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Elliott Smith - Son Of Sam tab

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--Title: Son of Sam
--Artist: Elliott Smith
--Release: Figure 8
--last updated: 1/5/2008

--transcription by: J. Elliott Dozier
--contact: elliott_dozier@hotmail.com

--tuning: The studio version is standard (E A D G B E), but live he痴 usually a
(Eb G# C# F# Bb Eb) or a whole step down (D G C F A D)

NOTE: There are about 5 or 6 different variations of this song. I知 tabbing out the live
version with the built-in solos. Most of the time he played it this way live acoustic,
sometimes he played just the chords. See the end for the simpler way (the studio 
version is this way).

--INTRO (to make it easier, I値l show the chords we値l be playing first, and then I値l
the actual tab...)

Here are base chords that we値l be playing...rest your fingers here and I値l show
below:
|--0---0---0-------------------1---0--|
|--5---5---5---7---7---0---1---1---0--|
|--5---5---0---4---4---0---2---2---1--|
|--------------4---4---0---0---3---2--|
|------------------------------3---2--|
|--5---4---5---5---4---3---2---1---0--|

OK, here痴 the tab for the intro:
|-----0----3---5---5---3------0------0----------------0----3---5--5/9---8----|
|------------5-----------5---------5-----5---4p3-------------5---------------|
|-----5-----5----5------5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----0-----0----0-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------0------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----------5-----5-----5-------------|

|--------------------------------------------------0--------------------|
|----------7-----------7-----------7-------5---0-------3-------3--------|
|------4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------h7-0-------------------2h4--|
|----4------4----4------4----4------4----4-------0-------0---0-------0--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-------3-----3-----3-----3------|

|-----0----0-0------0---------1----1-1----0----0--0--|
|-----1----1-1---1h3---3-1----1----1-1----0----0--0--|
|-----2------2----------------2------2----1-------1--|
|-----0------0-----0----0-----3------3----2-------2--|
|-----------------------------3------3----2-------2--|
|--2-----2-----2-----2-----1-----1-----0-----0-------|

--VERSE 1
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----2----2-2----2----2-2----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----2----2-2----2----2-2----3----3-3----3----3-3----3----3-3----3----3-3--|
|-----2------2----2------2----5------5----5------5----5------5----5------5--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2----2------2----4------4----4------4--|
|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----5-----5-----5-----5------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----2------2----2------2----1------1----1------1--|
|-----3------3----3------3----2------2----2------2--|
|-----3------3----3------3----2------2----2------2--|
|--1-----1-----1-----1-----0-----0-----0-----0------|

--CHORUS 1							    X 2
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1--|
|-----1----1-1----0----0-0----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----1----1-1--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2----0------0----2------2----2------2--|
|-----2------2----1------1----3------3----2------2----1------1----3------3--|
|--0-----0-----2-----2--------3------3----3------3----------------3------3--|
|--------------------------1-----1-----3-----3-----2-----2-----1-----1------|

--VERSE 2 INTRO
|-----0----3---5---5---3------0------0---0-0--------|
|------------5-----------5---------5-----0-0-4/3-1--|
|----/5-----5----5------5-----5-----5------1--------|
|------------------------------------------2--------|
|------------------------------------------2--------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----0------------|

--VERSE 2
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----2----2-2----2----2-2----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----2----2-2----2----2-2----3----3-3----3----3-3----3----3-3----3----3-3--|
|-----2------2----2------2----5------5----5------5----5------5----5------5--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2----2------2----4------4----4------4--|
|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----5-----5-----5-----5------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----2------2----2------2----1------1----1------1--|
|-----3------3----3------3----2------2----2------2--|
|-----3------3----3------3----2------2----2------2--|
|--1-----1-----1-----1-----0-----0-----0-----0------|

--CHORUS 2							    X 2
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1--|
|-----1----1-1----0----0-0----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----1----1-1--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2----0------0----2------2----2------2--|
|-----2------2----1------1----3------3----2------2----1------1----3------3--|
|--0-----0-----2-----2--------3------3----3------3----------------3------3--|
|--------------------------1-----1-----3-----3-----2-----2-----1-----1------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/e/elliott-smith/58428.html ]
--BRIDGE
|--0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x----------------------------------------------|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x--|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x--|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x--|
|--0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x--/8--8--8--8--x-x-8--8--8--8--x-x-8--8--x-x--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-/8-8-8-8-x-x-8-8-8-8-x-x-8-8-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-11-11-11-11-x-x-11-11-x-x--|
|-/7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x--|
|-/7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x--|
|--0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x--/10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x---1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x--|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x---1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x--|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x---2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x--|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x---3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x--|
|--0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-0-0-x-x-----x-x---3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-3-3-x-x-3-3-x-x--|
|--------------------------3-3-------1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x--|

|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x-----1-1----------------|
|--1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x-----1-1-----0-0---0-0--|
|--2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-2-2-x-x-2-2-x-x-----2-2-----0-0---0-0--|
|--0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-0-0-x-x-0-0-x-x-----3-3-----0-0---0-0--|
|--------------------------------------3-3----------------|
|------------------------------------1-----1-3-----4------|

--VERSE 3
|------0----------------------2----2-2----2----2-2----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|----------3---2--------------3----3-3----3----3-3----3----3-3----3----3-3--|
|----2-------2-2---2---2-2----5------5----5------5----5------5----5------5--|
|----2-------2-2-2------2-----2------2----2------2----4------4----4------4--|
|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----5-----5-----5-----5------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----2------2----2------2----1------1----1------1--|
|-----3------3----3------3----2------2----2------2--|
|-----3------3----3------3----2------2----2------2--|
|--1-----1-----1-----1-----0-----0-----0-----0------|

--CHORUS 3							    X 2
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1--|
|-----1----1-1----0----0-0----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0-0----1----1-1--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2----0------0----2------2----2------2--|
|-----2------2----1------1----3------3----2------2----1------1----3------3--|
|--0-----0-----2-----2--------3------3----3------3----------------3------3--|
|--------------------------1-----1-----3-----3-----2-----2-----1-----1------|

--OUTRO PART 1
|-----0----3---5---5---3------0------0----------------0----3---5--5/9---8----|
|------------5-----------5---------5-----5---4p3-------------5---------------|
|-----5-----5----5------5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----0-----0----0-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------0------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----------5-----5-----5-------------|

|--------------------------------------------------0--------------------|
|----------7-----------7-----------7-------5---0-------3-------3--------|
|------4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4------h7-0-------------------2h4--|
|----4------4----4------4----4------4----4-------0-------0---0-------0--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-------3-----3-----3-----3------|

|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----1----1-1----0----0--0--|
|-----1----1-1----1----1-1----1----1-1----0----0--0--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2----1-------1--|
|-----0------0----0------0----3------3----2-------2--|
|-----------------------------3------3----2-------2--|
|--2-----2-----2-----2-----1-----1-----0-----0-------|

--OUTRO PART 2
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----5----5-5----5----5-5----5----5-5----5----5-5----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----5------5----5------5----5------5----5------5----5------5----5------5--|
|-----0------0----0------0----0------0----0------0----5------5----5------5--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----4-----5-----5-----5-----5------|

|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0--|
|-----4------4----4------4----4------4----4------4----4------4----4------4--|
|-----4------4----4------4----4------4----4------4----0------0----0------0--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5-----5-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----4-----3-----3-----3-----3------|

|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0---0-0---0-0--|
|-----0----0-0----0----0-0----0----0-0---0-0---0-0--|
|-----2------2----2------2----2------2-----2-----1--|
|-----2------2----2------2----0------0-----0-----0--|
|------------------------------------------------2--|
|--2-----2-----2-----2-----1-----1-----1-----0------|

|----------------------------------------|
|------1-----------------1------0-----2--|
|----2-2-----------0----2------1-----2---|
|----2---------0-2-----3------2-----2----|
|--0-----0-2-3--------3------2-----0-----|
|--------------------1------0------------|

THE END!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


NOW FOR THE SIMPLIFIED WAY:

Instead of playing the difficult intros and outro part 1, just substitute OUTRO PART 2.

You致e got it...

b   - bend
r   - release
gb  - gradual bend
gr  - gradual release
h   - hammer on
p   - pull off
T   - trill
W   - whammy bar dive
\   - slide down
/   - slide up
x   - mute
X\  - pick slide
~~~ - vibrato
*7  - artificial harmonic
*7* - natural harmonic
... - palm mute
(0) - optional note
XXX - tremolo pick
alt - variation of riff
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