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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#

#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #

#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #

#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

Band: Flogging Molly

Song: Selfish Man

Album: Swagger


/ a slide
~ tremolo
h hammer on
p pull off
' bend

This is, to my knowledge, the only tab of this on the internet.  WOO!

gnuti seauton

Tab By RAMOHSE


Intro/chorus: (fiddle part)


e //17-17-17/19/17-15-12----//17-17-17/19/17-15~-----|
b ---------------------------------------------------|
g ---------------------------------------------------|
d ---------------------------------------------------|
a ---------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------|


e //17-17-17/19/17-15-12------15-12~~~---------------|
b -------------------------15------------------------|
g ---------------------------------------------------|
d ---------------------------------------------------|
a ---------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------|

Intro/chorus: acoustic guitar

Am - G - Am - G - Am - G - Em - C - Am


The rest of the intro is the same, only distorted with
lots of drums

Verse: (fiddle and bass only, no guitar)


e //5~~~~~-------------------------------------------|
b //5~~~~~-------------------------------------------|
g ---------------------------------------------------|
d ---------------------------------------------------|
a ---------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------|

Just repeat that a few time, with a few tiny variations
Bass plays the intro/chorus notes.


Pre-Chorus: (fiddle)

e /8-7/8-10-10-8-7-8-7-3-----------------------------|
b -----------------------3--3--3--3~~~~--------------|
g ---------------------------------------------------|
d ---------------------------------------------------|
a ---------------------------------------------------|
E ---------------------------------------------------|

Pre-chorus: guitar

C - G - D - Am

C - G - D - D~~~~~

Then stop when Dave King says "Why I'm such a selfish man"

Then play the chorus/intro

Interlude: guitar

C - G - D - Em

C - G - Em - Em~~~~~

fiddle just messes around on the 8th fret high "e" string

Guitar Solo:
is just a run of the Am pentatonic, with variations on the high "e"

And that's it!
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Phoenix364 10 wrote on November 22 2005, 03:41 am

It would be quite useful for beginners and dummies like me if you could properly tab out the solo. Cos I don't know what an 'Am pentatonic' is.

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ckellingc 30 wrote on April 2 2007, 09:52 pm

an Am penetonic is simply a penetonic scale (google it) in A minor.

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Unknown_Caller 20 wrote on June 22 2009, 12:48 pm

What position is the pentatonic in?

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