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Man in the Box 
Written by Jerry Cantrell and Layne Staley
Tabbed by: Lupe Galvan 

Tune Down 1/2  step

1=Eb	4=Db
2=Bb	5=Ab
3=Gb	6=Eb
	
	Intro
	Moderately= 108 (0:01)
	Driving Beat
Guitar 1 (Rhythm Fig. 1)
 P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|-5----x--5-----5------|-5----x---5----5-------|-5---x--5---5-----|--5--x---5--------5-|
|-0----x--0-----0---0--|-0----x---0----0----0--|-0---x--0---0---0-|--0--x---0--0-5h7---|

(0:19, 1:48)
	Gtr. 1 plays Rhy. Fig 1. twice
Gtr. 2 (w/dist. and talk box set on heavy accents)
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------7~~~------7h9~~~|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--9~~~~------------------|--7~~~~---7h9~~~----5~~~-|-5h7~~---5b-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------7-----7--------5-----|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------0-5h7-------|
     Ah__     ah__                 ah__        ah__          ah__            ah___      ah__        ah_              ah_
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------7~~~------7h9~~~|-------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--9~~~~------------------|--7~~~~---7h9~~~----5~~~-|-5h7~~---5b-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------7-----7--------5-----|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------0-5h7-------|
     Ah__     ah__                 ah__        ah__          ah__            ah___      ah__        ah_              ah_


Verses (0:37, 2:06)
Rhy. Fig. 2
Gtrs. 1 & 2  
P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|-5----x--5-----5------|-5----x---5----5-------|-5---x--5---5-----|--5--x---5--------5-|
|-0----x--0-----0---0--|-0----x---0----0----0--|-0---x--0---0---0-|--0--x---0--0-5h7---|

1. I'm                         the man                              in the box
2. I'm                         the dog                                 who gets       beat       

P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|-5----x--5-----5------|-5----x---5----5-------|-5---x--5---5-----|--5-----5-5h7~~-----|
|-0----x--0-----0---0--|-0----x---0----0----0--|-0---x--0---0---0-|-----0---------0--0-|

Buried                              in                                                 my   shit
Shove                       my nose                                               in    shit






Pre-chorus (0:55, 2:24)
Rhy. Fig. 3
   G5      G6    G5        G6   G5                 G6    G5             G6    G5              G6   G5         G6  G5     
Gtr. 1P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-5--5--7--5---5--7--5--5-|-5--5--7--5---5--5--7--5-|-5--5--7--5---5--7--5--5--|
|-3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3-|-3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3-|-3--3--3--3---3--3--3--3--|
 Won't                                             you                                                 come
               G6   G5            G6
P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - |    P.M.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - 
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-5--5--7--5---5--7--5----|-5---------5---5~~-------|-5--x---5---5-------------|
|-3--3--3--3---3--3--3--0-|-0---0---0----------0----|-0--x---0---0----0--------|
  and                                       save                me                                                       Save                            
                                                          Gtr.3 plays Fill 1 first time
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - | Gtrs. 1&2 substitute fill2  
|--------------------------|------------------------| 
|--------------------------|------------------------| 
|--------------------------|------------------------| 
|--------------------------|------------------------| 
|-5--x---5---5-------------|-5h7--5-----------------| 
|-0--x---0---0----0--------|----------7--6--5--3----| 
             me

Chorus (1:13, 2:41, 3:51)

  E5             G5                 D                A                                  E5       G5        D          A
|----------3---------2-----------------------|--------3-----2---------------------|
|----------3---------3--------2--------------|--------3-----3-----2---------------|
|--2-------0---------2--------2--------------|--2-----0-----2-----2---------------|
|--2-------0---------0--------2--------------|--2-----0-----0-----2---------------|
|--0-------x------------------0--------------|--0-----x-----------0---------------|
|----------3-------------------------0---3~~-|--------3-----------------0----3~~--|
 Fe-ed      my______   eyes____(can you sew them shut)   Je-sus_____    Christ    (deny your   maker)

     E5             G5                D                A                                 
|----------3---------2-----------------------|--------3-----2---------------------|
|----------3---------3--------2--------------|--------3-----3-----2---------------|
|--2-------0---------2--------2--------------|--2-----0-----2-----2---------------|
|--2-------0---------0--------2--------------|--2-----0-----0-----2---------------|
|--0-------x------------------0--------------|--0-----x-----------0---------------|
|----------3-------------------------0---3~~-|--------3-----------------0----3~~--|
  He____                      who tries    (will  be   wasted)     oh     feed       my      eyes   (Now you've sewn them shut)
                                                                                                                                           (3rd time)To Coda+
                                                                                                                                                           (skip ahead to meas. 61)
                                                                                                                                                          (go back to meas. 5 first time)

Fill 1 (1:11)                                                        Fill 2 (2:39)                                         
 Gtr.3 w/dist                                                     Gtrs. 1 & 2                                          
|-----------------------------|     |-------------------------------------------|
|--15h17---15~~---------------|     |--14hb^r14------14hb^r14---12--------------|
|----------------16--15-14-12-|     |--14fb^r14------14fb^r14---12--------------|
|-----------------------------|     |--------------------------------14---12~~--|
|-----------------------------|     |-------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|     |-------------------------------------------|






Guitar Solo (3:16)
Gtrs. 1 &2 play Rhy. Fig 2
Gtr. 3 (w/dist. and wah-wah pedal)                                       
                                                                                                                                               Hold bend
    tr~~~~~~~~                                                                                                                  |-- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - |
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|------------------------10fb^1010101010101010101010|
|----------------7h9-9fb^--9--7----|---------------------------------------------------|
|-0h2--------7h9-----------------9-|-8--7--5--7---7fb^^r7~-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
|- - - - - -- - - -  -|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------------------12-15-15fb^
|1010101010-10fb^r10po8-----|------12-12h15po12-------12h15po12-15fb^~-15fb^-----------|
|------------------------9~~|-14fb^-------------14fb^----------------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|

Gtr1. plays Rhy. Fig 3
Gtr.3
                hold bend                                                                     fdbk.                  slight  P.H.
                                                                                                                                                                   *
|15-12-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---15------------|
|------12h14~~-14fb^---14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Gtr.4
|----------------------|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------------------|-12----------------------------|
|----------------------|-------x----x-x-14hb-14-12------|----15-14-12-12fb^~-12fb^-12---|
|---------5------------|-12h14-x-14-x-x-------------14~~|-----------------------------14|
|----x-x-----7~~~--x-x-|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-3--x-x-----------x-x-|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|

|-------12-15-15-15fb^r15po12------|--------------------|------------------------------|
|-15~~------------------------15~~\|-12--------x/----12-|------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-12-----12-x/----12-|------------------------2fb^--|
|----------------------------------|-12-----12-x/-12-12-|-x------2~~-x-x-x-x-0h2-------|
|----------------------------------|----x-x-------------|-x----------x-x-x-x-----------|
|----------------------------------|----x-x-------------|-x-3fb^-----x-x-x-x-----------|
                        Coda (0:00)
                         Gtr.1 plays Rhy. Fig. 2 twice
                         Gtr.2                                                               |1.                             | |2.                               |
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------------------14-14-12-12-12-|
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------------------14-14-12-12-12-|
|-0------2fb^r2--------| |------7~~-7h9~~-----------------------------------14-14-12-12-12-|
|----2-0-----------2~~-| |--9~~-----------7~-7h9~-5-5h7-5----------------------------------|
|---------------3------| |--------------------------------7~~-7-------5-7------------------|
|----------------------| |--------------------------------------0-5h7----------------------|



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met_al_lica69 wrote on October 22 2004, 12:00 am

Hey i found his and it pretty good ..... so parts are off but pretty good \../_

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Gerbs wrote on February 15 2008, 04:52 am

Also, this is an Alice in Chains song, not one of Jerry's solo songs.

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