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Superman  Los Lonely Boys

Band: Los Lonely Boys
Album: Forgiven
Song Title: Superman
- The solo's and improv's are in Eb Pentatonic Minor and Eb Blues. Henry hits flat 5ths
7ths here a la Stevie Ray Vaughan. Descending 3-note intervals are also frequently used
this song.
- Send me an e-mail if you want a transcription of this in standard tuning.
Enjoy!
Tuning: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb (1/2 step down)
or D# G# C# F# A# D#
Chords:
 
 -------

[Eb7] [F7] [G#7]  
 
 eb|-(0)--(2)----5--|
 Bb|--3----5-----8--|
 Gb|--1----3-----6--|
 Db|--0----2-----5--|
 Ab|--2----4-----7--|
 Eb|--0----2-----5--|

Intro: 00:00 - 00:11.
======
 
 eb|--------0----4--0----------0----3--0----------0----2--0~--|
 Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
 Gb|-/4---4---4---------/3---3---3---------/2---2---2---------|
 Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
 Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
 Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
 eb|---------------------------------|
 Bb|-3/5--5-5p3---3------------------|
 Gb|------------4---4p2-4p2p0--------|
 Db|--------------------------0h1h2~-|
 Ab|---------------------------------|
 Eb|---------------------------------|

Is it alright if I sing you guys a song?
 
 eb|-0----4--0----------0----3--0----------0----2--0--------0--|
 Bb|--------------------------------------------------3/5---5--|
 Gb|---4---------/3---3---3---------/2---2---2-----------------|
 Db|-----------------------------------------------------------|
 Ab|-----------------------------------------------------------|
 Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------|

I'm gonna do my best right here.
Verse 1: 00:11 - 00:43.
========
- Improvise as you please (e.g. trills, add notes to chords, solo after a bar)
[Eb7]Why she wants me,
[F7]I ask myself.
G#7 (Fill)
I know I'm not the best lookin' guy around.
[Eb7]Oh, does she love me?
[F7]Well I guess so,
G#7 (Hang)
Cuz she always says I'm her hero!
 
 eb|--------0----4--0----------0----3--0----------0----2--0~--|
 Bb|----------------------------------------------------------|
 Gb|-/4---4---4---------/3---3---3---------/2---2---2---------|
 Db|----------------------------------------------------------|
 Ab|----------------------------------------------------------|
 Eb|----------------------------------------------------------|
 eb|---------------------------------|
 Bb|-3/5--5-5p3---3------------------|
 Gb|------------4---4p2-4p2p0--------|
 Db|--------------------------0h1h2~-|
 Ab|---------------------------------|
 Eb|---------------------------------|

( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/l/los_lonely_boys/superman_tab.html )
 
 eb|-0----4--0----------0----3--0----------0----2--0--|
 Bb|-----------------------------------------------0--|
 Gb|---4---------/3---3---3---------/2---2---2--------|
 Db|--------------------------------------------------|
 Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
 Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2: 00:44 - 01:03.
========
[Eb7]She makes me stronger,
[F7]with all she does.
G#7 (Fill)
Oh, I can't live without her love. No.
[Eb7]I stop me a freight train.
[F7]I fly high like a jet plane
G#7 (Hang)
Just so I can get to her.
Chorus: 01:04 - 01:27.
=======
- Just do the Intro Riff
[Eb7]She's my lady.
[F7]I'm thinkin' maybe...
[G#7]I'm gonna do what I can.
[Eb7]To show that I love her.
[F7]I really need her.
[G#7]I wanna be her Superman!
[Eb7]'Cuz She's my lady.
[F7]I'm thinkin' maybe...
[G#7]I'm gonna do what I can.
[Eb7]To show that I love her.
[F7]I really need her.
[G#7]I wanna be her Superman!
Solo: 01:28 - 01:50.
====
Eb7 - F7 - G#7 (2x)
Bridge: 01:51 - 02:02.
=======
[F7]For my baby
[G#7]I'm her man of steel.
[F7]I can't deny,
[G#7]the way she makes me feel!
Verse 3: 02:02 - 02:13.
========
[E7]Oh, I stop me a freight train.
[F7]I fly high like a jet plane,
G#7 (Hang)
Just so I can get to her...
[G#7]Just so I can get to her!
Chorus: 02:14 - 01:27.
=======
[Eb7]She's my lady.
[F7]I'm thinkin' maybe...
[G#7]I'm gonna do what I can.
[Eb7]To show that I love her.
[F7]I really need her.
[G#7]I wanna be her Superman!
[Eb7]'Cuz She's my lady.
[F7]I'm thinkin' maybe...
[G#7]I'm gonna do what I can.
[Eb7]To show that I love her.
[F7]I really need her.
[G#7]I wanna be her Superman!
Outro: 02:38 - 03:03
======
 
 eb|--------0----4--0----------0----3--0--------------0-------2---0------|
 Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
 Gb|-/4---4---4---------/3---3---3---------/2-----2-------2--------------|
 Db|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 Ab|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 Eb|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Do blues pentatonic licks on the open and 2nd positions, and trills on the bass notes,
slide down from 12th fret octave)
End on
Is it alright if I sing you guys a song?
eb|-7-| eb|---|
Bb|-0-| Bb|---|
Gb|-7-| Then...Gb|---|
Db|-6-| Db|---|
Ab|-7-| Ab|---|
Eb|---| Eb|-0-|
And that's it!
E-mail me at ifyhard2@yahoo.com for comments, suggestions, or whatever, really!
-Ifyhard

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