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Trick of the Light – guitar tab

Trick of the Light | guitar tab
By the Who
>From Who Are You, 1978
Written by John Entwistle (c)1978 Hot Red Music Inc.

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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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transcribed by                                     Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com         rev 2000-03-26-2000          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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Dm(5)       x0023x
Dm5sus4     xx078x
F           1t3321x
G           3x0033
C           x32013
Dm          xx0231
Bb          x1333x


||:Dm(5)           |               |Dm5sus4         |               :||
[8-string bass line arr. for guitar]
||-----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------||
||-----------------|---------------|----------------|----------------||
||.----------------|---------------|----------------|---------------.||
||.--0-0-0---0-0-0-|--0-0-0--------|--0-0-0---0-0-0-|--0-0-0--------.||
||-3-------3-------|3-------3-0----|3-------3-------|3-------3-0-----||
||-----------------|------------3-1|----------------|------------3-1-||

|Dm(5)                                  |F
 Wide awake in the middle of the night

         G        |Dm(5)       |         |
I wonder how she's feelin'

|F                                 |C
   Is it just a trick of the light

   G             |Dm(5)      |         |
Or is her ceiling peeling?

     |F                                  |F
She's sitting up in bed, shakin' her head

     F        G      |Dm(5)     |         |
At a copy of "True Confessions"

       |F                           |C
Ooh, it must seem like a fairy tale

     G              |Dm(5)      |         |
To a woman of her profession

[chorus]

           |F->G                F->G
But was I all right? (was I all right?)

     |C                         F
Did I take you to the height of ecstasy?

      |F->G               F->G
Was I all right? (was I all right?)

     |C                 F
Did a shadow of emotion cross your face

         |Dm(5)                           |          |
Or was it just another trick of the light?

[Bass solo: over verse chords]

[chorus]
But was I all right? (was I all right?)
Did I take you to the height of ecstasy?
Was I all right? (was I all right?)
Did a shadow of emotion cross your face
Or was it just another trick of the light?

Come on, tell me

[bridge]
|F                          |C                     Dm
 What's a nice girl like you doin' in a place like this?

|Bb                F                |C         
   They don't make girls like you no more

       |Dm             Bb         |G                 Bb    
And I'd like to get to know you on closer terms than this

|G                                  |C               |
   But I guess you've heard it all before, ain't ya?

[opening riff]

|Dm(5)                  |F
     Lady of the night

          G              |Dm(5)    |       |
Won't you steal away with me?

|F                    |C
    Lady of the night

          G              |Dm(5)   |       |
Won't you steal away with me?

   |F             F                |         
The money's lyin' on the floor, she looks at me

G                   |Dm(5)     |        |
Shakes her head and sighs

|F                          |C
 Out of time, out the door

                G      |Dm(5)   |     |
Red light shinin' in my eyes

But was I all right? (was I all right?)
Did I take you to the height of ecstasy?
Was I all right? (was I all right?)
Did a shadow of emotion cross your face
All right?

But was I all right?
All right?

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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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