Tommy Johnson - Big Road Blues tab

Here is the YouTube link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMHt68pwA_0. 
Originally by Tommy Johnson in Dropped D, performed here by Keni Lee Burgess
in Key of F. Works just as well in open D. Mostly it's eighth notes, Ragtime feel.

I have adopted the convention of putting the bass note on most
every beat: bass, brush (with index finger), pinch, brush. Chords indicate
where left hand goes but right thumb not neccessarily hitting all strings
listed. I found measure 10 difficult to play with a slide. 

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Cry in Cry in -----0----------0---------0-------0--|-----0--------0----------0-------0--|-----0----------0---------0-------0--|-----0--------0----------0-------0--|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|--0--------2--------3----------4-----|--0------2---------3--------4-------|--0--------2--------3----------4-----|--0------2---------3--------4-------|--0--------2--------3----------4-----|--0------2---------3--------4-------| aint go in down this Big road by my sun gon be shine in My back door, some
-------0---------0-------0-----0--|-----0---------0-----0---------0--|-------0---------0-------0-----0--|-----0---------0-----0---------0--|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|--0--------2--------3-------4-----|--0-------2-------3------4--------|--0--------2--------3-------4-----|--0-------2-------3------4--------|--0--------2--------3-------4-----|--0-------2-------3------4--------| self now dont ya hear me talk pret ty ma ma say- in day now dont ya hear me talk pret ty ma ma? Lord,
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-----2-----2-----0---2------0-----0--|--4--4---------0--3-----2------|-----0-----------0----------0--------|--0--0---------0---------------|-----1-----1---------1---------------|--3---------------2-----1------|--2--------2---------2---------------|--4---------------3-----2------|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|-------------------------------0-----|----------0--------------------| dont carry you child Gon car- ry some body wind gon- na change Blow my blues a
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--4--4--3--4-----------|--5--5--4--5-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|--0-----0--------------|
Additional Verses Baby, what made you do Things you do-do-do Like you do-do-do? Dont you hear me, now? What made you do me Like you do-do-do? Now, you think gon do me like you Done to po old Cherry Red Take the poor boys money, now Sho nuff, you wont take mine A-dont ya hear me talkin, pretty mama? Taken this poor boys money Sho nuff, wont take mine Taken the po boys money, now Sure t God, you wont take mine
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