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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman - The Kinks
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: armatage_shanks


Tuning: Standard (eBGDAE)


INTRO:

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9--8/9-9-9-|

MAIN RIFF:

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------9~~~/0-----------------------------------|
D|---9-11-11---9-11-11---9-11-11-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------14-14///9-9--9/11/9/11------------|
E|---------------------------------------12-12///7-7--7/9/7/9--------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------9~~~/0-----------------------------------|
A|---9-11-11---9-11-11---9-11-11---------14-14///9-9--9/11/9/11------------|
E|---------------------------------------12-12///7-7--7/9/7/9--------------|

Bass Fill:

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|      4x   
D|-------------------------|
A|-------11---10---9--7----|
E|---9-9----9----9---------|


Verse 1: (Woke up this morning...)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|



PRE-CHORUS (Surely there must be...)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7----7/14----14/9----9/11--------11/7----7/14----14/9-----------------|
A|---7----7/14----14/9----9/11--------11/7----7/14----14/9-----------------|
E|---5----5/12----12/7----7/9---------9/5-----5/12----12/7-----------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9/--------OVER BASS FILL--------------------------------------| Palm
A|-9/------------------------------------------------------------| Mute
E|-7/PM16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-----------|  x4

CHORUS (Superman, Superman...)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11--------|  x4
A|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11--------|
E|---7/9--9--9///---7--9---12--------12-12--7-7--7/9--7/9---------|


Lead bit over chorus:

e|-------------------------------|
B|------14~-------12b14~~~~12----|
G|---13----13-13-----------------|
D|-------------------------------|  x2
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

After chorus do bass fill with this on guitar

e|-----------------------|
B|-----12--12------------|
G|---13--13--------------|

Bass Fill:

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|      4x   
D|-------------------------|
A|-------11---10---9--7----|
E|---9-9----9----9---------|


Then Verse 2: (Woke up this morning) With the lead bit above

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|



PRE-CHORUS (I'd really like to...)


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---7----7/14----14/9----9/11--------11/7----7/14----14/9-----------------|
A|---7----7/14----14/9----9/11--------11/7----7/14----14/9-----------------|
E|---5----5/12----12/7----7/9---------9/5-----5/12----12/7-----------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9/--------OVER BASS FILL--------------------------------------| Palm
A|-9/------------------------------------------------------------| Mute
E|-7/PM16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-----------|  x4


CHORUS (Superman, Superman...)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11--------|  x4
A|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11--------|
E|---7/9--9--9///---7--9---12--------12-12--7-7--7/9--7/9---------|

Lead bit over chorus:

e|-------------------------------|
B|------14~-------12b14~~~~12----|
G|---13----13-13-----------------|
D|-------------------------------|  x2
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

Bass Fill:

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|      4x   
D|-------------------------|
A|-------11---10---9--7----|
E|---9-9----9----9---------|


Verse 3 (Look in the paper...):

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------9~~~/0------------------------------|
A|--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11--PM-9-11-11---------9--9--9-9-9--9/11/9/11------|
E|---------------------------------------------7--7--7-7-7--7/9/7/9--------|


Bass Fill:

e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|      4x   
D|-------------------------|
A|-------11---10---9--7----|
E|---9-9----9----9---------|


Guitar over the bass fill: (Off beat)

e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|
D|----16-15-14-12-----------|
A|----16-15-14-12-----------|
E|----14-13-12-10-----------|


CHORUS (Superman, Superman...)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------| Repeat
D|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11-------| Till End
A|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11-------|
E|---7/9--9--9///---7--9---12--------12-12--7-7--7/9--7/9--------|

Lead bit over chorus:

e|-------------------------------|
B|------14~-------12b14~~~~12----|
G|---13----13-13-----------------|
D|-------------------------------|  x2
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|


Add in the Main Riff and the verse here as well...


And that's it :)

First tab,




| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

            
            
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