Artist: Robert Johnson, Title: If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day - EAEAC#E

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Robert Johnson - If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day

Tabbed by: sammc
Email: sammc@look.ca

Tuning: Open G Tuning (D G D G B D)
Capo: 2
Slide: Slide Required

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: Please note the following tab is very close to the artist's
work. I have transcribed the piece completely and it is to be read with the capo on the
second fret in Open G Tuning (D G D G B D) and with a slide.

(Intro:)

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                              If I had possession over Judgment Day

     (Repeat 3 times)
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                                       If I had possession over Judgment Day


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   Lord, the little woman I'm lovin' have no right to pray


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        !(Repeat phrase at big repeat sign)
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        ! And I went to the mountain lookin' far as my eyes could see

                                                         (Big Repeat Sign) !
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                                                                           !


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   Some other man got my woman   and the -'a lonesome blues got me


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 and I rolled and I tumbled and I cried the whole night long


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      and I rolled and I tumbled and I cried the whole night long


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                                             Boy, I woke up this morning

                                     (Repeat 3 times)
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    my biscuit was gone


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     Had to fold my arms and I slowly walked away

    (Repeat 3 times)
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     (Spoken) I didn't like the way she done


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     Had to fold my arms and I slowly walked away


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 I said in my mind "Yo," trouble gon' come some day


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     Now run here baby set down on my knee


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                                          Now run here baby set down


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             on my knee


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                   I wanna tell you all about the way they treated me

                                 (Outro:)
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