NEIL YOUNG RUST RADIO SUGAR MOUNTAIN THRASHER'S WHEAT
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SONGS · ALBUMS · TUNINGS · RANDOM
Southern Man
SUBMITTED BY: Keith 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: 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-------------+---------------+---------------| |---------------+---------------+---------------+---------------|