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"Soul Man"
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album _Soul Man_
(Original Soundtrack, 1986)

written by Isaac Hayes/David Porter

performed by Sam Moore and Lou Reed
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        Coming to you, on a dusty road
        good loving, I've got a plenty of
        And when you're dirty, your dark side
        don't worry, 'cause I'm coming

        I'm a soul man (oh)
        I'm a soul man
        I'm a soul man (oh no)
        I'm a soul man

        Got what I got, the hard way
        and I'll make it better, each and every day
        Be sure honey, hey, don't you fret
        'cause you ain't seen nothing yet

        I'm a soul man (oh no)
        I'm a soul man (say, Lou)
        I'm a soul man (oh no)
        I'm a soul man (look)

        I was brought up, on a side street (hahaha)
        I learned how to love, before I could eat
        Hey, I was educated, from good-good stock
        and I've got loving, oh, I can't stop

        (Oh babe) I'm a soul man (oh)
        hey babe, I'm a soul man
        I'm a soul man (yeah)
        I'm a soul man

        Grab the rope, and I'll pull you in
        give you hope, and be your funky boyfriend
        (Yeah) yeah (yeah) yeah

        I'm a soul man
        I'm a soul man (can I be your)
        I'm a soul man (....)
        I'm a soul man (oh no)
        I'm a soul man, uh-huh (....)
        I'm a soul man, sure you are
        I'm a soul man (....)
        I'm a soul man, oh yeah
        Hey baby, I'm a soul man (....)
        I'm a soul man (oh)
        I'm a soul man (....)
        I'm a soul man, oh yeah (....)
        ...



intro   {G}{F}{A#}{C/D}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (Coming -)

Sam     {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- to you, on a dusty road ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- when you're dirty, your dark ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I'm a -)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man, Got -)

Lou     {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- what I got, the hard way ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (Be sure honey, hey, don't you ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I'm a -)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I was -)

duet    {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- brought up, on a side street ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- educated, from good-good stock ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, hey babe, I'm a soul ...)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man)

bridge  {D#}{A#}{C}{C}       (Grab the rope, and I'll pull ...)
        {C#}                 (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

        * key change * 

guitar  {G#}{F#}{B}{C#/D#}   (I'm a -)

coda    {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (- soul man, I'm a soul man ...)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (- soul man, I'm a soul man ...)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (- soul man, I'm a soul man ...)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (- soul man, I'm a soul man ...)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (- soul man, I'm a soul man ...)
        ... fade out




* intro

    {G}                   {F}
 1e -------7-----------------7\5--5------5-------
 2B ---------------------------------------------
 3G --5/7-----------------7-----------5----------
 4D ---------------------------------------------
 5A ---------------------------------------------
 6E ---------------------------------------------

 {A#}                      {C          /  D }
--------10------10---------------12------14-\---
------------------------------------------------
--8/10------10------------10/12------12--14-\---
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------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------





* riff

     {G}                      {G}
 1e -----------7-7---7-5-x--------------7-7---7-5-x-----
 2B --8-x-8-x--8-8---8-5-x-8---8-x-8-x--8-8---8-5-x-8---
 3G --7-x-7-x--7-7---7-5-x-7---7-x-7-x--7-7---7-5-x-7---   ...
 4D --9-x-9-x--------------9---9-x-9-x--------------9---
 5A ----------------------------------------------------
 6E ----------------------------------------------------




* chorus

   - soul man,                              I'm a -
     {G}                     {F}
 1e --3-x-5-x-7-----------------7\5--5-----5-------
 2B -----------------------------------------------
 3G --4-x-5-x-7--------------7----------5----------
 4D -----------------------------------------------
 5A -----------------------------------------------
 6E -----------------------------------------------

- soul man                          I'm a -
 {G}                  {G}
------------------13v--13v--13/15v---------
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-------------------------------------------   ...
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*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics







========================================
"Soul Man"
(the more Sam version)
========================================
12" single
(Sam Moore and Lou Reed/other, 1986)

* listed as "The More Sam Mix" on cover,
"The More Sam Version" on label.

* different mix
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        Coming to you, on a dusty road
        good loving, I've got a plenty of
        And when you're dirty, your dark side
        don't worry, 'cause I'm coming

        I'm a soul man, oh
        I'm a soul man
        I'm a soul man, oh no
        I'm a soul man

        Got what I got, the hard way
        and I'll make it better, each and every day
        Be sure honey, don't you fret
        'cause you ain't seen nothing yet

        I'm a soul man, oh no
        I'm a soul man, say, Lou
        I'm a soul man, oh no
        I'm a soul man, look

        I was brought up, on a side street, hahaha
        I learned how to love, before I could eat
        I was educated, from good stock
        and I've got loving, oh, I can't stop

        Oh babe, I'm a soul man, oh
        (hey babe) I'm a soul man
        I'm a soul man, yeah
        I'm a soul man

        Grab the rope, and I'll pull you in
        give you hope, and be your funky boyfriend
        Yeah (yeah) yeah (yeah)

        Soul man
        soul man, can I be your
        Soul man, ....
        soul man, oh no
        Soul man (uh-huh), ....
        soul man, (sure you are)
        Soul man, ....
        soul man, (oh yeah)
        Soul man, ....
        soul man, oh
        Soul man, ....
        soul man (oh yeah)
        Soul man (uh-huh), ....
        soul man, ....
        Soul man, wow-wow-wow
        soul man (sure you are)
        ...



intro   {G}{F}{A#}{C/D}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (Coming -)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- to you, on a dusty road ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- when you're dirty, your dark ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I'm a -)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man, Got -)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- what I got, the hard way ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (Be sure honey, don't you fret ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I'm a -)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I was -)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- brought up, on a side street ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- educated, from good stock ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, hey babe, I'm a soul ...)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man)

bridge  {D#}{A#}{C}{C}       (Grab the rope, and I'll pull ...)
        {C#}                 (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

        * key change * 

guitar  {G#}{F#}{B}{C#/D#}

coda    {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        ... fade out








===============================================
"Soul Man"
(7" single version)
===============================================
7" single
(Sam Moore and Lou Reed, 1986)

* listed as "new version"
on Japanese promotional 7" single (1987)

* different mix
("the more Sam mix" with hi-hat count on intro)
===============================================



        * lyrics: same as 12" - "the more Sam mix"



intro   {x}                  * count (hi-hat)*
        {G}{F}{A#}{C/D}
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (Coming -)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- to you, on a dusty road ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- when you're dirty, your dark ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I'm a -)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man, Got -)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- what I got, the hard way ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (Be sure honey, don't you fret ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I'm a -)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man, I was -)

        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- brought up, on a side street ...)
        {G}{G}{G}{G}         (- educated, from good stock ...)

chorus  {G}{F}{G}{G}         (- soul man, hey babe, I'm a soul ...)
        {G}{F}{G}{C/D}       (- soul man, I'm a soul man)

bridge  {D#}{A#}{C}{C}       (Grab the rope, and I'll pull ...)
        {C#}                 (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

        * key change * 

guitar  {G#}{F#}{B}{C#/D#}

coda    {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        {G#}{G#}{G#}{G#}     (Soul man, soul man)
        ... fade out




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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