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Southern Man

Neil Young

 Gm355333Gm9353335
 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:
 DmBbGmGm9
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:
 DmFmaj7
 Southern man better keep your head
 BbG7
 Don't forget what your good book said
 DmFmaj7
 Southern change gonna come at last
 BbG7
 Now your crosses are burning fast
FILL: (see example tab)
 DmBbGmGm9
 Southern Man  
 DmBbGmGm9
                      VERSE:
 DmBbGmGm9
 I saw cotton and I saw black 
 DmBbGmGm9
 Tall white mansions and little shacks 
 DmBbGmGm9
 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)------+---------------||

 DmBb
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+-------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---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBb
|10----10---10----10--13------------------+----------------5----|
|--------13---13-----+---10\-8--6----8--6-+----------------6-6--|
|--------------------+------------7-------7-5-7==7====---7---7--|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

 GmDm
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|
|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-------+--------------------+---------------------|
|--------------------+--------------------+---------------------|

 DmBbGm
|---10==========+--10-----------+---------------+---------------|
13--------------+-----13-10====-+10-------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+12---12_10-----|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+-----------12===
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+-----133-131-etc.
=====================-----------+---------------+----2---2---2--|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+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...      --+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
=---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|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
|---------------+-------------01-3--1--0---1===0----3==1===0===-|
3==----3==------+--------0-13---+--------3------+-3==-----------|
|----0---1====--+-------2-------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
|---------------+--------------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:
 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|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:
 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---|
|17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---+15---15---15---|
|17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---+17---17---17---|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|

 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|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...
 DmBbGm
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|20^--20^--20^--+20^------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|----------19---+19-------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
|---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|



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