The Allman Brothers Band - Southbound tab

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				SOUTHBOUND
                        By The Allman Brothers
                        Trancribed by Dominator!


  INTRO

Bb C C Bb C C Maj7 Maj7E|-6-(6)-8--8-------------------------------------6-(6)-8--8----------|B|-6-(6)-8--8-------------------------------------6-(6)-8--8----------|G|-7-(7)-9--9-------------------------------------7-(7)-9--9----------|D|-6-(6)10-10-------------------------------------6-(6)10-10----------|A|-8-(8)10-10-------------------------------------8-(8)10-10----------|E|-6-(6)-8--8-------------------------------------6-(6)-8--8----------|
| | | | | b b b |E|----------13^[1]-13^[1]-11----11-11^[1/4]----------------11---11-11-|B|-/11-13-13-----------------13-------------13\--/11-13-13---13-------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C F9 F9
E|-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----8(8)8-----8---8------8(8)-8-----8---8-----|B|-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----8(8)8---x-8-x-8------8(8)-8---x-8-x-8-----|G|-----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----8(8)8-x-x-8-x-8------8(8)-8-x-x-8-x-8-----|D|----101010101010101010----7(7)7-x-x-7-x-7------7(7)-7-x-x-7-x-7-----|A|----101010101010101010----8(8)8-x---8---8------8(8)-8-x---8---8-----|E|-----8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------------------------|
| | | | | b r b b r b b |E|---------11----------11-13^[1]v(13)^[1]-11-----13^[1]v(13)^[1]-11-----|[1]B|13-11-13----11-13~-13----------------------13~------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C9 C9 G9
E|----------------------------------------------/10---10-10---10---10-|B|------/8--8-8---x-8---8---/8--8-8---x-8---8---/10---10-10--x10-x-10-|G|------/7--7-7-x-x-7-x-7---/7--7-7-x-x-7-x-7---/10-10---10-xx10-x-10-|D|------/8-8--8-x-x-8-x-8---/8-8--8-x-x-8-x-8---/-9--9----9-xx-9-x--9-|A|------/7-7--7-x---7-x-7---/7-7--7-x---7-x-7---/10-10---10-x-10---10-|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | | | | b b |E|11^[1/4]-8~~----------11--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------11---13~~---------------------------------------|G|--------------/12-12---------12\10-8^[1/4]--------------------8-10p8|D|------------------------------------------10--------------8-10------|A|--------------------------------------------10~-10-8-10-10----------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F9 C9 C9
E|-/8---8-8-----8---8-------------------------------------------------|B|-/8---8-8---x-8-x-8---/8--8-8---x-8---8--/8--8-8---x-8---8----------|G|-/8-8---8-x-x-8-x-8---/7--7-7-x-x-7-x-7--/7--7-7-x-x-7-x-7----------|D|-/7-7---7-x-x-7-x-7---/8-8--8-x-x-8-x-8--/8-8--8-x-x-8-x-8----------|A|-/8-8---8-x---8---8---/7-7--7-x---7-x-7--/7-7--7-x---7-x-7----------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
| | | Verse 1 |E|--------------8-----------------------------------------|-----------|B|----8-11p8-11---11/13~~---8h11p8----8-------------------|-----------|G|-10------------------------------10---10-10p8----8------|-----------|D|----------------------------------------------10--------|-----------|A|---------------------------------------------------10~~-|-----------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|-----------|
The rhythm chords for the verses are the same chords used in the intro above. Listen to the recording as there are slight variations in the way this funky rhythm is achieved. I have placed the chord names at the spot where the chord changes occur. Also, for the chorus I have included an optional harmony line. When I perform this tune with my band "Rock Slide" my other guitarist plays this line. The Allman Brothers added this line in several of their live performances as well. I have noted the left hand fingering at the bottom of each passage. In order to play the lines cleanly you pretty much need to use all four left hand fingers. (At least I do) LICKS PLAYED OVER CHORUS
Play 4x over C9 Play 2x over F9E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|--------------------7-8-9-10------|D|--------------------7-8-9-10-----|--------7-7-8--9-10---------------|A|--------7-7-8--9-10--------------|----8-8---------------------------|E|----8-8--------------------------|----------------------------------|
| 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 | | | | Optional Harmony |E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------6-8-9-10-----|G|--------------------5-7-8--9-----|--------5-5-7--8--9---------------|D|--------5-5-7--8--9--------------|----7-7---------------------------|A|----7-7--------------------------|----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------| 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Play 2x over C9 Play 1x over G9E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|----------------------9-10-11-12--|D|--------------------7-8-9-10-----|--------9-9-10--11-12-------------|A|--------7-7-8--9-10--------------|--10-10---------------------------|E|----8-8--------------------------|----------------------------------|
| 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 | | | | Optional Harmony |E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------8-10-11-12--|G|--------------------5-7-8--9-----|--------7-7--9--10-11-------------|D|--------5-5-7--8--9--------------|---9--9---------------------------|A|----7-7--------------------------|----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------| 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Play 1x over F9 C9E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|--------------------7-8-9-10-----|----------------------------------|D|--------7-7-8--9-10--------------|----------------7-8-9-10----------|A|----8-8--------------------------|----7-7-8--9-10--------------7-7-8|E|---------------------------------|8-8----------------------8-8------|
| 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2| | | | Optional Harmony |E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|--------------------6-8-9-10-----|----------------------------------|G|--------5-5-7--8--9--------------|----------------5-7-8--9----------|D|----7-7--------------------------|----5-5-7--8--9--------------5-5-7|A|---------------------------------|7-7----------------------7-7------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------| 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 2
At this point the rhythm guitar repeats the intro chord thing leading into the first guitar solo.
Solo #1 b b b b bE|----8-11^[1]-11^[1]----------11/13-13^[1]-8\-13^[1]-13-11-13-11-11^-|B|-11-----------------13p11-13----------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F9 C9 r b b bE|[1]v(11)-------11-13-13^[1]~~-11-11h13-13^[1]-13-11-13-13^[1]-13-11~~-|B|--------13-13~~-------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G9 F9 b bE|------------11--------------11^[1/4]--------------------11-13-13^[1]|B|13p11-11h13---11-13-13~~------------13~-13-11-13~~-11h13------------|G|--------------------------12----------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C9 C9 rb bE|13v[1](13)-11^[1/4]---------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------13~-13-11-1313-11---------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------12\10-8-10p8----8----------------|D|--------------------------------------------------10----------8h10-10-|A|-------------------------------------------------------10--/10--------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
bE|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------8^[1/4]---------------------------------------------------|D|10-8-10-10--------10p8---8h10~-10-8-10~-10----8h10p8--8h10~-10-8-10-|A|----------------------10------------------8h10------10--------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F9 bE|---------------------8------8-11^[1]-11~~-8---8~-8---8-8----8h11p8--|B|----------------8-11---8-11----------------11-----11----8h11------11|G|--8-8h10-8-8-10-----------------------------------------------------|D|10------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C9
E|11---8h11p8--11---8h11p8--11---8h11p8--11---8h11p8--11---8h11p8--11---|B|--11-------11--11-------11--11-------11--11-------11--11-------11--11-|G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G9 F9 C9 bE|8h11p8--11---8h11p8--11---8h11p8--11---8h11p8--8-11^[1]-11-8----88----|B|------11--11-------11--11-------11--11-------11--------------11----11-|G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B|11-88-8-----------------------|-------------------------------------|G|-------1010-88----------------|-Repeat verse and chorus patterns----|D|--------------10-8-------8-10-|-followed by keyboard solo-----------|A|-------------------10-/10-----|-------------------------------------|E|------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
C9 Solo #2 b b pbE|-----------------------11^[1]-------------11-13(13)^[1]-13^[1]-13\11|B|-----13-13-13p11-13-13--------13\0-/13{13}--------------------------|G|-/12-----------------------------0----------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F9 C9
E|----------8-------8-------8-------8-11----8-------8-------8-------8-|B|13p11-/13---11/13---11/13---11/13------13---11/13---11/13---11/13---|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-pick only once then bend & release----|
G9 F9 b r b r b r b r bE|------8---------------------------------------------------------------|B|11/13---11p8----------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------10-8-10(10)^[1]v(10)^[1]v(10)^[1]v(10)^[1]v(10)-8--------|(8)^[1]D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C9 C9 r bE|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------|G|v(8)----------------------8-10p8----8^[1/4]---------|-----------------|D|-----10p8-8h10-10-8-10-10--------10--------10-------|----8h10-8-10-10-|A|----------------------------------------------10-10-|-10--------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|-----------------|
bE|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------8^[1/4]---------------------------------------|D|-10-10-8-810-10-10-10--------10p8---8-10--10-----8h10p8---10---8-10-|A|---------------------------------10---------8h10--------10--10------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F9
E|--------------------------------------------------/13-13-13p11-13/15|B|----------------------------8----11----8-11/13-13-------------------|G|----10--------8--------8-10---10----10------------------------------|D|8--------8-10--10---10----------------------------------------------|A|--10--10------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
H-----| C9 b rb b bE|15p13-15(15)^[1]15v[1](15)-15p13-13\11-11h13-13(13)^[1]-11^[1/4]--------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------13-13~~-|G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G9 F9 C9 b bE|----11-13-13p11-13-13^[1]-13p11-15-11(11)^[1]-11----------------------|B|-13----------------------------------------------13-13--11------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------12\10-8-10-|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C9
E|---------------------------|----------------------------------------|B|8--------------------------|-11-11-11(11)/13{13}~~--11-11-11-----11-|G|--10p8----8-----------8h10-|---------------------------------8~~----|D|-------10---10-------------|----------------------------------------|A|---------------10-10-------|----------------------------------------|E|---------------------------|----------------------------------------|
F9 bE|----------------------8-11^[1]-11~~--8--------------------8---------|B|11-11(11)/13{13}~~-11------------------/13-13-11------------/13-----|G|-------------------------------------------------12\10-8-------10\8-|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
C9 G9
E|------------------------------------------|-13-11-------------------|B|---8--11-11-11(11)/13{13}~~--11-11-11-----|-------13-11-------------|G|10------------------------------------8~~-|-------------12\10-8----8|D|------------------------------------------|---------------------10--|A|------------------------------------------|-------------------------|E|------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
F9 No Chord
E|------------------------8----8(8)|----------------------------------|B|---------8----8-11-8-11---11-----|----------------------------------|G|-10-8-10---10--------------------|----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Ending Lick C C Strum Freely On cueE|-8-------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|---11----8-----------------------|----------------------------------|G|------10---8-10----8-------------|--5----------------------5\-------|D|----------------10---8-10----8-7-|--5----------------------5\-------|A|--------------------------10-----|--3----------------------3\-------|E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
| | | | | Ending Lick Harmony | | |E|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|-8-------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|---10----8-----------------------|--5----------------------5\-------|D|------10---8-10----8-------------|--5----------------------5\-------|A|----------------10---8-10----8-7-|--3----------------------3\-------|E|--------------------------10-----|----------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
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