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Sickman Tab

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Sickman by Alice In Chains 
 
Transcribed by: Anthony Helms (ahelms@phs.k12.ar.us) 
Sent by: Tim (dherrman@acme.csusb.edu) 
 
Here's the tab for sickman, straight out of the actual tab book. 
 
Tune all strings down 1/2 step 
 
(drums) 3 Gtr 1 Rhy. Fig. 1 
|---------|----------------|----------------------------------| 
|---------|----------------|----------------------------------| 
|---------|--11\-----------|----------------------------------| 
|---------|--11\-------11p7|----------------------------------| 
|---------|----------------|----------3-3-3-------3-------3---| 
|---------|----------------|--2-2-2-2-------2-2-2---2-2-2---2-| 
|Gtr. 2 P.M........................... 
|---------|----------------|------------------------------| 
|---------|----------------|------------------------------| 
|---------|----------------|------------------------------| 
|---------|----------------|--7--------------------7------| 
|---------|----------------|------------------------------| 
|---------|----------------|------------------------------| 
w/delay 
Gtr.1 
(end Rhy. Fig1) 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|---------3-3-3-------3-------3----|---------3-3-3-------3-------3----|---------3-3-3-------3-------3----| 
|-2-2-2-2-------2-2-2---2-2-2---2--|-2-2-2-2-------2-2-2---2-2-2---2--|-2-2-2-2-------2-2-2---2-2-2---2--| 
|P.M..................................................................................................... 
|Gtr. 2 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|--7------------------7------------|--7------------------7------------|--7------------------7------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------------| 
 
Verse w/Rhy. fig. 1 
1. What the hell am I? Thousand eyes a fly. Lucky then I'd be in one day 
deceased. 
2. What the hell am I? Leper from inside. Inside wall of peace dirty and 
deceased. 
3. What the hell am I? Worn eroded pride. Saddened ten miles wide. I'm 
gonna let it slide 
 
chorus w/ Rhy. Fig. 2 
1.,2.,3. Sickman sickman, sickman, sickman 
Rhy fig. 2 Gtr. 1 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|---------8-8-8--------7-7-----5-| 
|---------3-3---------3-3-----3-|-7-7-7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5-5-3-3-5-| 
|---------1-1---------1-1-----1-|--------------------------------| 
|-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0---|--------------------------------| 
 
Rhy. fig. 1 (first 2 meas.) 
 
Bridge Gtr. 1 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|--------/10----------/10-------|--------/10----------/10-------| 
|---------/8-----------/8-------|---------/8-----------/8-------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
ah ah ah ah 
ah ah ah ah 
 
The slow part(?) Gtr. 1 
let ring 
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
|---------4-----------4---|---------4-----------4---|---------4-----------4---|--------4-----------3----| 
|------2----------2-------|------2----------2-------|------2----------2-------|-----2--------------2----| 
|--------------1----------|--------------0----------|--------------1----------|------------5---5---0----| 
|--0----------------------|--0----------------------|--0----------------------|--0---------3---3---0----| 
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
I can feel the wheel but I can't steer, 
I can see the end is get - ting near 
 
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------------0-| 
|------------4--------4---|---------4-----------4---|---------4-----------4---|--------4--------3---------0-| 
|---------2--------2------|------2----------2-------|------2----------2-------|-----2-----------2-----------| 
|---------------1---------|--------------0----------|--------------1----------|-----------5--5--0-----------| 
|--3b--0------------------|--0----------------------|--0----------------------|--0--------3--3--0-----------| 
|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------3b-0-----| 
when my thoughts become my big - gest fear 
I won't rest un - til my head is clear 
 
Rhy fig. 3 Gtr.1 (end Rhy. fig. 3) 
|-------------------------|-----------------------0--| 
|-------------------------|-----------------------0--| 
|-------------------------|--------------------------| 
|------------3---------2--|--------------------------| 
|------5-----------4------|--5---5---7---5b----------| 
|--6------------5---------|--3---3---5---3b---0------| 
Ah what's the difference I'll die 
 
w/Rhy. Fig. 3 (twice) 
In this sick world of mine 
 
2nd time through 
Interlude 
Rhy. Fig. 4 Gtr. 1 
(end Rhy. fig. 4) 
|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|--------4------------|-------------------3---|--------4--------------|-----------------3-----| 
|-----4-----------4---|--------4--------------|-----4--------------4--|--------4--------------| 
|--2-----------2------|-----2---------3-------|--2------------2-------|-----2--------4--------| 
|-----------0---------|--3---------2----------|------------3----------|--3--------2-----------| 
 
w/Rhy. Fig. 4 (3 1/2 times) 
Can you see the end? 
Choke on me my friend 
Must to drown these thoughts 
Purity over rot 
 
Rhy. Fig. 5 Gtr. 1 
(end Rhy. fig. 5) 
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------| 
|--------6--------------|--------5---------4----|--------6--------------|--------5--------------| 
|-----6------------6----|-----------------------|-----4-------------6---|-----------4---2---2---| 
|--4-----------4--------|-----6---------5-------|--4------------4-------|-----6-----4---2---2---| 
|-----------5-----------|--4--------3-----------|-----------5-----------|--4--------2---0---0---| 
 
(Rhy. fig. 5 is played twice under the guitar solo)
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