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Superman Tab

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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|---------------------------------|

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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