#PLEASE NOTE: This file represents my impression of how Michael Hedges
plays this song from listening to the track on Michael Hedges' Watching
My Life Go By CD.  You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.   Please email me <marian@jmdl.com> if you have a different impression of how it should be played. #
Streamlined Man
Words and Music by Michael Hedges

Transcribed by: Marian <marian@jmdl.com>

Tuning:  FGGDGD 
         F20757

Note:  There are long vocal scats at the beginning and end which I've 
indicated with la la la, followed by dots.  You have to listen to the 
recording to sing them properly.

Intro:

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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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    la la la la la, etc...............................

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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
G--------------------------------------------------------
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    ................la la la la la

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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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                     ................................la la

088800   077800    055500   033300   0xxxxx   
la       la        la       la 


                   [harmonics]
0 10 10 10 90     000 12 12 12


D------------------------------------------------------------------
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D---0h2------------------------------0h2---------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
F---------2-2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2-2-----------------
                                                     He's a

D------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------0--------------------------------0-------------------------
D---0h2------------------------------0h2---------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
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F---------2-2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2-2-----------------
    streamlined                      man                  Watch the



005502    000255   0007 10 10
wind from his      direction   as it


D------------------------------------------------------------
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D---10-===>-12---10--10-----------10-===>-12---10--10--------
G---10-===>-12---10---9-----------10-===>-12---10---9--------
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     breaks                                           He will


D------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------0--------------------------------0-------------------------
D---0h2------------------------------0h2---------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
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F---------2-2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2-2-----------------
    under-                            stand             needless



0 10 10 10 10 0       999 10 9 x       777700 
words  breeze         by the           angles of his

 
088800    077800
face


0 15 15 13 00     0 12 12 12 00    
                    No un - 

0 14 14 12 00   0 12 12 10 00
necessary       motion


099 10 00   088800    077800
point to    point     to 


0 10 10 10 10 10    x 10 10 10 90
point               in line

 
0 15 15 13 00     0 12 12 12 00    
                   Truth 


0 14 14 12 00   0 12 12 10 00
                is racing


099 10 00   088800    077800
through    his       emotions 



0 14 14 15 xx     0 12 12 14 xx
Heart to          mind  to


                                 [harmonics]
0 10 10 12 xx     099 10 xx   000 12 12 12
heart to mind                                The

 
D------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------0--------------------------------0-------------------------
D---0h2------------------------------0h2---------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
F---------2-2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2-2-----------------
    streamlined                      man                  in



005502    000255     0007 10 10
harmo-    ny    with wisdom and 



D------------------------------------------------------------
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D---10-===>-12---10--10-----------10-===>-12---10--10--------
G---10-===>-12---10---9-----------10-===>-12---10---9--------
G------------------------------------------------------------
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     restraint                                           His


D------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------0--------------------------------0-------------------------
D---0h2------------------------------0h2---------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
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F---------2-2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2-2-----------------
    streamlined                      hands


0 10 10 10 10 0       999 10 (9) x       777700 
strike                those              chords


0 14 14 15 xx     0 12 12 14 xx


0 10 10 12 xx     099 10 xx  



[* = harmonics]

D---------------------*12------------------------------------------------
G----*12--------------*12------------------------------------------------
D----*12--------------*12------------------------------------------------
G----*12----------------x------------------------------------------------
G------x----------------x------------------------------------------------
F-----11--11-11--11----11--11-11--11----11--11-11--9--------6-7-9-9--9---


D----------------------*7------------------------------------------------
G-----*5---------------*7------------------------------------------------
D-----*5---------------*7------------------------------------------------
G-----*5----------------x------------------------------------------------
G------x----------------x------------------------------------------------
F------7--7-7--7--------7--7-7--7-------7--7-7--7-----------6-7-9-9--9---


D---------------------*12------------------------------------------------
G----*12--------------*12------------------------------------------------
D----*12--------------*12------------------------------------------------
G----*12----------------x------------------------------------------------
G------x----------------x------------------------------------------------
F-----11--11-11--11----11--11-11--11----11--11-11--9--------6-7-9-9--9---


D----------------------*7------------------------------------------------
G-----*5---------------*7------------------------------------------------
D-----*5---------------*7------------------------------------------------
G-----*5----------------x------------------------------------------------
G------x----------------x------------------------------------------------
F------7--7-7--7--------7--7-7--7-------6--6-6--6-----------6-7-9-9--9---


0 15 15 13 00     0 12 12 12 00    
                    Maneuvering 


0 14 14 12 00   0 12 12 10 00
Stabi-          lizing


099 10 00   088800    077800
  holding   firm through


0 10 10 10 10 10    x 10 10 10 90
fluid               time


0 15 15 13 00     0 12 12 12 00    
                   Youth  


0 14 14 12 00   0 12 12 10 00
          and   age       


099 10 00   088800    077800
move        straight and forward


0 14 14 15 xx     0 12 12 14 xx
No rewind


                                 [harmonics]
0 10 10 12 xx     099 10 xx   000 12 12 12
No rewind                                The


D------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------0--------------------------------0-------------------------
D---0h2------------------------------0h2---------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------------
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F---------2-2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2-2-----------------
    Streamlined                      man



005502    000255     0007 10 10
                              He's a 

Outtro:

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G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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     Stream        lined         man          
[2nd voice:]  La la la la laaaaaaaaaa

                                                                                   
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G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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    La la la la la la, etc...............
           

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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
G---12-===>-14---10---9---------12-===>-14---10---9------
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    ............................................

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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
G---12-===>-14---10---9---------12-===>-14---10---9------
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    ...............................................la la


088800   077800    055500   033300      
la       la        la       la, etc..................


0 10 10 10 10 10    055555    0 10 10 10 10 10    055555
...................................................


0 10 10 10 10 10    055555    0 10 10 10 10 10    055555
...................................................


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G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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..................................................


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G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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..................................................


0 10 10 10 10 10    055555    0 10 10 10 10 10    055555
..................................................


0 10 10 10 10 10    055555    0 10 10 10 10 10    055555
..................................................


D--------------------------------------------------------
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D---10-===>-12---10--10---------10-===>-12---10--10------
G---10-===>-12---10---9---------10-===>-12---10---9------
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..................................................


D---------------------------------------0----------------
G---------------------------------------4----------------
D---10-===>-12---10--10-----------------0----------------
G---10-===>-12---10---9-----------------0----------------
G---------------------------------------0----------------
F---------------------------------------2----------------
......................... la la la      la



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