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I Can’t Explain (Live) – guitar tab

I Can't Explain (Live) | guitar tab
By The Who, 1965
>Solos from Live at Leeds (reissue), 1970, 1995
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1965 Fabulous Music Ltd./Champion Music Corp. 

#----------------------------------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                               2000-01-08  Whotabs
litgo@aol.com   and blpprt@CLEMSON.EDU   rev 2003-05-18  www.thewho.net/whotabs
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E     x799xx and 022xxx and 022100
D     x577xx
A     x02255 and x022xx
B     x2444x and x244xx
C#m   x4(t)665(4)

Note: Generic live version, with leads transcribed from Live at Leeds
reissue version. Leads and patterns are approximate.

[intro and main pattern w/variations]  
|E    D D   |A     E E   ||:E    D D    |A     E E  :||
|-----------|5-----------||-0----2-2----|------------||
|-----------|5-----------||-0----3-3----|------------||
|9----7-7---|2-----9-9---||.1----2-2----|2----------.||
|9----7-7---|2-----9-9---||.2----0-0---x|2-----2-2--.||
|7----5-5---|0-----7-7---||-2----------0|0-----2-2---||
|-----------|------------||-0-----------|------0-0---||


   ||:E         D D  |A       E E   :||x3
Got a feeling inside 
                     (Can't explain)
It's a certain kind 
                     (Can't explain)
I feel hot and cold 
                     (Can't explain)

     |E          D  D       |B       E E   |
Yeah, down in my soul, yeah 
                            (Can't explain)

|E     D D        |A       E E     |
           I said...
                  (Can't explain)

           |E         D D      |A      E         |
I'm feeling good now, yeah, but... 
                               (Can't explain)

|E            D D       |A           E E     |
 Dizzy in the head and I'm feeling bad
(Ooh          Ooh        Ooh         Ooh...)
|----0--------2---------|--------------------|
|----0--------3---------|--------------------|
|-------------2---------|2-------------------|
|2------------0---------|2-------------------|
|2----------------------|0-------------------|
|0----------------------|---------0-3^-0-3^-0|

   |E             D          |A             E            |
The things you've said have got me real mad      
---|-----0------------2------|---------------------------|
---|-----0------------3------|---------------------------|
---|-----1------------2------|-----2---------------------|
---|-----2--------0---0------|-----2---------------------|
---|-------------------------|0--------------------------|
---|0------------------------|--------------0-3^-0-3^-3^-|

   |E             D      |A         E          |
I'm gettin' funny dreams again and again
---|--------------2------|---------------------|
---|--------------3------|---------------------|
---|--------------2------|---------------------|
---|--------------0------|x--x-----------------|
---|---------------------|0--0-----------x-x---|
---|0--------------------|------3^--0----x-x-0-|

 |E            D      B  |               |
I know what it means, but...              
 (Ooh          Ooh    Ooh                )
-|-------------2---------|---------------|
-|0------------3------4--|---------------|
-|1------------2------4--|---------------|
-|2------------0------4--|---------------|
-|2-------------------2--|---------------|
-|0----------------------|---------------|

[chorus]
|E               |C#m             
 Can't explain, I think it's love
      |A                   |B              
Try to say it to you   when I feel blue, but I

     |E       D D   |A       E E      |
But I can't explain 
(     Ooh     Ooh,   Can't explain)

Yeah, you hear what I'm saying, girl
(         Ooh           Ooh,          Can't explain)

[first solo]
|E      D     |A       E        |E      D          |A        E    |
|-----4-2-----|-----------------|------------------|--------------|
|-----0-------|-----------------|------------------|--------------|
|2-/4----1^---|-----------------|------------------|--------------|
|-----------0h|2--2p0--0----0-0h|2-0h2--2p0-0------|--------------|
|-------------|------2----------|----------2-2-0-0-|--------------|
|-------------|-----------------|---------------3--|3^-0-3^--0\/--|
                                                \/ bend neck forward
                                                  while pushing back
                                                   on body of guitar

Dizzy in the head and I'm feeling bad
The things you said have got me real mad
I'm gettin' funny dreams again and again
I know what it means but...

[repeat chorus]

Can't explain
I think it's love
Try to say it to you
When I feel blue

But I can't explain 
(     Ooh,       Ooh    Can't explain)
You give me one more time now, yeah, baby 
(           Ooh,             Ooh        Can't explain)

[second solo; fuzz pedal on]
|E       D       |A         E                    |
|-----16-14~-----|-------------------------------|
|--------15------|-------------------------------|
|14-/16-------12h|14-12^-------------------------|
|----------------|------14--12h14-12h14-12h14-12h|
|-----------0----|-------------------------------|
|----------------|-------------------------------|

|E        D                 |A     E     |
|---------------------------|------------|
|---------------------------|------------|
|---------------------------|------------|
|14-12--12~-----------------|----5-7--5~-|
|-----14----14-12-10-12-----|5-7---------|
|-----------------------12\-|------------|

[pedal off]
|E     D     |A       E   |E     D      |A         E  |
|---------2--|--------0---|----0-----0--|0-0-0-0------|
|---------3--|-2h3p2------|---0-----0---|0-0-0-0------|
|--1------2--|-2----2---1-|-------------|-------------|
|--2---0--0--|------------|-------------|----0/0/0-2--|
|--2---------|0-----------|/4----/5----/|7-7-5/5/5-2--|
|0-----------|-------0----|-------------|----------0--|

         I said I can't explain, yeah, baby, yeah
(Ooh, Ooh,        can't explain)      

          You drive me outta my mind
(Ooh, Ooh,             can't explain)

         Hey, I'm the worryingest kind, yeah
(Ooh, Ooh,            can't explain)       

                   |A       E
             I said can't explain        
(Ooh, Ooh,          can't explain)

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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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