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Poor Mans Son Tab

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1st tab. From this video: http://youtu.be/gdchT18Mx-E

I think it's relatively accurate. Might be off a lil' bit.
Lyrics might be off a tad also.

Note: he hammers on and off somewhat irregularly...


Chorus:

Stone cold broke in the middle of the winter
oh like a poor man's son
Stone cold broke in the middle of the winter
oh like a poor man's son

E -3--3--4--3--3-|
A -2--0--5--0--2-|
D -0--0--4--0--0-| X2
G -0--0--0--0--0-|
B -3--3--3--3--3-|
E -3--3--5--3--3-|


my father was a hard earned worker
my mother has a heart of gold
i was never much younger
but i feel twice as old

E -2--2--0--3-|
A -0--3--2--0-|h2
D -0--2--2--0-|    x2
G -2--0--0--0-|
B -3--3--3--3-|
E -3--3--3--3-|


[chorus]


but i've got money for food and a little bit of gasoline
i've got plenty of time but i want everything now

E -2--2--0--3-|
A -0--3--2--0-|h2
D -0--2--2--0-|     x2
G -2--0--0--0-|
B -3--3--3--3-|
E -3--3--3--3-|



e --3----3---0--3-|
a -0h2--h3---3--0-|
d --0----0--h2--0-|
g --0----0---0--0-|
b --3----3---3--3-|
e --3----3---3--3-|


but i don't need no gold or silver
i only need a few new things
oh i'll buy pearls for my lover
oh and a brand new set of guitar strings

e -4--2---3----|
a -5--3---0h2--|
d -4--h2--0----| x4
g -0--0---0----|
b -3--1---3----|
e -5--3---3----|



e -3---3--4--3---|
a -0h2-2--5--0h2-|
d -0---0--4--0---|
g -0---0--0--0---|
b -3---3--3--3---|
e -3---3--5--3---|


[chorus]


i feel a cold wind blowin'
dark clouds form on the western sky
i've got a feelin' like known
everyone here will one day die

E -2--2--0--3-|
A -0--3--2--0-|h2
D -0--2--2--0-|     x2
G -2--0--0--0-|
B -3--3--3--3-|
E -3--3--3--3-|


[chorus]


i see a bright star shinin'
i love bethlehem town
i hear a chorus of angels singing out loud
the sweetest sound

E -2--2--0--3-|
A -0--3--2--0-|h2
D -0--2--2--0-|      x2
G -2--0--0--0-|
B -3--3--3--3-|
E -3--3--3--3-|


oh brothers lets go down
let's go down won't you come on down
oh brohters let's go down
down in the river to pray
oh brothers lets go down
let's go down won't you come on down
oh brohters let's go down
down in the river to pray

E -2--2--0--3-|
A -0--3--2--0-|h2
D -0--2--2--0-|     x8
G -2--0--0--0-|
B -3--3--3--3-|
E -3--3--3--3-|


but i don't need no gold or silver
i only need a few new things
oh i'll buy a string of pearls for my lover
oh and just a brand new set of guitar strings

e -4--2---3----|
a -5--3---0h2--|
d -4--h2--0----| x4
g -0--0---0----|
b -3--1---3----|
e -5--3---3----|


e --3----3---0--3-|
a -0h2--h3---3--0-|
d --0----0--h2--0-| x4, last chord let ring
g --0----0---0--0-|
b --3----3---3--3-|
e --3----3---3--3-|
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gav1811 15 wrote on June 1 2014, 06:39 pm

I don't think he plays that not on the 4th fret of the e-string ,sounds to me like he's muting it with his thumb :-)

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