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Lynard Skynard - Simple Man

Tabbed By: Matt Lenda

this is a classic song by a classic group.  some great guitar work as well.
as of now i only have the intro, verse, chorus, and interlude.  the guitar solo is
traking some time.  most likely this is in the book.

ALL GUITARS TUNE DOWN 1/2 STEP (eb  Bb  Gb  Db  Ab  Eb)

Intro Part 1 (play x2)
Clean Electric Guitar w/Reverb
(Key Stated Above Tab)

    C                   G               Amin
D#|-------------------------------------------------------------3-----------|
A#|-------------1-------------------------------1---------1-------1---1-----|
F#|-------0-------0---0---------0---------2-------2---2-----2-------2-------|
C#|---------2-------2-----0-------0---0-----2-------2---------2-------------|
G#|-0-2-3-----3-------------2-------2---0-----0---------0-------------------|
D#|---------------------3-----3---------------------------------------------|

Intro Part 2 (play x2)
Same Guitar as Intro Part 1

    Am                              C               G                 Am
D#|-----------------------3-------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------1-----------1-----------1---------------------------------|
F#|-------2-----------2---------------0-------0-----------0-----------2-----|
C#|-----------2---------2-----------------------------0-------0---0-----2---|
G#|-0-3-0-------0---------------0-2-3---3-------3-2-------------2---0-----0-|
D#|-------------------------------------------------3---3-------------------|

                        Words (at end of this riff): “My mama told me...”
D#|---------------3-----|
A#|-1-----1-------------|
F#|---2---2---2---------|
C#|-----2-------2-------|
G#|---------------------|
D#|---------------------|

Play Intro Part 1 and Intro Part 2 over the verse

Interlude (play x2)
Distortion

D#|-------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------------------------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------------------------|
G#|-0-2-3-----7/5-3-------7/5-3---------------------|
D#|-----------------3-----------5-----0-3-0-3/5-----|

(verse again: “oh take your time, dont live too fast...”)

Chorus
Distortion
Strike first chord on the word “simple”

D#|-----------------------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------------------|
F#|-5-------5---------------2-------------2-------x-----|
C#|-5-------5---5-------5---2-------------2-------x-----|
G#|-3-------3---5-------5---0-------------0-------x-----|
D#|-----------3-3-------3-0---------0-3-0---------------|


note: if your computer interprets this tab as a messed up, mixed up, jumble of
numbers on lines (like mine does), copy and paste it into a word document and
change the text to courier size 10.



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| x  Dead note
| /  Slide up

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