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Sisters Of Mercy — Possession bass tabs

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


Intro
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——7———————7————————————
————8———————8——————————
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Riff X
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—5—5—s—17—8—8—8—8—8—
Three* times, then

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—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
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—5—5—5—8—8—8—8—8—
Three times, then

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—5—5—s—7—7—7—7—7—s—8—8———


Riff Y
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—5—5—s—17—8—8—8—8—8—
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Three times, then

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—5—5—5——————————————
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Riff Z
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—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
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4 xIntro
2 xRiff X
Riff Y
Riff X
Riff Y
Riff X
4 xRiff Z

2 xRiff X
Riff Y
Riff X
4 xRiff Z
4 xIntro

2 xRiff X
Riff Y
Riff X
Riff Y
Riff Xa
8 xRiff Z

There's a A note to finish.
——
Peter Wake




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