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Otis Taylor - My Souls In Louisiana tab

I found this song on an album called "Beyond Mississippi" Various Artists

Open G tuning: DGDGBD

Thumb plays alternating bass and is damped by palm muting.
h=hammer on
s=slide

Riff.1
   h                     h
D|0/3---5-----5-----3---3/5-------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|5-------5-------5-------5-------|
G|----0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|--------------------------------|
 |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |<-timing

Riff.2
                                   (Riff.1 ocassionally added)
D|----------------------3---------|--------------------------------|
B|-h----3-----3------h------------|--------------------------------|
G|4/5---------------4/5-----5---4-|--------------------------------|
D|5-------5-------5-------5-------|5-------5-------5-------5-------|
G|----0-------0-------0-------0---|----0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |

Verse Riff:

D|5-----5-----5-----5---5---------|3-----3-----3-----3---3---------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|5-------5-------5-------5-------|3-------3-------3-------3-------|
G|----0-------0-------0-------0---|----0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |
                         s
D|2-----2-----2-----3---3/5-------|5-----5-----5-----5---5---------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|2-------2-------2-------5-------|5-------5-------5-------5-------|
G|----0-------0-------0-------0---|----0-------0-------0-------0---|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |1   -   2   -   3   -   4   -   |

Riff.1 (x3)
Riff.2 (x2)
Riff.1 (x4)
Riff.2 (x2) second guitar adds Riff.1

Verse Riff (x4)
Well my soul's in Louisiana but my body lies in Tennessee
I didn't kill, kill no breakman I didn't kill no engineer
Well the white man pointed his finger and said what he always says
They didn't bother, bother to hang me, they just shot me on the spot

Riff.1 (x6)
Riff.2 (x2)
Riff.1 (x4)

Verse sequence (x3)
Well my soul's in Louisiana but my body lies in Tennessee
They didn't bother, bother to hang me, they just shot me BAM! on the spot.

Riff.1 (x8)
Riff.2 (x8)
Riff.1 (repeat and fade)
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