Robert Johnson - If I Had Possession tab

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		   If I Had Possesion Over Judgment Day
                           By: Robert Johnson
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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:)

d|--/12---12---12---/12---12---12---/12---0---------------------------------|B|--/12---12---12---/12---12---12---/12---0---------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------0---0---0---0---0---0---------|D|--------------------------------------------3---3---3---2---2---2---------|G|----0---------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------0---5~~~---/5---5---5---/5---5---5---0---3--------------|B|------------------0----------/5---5---5---/5---5---5---0---3--------------|G|--0---0---0---0---0----------/5---5---5---/5---5---5---0---3--------------|D|--1---1---1---0-----------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| If I had possession over Judgment Day
(Repeat 3 times)d|--!---------------------------------!---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5---/5---|B|--!-@---0---/3--------------------@-!---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5---/5---|G|--!-----0---/3---0-------0----------!---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5---/5---|D|--!------------------0-------/3-----!-------------------------------------|G|--!-@-----------------------------@-!-------------------------------------|D|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------| If I had possession over Judgment Day
d|--0---0---0---------------------------------------------------------------|B|--0---0---0---0---/3------------------------0---/3---/3---0---------------|G|--0---0---0---0---/3---0-------0--------0---0---/3---/3---0------------0--|D|---------------------------0-------/3-------------------------0---/3------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5-------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5-------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| Lord, the little woman I'm lovin' have no right to pray
d|--!-------------------------------------!---------------------------------|B|--!-@------------0--------------------@-!---0---/3---/3---0---------------|G|--!-----0---/3---0-------0--------0-----!---0---/3---/3---0------------0--|D|--!------------------0-------/3---------!---------------------0---/3------|G|--!-@---------------------------------@-!---------------------------------|D|--!-------------------------------------!---------------------------------|
!(Repeat phrase at big repeat sign)d|------!----/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12----------|B|--0---!-@--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12----------|G|--0---!-------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--0---!-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|------!-@-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|------!-------------------------------------------------------------------| ! And I went to the mountain lookin' far as my eyes could see
(Big Repeat Sign) !d|--------------------------------!--------------------------------------!-!B|-----------0--------------------!-@---0---/3---/3---0----------------@-!@!G|--0---/3---0-------0--------0---!-----0---/3---/3---0------------0-----!-!D|---------------0-------/3-------!-----------------------0---/3---------!-!G|--------------------------------!-@----------------------------------@-!@!D|--------------------------------!--------------------------------------!-! !
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/7---7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/7---7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| Some other man got my woman and the -'a lonesome blues got me
d|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------|B|--!-@------------0----------------@-!---0---/3---/3---0-------------------|G|--!-----0---/3---0------------0-----!---0---/3---/3---0------------0------|D|--!------------------0---/3---------!---------------------0---/3----------|G|--!-@-----------------------------@-!-------------------------------------|D|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------|
d|------5---------------------------5---------------------------------------|B|------5-----5---5---5---5---------5---------------------------------------|G|------5-----5---5---5---5---------5---------------------------------------|D|------0-----5---5---5---5---------0---------------------------------------|G|------0---------------------------0---------------------------------------|D|------0---------------------------0---------------------------------------| and I rolled and I tumbled and I cried the whole night long
d|--!--------------------------------------!--------------------------------|B|--!-@---0---/3---/3---0----------------@-!--------------------------------|G|--!-----0---/3---/3---0------------0-----!--------------------------------|D|--!-----------------------0---/3---------!--------------------------------|G|--!-@----------------------------------@-!--------------------------------|D|--!--------------------------------------!--------------------------------|
d|--!-----5---5---5---7---5---5---5---7-----!-------------------------------|B|--!-@---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---@-!-------------------------------|G|--!-----5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-----!-------------------------------|D|--!---------------------------------------!-------------------------------|G|--!-@-----------------------------------@-!-------------------------------|D|--!---------------------------------------!-------------------------------| and I rolled and I tumbled and I cried the whole night long
d|--!-------------------------------------!---7---7---7---9---7---10---9---7-|B|--!-@------------0--------------------@-!---7---7---7---7---7----7---7---7-|G|--!-----0---/3---0-------0--------0-----!---7---7---7---7---7----7---7---7-|D|--!------------------0-------/3---------!----------------------------------|G|--!-@---------------------------------@-!----------------------------------|D|--!-------------------------------------!----------------------------------| Boy, I woke up this morning
(Repeat 3 times)d|--5---5---5---7---5---8---7---5---!---------------------------------!-----|B|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---!-@---0---/3---0----------------@-!-----|G|--5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---!-----0---/3---0------------0-----!-----|D|----------------------------------!------------------0---/3---------!-----|G|----------------------------------!-@-----------------------------@-!-----|D|----------------------------------!---------------------------------!-----| my biscuit was gone
d|--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-------------------|B|--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| Had to fold my arms and I slowly walked away
(Repeat 3 times)d|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------|B|--!-@---0---/3---0----------------@-!-------------------------------------|G|--!-----0---/3---0------------0-----!-------------------------------------|D|--!------------------0---/3---------!-------------------------------------|G|--!-@-----------------------------@-!-------------------------------------|D|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------| (Spoken) I didn't like the way she done
d|--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-------------------|B|--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| Had to fold my arms and I slowly walked away
d|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------|B|--!-@---0---/3---0----------------@-!---0---/3---/3---0-------------------|G|--!-----0---/3---0------------0-----!---0---/3---/3---0------------0------|D|--!------------------0---/3---------!---------------------0---/3----------|G|--!-@-----------------------------@-!-------------------------------------|D|--!---------------------------------!-------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/5---5---5---5---5---/7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5--------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--/5---5---5---5---5---/7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5--------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| I said in my mind "Yo," trouble gon' come some day
d|----------------------------!--------------------------------------!------|B|--0---/3---0----------------!-@---0---/3---/3---0----------------@-!------|G|--0---/3---0------------0---!-----0---/3---/3---0------------0-----!------|D|---------------0---/3-------!-----------------------0---/3---------!------|G|----------------------------!-@----------------------------------@-!------|D|----------------------------!--------------------------------------!------|
d|--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-------------------|B|--/12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12---12-------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| Now run here baby set down on my knee
d|-------------------------------------/19---19---19---19---18---18---16----|B|--0---/3---/3---0----------------0---/19---19---19---19---18---18---16----|G|--0---/3---/3---0------------0---0----------------------------------------|D|--------------------0---/3------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| Now run here baby set down
d|--16---14---14---12---12---12---------------------------------------------|B|--16---14---14---12---12---12---0---/3---0----------------0---/3---0------|G|--------------------------------0---/3---0------------0---0---/3---0------|D|---------------------------------------------0---/3--------------------0--|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| on my knee
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------0----------------------------------------------------------|G|-------0---0---0---/7---7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5--------|D|--/3----------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------/7---7---7---7---7---7---7---/5---5---5---5---5--------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| I wanna tell you all about the way they treated me
(Outro:)d|-----------------------------------------------------5~~~-----------------|B|--0---/3---/3---0----------------0---0---0---0---0------------------------|G|--0---/3---/3---0----------------0---3---2---1---0------------------------|D|--------------------0---/3---0-------------------0------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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