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Southern Man guitar tab

TITLE: SOUTHERN MAN
ALBUM: AFTER THE GOLDRUSH


SUBMITTED BY: Keith "Hang The DJ" McCarthy

NOTES:
This is the Dm version, from the recorded version on ATGR.
Solos tabbed by kb
Additional input from members of Rusted-Guitars (a team effort)

TUNING: Standard (EADGBE)

CHORDS:
Dm    xx0231	Bb    x13331
Gm    355333	Gm9   353335
G7    320001	Fmaj7 133210
A     x02220

KEY TO TAB:
=         sustain OR vibrato
0_3       hammer-on(h)/pull-off(p)
(0)       muted note/subtle note
\         slide down
/         slide up
.         staccato note
^         bend full
(11^)     pick whilst bent

INTRO/FILL EXAMPLE:
    Dm                      Bb    Gm     Gm9
E|------0h1---3p1-3p1----|--------3===--3-5--|
B|------3-----3---2---3--|--3-3-x-3===--3-3--|
G|--2---2---2-2---2---2--|--3-3-x-3===--3-3--|
D|--0---0---0-----0------|--3-3-x-5===--5----|
A|-----------------------|--1---x------------|
E|-----------------------|-------------------|

INTRO: (see example tab)
Dm / / / Bb / Gm Gm9 (play twice)

CHORUS:
Dm                  Fmaj7
Southern man better keep your head
Bb                     G7
Don't forget what your good book said
Dm                    Fmaj7
Southern change gonna come at last
Bb                   G7
Now your crosses are burning fast

FILL: (see example tab)
Dm / / / Bb / Gm Gm9
Southern Man
Dm / / / Bb / Gm Gm9

VERSE:
Dm               Bb    Gm    Gm9
I saw cotton and I saw black
Dm                      Bb     Gm     Gm9
Tall white mansions and little shacks
Dm                         Bb       Gm    Gm9
Southern man when will you pay them back?

A
I heard screamin' and bullwhips crackin'
A
How long, how long? Ho-o-ow long?

SOLO:
  Dm                             Bb               Gm       2x
||10------------+5-----------x-+-----------3====-(3)------(0)--||
||13^----(0)----+6----6--5---x-+-3---------3====--3--3----(0)--||
||:--------x----+7----7--7-----+-3---------3====--5^-5^(5)(0)-:||
||----------x---+--------------+-3---------3====---------------||
||--------------+--------------+-------x-------+---------------||
||--------------+--------------+------(0)------+---------------||

Dm                                        Bb
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+-------10-----------+---------------------|
|--------------------+---8------12---12-x-12_10-10=====11_8-10-8
/10=============+10_8-10---10-------------+---------------------|

Gm                   Dm                                   etc...
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--10----------------+---------------------|
|-----------------10-10-10-10-10_12-10-12-10-12-10-12-10--------|
|-----------------10-12----12-------------+---------------------|
|-------8--8-10/12---+--------------------+---------------------|
10_8_10--10----------+--------------------+---------------------|

|---------------10---+10-10_13-13-_13-_13-+13--10----10----12--13
|-----------10----13-+10-10---------------+-----13--------------|
|---------10--12-----+--------------------+---------------------|
12-10-12-------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

|-12--13--12---10---10==---13--12--10--13--12--10--13--12--10---|
|---------------+-13------x-----+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

|-10-12-13--10-12-13--10-12-13--10-12-13-13-13====13-12-10------|
13--------------+---------------+---------------+----------13---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                                        Bb
|10----10---10----10--13------------------+----------------5----|
|--------13---13-----+---10\-8--6----8--6-+----------------6-6--|
|--------------------+------------7-------7-5-7==7====---7---7--|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

Gm                   Dm
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|6-8-6-8---8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6-8_6--|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

Bb(use pinky)        Gm                       Dm
|----10--------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|8^====-8_6---6^-----+--------------------+---------------------|
|-----------7-----7_5-7_5-7=-5757-57--5757======-----1012131313-|
|--------------------+--------------------+--------12-----------|
|--------------------+--------------------+-------12------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

|--------------------10----10--10-13=================--13---10--|
|--------------------10--13--13-----------+---------------------|
1210-----------10-12-+--------------------+---------------------|
|--1210-12===-x------+--------------------+---------------------|
|------------x-------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---10==========+--10-----------+---------------+---------------|
13--------------+-----13-10====-+10-------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+12---12_10-----|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+-----------12===
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+-----133-131-etc.
=====================-----------+---------------+----2---2---2--|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+---------------+1------1_3-----+-----------0_1==
|This is haphazard of Dm      --+-----------1---+1_3---1_3------|
|notes with random hammer-ons --+---------------+x--------------|
|and pull-offs, microbends    --+---------------+---------------|
|and the kitchen sink...      --+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
=---0_1--0-1_0-1_0--1-0-1-3--0_1-3--1-0----1--3-+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+------3-0-----3+-13131-_3-_3-_3|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+-------------01-3--1--0---1===0----3==1===0===-|
3==----3==------+--------0-13---+--------3------+-3==-----------|
|----0---1====--+-------2-------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+--------------1+---3-----3---1-+---------------|
|3=========================1_3=--3--------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|18.------------+15.------------+18.----15.-----+15.--15.--15.--|
|20.------------+17.------------+20.----17.-----+17.--17.--17.--|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
15.--15.--15.--15.--15.--15.--15.-----15.---x---x---------------|
17.--17.--17.--17.--17.--17.--17.-----17.----x--17--------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------17^=============|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

CHORUS

VERSE:
Lily Bell your hair is golden brown
I've seen your black man comin' down
Swear by God I'm gonna cut him down
I heard screamin' and bullwhips crackin' and
How long, how long? Ho-o-ow long?

SOLO II:
Dm                              Bb             Gm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|15-------------+15-----15------+17----18----18-+-18--18--18----|
|17^------------+17^----17^-----+19^---20^---20^+-20^-20^-20^---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

...32 bars more of SOLO II to be continued (some day)...

OUTRO:
Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---|
|17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---|
|17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---|
|17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

FADE OUT...
Dm                              Bb              Gm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|20^--20^--20^--+20^------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|----------19---+19-------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov