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Uneasy Street – guitar crd

Uneasy Street | guitar crd
By Pete Townshend, 1993
>From Coolwalkingsmoothtalkingstraightsmokingfirestoking
Written by Pete Townshend, Jim Lind & Billy Nicholls (c)1993

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transcribed by                             Whotabs                    
litgo@aol.com          1998-10-28          www.thewho.net/whotabs     
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[Lyrics by consensus on Odds & Sods: The Who's Internet Fan Club]

Capo on 1

    Db/F#   Ab9
 F|-4-------6---------||-<13>---
 C|---2-------4-------||-<13>---
Ab|-----1-------1-----||--------
  |-------------------||--------
  |-------------------||--------
  |-------------------||--------
                         harm


On Easy St last night the devil offered me a deal
He said, "Come on, take what you'd like,

    E             B       Db
and later tell me how you feel"

So I looked up all around on this uneasy street
I'd have been happy if I had found something simple to eat

    Ab         Db         Eb
But just as he asked me
               Ab
Maureen walked past
         Ab         Db          F#
I said, "Mr. Devil, she is so refined."

            B(no3)+#7
He said, "I tricked you little brother.
  F#
I tricked you little brother
      Eb                          Ab    Db     F#
"That particular little mother is mine."

  Ab     Eb     Eb/Db     Eb
I wish I was as good as I look

  Ab     F#       Db
I wish I was that good

  Db     F#     Db        F#
I wish I was as good as I look

     B       F#      Db
Wish I could be that good


It was too late for me
I'd just set eyes on my heart's ideal
I was in ecstacy
I was up and ready to steal
So I looked up all around
on this uneasy street
I kept on looking until I found
the prints of my beloved's feet
I kept up the chase
'til I looked right in her face
I said, "My darling, you have angel's eyes"

She said to this little brother
"You knew little brother--this is just his still mother's disguise"

Ab F# Db F#

  Bb     F#     F#/Eb     F#      Bb     Ab       Eb
I wish I was as good as I look, I wish I was that good

  Eb     Ab     Eb        Ab         Db      Ab      Eb
I wish I was as good as I look, wish I could be that good

[instr break based on intro pattern]

I just could not believe
someone so beautiful could not be pure
I prayed for some reprieve
I had to save her from the Devil's lure
But I guess the Devil was bound to win
on this uneasy street
I had to know what was beneath her skin
I had to face up to the Devil's heat
But I didn't have to ask
she just took off her mask
In a second it was clear to see
He said, "I tricked you little brother, I tricked you little brother
"This particular little mother is ... me ... is me ... is me"

Ab F# Bb
Ab Db F#
Ab F# ==>

  B      F#     E         B       D      A        E
I wish I was as good as I look, I wish I was that good
  E      A      E         A            D       A       E
I wish I was as good as I look, I wish I could be that good

  B      F#           E         B
I wish I was I was as good as I look
  D
I tricked you little brother

  E      A      E         A       D      A        E  
I wish I was as good as I look, I wish I was that good, oh, yeah

E  D    E   Esus4/D
          I tricked you little brother

I wish I was as good as I look, wish I could be that ...

I tricked you little brother


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litgo@aol.com

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