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Eminence Front | guitar tab
By The Who
>From It's Hard, 1982
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1982 Towser Tunes Inc./Eel Pie Publishing Ltd.

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transcribed by         1996-11-20          Whotabs
litgo@aol.com      rev 2000-08-14          www.thewho.net/whotabs
==============

[optional voicings]
Dbmaj7    x43111 and xx6564       [stage versions: 9tx10 10 98]
C7sus4    x35566
Fm        x x 10 10 13 13 (for final chorus)


[Keyboard intro; guitar noodles in loose time]

e|----------|----|----------------|-----|-----------------------|----|
B|----------|----|----------------|-----|-----------------------|----|
G|0h1h3p1h3-|----|-0h1h3p1h3p1h3-1|-----|-0h1h3p1-/3-/5--/6--/8-|----|
D|----------|----|----------------|-----|-----------------------|--4\|
A|----------|----|----------------|-----|-----------------------|----|
E|----------|----|----------------|-----|-----------------------|----|


[Main riff]

 ||:Fm              |                |Dbmaj7          |               :||
e||-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
B||------------x-x-x|-----------x-x-x|-----------x-x-x|----------x-x-x-||
G||.-----------x-x-x|-----------x-x-x|-----------x-x-x|----------x-x-x.||
D||.3--1h3-3---x-x-x|3--1h3-3---x-x-x|3--1h3-3---x-x-x|3--1h3-3--x-x-x.||
A||-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||
E||-----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------||

     | Fm          |                  |
e|---|-------------|------------------|
B|-4-|4h6-------6\4|4h6-6-----4-1-----|
G|---|-------------|---------------1--|
D|---|-------------|--------------3-3-|
A|---|-------------|------------------|
E|---|-------------|------------------|

 |Dbmaj7               |                                    |
e|---------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------1--------|--------1p0--------1p0----------1p0-|
G|3-1---3p1h3---3-1-1-3|~-----------3p1p0------3p1p0--------|
D|----3------------3---|------3-----------3----------3------|
A|---------------------|------------------------------------|
E|---------------------|------------------------------------|

 |Fm                |                 |Dbmaj7           |              |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------|
B|----4-3-----------|-----------------|-----------------|------13~-----|
G|1~------1-3p1-----|-----------------|--------1---3^\-1|---13^--~-----|
D|--3------3----3p1-|-----------------|-1h3-1h3--3------|--------------|
A|-----------------3|1-3-1------------|----3------------|---------13p11|
E|------------------|-----4-1---1--4/\|1----------------|--------------|

 |Fm                  |                                   |Dbmaj7     |
e|--13----------16-13-|------------------------------13-13|13-13------|
B|----16/--\-^--------|-16-13---13--13-13--16-16-16--16-16|16^16^-----|
G|--------------------|-------15--------------------------|---------13|
D|--------------------|-----------------------------------|-----------|
A|--------------------|-----------------------------------|-----------|
E|--------------------|-----------------------------------|-----------|

 |                                                |
e|-------13---------------------------------------|
B|-----13--16-13-------------13-------------------|
G|-15-^----------15-13----------15-13---------13--|
D|---------------------15-13-------------13-15----|
A|------------------------------------15----------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

 |Fm              |                         |Dbmaj7               |
e|----------------|------------12--12-------|---------------------|
B|13--15---13-15--|--13-15--13-15^-15^\-15--|13-11\9-11\9---------|
G|13--15---13-15--|--13-15--13------------13|------------10-------|
D|--15--13------13|-------13----------------|---------------------|
A|----------------|-------------------------|--------------11\----|
E|----------------|-------------------------|---------------------|

 |                                 |F
e|---------------------------------|----|
B|-----------9-8---1-4--1----------|----|
G|--------10-------------3-1-3-1---|----|
D|-----10------------------------1-|3---|
A|8--------------------------------|----|
E|---------------------------------|----|


[verse; follows main pattern]

     |Fm              |                   |Dbmaj7        |              |
  The sun shines,                people forget
     |----------------|-------------------|--------------|--------------|
     |-----------x-x-x|----------x--x---x-|---------x-x-x|---------x-x-x|
     |-----------x-x-x|----------x--x---x-|---------x-x-x|---------x-x-x|
     |3--1h3-3---x-x-x|3--1h3-3--x--x---x-|3--1h3-3-x-x-x|3--1h3-3-x-x-x|
     |----------------|-------------------|--------------|--------------|
     |----------------|-------------------|--------------|--------------|

   |Fm                |                            |Dbmaj7             |
The spray flies as the speed boat glides, people forget, forget they're

 |                 |
  hiding
e|-----------------|
B|---------4h6-4---|
G|-----------------|
D|3-1h3-3----------|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|

  The girls smile, people forget
  The snow packs as the skier tracks, people forget, forget they're hiding
e|-------8\-|
B|-------9\-|
G|------10\-|
D|------10\-|
A|----------|
E|----------|

[chorus; follows verse pattern; *for stage versions, Dbmaj7: 9tx10 10 98]

 |Fm                             |                              |
    Behind an eminence front,      Eminence front, it's a put on
e|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|-------------------------x-x-x-|-----------------x-x-x--------|
G|-------------------------x-x-x-|-----------------x-x-x--------|
D|3------1h3-----------3---x-x-x-|3--1h3-1--3------x-x-x--------|
A|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
E|1------------------------------|1-----------------------------|

|Dbmaj7*          |                 |

e|-----------------|---------------4\|
B|-----------x-x-x-|-----------x-x-6\|
G|-----------x-x-x-|-----------x-x-5\|
D|3--1h3-3---x-x-x-|3--1h3-3---x-x-6\|
A|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|

|Fm                      |
   It's an eminence front, it's an eminence front, it's a put on

 |Dbmaj7           |                     |Fm
e|-----------------|---------------------|----|
B|-----------x-x-x-|----------------1-4-/|6-6-|
G|-----------x-x-x-|-------3-1--3-1------|----|
D|3--1h3-3---x-x-x-|3-1h3-----3----------|----|
A|-----------------|---------------------|----|
E|-----------------|---------------------|----|

|Fm                     |                              |
  It's an eminence front, eminence front, it's a put on

 |Dbmaj7             |                 |Fm
   Eminence front
e|-------------------|----8---8---8----|----|
B|---------------xxx-|--9^--9^--9^--9\-|1-1-|
G|--1------------xxx-|-----------------|----|
D|3---3-3--------xxx-|3----------------|----|
A|-------------------|-----------------|----|
E|-------------------|-----------------|----|

It's an eminence front, it's an eminence front, it's a put on
It's a put on, it's a put on, it's a put on,


[bridge]

 |Ab Eb Eb Bb | Ab Eb Bb Bb F     |
e|------------|-------------------|
B|13-11-11-11-|-13-11-11-11-10\---|
G|13-12-12-10-|-13-12-10-10-10\---|
D|13-13-13-12-|-13-13-12-12-10\---|
A|------------|-------------------|
E|------------|-------------------|

 |Fm               |              |Dbmaj7      |                       |
  Come and join the party dress to kill                    (Won't you...)
e|-----------------|--------------|------------|-----------------------|
B|-----------------|--------------|------------|-----------------------|
G|10---10--10---10-|10-10-10-10-10|10-10--10-10|10-10-10-10-10---------|
D|-----------------|--------------|------------|-----------------------|
A|8----8---8----8--|8--8--8--8--8-|8--8---8--8-|8--8--8--8--8----------|
E|-----------------|--------------|------------|-----------------------|

         |Fm               |              |Dbmaj7     |         |
Won't you come and join the party dress to kill
         |       %         |      %       |     %     |    %    |

                                                      [2/4]
          |C7sus4      |            |                 |                  |
  Dress to kill
          |------------|------------|------15----12---|------------------|
          |------------|------------|---17^---14^---11|12-13-13p12p11h13\|
          |5--5---5-5--|5-5--5-5-5--|5----------------|------------------|
          |------------|------------|-----------------|------------------|
          |3--3---3-3--|3-3--3-3-3--|3----------------|------------------|
          |------------|------------|-----------------|------------------|


[repeat verse]

Drinks flow, people forget
That big wheel spins, the hair thins

           |Dbmaj7                  |                     |Fm
  People forget,     forget they're hiding
           |------------------------|---------------------|----|
           |----------x-x-x---------|---------------------|----|
           |----------x-x-x---------|---------------------|----|
           |3-1h3-3---x-x-x---------|3-1h3-3--------------|----|
           |------------------------|---------------------|----|
           |------------------------|----------4^\^\~-----|1---|

The news slows, people forget
The shares crash, hopes are dashed

           |Dbmaj7                  |                     |
  People forget,     forget they're hiding
           |------------------------|---------16-16-16\---|
           |-----------x-x-x--------|---------18-18-18\---|
           |-----------x-x-x--------|---------17-17-17\---|
           |3-1h3-3----x-x-x--------|3-1h3-3--------------|
           |------------------------|---------------------|
           |------------------------|---------------------|


[repeat chorus]

Behind an eminence front, an eminence front, it's a put on
It's just an eminence front, an eminence front, it's a put on

 |Dbmaj7         |                    |
e|---------------|--------------------|
B|---------x-x-x-|----4^\-4^\-4^\-----|
G|---------x-x-x-|--------------------|
D|3-1h3-3--x-x-x-|3-------------------|
A|---------------|--------------------|
E|---------------|--------------------|

An eminence front, an eminence front, it's a put on
Eminence front, it's an eminence front, it's a put on, it's a put on

        |Dbmaj7                      |                 |
         It's a put on, it's a put on, it's a put on
        |----------------------------|-----------------|
        |-------------------x-x-x--13|-13-13-13--------|
        |-------------------x-x-x--15|-15-15-15-13\----|
        |--3---1h3---3------x-x-x----|-----------------|
        |----------------------------|-----------------|
        |----------------------------|-----------------|

 |Fm               |                |Dbmaj7           |               |
  Come and join the party, dress to, Come and join the party, dress to
e|13-13-13-13--13--|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
B|13-13-13-13--13--|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
G|10-10-10-10--10--|------%---------|-------%---------|-------%-------|
D|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|

|Fm              |                |Dbmaj7          |               |
 Come on join the party, dress to, Come on join the party, dress to
|    %           |        %       |         %      |        %      |

 |C7sus4 |                      |                                        |
  kill                                            Dress yourself to kill
e|-------|------12--------------|----------------------------------------|
B|-------|---14^----------13----|----------------------------------------|
G|5--5\--|---------13-15------13|-------------13--------------10-10/12\10|
D|-------|--------------15--15--|15-13h15-13----15-13------10------------|
A|3--3\--|----------------------|-----------15-------15\------8--8-/10\8-|
E|-------|----------------------|------------------------8~--------------|

 [2/4            ][4/4]
 |               |Fm
e|---------------|-----|
B|---------------|-----|
G|10\8--5\3---3--|-----|
D|---------------|3----|
A|-8\6--3\1---1--|-----|
E|---------------|1----|

=============
litgo@aol.com

************************************

| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato

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