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Naked Eye guitar tab

Naked Eye
by The Who
From Odds & Sods, 1970, 1974
written by Pete Townshend 

==============
transcribed by
litgo@aol.com
==============

[Note: includes 4 restored measures in solo 2 from remastered Odds & Sods
version]
[Note: all leads are approximate]

Dsus2 (Dadd9)  xx0230
Cadd9 [verse]  x32030 
G6/B  [verse]  x20030 
F6/9           xx3233 and 131233 
C5             x355xx
D5             x577xx
G5             355xxx
Cadd9 [chorus] x32033 
G              3x0033

[intro and verse]

[approx picking pattern; two guitars on record arr. for one]
    Dsus2    Cadd9      G6/B  (G)  Dsus2  (C) 
||----0----|----0-----|----0-----|-----0-----|
||-----3-3-|---3-3--3-|-----3----|----3-3-3--|
||.--2--2--|--0----0--|---0--0---|---2---2---|
||.-0------|----------|----------|-0---------|
||---------|-3--------|-2----(0)-|--------(3)|
||---------|----------|--------3-|-----------|

  Dsus2     Cadd9 G6/B    Dsus2                     
|---0------|------------|-----0----|----0-(2h3p2)-----||
|-----3--3-|------------|----3-3-3-|---3-3-------3----||
|--2---2---|---0----0---|---2---2--|--2---2-------2--.||
|-0--------|--2---------|-0--------|-0--------(0-3-0).||
|----------|-3----2(0)--|----------|--------(3)-------||
|----------|----------3-|----------|------------------||

Dsus2         Cadd9    G6/B       (G)  Dsus2
Take a little dope and walk out in the air
The stars are all connected to the brain
Find me a woman and lay down on the ground
Her pleasure comes falling down like rain
Get myself a car, I feel power as I fly
Oh, now I'm really in control

Dsus2        Cadd9 G6/B     (G) Dsus2
It all looks fine  to the naked eye
       Cadd9        G                  F6/9      Cadd9
But it don't really happen that way at all
Don't happen that way at all.
                                    x3
||: C5/D5  D5 D5  C5 | G5 G5 G5\ :|| C5/D5  D5 D5  C5 | G5    |

You sign your own name and I sign mine
They're both the same, but we still get separate rooms

|-15-14h15p14-------|-------------
|------------15-----|-------------
|--------------14---|-12-12-11~---
|-------------------|----------12-
|-------------------|-------------
|-------------------|-------------

You can cover up your guts, but when you cover up your nuts
You're admitting that there must be something wrong
Press any button, and milk and honey flows
The world begins behind your neighbor's wall
                                         |-------------------|----
                                         |-------------------|----
                                         |-4^-4\--2-0--------|----
                                         |------------4--0---|-0--
                                         |-----------------3-|----
                                         |-------------------|----

[repeat chorus]
It all looks fine to the naked eye
But it don't really happen that way at all, na na no...
Don't happen that way at all.

                                    3
||: C5/D5  D5 D5  C5 | G5 G5 G5\ :|| C5/D5  D5 D5  C5 | G5  G5 G5 |

| Cadd9  G  | F6/9    | Cadd9  |

[first solo]                              
  G     G            F6/9            Cadd9            G
|-3---|------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|-3---|------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|-0---|------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|-0---|--------0-2-|-3-----3-3-2-0-|----------------|----------------|
|-----|------------|---------------|-3------2h3-2---|----------------|
|-3--3|-3----------|---------------|--------------3-|-3-----3-3--3-0-|

  G                  F6/9          Cadd9
|---7------10-12-10|-13^---13^\--|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------|-10----------------------|
|-/7---------------|-------------|----12--12\-----3-x-3-3~-|
|------------------|-------------|--------------5----------|
|------------------|-------------|-------------------------|
|------------------|-------------|-------------------------|
  G                   G
|-------------------|-10p6-10p6-10p6-10p6-10p6-10p6-10p6-----------|
|------5h8-5-8--8/8-|-----8----8----8----8----8----8----8-8h10-----|
|-------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|-5-----------------|-----------------------------------------10p8-|
|-------------------|----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------------------------------|
  F6/9            Cadd9                 G
|---------------|---------------------|-----------------|
|--10------11-10|----5----6-5-6--5----|-----------------|
|---------------|-------------------3^|-----------------|
|/10--10/12-\10-|-3/5----5-5-5-7-5-5--|-5-3-5------3----|
|---------------|---------------------|--------3-5--5---|
|---------------|---------------------|--------------3--|
  G
|----------------------------------||
|----------------------------------||
|---------------3^-----------------||
|-----------3-------5-3h5p3-----5--||
|-------3-5---5--------------5-----||
|-3-3-6----------------------------||

                                    3
||: C5/D5  D5 D5  C5 | G5 G5 G5\F5 :|| C5/D5  D5 D5  C5 | G5    |

    You hold the gun    and I hold the wound
|-10------------|---|-10--------------|------
|-x-------------|---|-----------------|------
|-x-------------|---|-----------------|------
|---------------|---|-----------------|------
|---------------|---|-----------------|------
|---------------|---|-----------------|------

And we stand looking in each other's eyes 
-----|--------------|---------------|-----------------------|---
-----|-13^----------|---------------|---^13\----------------|---
-----|--------------|---------------|-------12^-12-11-9-7---|---
-----|--------------|---------------|---------------------4-|-7-
-----|--------------|---------------|-----------------------|---
-----|--------------|---------------|-----------------------|---

Both think we know what's right, both know we know what's wrong

|-3-2h3p2-----------|
|---------3---------|
|-------------------|
|-----------4/5/7---|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|

We tell ourselves so many, many, many lies
                                             |--------|
                                             |-/7-7-7-|
                                             |-/7-7-7-|
                                             |-/7-7-7-|
                                             |--------|
                                             |--------|

We're not pawns in any game, (we're) not tools of bigger men
There's only one who can really move us all
                                             |----------|
                                             |-----7----|
                                             |-7h9------|
                                             |----------|
                                             |----------|
                                             |----------|

[repeat chorus]
It all looks fine to the naked eye
But it don't really happen that way at all

[outro solo]          
| G   (Gsus4) | G    |

  F6/9                Cadd9                 G
|-------------------|---------------------|----3--------3-------|
|-1------1----------|-3-------------------|----3--3--3----------|
|-2--0h2---0--------|-0------0------------|-0--------0----------|
|-3-----------------|-2--0h2--------------|-0-------------------|
|-------------------|-3--------3----------|---------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------|-3-------------------|

  G              F6/9   Cadd9   G      G
|---------------|------|-/8---|-/7---|--------7-7-7---|
|---------------|-/10--|-/8---|-/8---|-8---6h8--8-8-8-|
|---------------|-/10--|------|-/7---|----------------|
|-----0-0-------|-/10--|------|------|-9--------------|
|-2-3-----3-2---|------|------|------|----------------|
|-3-------------|------|------|------|----------------|

 F6/9            Cadd9  G                       F6/9
|---------------|-----|-3-------|-3-----------|------------|
|-6-----------\-|-5---|-3-------|-3-----------|------------|
|---------------|-5---|-4-------|-0-----------|------------|
|---------------|-----|-5-------|-0------0-2--|-3----2h3-2-|
|---------------|-----|---------|-------------|------------|
|---------------|-----|--------3|-------------|------------|

  Cadd9           G                G         F6/9
|---------------|----------------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------0-------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------0-------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------0-------|---------|---3-------|
|-3--3--2h3p2---|----------------|---------|-------0h2h|
|---------------|-3--------------|-3-0-3-3-|-1---1-----|

  Cadd9       G
|-----------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------|----------------|----------0-----|
|-----------|----------------|-3^-------0-----|
|-----------|------------3-5-|----5-5---0--0h2|
|-3-----2h3h|-5--------------|----------------|
|-----------|----------------|----------------|

  F6/9          Cadd9     G
|---------3---|------3--|---7----7--|---7----7--|
|----0h1--1---|------3--|-----------|-----------|
|-------------|------0--|/7----7----|-7----7----|
|h3---------3-|-2----2--|-----------|-----------|
|-------------|-----(3)-|-----------|-----------|
|-------------|---------|-----------|-----------|

  F6/9                   Cadd9                  G
|----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|
|----10---10---10---10-|----5----5----5----5-||----12---12---12---12-|
|----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|
|-0h10-0h10-0h10-0h10--|-0h5--0h5--0h5--0h5--||-0h12-0h12-0h12-0h12--|
|----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|
                                              [next four measures
                                               restored in remaster]

  G                      F6/9               Cadd9      G              
|----------------------|------------------|---------||---------------|
|----10---10---8----8--|------------------|---------||---------------|
|----------------------|-2^-------------3-|-5^----x-||-10^10^10^-10--|
|-0h10-0h10-0h9--0h9---|----3p0-------5---|---------||---------------|
|----------------------|------------------|---------||---------------|
|----------------------|------------------|---------||---------------|
                                       [end restored]

  G           F6/9          Cadd9              G
|-----------|-------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-----------|-------------|-11-8^------------|-----------------|
|-12^12^12^-|-12^--12^----|--------10^\p8--7-|-7h9^-7-5-3^-----|
|-----------|-------------|------------------|-------------5-3-|
|-----------|-------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-----------|-------------|------------------|-----------------|

  G                  F6/9                         Cadd9
|------------------|----------------------------|----------------3---|
|------------------|--------------3p0------3p0--|------------------6-|
|-----3p0-3p0-3p0--|-3p0-3p0-3p0-----0-3p0----0-|-3p0-3p0--3^-5^-----|
|-5-5----5---5---5-|----5---5---5---------5-----|----5---5-----------|
|------------------|----------------------------|--------------------|
|------------------|----------------------------|--------------------|

  G                                                
|-------10p6-10p6-10p6-10p6---|10p6-10p6-10p6-10p6--------|
|/8-8-8-----8----8----8----8--|----8----8----8----8---15--|
|-----------------------------|---------------------10----|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|

  F6/9          Cadd9             G           G            F6/9
|-------------|-15--15--15--15--|-15---15---|-15---15----|-15---
|-18^---18^18^|-18^-18^-18^-18^-|-18^^-18^^-|-18^^-18^---|-18^--
|-------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|------
|-------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|------
|-------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|------
|-------------|-----------------|-----------|------------|------

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