Kinks - Wish I Could Fly Like Superman tab

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 (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman - The Kinks
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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--------------------------------------| PalmA|-9/------------------------------------------------------------| MuteE|-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--------| x4A|---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|-------------------------------| x2A|-------------------------------|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--------------------------------------| PalmA|-9/------------------------------------------------------------| MuteE|-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--------| x4A|---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|-------------------------------| x2A|-------------------------------|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|---------------------------------------------------------------| RepeatD|---9/11-11-11///--9--11--14--------14-14--9-9--9/11-9/11-------| Till EndA|---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|-------------------------------| x2A|-------------------------------|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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