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Sensation – guitar tab

Sensation | guitar tab
By The Who
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1969 Fabulous Music Ltd.

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#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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Previous transcription by:
Mike (sef@icbr.ufl.edu) -- original compilation on Nevada
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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1998-01-25          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Eiv    006454 (chorus)
A(no3) x02255 (chorus)
D/A    x04232 (chorus)
A7     x02223 (chorus)
A7sus4 x02233
F#     xx8676 (bridge)
C#     x4666x (bridge)
D7     xx0535 (bridge)
G/D    xx0433 (bridge)
E      xx21xx (verse 3) (alt. live) xxx454 
Esus4  0222xx (verse 3) (alt. live) xxx455 


[INTRO; main pattern]
    D       Dsus4
||----2-----3-------||
||------3---3--3----||
||.-------2-2----2-.||
||.-0-------0------.||
||------------------||
||------------------||

[VERSE]
  D   Dsus4    D   Dsus4
I overwhelm as I approach you
D         Dsus4      D        C     C/B  |C/A   C/B  |C
Make your lungs hold breath inside
                            |--------------------------------|
                            |-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3--|
                            |-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|
                            |---2-----2-----2-----2-----2----|
                            |-3-----2-----0-----2-----3------|
                            |--------------------------------|

D      Dsus4   D      Dsus4   D      Dsus4       D         
Lovers break caresses for me. Love enhanced when I've gone... 

| C     C/B  | C/A    C/G |  A7sus4  Asus4 | A5   |
| by...
|-------------------------|
|-----3-----3-----3-----3-|
|-----0-----0-----0-----0-|
|---2-----2-----2-----2---|
|-3-----2-----0-----------|
|-------------------3-----|

[CHORUS]
       A(no3rd)      Eiv  D D   A            Eiv  D D
You'll feel me coming.        A new vibration.
      A(no3rd)        Eiv  D D    E        E7      
From afar you'll see me.          I'm a sensation. 
A              A7
I'm a sensation.

D            Dsus4  D     Dsus4 
They worship me and all I touch.
D    Dsus4      D        C  C/B | C/A  C/B | C  |
Hazy-eyed, they catch my glance.
D        Dsus4    D           Dsus4
Pleasant shudders shake their senses.
   D    Dsus4    D            C   C/B | C/A  C/G | A Asus4 | A   |
My warm momentum throws their stance.

[Repeat CHORUS]

[BRIDGE]
F#                  C#                     D    Dsus4|D7 G/D
Soon you'll see me. Can't you feel me? I'm coming.
          F#                  C#                   D      |     
Send your troubles dancing, I know the answer. I'm coming.
   |E         A
I'm coming.   I'm a sensation.

[VERSE 3]
  E       Esus4    E      Esus4
I leave a trail of rooted people
E     Esus4   E        D     D/C# |D/B   D/C# |D
Mesmerized by just the sight.
                     |-------------------------------|
                     |-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-|
                     |-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-|
                     |---4-----4-----4-----4-----4---|
                     |-5-----4-----2-----4-----5-----|
                     |-------------------------------|
                    [Same riff as before except now in D.
                     Barre 2nd fret and manipulate 4th finger 
                     and 3rd finger.]
                     |-2-----0-----0-----0-----0---0-|
                     |-3-----2-----0-----2-----3---3-|
                     |-2-----2-----2-----2-----2---2-|
                     |-0-----0-----0-----0-----0---0-|
                     |-------------2-----------------|
                     |-------------------------------|
                      [alternate riff from stage versions]

    E        Asus2       E      Asus2
The few I've touched now are disciples.
E       Asus2  E    ||:D  D/C# | D/B D/C :||
Love as one. I am the  light.

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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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