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Author: Mike Kruft
Artist: Doyle Bramhall II & Smokestack
Album:  Welcome
Song:   Helpless Man

feel free to email me at evenwallsfalldwn@hotmail.com

If you're looking at this then bless you for liking good rock and roll.

(due to requests I'm adding more doyle tabs!)

^ - slight bend
* - major bend
p - pull off
h - hammer on
/ - slide up
~ - vibrato
x - palm mute

Chords:

All chords are barred throughout the song
and are played in the fashion indicated below.

Intro:    C          F               C         F
e--------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------x---------------------------x-|
G---------------8---10--8--x-------------8--10-8-10-8--x-|
D---------------8---10--8--x-------------8--10-8-10-8--x-|
A----------8h10------------x--------8h10---------------x-|
E----8--8---------------------8--8-----------------------|

(play 2 times)


Verse:

When I..


    I'm tearin' up... (F)
e-----------1----------|
B-----------------1----|
G--------------2-------|
D----------------------|
A------3---------------|
E---1------------------|


Chorus:

    I'm a helpless man...
    (A)            (F)
e----5--------------1----|
B----5--------------1----|
G----6--------------2----|
D----7--------------3----|
A----7--------------3----|
E----5--------------1----|

(play twice)

    I'm a helpless man...
    (A)            (D)
e----5-------------------|
B----5--------------7----|
G----6--------------7----|
D----7--------------7----|
A----7--------------5----|
E----5-------------------|

    (D)     (C)      (G)
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------7------5------4---|
D-----7------5----------5-|
A---5------3--------5-----|
E------------------3------|


Bridge:

    Nights of..   But you..  Keep on..
    (D)           (C)         (G)
e----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----7-------------5---------------------|
D----7-------------5-----------5---------|
A----5-------------3-----------5---------|
E------------------------------3---------|

   Jumping..    Union..     Lead me..   Holy Land..
    (D)            (C)         (G)          (D)
e--------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G----7-------------5------------------------7------|
D----7-------------5-----------5------------7------|
A----5-------------3-----------5------------5------|
E------------------------------3-------------------|


Solo:

    (B)            (E)            (B)
e---------     -------------   --------|
B---------     -------------   --------|
G----4----     -------------   ---4----|
D----4----     -----2-------   ---4----|
A----2----     -----2-------   ---2----|
E---------     -----0-------   --------|

(play twice)


2nd Solo:

    (D)           (C)         (G)
e----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----7-------------5---------------------|
D----7-------------5-----------5---------|
A----5-------------3-----------5---------|
E------------------------------3---------|

(play four times)

   (D)     (C)      (G)
e------------------------|
B------------------------|
G-------7------5------4--|
D-----7------5-------5---|
A---5------3--------5----|
E------------------3-----|

            
            
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mojohand1347 10 Mar 31, 2017 05:23 AM

chorus is an Am open triad apreggios on the D C G same with bridge with open D hammer ons. solo chords are same as verse moved up an octave D. outro solo is D major scale played on the 7th and 9th frets. use the B penatonic for reference as they both contain the same notes

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