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    VERSION 1
    NOTE: This version has a simpler chord to use then the Fm7 and
    also the Dbadd9/F that was suggested in the comment section.
    I changed it to an Eb5/Bb which is much easier to play.
    SONG: MAN ON THE CORNER
    ARTIST: GENESIS
    TAB BY: DON CZARSKI
    EMAIL: GUITARZAN7@HOTMAIL.COM
    MAN ON THE CORNER
    GENESIS
    DRUM... then play MAIN RIFF 4x's
    MAIN RIFF:
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    OR 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    See the lonely man there on the corner, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    He's just waiting for someone to show. 
    F#DbF#
    And nobody knows him, 
    And nobody cares,
    Ebm
    'Cos there's no hiding place, 
    AbmDbEbm
    There's no hiding place - for you. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    Looking everywhere at no one, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    He sees everything and nothing at all - oh. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    When he shouts nobody listens, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    Where he leads no one will go - oh. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    He's a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    And He's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    F#DbF#
    Nobody knows him, 
    And nobody cares,
    Ebm
    'Cos there's no hiding place, 
    AbmBDb
    There's no hiding place - for you and me 
    BREAK:
    BbmDb
    Are we just like all the rest, 
    BEbm
    We're looking too hard for something he's got 
    BbmDb
    Or moving too fast to rest. 
    BbmDb
    But like a monkey on your back you need it. 
    BDb
    But do you love it enough to leave it - ah. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    Just like a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, - oh 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    He's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    He's a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    But he's there everyday now. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    And he's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    Who the lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    He's just waiting for something to show 
    play MAIN RIFF 4x's
    MAIN RIFF
    DbEbmEb5/BbF#F#DbEbmEb5/BbF#
    CHORDS USED 
    Eb5/Bb
    E -x- 
    B -x-
    G -8- OR you can simply play the Eb note only
    D -8- (the single note on the G string at the 8th fret)
    A -x- after the Ebm chord.
    E -x-
    DbEbmF#BbmBAbm
    E -4- E -6- E -2- E -1- E -2- E -4- 
    B -6- B -7- B -2- B -2- B -4- B -4-
    G -6- G -8- G -3- G -3- G -4- G -4-
    D -6- D -8- D -4- D -3- D -4- D -6-
    A -4- A -6- A -4- A -1- A -2- A -6-
    E -4- E -6- E -2- E -1- E -2- E -4-
    ==================================================================
    VERSION 2 - with CAPO at 1st FRET
    SONG: MAN ON THE CORNER
    ARTIST: GENESIS
    TAB BY: DON CZARSKI
    EMAIL: GUITARZAN7@HOTMAIL.COM
    MAN ON THE CORNER
    GENESIS
    CAPO: 1st FRET
    DRUM... then play MAIN RIFF 4x's
    MAIN RIFF:
    CDmCadd9/EFFCDmCadd9/EF
    OR 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    See the lonely man there on the corner, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    But he waits everyday now. 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    He's just waiting for someone to show. 
    FCF
    And nobody knows him, 
    And nobody cares,
    Dm
    'Cos there's no hiding place, 
    GmCDm
    There's no hiding place - for you. 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    Looking everywhere at no one, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    He sees everything and nothing at all - oh. 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    When he shouts nobody listens, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    Where he leads no one will go - oh. 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    He's a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    But he waits everyday now. 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    And He's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    FCF
    Nobody knows him, 
    And nobody cares,
    Dm
    'Cos there's no hiding place, 
    GmBbC
    There's no hiding place - for you and me 
    BREAK:
    AmC
    Are we just like all the rest, 
    BbDm
    We're looking too hard for something he's got 
    AmC
    Or moving too fast to rest. 
    AmC
    But like a monkey on your back you need it. 
    BbC
    But do you love it enough to leave it - ah. 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    Just like a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, - oh 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    But he waits everyday now. 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    He's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    He's a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    But he's there everyday now. 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    And he's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    Who the lonely man, there on the corner, 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    CDmCadd9/EFF
    But he waits everyday now. 
    CDmCadd9/EF
    He's just waiting for something to show 
    play MAIN RIFF 4x's
    MAIN RIFF
    CDmCadd9/EFFCDmCadd9/EF
    CHORDS USED 
    NOTE: ALL CHORDS ARE RELATIVE TO THE CAPO
    CDmCadd9/EFAmBbGm
    E -3- E -5- E -0- E -1- E -5- E -1- E -3- 
    B -5- B -6- B -3- B -1- B -5- B -3- B -3-
    G -5- G -7- G -0- G -2- G -5- G -3- G -3-
    D -5- D -7- D -2- D -3- D -7- D -3- D -5-
    A -3- A -5- A -3- A -3- A -7- A -1- A -5-
    E -3- E -5- E -0- E -1- E -5- E -1- E -3-
    ===============================================================
    VERSION 3
    SONG: MAN ON THE CORNER
    ARTIST: GENESIS
    TAB BY: DON CZARSKI
    EMAIL: GUITARZAN7@HOTMAIL.COM
    MAN ON THE CORNER
    GENESIS
    DRUM... then play MAIN RIFF 4x's
    MAIN RIFF:
    DbEbmFm7F#F#DbEbmFm7F#
    OR 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    See the lonely man there on the corner, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    He's just waiting for someone to show. 
    F#DbF#
    And nobody knows him, 
    And nobody cares,
    Ebm
    'Cos there's no hiding place, 
    AbmDbEbm
    There's no hiding place - for you. 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    Looking everywhere at no one, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    He sees everything and nothing at all - oh. 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    When he shouts nobody listens, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    Where he leads no one will go - oh. 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    He's a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    And He's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    F#DbF#
    Nobody knows him, 
    And nobody cares,
    Ebm
    'Cos there's no hiding place, 
    AbmBDb
    There's no hiding place - for you and me 
    BREAK:
    BbmDb
    Are we just like all the rest, 
    BEbm
    We're looking too hard for something he's got 
    BbmDb
    Or moving too fast to rest. 
    BbmDb
    But like a monkey on your back you need it. 
    BDb
    But do you love it enough to leave it - ah. 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    Just like a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, - oh 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    He's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    He's a lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    But he's there everyday now. 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    And he's just waiting for something to show - oh. 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    Who the lonely man, there on the corner, 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    What he's waiting for, I don't know, 
    DbEbmFm7F#F#
    But he waits everyday now. 
    DbEbmFm7F#
    He's just waiting for something to show 
    play MAIN RIFF 4x's
    MAIN RIFF
    DbEbmFm7F#F#DbEbmFm7F#
    CHORDS USED 
    DbEbmF#BbmBFm7Abm
    E -4- E -6- E -2- E -1- E -2- E -1- E -4- 
    B -6- B -7- B -2- B -2- B -4- B -2- B -4-
    G -6- G -8- G -3- G -3- G -4- G -1- G -4-
    D -6- D -8- D -4- D -3- D -4- D -3- D -6-
    A -4- A -6- A -4- A -1- A -2- A -1- A -6-
    E -4- E -6- E -2- E -1- E -2- E -x- E -4-