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Southern Isolation - Southern Man I Am tab

Southern Isolation is a side project Phil Anselmo from Pantera and Down had worked on.
The band had only released one EP in 2001. "Southern Man I Am" is the only song Phil
Anselmo had sang on, the rest was sang by Opal Windstien, his ex wife. I couldn't find 
tabs on it, so I thought I should make one. Not many people that I know of still listen to
this, so if you're here, rock on brother! \m/

h=hammer on
b=bend
/=slide

Main riff:

   A                F                      G7               F

e|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
B|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|-----------------.|
G|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
D|-----------------|----------3---------|---------3------|---------3--------|
A|------7---8---7--|-----3--------3---3-|-----5-------5--|-----3-------3-3-.|
E|--5-----5---5----|1-------1-------1---|3------3---3----|1------1------1---|


That is how it is played in the recording. I personally like to play the A chord in the
open position like this:

   A                F                    G7               F

e|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
B|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|-----------------.|
G|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
D|------2---3---2--|----------3---------|---------3------|---------3--------|
A|--0-----0---0----|-----3--------3---3-|-----5-------5--|-----3-------3-3-.|
E|-----------------|1-------1-------1---|3------3---3----|1------1------1---|

This progression is repeated throughout most of the song. There is  little lead that
goes over this riff in some parts which goes like this:

  A                 F                    G7               F

e|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
B|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|-----------------.|
G|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|
D|--7--7---8---7---|---7h9---7----------|--7h9--------9--|--9b------9b------|
A|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|-----------------.|
E|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|------------------|

Sometimes that lead may vary.

There is a break in the song where they are only playing the roots of the chord which
would go like so:

E|--5--5--5--5-|--1--1--1--1-|--3--3--3--3-|--1--1--1--1-|

Towards the end of the song, the chords are just strummed:

  A                  A                   G                  F

e|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
G|-6---6-6---6-6-6-|-6---6-6---6-6-6-|-6/4---4-4---4-4-4-|-4/2---2-2---2-2-2|
D|-7---7-7---7-7-7-|-7---7-7---7-7-7-|-7/5---5-5---5-5-5-|-5/3---3-3---3-3-3|
A|-7---7-7---7-7-7-|-7---7-7---7-7-7-|-7/5---5-5---5-5-5-|-5/3---3-3---3-3-3|
E|-5---5-5---5-5-5-|-5---5-5---5-5-5-|-5/3---3-3---3-3-3-|-3/1---1-1---1-1-1|

Then a picking pattern:

  A

e|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------|
B|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------|
G|-6---------------|--6-6--------------6|-6/4---4------4-|-4/2---2------|
D|-7-------7-------|--7-7-----7--------7|-7/5--------5-5-|-5/3-----3----|
A|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------|
E|---------5-------|----------5---------|-----3----------|-----1------1-|

Repeat until end.

There are some quiet, distant sounding solos in the background of the song. These can
probably be improvised if you really want to learn them. Just remember to use a lot of
reverb. Sorry if there are any mistakes, this is only my first tab.
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