--17/17/17-|-17--17h19/19/19-19--19-|---
|-0--------------------------------|------------------------|-0-

[repeat INTRO]

Gm
She's got the power to heal you. Never fear.
    Fsus4                  F               Gm
Oh, she's got the power to heal you. Never fear.
       F                          C             D      Dsus4 D
Just a word from her lips and the deaf begin to hear.

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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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