Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man tab

SIMPLE MAN
As recorded by Lynyrd Skynyrd
(From the 1974 Album PRONOUCED LEH-NERD SKIN-NERD)

Words and Music by Ron Van Zant & Allen Collins
Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Rhythm clean elec'
Gtr II (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Rhythm clean elec w/phaser'
Gtr III, IV (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Rhythm w/dist'
Gtr V, VI (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Lead w/dist'

Intro Q=60 4/4 Gtr I E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------|---------------------------------|-------------------------3--------||-------|---------1-----------------------|---------1---------1-------1------||-------|---0-------0---0---------0-------|---2-------2---2-----2------------||-------|-----2-------2-----0-------0---0-|-----2-------2---------2----------||---0-2-|-3-----3-------------2-------2---|-0-----0---------0-----------0-2--||-------|-----------------3-----3---------|----------------------------------| |-Rhy Fig 1 end Rhy Fig 1-|
w/Rhy Fig 1 x3 Gtr II W H Q E S S|---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------------||---------------------------------|-----------------------------0-2-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
S S S S +S S S S S S S S +S S S S S S S S +S S S S +S S S S +S S S S|-------------------------------------|---------------------------3-(3)-------||-------1-(1)-------------------------|-----------------1-(1)-----------1-----||---0---------0-----------0-(0)-------|-------2-(2)-----------2---------------||---------------------0---------0-----|-------------2-----------3-------------||-3---3---------3-2---------------2---|-0-3-0---------0-------------------0-2-||-------------------3---3-----------3-|---------------------------------------||-Rhy Fig 2 end Rhy Fig 2-|
S S S S +S S S S S S S S +S S S S S S S S S S S S +S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------|-------------------------3---------|||-------1-(1)-------------------------|---------1-----1-(1)-------1-------|||---0---------0-----------0-(0)-------|---2-------2---2-(2)-2-------2-----|||---------------------0---------0---0-|-----2-------2---------2-----------|||-3---3---------3-2---------------2---|-0-----0-----------------------0-2-|||-------------------3---3-------------|-----------------------------------||
Verse 1 Rhy Fig 1 + 2 x3
w/Rhy Fig 1 + 2 x3 Gtrs III, IV W H Q E S S|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------0-2-||-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +S a S S S Q +S a S S S|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-3-------(3)-5s7s5p3-------------5s7s5p3-||---------------------3-------(3)---------||-Riff A
~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +S S S S S T T E +E S S|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------0-2--||-5-------(5)-0-3-0--3s=5p3h5---(5)\--------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +S a S S S Q +S a S S S|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-3-------(3)-5s7s5p3-------------5s7s5p3-||---------------------3-------(3)---------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~ Q +S S S S S E. +E E|-----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------|||-5-------(5)-0-3-0--3s=5------(5)\-------|| end Riff A-|
Verses $||--||o-||-- Rhy Fig 1 + 2 x3||--||o-||--
Gtrs III, IV W H Q. S S|---------------------------------|--------------------------|||---------------------------------|--------------------------|||---------------------------------|-----------------2--------|||---------------------------------|-----------------2----x-x-|||---------------------------------|-----------------0----x-x-|||---------------------------------|--------------------------||
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| Gtrs I, II| S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S H|---------------------------------|--------------------------|||---------1-----------------------|--------------------------|||---0-------0---0---------0-------|---2-----2----------------|||-----2-------2-----0-------0---0-|-----2-----------2--------|||-3-----3-------------2-------2---|-0-----0-----5---0--------|||-----------------3-----3---------|-----------0-3-0----------||
Chorus Gtrs III, IV Q. S S Q. S S Q +S S S S Q. S S|-------------------|-----------------------||-5----5------------|-----------------------||-5----5---4----4---|-2--(2)-------2----x---||-5----5---5----5---|-2--(2)-------2----x---||-3----3---5----5---|-0--(0)-------0------3-||--------3-3----3-0-|--------0-3-0--------3-||-Rhy Fig 3 end Rhy Fig 3-|
Q. S S Q. S S Q +S S S S Q. S S|-------------------|-------------------------||-5----5------------|-------------------------||-5----5---4----4---|-2--(2)-------2----------||-5----5---5----5---|-2--(2)-------2----------||-3----3---5----5---|-0--(0)-------0----x-3---||--------3-3----3-0-|--------0-3-0------x-3---|
w/Rhy Fig 3 x1.5 To Coda Gtr IV Q. E H Q +S S S S Q. S S Q. E Q. E|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------||-5----5---/12--------|-----------------------|-5----5---/12----12\---||-5----5---/12--------|-2--(2)-------2----x---|-5----5---/12----12\---||-5----5---/12--------|-2--(2)---0---2----x---|-5----5---/12----12\---||-3----3---/10--------|-0--(0)-------0----x-3-|-3----3---/10----10\---||---------------------|--------0-3-0----------|-----------------------|
1. Gtrs III, IV Gtr I |-w/Rhy Fig 2 Q +S S S S Q. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------|---------1-----------------------||-2--(2)-------2--------|---0-------0---0---------0-------||-2--(2)-------2--------|-----2-------2-----0-------0---0-||-0--(0)-------0----0-2-|-3-----3-------------2-------2---||--------0-3-0----------|-----------------3-----3---------|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------3----------|||---------1---------1-------1-------o|||---2-------2---2-----2--------------|||-----2-------2---------2------------|||-0-----0---------0-----------0-2---o|||------------------------------------||
Guitar Solo 2. Gtrs V, VI ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ H Q E S S Q +S S +S S Q +S S +S S|------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||------------------------------||--8---------(8)---8---------8--------(8)--8---------||--------------------------5-7-||--7b9=======(7)r--7b9r(7)p5-7b9======(7)r-7b9r(7)p5-||------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr IV| Q +S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S E E S S S S S S|------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-2--(2)---------------9-9-9-9-||-12------12-12---14---12\---7------7--7---7----7--7-||-2--(2)---------------7-7-7-7-||-10------10-10---12---10\---5------5--5---5----5--5-||-0--(0)---5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||----------------------------------------------------||--------0-3-0-----------------||----------------------------------------------------|
| |-Rhy Fig 4| Gtr III| Q +S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S S S E E S S S S S S|------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-2--(2)-----------------------||----------------------------------------------------||-2--(2)-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||-10------10-10---10---10\---5------5--5---5----0--0-||-0--(0)-------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||-10------10-10---10---10\---5------5--5---5---------||--------0-3-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||--8-------8--8----8----8\---3------3--3---3---------| |-Rhy Fig 5
~~ ~~~~~~~~~ Q +S S S S S S E +E S S|-------------------------------------------------||--------------------------13---------------------||----------------/12-14-14----14---(14)---/17-19--||-7-------(7)\-x----------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
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| S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-7-9-9-9--9-------7--7--7s=9--9-9---9s12--12s=9--||-5-7-7-7--7-------5--5--5s=7--7-7---7s10--10s=7--||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|| end Rhy Fig 4-|
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| S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S|-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-5s7-7-7--7-------5--5--5s=7--7-7---7s10--10s=7--||-3s5-5-5--5-------3--3--3s=5--5-5---5s=8---8s=5--| end Rhy Fig 5-|
w/Rhy Fig 4 + 5 x3.5 ~~~~~~ ~~ Q +S S T +T S Q +S E +T T|-------------------------------------------------------------||-20----------(20)-20-------------20-----(20)-----------------||-19b21=======(19)----19r=(19)-17-19-----(19)-19b21r==(19)p17-||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ S E. +E S S S S S S S +S S S|------------------------17-20-20pb21-20pb22-20pb24-20b21==(20)r-17----||----20b22======(20)r-17--------------------------------------------17-||----------------------------------------------------------------------||-19-------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~ ~~ Q S S +S S Q +E S S|------------------------------------------------17-||-20b22---------20b22r(20)p17-20-----(20)\---/17----||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
E S S E S S S S S S S S S S|--------------17------------17-------------17------------------||-20b22\---/17----20b22\-/17----20b22----------17-20b22---------||-------------------------------------19b21--------------0--5-7-||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~ S +S +E +S S T +T S S +E. +S S S S|-------------------------------------------------------------5---||---------------------------8-----------------------------------8-||--7pb9r(7)b9==(7)----(7)r-----7pb9r(7)p5-7b9r(7)-----(7)-7b9-----||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~ Q +S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------------||-8pb10========(8)r----------------------13-15--||-----------------------5-7s9-9s12-12s14--------||-------------------5s7-------------------------||-----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q +S E S S +E. +S S T +T S|----------------------------15---------------------15---------------||-15b17=======(15)r\-/12--------15b17r(15)-----(15)----15b17r(15)p13-||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Q +S S T +T S Q. E|-15b17========(15)r\-5------------------------------|||---------------------5------------------------------|||-----------------------7pb9r(7)p5-------------------|||----------------------------------7\----------------|||----------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------||
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| S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------|||--7s====9-9-9---9------7--------7-7s9-9-9-9s12------|||--5s====7-7-7---7------5--------5-5s7-7-7-7s10------|||-----------------------------------------------0-2--|||----------------------------------------------------||
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| S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S|----------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------|||----------------------------------------------------|||--5s====7-7-7---7------5--------5-5s7-7-7-7s10------|||--5s====7-7-7---7------5--------5-5s7-7-7-7s10-0-2--|||--3s====5-5-5---5------3--------3-3s5-5-5-5s=8------||
Interlude Rhy Fig 1 + 2 (x2) + Riff A -> D.S. al Coda
Outro & Gtrs III, IV Q +S S S S Q. S S Q. S S Q. S S Q +S S S S S E. +E S S|-----------------------|-------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------|-5----5------------|----------------------------||-2--(2)----------------|-5----5--------4---|----------------------------||-2--(2)------------x---|-5----5--------5---|-2--(2)---------------------||-0--(0)-------0----x-3-|-3----3---5----5---|-0--(0)-------5s7--(7)-x----||--------0-3-0----------|--------0-3----3-0-|--------0-3-0-3s5--(5)-x-0--|
Q. S S Q. S S Q +S S S S S E. +E S S|-------------------|---------------------------*||-5----5------------|---------------------------*||-5----5------------|---------------------------*||-5----5------------|-2--(2)--------------------*||-3----3---5----5---|-0--(0)-------5s7--(7)-x---*||--------0-3----3-0-|--------0-3-0-3s5--(5)-x-0-*|
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