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Possum Kingdom  Toadies

Possum Kingdom by Toadies
 
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Pretty cool song to play. Guitar 1 plays the chords while guitar 2 plays ...
during some of the verses. Palm the strings and and slide down with your hand
while going wild on the wammy. Listen to song for rhythm.
 
 e ----------------------------------
 B ----------------------------------
 G --9---7---------------------------
 D ----------5s6(whammy bar)---------
 A ----------------------------------
 E ----------------------------------

Chord Progression
(verse)
Emajor, A ... Emajor, A, A
(chorus)
F#, D, E, A, F#, D, E
(bridge)
D, G#, C#
Song ends on E
For the A on the verse ...
 
 e ----------------------------------
 B ---3p2----------------------------
 G ---2------------------------------
 D ---2------------------------------
 A ----------------------------------
 E ----------------------------------

(verse 1)
Make up your mind
Decide to walk with me
Around the lake tonite
Around the lake tonite
By my side
I'm not gonna lie
I'll not be a gentle men
Behind the boat house
I'll show you my dark secret
I'm not gonna lie
I want you for mine
My flesh and blood
My lover be mine lover yeah
(bridge)
Don't be afraid
I didn't mean to scare you
So help me Jesus
(verse 2)
I can promise you
You won't stay as beautiful
With dark hair
And soft skin
Forever
Forever
Make up your mind
Make up your mind
And I'll promise you
I will treat you well
My sweet angel
So help me Jesus
(bridge)
Give it up to me
Give it up to me
Do you want to be my angel
Give it up to me
Give it up to me
Do you wanna be my angel
So help me
(verse 3)
Be my angel
Be my angel
Do you wanna die (4 x's)
Well I'll promised you
I will treat you well
My sweet angel
So help me Jesus
Good luck! Send comments and corrections to ...
mikepham@engr.csulb.edu
Subject: CRD/TAB: 'Possum Kingdom' - Toadies
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 1995 04:30:29 -0600 (CST)
From: "jeffnmoe"
'Possum Kingdom' by the Toadies
from the album 'Rubberneck'
The transcriptions that have been posted so far were incorrect,
so heres my shot at it.
chords (from low E to high E)
A - x02220 D - xx0232
Asus4 - x02230 E - 022100
B - x24442 F# - 244322
C - x32010 G#7 - 464544
C# - x46664
during the 'give it up to me' bridge, its easier to use
barre chords for A (577655) and D (x57775) chords
riff #1 (played intermittently during verses)
 
 ---------------------------------------------------------------
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 -----9--7----------------------------9--7----------------------
 -----------6- (whammy bar) ----------------7--6- (whammy bar) -
 --7-------------------------------7----------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------

riff #2 (played after 2nd chorus)
 
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 --0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4--5--5-------
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 --0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4--5--5--5--5-

(intro: E E E A Asus4 A
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E] make up[E] your min[E]d[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] decid[E]e to walk[E] with me[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] aroun[E]d the l[E]ake tonight[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] aroun[E]d the l[E]ake tonight[A] [Asus4] by [A]my [Asus4]side[A]
[E] (play[E] riff [E]#1)[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E] by m[E]y side[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E]i'm not g[E]onna lie[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] i'll n[E]ot be a ge[E]ntleman[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] behi[E]nd the boa[E]thouse[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] i'll sho[E]w you my[E] dark secre[A]t[Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] (pla[E]y riff[E] #1)[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E]i'm not go[E]nna lie[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] i want yo[E]u for mi[E]ne[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] my blus[E]hing br[E]ide[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] my lo[E]ver be[E] my [A] l[Asus4]over [A]yea[Asus4]h[A]
[F#] don't [A]be afr[E]aid
i didn't [C]mean to scare y[A]ou
so help[D] me jesus
[E] (play[E] riff [E]#1)[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E] i can pro[E]mise you[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] you will sta[E]y as beau[E]tiful[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] with dark[E] hair[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] and soft[E] skin [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4]for[A]
[E]ever[E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] for[E]ever[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] make up[E] your mi[E]nd[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] make up[E] your mi[E]nd and i'll[A] p[Asus4]romise [A] y[Asus4]ou[A]
[F#m] i will trea[A]t you we[E]ll
my s[C]weet ang[A]el
so help[D] me je s[E]us
[G#7] hey hey
[A] give it [G#7]up to [C#]me [F#] give it [G#7]up to [C#]me
[D] do you w[G#7]anna b[C#]e my [B]ang[B]el
(repeat last two lines 2x)
[A] so help[D] me[E]
(whammy bar/feedback doodling on open low E string)
(play guitar riff #2 here in unison with bass;
continue to play riff #2 over 'be my angel' vocal)
be my angel
be my angel
be my angel
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] w[A]ell [Asus4]i'll [A]pro[Asus4]mise y[A]ou
[F#m] i will tre[A]at you we[E]ll my s[C]weet an[A]gel
so hel[D]p me je[E]sus
je[E]sus je[E]sus je[E]sus[E]
...questions, comments and corrections to
jeffnmoe@mcs.com
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Subject: CRD/TAB: 'Possum Kingdom' - Toadies (corrected)
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Date: Mon, 4 Dec 1995 09:54:31 -0600 (CST)
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'Possum Kingdom' by the Toadies
from the album 'Rubberneck'
Corrected from earlier version (F#m removed).
The transcriptions that have been posted so far were incorrect,
so heres my shot at it.
chords (from low E to high E)
A - x02220 D - xx0232
Asus4 - x02230 E - 022100
B - x24442 F# - 244322
C - x32010 G#7 - 464544
C# - x46664
during the 'give it up to me' bridge, its easier to use
barre chords for A (577655) and D (x57775) chords
riff #1 (played intermittently during verses)
 
 ---------------------------------------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------
 -----9--7----------------------------9--7----------------------
 -----------6- (whammy bar) ----------------7--6- (whammy bar) -
 --7-------------------------------7----------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------------------------

riff #2 (played after 2nd chorus)
 
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 --0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4--5--5-------
 ---------------------------------------------------
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 --0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4---0--0--3--4--5--5--5--5-

(intro: E E E A Asus4 A
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E] make up[E] your min[E]d[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] decid[E]e to walk[E] with me[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] aroun[E]d the l[E]ake tonight[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] aroun[E]d the l[E]ake tonight[A] [Asus4] by [A]my [Asus4]side[A]
[E] (play[E] riff [E]#1)[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E] by m[E]y side[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E]i'm not g[E]onna lie[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] i'll n[E]ot be a ge[E]ntleman[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] behi[E]nd the boa[E]thouse[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] i'll sho[E]w you my[E] dark secre[A]t[Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] (pla[E]y riff[E] #1)[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E]i'm not go[E]nna lie[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] i want yo[E]u for mi[E]ne[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] my blus[E]hing br[E]ide[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] my lo[E]ver be[E] my [A] l[Asus4]over [A]yea[Asus4]h[A]
[F#] don't [A]be afr[E]aid
i didn't [C]mean to scare y[A]ou
so help[D] me jesus
[E] (play[E] riff [E]#1)[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] [E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A] 
[E] i can pro[E]mise you[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] you will sta[E]y as beau[E]tiful[A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] with dark[E] hair[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] and soft[E] skin [E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4]for[A]
[E]ever[E] [E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] for[E]ever[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] make up[E] your mi[E]nd[A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] make up[E] your mi[E]nd and i'll[A] p[Asus4]romise [A] y[Asus4]ou[A]
[F#] i will trea[A]t you we[E]ll
my s[C]weet ang[A]el
so help[D] me je s[E]us
[G#7] hey hey
[A] give it [G#7]up to [C#]me [F#] give it [G#7]up to [C#]me
[D] do you w[G#7]anna b[C#]e my [B]ang[B]el
(repeat last two lines 2x)
[A] so help[D] me[E]
(whammy bar/feedback doodling on open low E string)
(play guitar riff #2 here in unison with bass;
continue to play riff #2 over 'be my angel' vocal)
be my angel
be my angel
be my angel
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E] do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] [A] [Asus4] [A]
[E]do you w[E]anna die[E] w[A]ell [Asus4]i'll [A]pro[Asus4]mise y[A]ou
[F#] i will tre[A]at you we[E]ll my s[C]weet an[A]gel
so hel[D]p me je[E]sus
je[E]sus je[E]sus je[E]sus[E]
...questions, comments and corrections to
jeffnmoe@mcs.com

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