Paul Simon – Adios Hermanos tab

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			     ADIOS HERMANOS - Paul Simon
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Tabbed by: CherryKim, August 19, 2011

This great song is off the Paul Simon album "Songs From The Capeman" and is 
mostly sung a capella, but I transcribed the background singers' music and 
the organ for guitar. Listen to the record for timing.

Tuning: Standard
Capo: 1st fret

Intro (pluck): C G Am G F Ge|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---1-1---1-1---1-1---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---0-0---1-1---1-1---0-0--0-0---|G|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---2-2---2-2---0-0--0-0---|D|---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---3-3---3-3---0-0--0-0---|A|-3-----3-----3-----2-----0-----0-----0------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------3-----1-----1-----3-----3------|
F Ce|-------------------------|B|----1-1---1-1------------|G|----2-2---0-0------------| Play intro twiceD|----3-3---2-2------------|A|--3-----3----------------|E|--------------1-----3----|
SAL (pluck): C G Am G F Ge|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---1-1---1-1---1-1---3-3---1-1---1-1---1-1---0-0---1-1---1-1---0-0--0-0---|G|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---2-2---2-2---0-0--0-0---|D|---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---3-3---3-3---0-0--0-0---|A|-3-----3-----3-----2-----0-----0-----0------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------3-----1-----1-----3-----3------|
F Ce|-------------------------| | |---------|B|----1-1---1-1------------| Repeat over | Last time |---------|G|----2-2---0-0------------| verse | play this |------2--|D|----3-3---2-2------------| | after the |----0----|A|--3-----3----------------| | last C: |--3------|E|---------------1-----3---| | |---------|
C G It was the morning of October 6th, 1960 Am I was wearing my brown suit G Preparing to leave the house of D. F G F C Shook some hands then adios Brooklyn amigos C Maybe some of them had hopes of seeing me again G Am G Some even said that my judge-Judge Gerald Culkin- F Wouldn't play it by the book G Maybe let us off the hook F C But, WOH-OO-WOH, I knew better C G Afraid to leave the projects Am G To cross into another neighborhood F G The blancos and the nigger gangs F C Well, they'd kill you if they could AUREA (Strum): F Bb Angel of Mercy, people are suffering C All over the world F G C F Spanish children are taught on their knees to believe F Bb Angel of Mercy, people are suffering C All over the island tonight, F G C G Mothers weep Sisters grieve SAL (pluck): C Well, I entered the courtroom, state of New York G County of New York, Am G Just some spic they scrubbed off the sidewalk F Guilty by my dress G Guilty in the press F C Let The Capeman burn for the murders C Well the Spanish boys had their day in court G Am G And now it was time for some fuckin' law and order F The electric chair G For the greasy pair F C Said the judge to the court reporter C G Afraid to leave the projects Am G To cross into another neighborhood F G The newspapers and the TV crews F C Well, they'd kill you if they could AUREA (strum): F Bb Angel of Mercy, people are suffering C All over the world F G C F A Spanish boy could be killed every night of the week F But just let some white boy die Bb C And the world goes crazy for blood-Latin blood F G C G I don't lie when I speak SAL (pluck): C G Am G Well they shackled my hands F G F C A heavy belt around my waist to restrain me C G Am G And they shackled my legs F G F C Hernandez, the Umbrella Man, chained beside me C G Then we rode that Black Maria Am G Through the streets of Spanish Harlem F G Calling old friends on the corners F C Just to lay our prayers upon them Crying C G Am G Adios Hermanos, A-----dios F G F C Adios Hermanos, A-a-dios Chords used: C: x3201x G: x2003x (or 320003) Am: x0221x F: 1x321x (or xx3211) Bb: 113331
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