Sawyer Fredericks

I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow

Sawyer Fredericks

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I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow

	  		Sawyer did this great song justice on The Voice, and (by ear - it was difficult!) I have tabbed it. It seems  
mostly simple, though there's quite a lot of hammering on to keep the country feel. I've tried to emulate the 
strumming here, though listen to Sawyer's version if you want to get the gist of it. He hammers on the A and D  
strings, plays the chord and than palms over it (x's). And of course, he doesn't play for the first two bars!  

The studio version and live version are slightly different. I've used the live version, though this still works 
for the studio one. 

In constant sorrow,            all through my days. 
e|-----------------------------|------------------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|------------------------------------| 
G|-----------------------------|------------------------------------| 
D|-----------------------------|------------------------------------| 
A|-----------------------------|------------------------------------| 
E|-----------------------------|------------------------------------| 

     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 


I -                                        am a man           
     (E)           *                             * 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

                                                      of constant sorrow 
    (A)            *                               * 
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
B|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------| 
G|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x---------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x---------| 
A|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------| 
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
  
                       I've seen trouble all my days 
   (B7) 
e|-----------------------------| 
B|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----| 
G|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----| 
D|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----| 
A|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----| 
E|-----------------------------| 

     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

I -                                                  bid farewell 
     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

                                                      to old Kentucky 
    (A)  
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
B|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------| 
G|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------| 
A|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------| 
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 

                             the place where I was born and raised 
   (B7) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----| 
G|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----| 
D|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----| 
A|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----| 
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 

                                              the place where I 
     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

                                              was born and raised 
   (B7) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----| 
G|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----| 
D|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----| 
A|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----| 
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 

     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

 May   be                                           your friends think 
     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

                                              I'm just a stranger 
    (A)  
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
B|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------| 
G|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------| 
A|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------| 
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 

                                                             my face you'll never 
   (B7) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----| 
G|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----| 
D|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----| 
A|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----| 
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 

see no more 
     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 


But                                           there is one promise 
     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

                                                      that is given 
    (A)  
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
B|-2-----2-x---2---2-2-x---------|-2-----1-x---2---2-2-x---------| 
G|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x---------| 
A|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x---------| 
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 

                                     I'll meet you on God'd golden shore 
   (B7) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----| 
G|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----| 
D|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----| 
A|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----| 
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 

                                              He'll meet you 
     (E) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-x-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------| 

                                             on God's golden shore 
   (B7) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----|-0----0-x---0---0-0-0-0-x----| 
G|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----|-2----2-x---2---2-2-2-2-x----| 
D|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----|-0-h1-1-x---1---1-1-0-1-x----| 
A|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----|-0-h2-2-x---2---2-2-0-2-x----| 
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 

     (E)                                      (let ring) 
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
G|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-x-------|-1-----1-x---1---1-1-~-------| 
D|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-~-------| 
A|-0-h2--2-x---2---2-2-x-------|-0-h2--2-x---2---0-2-~-------| 
E|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-x-------|-0-----0-x---0---0-0-~-------| 

* for the first time round, it doesn't really matter whether you play regular E all the time through or switch  
back to the first chord before the hammer on. 

h - hammer on. 
 Hope this seems accurate! 
		  

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