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"Possession" by The Sisters of Mercy (from the album "First And Last And Always")
=================================================================================

transcribed by Peter Wake 

 
Intro
------7-------7-10-9---
--7-------7------------
----8-------8----------
-----------------------
 
 
Riff X
--------------------
--------------------
--------------------
-5-5-s-17-8-8-8-8-8-
Three* times, then
 
-------------------------
-------------------------
-------------------------
-5-5-s-7-7-7-7-7-s-8-8---
       ;;;;;;;;;
       some of these notes are quite fast
 
* Note that you can play this either by sliding up an octave (which
can be tricky for beginners) or by playing the octave of the A on the
D string.  (No slide and D, fret 7 instead of 17).  The original uses
a slide.
 
 
Riff Xa
-----------------
-----------------
-----------------
-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-
Three times, then
 
-------------------------
-------------------------
-------------------------
-5-5-s-7-7-7-7-7-s-8-8---
 
 
Riff Y
--------------------
--------------------
-5-5-s-17-8-8-8-8-8-
--------------------
Three times, then
 
--------------------
--------------------
-5-5-5--------------
--------------------
 
 
Riff Z
----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------
-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12----
Four times.  Or you can play it on the A string 5 and 7 for variety
from time to time.
 
Possession
Bass Line Structure
===================
 
4 x	Intro
2 x	Riff X
	Riff Y
	Riff X
	Riff Y
	Riff X
4 x	Riff Z
 
2 x	Riff X
	Riff Y
	Riff X
4 x	Riff Z
4 x	Intro
 
2 x	Riff X
	Riff Y
	Riff X
	Riff Y
	Riff Xa
8 x	Riff Z
 
There's a A note to finish.
--
Peter Wake


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