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Southern Man  Neil Young

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]G7 [355333]320001 [Gm9]Fmaj7 [353335]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]Southern man better [Fmaj7]keep your head
[Bb]Don't forget what your [G7]good book said
[Dm]Southern change gonna [Fmaj7]come at last
[Bb]Now your crosses are [G7]burning fast
FILL: (see example tab)
[Dm]Sou[/]th[/]er[/]n [Bb]Man[/] [Gm] [Gm9]
[Dm] [/] [/] [/] [Bb] [/] [Gm] [Gm9]  
VERSE:
[Dm]I saw cotton and [Bb]I saw [Gm]black[Gm9]
[Dm]Tall white mansions and [Bb]little [Gm]shacks[Gm9]
[Dm]Southern man when will you [Bb]pay them [Gm]back?[Gm9]
[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-------------+---------------+---------------|
 |---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|
 |---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|


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