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Dead Man Acoustic tab

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About this tab version
This version uses fingerings taken from live acoustic performances by the band's guitarist and lead vocalist, Steve Cobucci. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RRh_5iJMR4
Capo 4 (Capo 3 if you're playing this version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yns5lkZfq-w)
Fingerings:
  Cadd9  A7sus4   G6  Gsus2  Gmaj9
e|--3------3------3-----3------3|
B|--3------3------3-----3------3|
G|--0------2------0-----0------0|
D|--0------0------0-----0------0|
A|--3------0------2-----0------0|
E|--0------0------0-----3------2|


[Intro]

e|--3------3------3-----3------|
B|--3------3------3-----3------|
G|--0------2------0-----0------|
D|--0------0------0-----0------|
A|--3------0------2-----2------| 2x
E|--0------0------0-----0------|

  Cadd9  A7sus4   G6    G6


[Chorus]

e|--3-----3------3--------|---3---------3------3---|
B|--3-----3------3--------|---3---------3------3---|
G|--0-----2------0--------|---0---------2------0---|
D|--0-----0------0--------|---0---------0------0---|
A|--3-----0------2--------|---3---------0------2---|
E|--0-----0------0--------|---0---------0------0---|

  Cadd9 A7sus4   G6         Cadd9     A7sus4   G6
And I was once a dead man / A stranger with no home

e|3--------3-------3-----------|-----3------3--------3---|
B|3--------3-------3-----------|-----3------3--------3---|
G|0--------2-------0-----------|-----0------2--------0---|
D|0--------0-------0-----------|-----0------0--------0---|
A|3--------0-------2-----------|-----3------0--------2---|
E|0--------0-------0-----------|-----0------0--------0---|

Cadd9    A7sus4    G6              Cadd9  A7sus4     G6
I stood opposed to God himself / And yet He pardoned me


[Interlude 1]

e|3-----3----3---|
B|3-----3----3---|
G|0-----2----0---|
D|0-----0----0---|
A|3-----0----2---| 3x
E|0-----0----0---|

Cadd9 A7sus4 G6 3x


[Verse 1]

e|3-------3------3-------------3--------3----|----------3---------3----------3---|
B|3-------3------3-------------3--------3----|----------3---------3----------3---|
G|0-------2------0-------------0--------2----|----------0---------0----------2---|
D|0-------0------0-------------0--------0----|----------0---------0----------0---|
A|3-------0------2-------------3--------0----|----------2---------3----------0---|
E|0-------0------0-------------0--------0----|----------0---------0----------0---|

Cadd9   A7sus4   G6          Cadd9    A7sus4            G6      Cadd9      A7sus4
     With all my heart and the fiercest will / Desired not but to thieve and kill

e|----------3---------3-----------3----|----------------3-------3------3--|
B|----------3---------3-----------3----|----------------3-------3------3--|
G|----------0---------0-----------2----|----------------0-------0------2--|
D|----------0---------0-----------0----|----------------0-------0------0--|
A|----------2---------0-----------0----|----------------2-------3------0--|
E|----------0---------3-----------0----|----------------0-------0------0--|

            G6      Gsus2       A7sus4                  G6    Cadd9  A7sus4
I hadn't a thought of peace, but war   / Surrender was not what I'd endure


[Verse 2]

e|3-------3-----3--|----------------------3-------------|--------3-----3------3--|
B|3-------3-----3--|----------------------3-------------|--------3-----3------3--|
G|0-------0-----0--|----------------------2-------------|--------0-----0------0--|
D|0-------0-----0--|----------------------0-------------|--------0-----0------0--|
A|2-------3-----0--|----------------------0-------------|--------2-----3------0--|
E|0-------0-----3--|----------------------0-------------|--------0-----0------3--|

  G6    Cadd9 Gsus2                     A7sus4                   G6  Cadd9  Gsus2
Deliver  me!       / Wake me up from this damning sleep / I'm surrendering

e|---------------------3---------|-3----------3---------3------3--|
B|---------------------3---------|-3----------3---------3------3--|
G|---------------------2---------|-0----------0---------0------2--|
D|---------------------0---------|-0----------0---------0------0--|
A|---------------------0---------|-2----------3---------0------0--|
E|---------------------0---------|-0----------0---------3------0--|

                     A7sus4        G6       Cadd9     Gsus2  A7sus4
Pull me out from this wickedness / In this thieving heart of stone

e|----3---------------3----|----------3-----3---|
B|----3---------------3----|----------3-----3---|
G|----0---------------0----|----------0-----2---|
D|----0---------------0----|----------0-----0---|
A|----2---------------3----|----------0-----0---|
E|----0---------------0----|----------3-----0---|

      G6            Cadd9           Gsus2 A7sus4
I realized all these sins  / I could not atone


[Pre-Chorus 1]

e|3----------3-----3------------------------------|
B|3----------3-----3------------------------------|
G|0----------0-----2------------------------------|
D|0----------0-----0------------------------------|
A|2----------0-----0------------------------------|
E|0----------3-----0------------------------------|
  G6       Gsus2 A7sus4
    I was a murderer (filled with lies and deceit)

e|3----------------3--------3-------------------------------|
B|3----------------3--------3-------------------------------|
G|0----------------0--------2-------------------------------|
D|0----------------0--------0-------------------------------|
A|2----------------3--------0-------------------------------|
E|0----------------0--------0-------------------------------|

  G6             Cadd9    A7sus4
    Faced with my list of crimes (that I would always repeat)


[Chorus]

e|--3-----3------3--------|---3---------3------3---|
B|--3-----3------3--------|---3---------3------3---|
G|--0-----2------0--------|---0---------2------0---|
D|--0-----0------0--------|---0---------0------0---|
A|--3-----0------2--------|---3---------0------2---|
E|--0-----0------0--------|---0---------0------0---|

  Cadd9 A7sus4   G6         Cadd9     A7sus4   G6
And I was once a dead man / A stranger with no home

e|3--------3-------3-----------|-----3------3--------3---|
B|3--------3-------3-----------|-----3------3--------3---|
G|0--------2-------0-----------|-----0------2--------0---|
D|0--------0-------0-----------|-----0------0--------0---|
A|3--------0-------2-----------|-----3------0--------2---|
E|0--------0-------0-----------|-----0------0--------0---|

Cadd9    A7sus4    G6              Cadd9  A7sus4     G6
I stood opposed to God himself / And yet He pardoned me


[Bridge 1]

e|-----------3--------3---|---------------3-------------|
B|-----------3--------3---|---------------3-------------|
G|-----------0--------0---|---------------0-------------|
D|-----------0--------0---|---------------0-------------|
A|-----------3--------0---|---------------0-------------|
E|-----------0--------3---|---------------2-------------|

           Cadd9    Gsus2               Gmaj9
So just at the right time / When we were dead in our sins

e|3----------------3--------3---|--------------3-----3----3--|--3------------3-----3----3--|
B|3----------------3--------3---|--------------3-----3----3--|--3------------3-----3----3--|
G|0----------------0--------0---|--------------2-----0----0--|--0------------2-----0----0--|
D|0----------------0--------0---|--------------0-----0----0--|--0------------0-----0----0--|
A|2----------------3--------0---|--------------0-----2----3--|--0------------0-----2----3--|
E|0----------------0--------3---|--------------0-----0----0--|--3------------0-----0----0--|

  G6             Cadd9    Gsus2              A7sus4  G6 Cadd9 Gsus2        A7sus4  G6 Cadd9
    You took this heart of mine / And gave me life again     /  You gave me life again


[Verse 3]

e|3-----3-----3--|---------3---------3-----|-----------------3----------3----------3-|
B|3-----3-----3--|---------3---------3-----|-----------------3----------3----------3-|
G|0-----2-----0--|---------0---------2-----|-----------------0----------0----------0-|
D|0-----0-----0--|---------0---------0-----|-----------------0----------0----------0-|
A|0-----0-----2--|---------3---------0-----|-----------------2----------3----------2-|
E|3-----0-----0--|---------0---------0-----|-----------------0----------0----------0-|

Gsus2 A7sus4  G6         Cadd9     A7sus4                    G6       Cadd9        G6
    So far apart / And a debt to fulfill   / This purchase bought on redemption's hill

e|-----------3-------3--------3---|-----------3---------3--------3--|
B|-----------3-------3--------3---|-----------3---------3--------3--|
G|-----------0-------0--------2---|-----------0---------0--------0--|
D|-----------0-------0--------0---|-----------0---------0--------0--|
A|-----------2-------3--------0---|-----------2---------3--------2--|
E|-----------0-------0--------0---|-----------0---------0--------0--|

             G6    Cadd9    A7sus4            G6      Cadd9      G6
An ailing disease I couldn't cure / Oh this grace, how rich and pure!


[Interlude 2]

e|3----3------3-----3------|
B|3----3------3-----3------|
G|0----2------0-----2------|
D|0----0------0-----0------|
A|2----0------3-----0------|
E|0----0------0-----0------|

  G6 A7sus4 Cadd9 A7sus4


[Bridge 2]

e|3-----------------------------3-----------------|-3-----------------------3-----------|
B|3-----------------------------3-----------------|-3-----------------------3-----------|
G|0-----------------------------2-----------------|-0-----------------------2-----------|
D|0-----------------------------0-----------------|-0-----------------------0-----------|
A|2-----------------------------0-----------------|-3-----------------------0-----------|
E|0-----------------------------0-----------------|-0-----------------------0-----------|

  G6                          A7sus4              Cadd9                   A7sus4
    The mob, they yelled and screamed for justice / That wrath was ours, we are to blame

e|3------------------------------|----------------------------3--|
B|3------------------------------|----------------------------3--|
G|0------------------------------|----------------------------2--|
D|0------------------------------|----------------------------0--|
A|2------------------------------|----------------------------0--|
E|0------------------------------|----------------------------0--|

  G6                                                        A7sus4
    You made a spectacle of rulers / Denying You of a king's fame

e|3--------------------3---------3---|--3---------------------3----------3--|
B|3--------------------3---------3---|--3---------------------3----------3--|
G|0--------------------0---------2---|--0---------------------0----------2--|
D|0--------------------0---------0---|--0---------------------0----------0--|
A|3--------------------2---------0---|--3---------------------2----------0--|
E|0--------------------0---------0---|--0---------------------0----------0--|

Cadd9                  G6      A7sus4 Cadd9                   G6       A7sus4
  Having crushed the written cannon  /  That wrote of all my guilt and shame

e|3--------------------3------3---------|-3----------------3--------3--|
B|3--------------------3------3---------|-3----------------3--------3--|
G|0--------------------0------2---------|-0----------------0--------2--|
D|0--------------------0------0---------|-0----------------0--------0--|
A|3--------------------2------0---------|-3----------------2--------0--|
E|0--------------------0------0---------|-0----------------0--------0--|

Cadd9                  G6   A7sus4      Cadd9              G6     A7sus4
  Displayed upon the tree it was nailed / The saving power of Your name


[Outro Chorus]

e|--3-----3------3--------|---3---------3------3---|
B|--3-----3------3--------|---3---------3------3---|
G|--0-----2------0--------|---0---------2------0---|
D|--0-----0------0--------|---0---------0------0---|
A|--3-----0------2--------|---3---------0------2---|
E|--0-----0------0--------|---0---------0------0---|

  Cadd9 A7sus4   G6         Cadd9     A7sus4   G6
And I was once a dead man / A stranger with no home

e|---3---------3-------------3------------|----3-----3----------3---|----------------3-|
B|---3---------3-------------3------------|----3-----3----------3---|----------------3-|
G|---0---------2-------------0------------|----0-----2----------0---|----------------0-|
D|---0---------0-------------0------------|----0-----0----------0---|----------------0-|
A|---3---------0-------------2------------|----3-----0----------2---|----------------3-|
E|---0---------0-------------0------------|----0-----0----------0---|----------------0-|

   Cadd9     A7sus4          G6              Cadd9 A7sus4       G6                 Cadd9
You saw this wretch and You gave him life / Forever I'll praise You / I will praise You

            
            
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