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I Can’t Reach You – guitar tab

I Can't Reach You | guitar tab
By The Who
>From The Who Sell Out, 1967
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1967 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. #
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1998-04-09          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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G/D      x20003                          
C        x3201(3)                   
Csus4    x3301x
G        3x0033
G6       3x0000
G7       3x0001
F/D      xx0211 (bass implies D; xx3211)
Gsus4/D  xx0013
A5       x022xx and x02255
A/C#     x4222x
Bm7      x24232
A6       x02222
Gadd9    3x0203
D/F#     2x0232
Asus4/E  (00)2230 (bass implies E)

[4/4]/    /    /    /   /   /    /  /     /    /   /   /  [2/4]  /  / 
   | C        G/B     |Am7       G6    | Fadd9    C/E      | |  G/D     |
   |-3----------------|----------------|-(3)------(3)------| |---3------|
   |-1---------3------|-1--------0-----|--1--------1-------| |---0------|
   |-0------%--0-----%|-0-----%--0----%|--2-----%--0------%| |---0------|
   |-2---------0------|-2--------0-----|--3--------2-------| |---0------|
   |-3---------2------|-0--------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |------------------|----------3-----|-------------------| |----------|
   |[bass]            |                |                   | |          |
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |-10-----10-9-----9|-7-----7--5----5|--3-----3--2------2| |---0------|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |------3---|
   |[second guitar (use this if no piano)]                 | |          |
   |-8---------7------|-5--------3-----|--3--------3-------| |---3--3---|
   |-8---------8------|-5--------5-----|--1--------1-------| |---0--0---|
   |-9----%----7---%--|-5---%----4--%--|--2----%---0---%---| |---0--0---|
   |-10--------9------|-5--------5-----|--3--------2-------| |---0--0---|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |[piano arr for guitar]             |                   | |          |
   |12---12---10---10-|-8---8----7--7--|--5---5----3---3---| |-1--1-----|
   |--13---13---12--12|--10--10---8--8-|---6---6----5----5-| |--3-----0-|
   |12---12---12---10-|-9---9----9--9--|--5---5----4---4---| |-2--2-----|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|
   |------------------|----------------|-------------------| |----------|

[4/4]| C        C C | G          | C     Csus4 | G         |

      C            Csus4
I'm a billion ages past you
  C               Csus4
A million years behind you too
  Bb                G
A thousand miles up in the air
  Bb                  G    G6  G7
A trillion times I've seen you there

C                    Csus4
Your hair is golden, mine is grey
C                     Csus4
You walk on grass, it turns to hay
Bb                          G
Your blood is blue and your eyes are red
Bb                       G      G6        G7
My body strains, but the nerves are dead

[Chorus 1]
        C               Bb
I can't reach you, I've strained my eyes
        C               Bb
I can't reach you, I've split my sides
        C      G/B    /  Am7 G6 /
I can't reach, tryin' to get on you
Fadd9 C/E  /  Gsus4 F/D     C
See,  feel or hear  from you

| C   | G    | C    | G    |

The distances grow greater now
You drink champagne and past me plough
You fly your plane right over my head
You're so alive and I'm nearly dead

[Chorus 2]
        C               Bb
I can't reach you, with arms outstretched
        C            Bb
I can't reach you, I crane my neck
        C      G/B    /  Am7 G6 /
I can't reach, tryin' to get on you
Fadd9 C/E  /  Gsus4 F/D  /   C 
See,  feel or hear  from you

| C   | G    | C    | G     |

[Bridge]
Am                              G         (C/G)     (G)
Once I caught a glimpse of your unguarded, untouched heart
    Am                             G         C/G G
Our fingertips touched and then my mind tore us apart

[Repeat chorus 2]

 | C     | G    |

                5
|| D  G /|A     || A5 / / / | / / / / | / / / - |

[Chorus 3]
        D               C
I can't reach you, with arms outstreched
        D            C
I can't reach you, I crane my neck
        D     A/C#   /  Bm7 A6  /    
I can't reach tryin' to get on  you
Gadd9 D/F# /  Asus4/E G  D
See,  feel or hear  from you

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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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