Blessing of Abraham”
(Written and Recorded by Donald Lawrence and The Try-City Singers)
Arrg. By ddw4e

LH/RH
(C / C E G – CHORD)
-- / A OR A_B_C – single notes
-- means no bass or no chord

Key of C to Db

Verse 1:
C / G C E – I
D / A C F - am
E / B D G - the
F / C F A - Lord
-- / E - who
B / A D G - health
C / B D E G – thee.
C / G C E – Oh
D / A C F - that
E / B D G – you
F / C F A – on-
-- / E - ly
B / A D G - trust in
C / B D E G – Me
-- / C_C - You
-- / C_C - are
E / D G C - the
F / E A C - seed
-- / C_C - my
-- / C_C - faith
E / D E Ab B –re-
A / E A C - cieve
-- / C - the
D / F G C E G – blessings of
G / F B D – Abra-
E / D G C - ham
F / E G A C - the
Gb / E Gb C – blessings of
G / D G B D - Abra
C / F Bb D - ham
C / G C E
C / F Bb D
C / G C E
C / A F C
C / G C E

Chorus:
-- / C_C – It’s
-- / C_C - your
-- / B_B – in-
F / F A C – he-
G / D G B – ri-
E / D G C - tance
-- / C_C - get
-- / C_C - your
-- / B_B – in-
A / C F A – he-
B / D G B – ri-
C / E G C - tance
G_Gb_F_E – you are
E / D G C - the
F / E A C - seed
-- / C_C - my
-- / C_C - faith
E / D E Ab B –re-
A / E A C - cieve
-- / C - the
D / F G C E G – blessings of
G / F B D – Abra-
E / D G C - ham
F / E G A C - the
Gb / E Gb C – blessings of
G / D G B D - Abra
C / F Bb D - ham
C / G C E
C / F Bb D
C / G C E
C / A F C
C / G C E

(Repeat all of that again...then modulate to Db)

Verse 2:

What
Db / Ab Db F – ev-
Eb / Bb Db Gb - ver
F / C Eb Ab - you
Gb / Db Gb Bb - are
-- / F
C / Bb Eb Ab – wherever you
Db / C Eb F Ab – go, what-
Db / Ab Db F – ev-
Eb / Bb Db Gb - ver
F / C Eb Ab- you
Gb / Db Gb Bb- touch
-- / F - is
C / Bb Eb Ab – anointed to
Db / C Eb F Ab - grow
-- / Db_Db - you
-- / Db_Db -are
F / Eb Ab Db - the
Gb / F Bb Db - seed
-- / Db_Db - by
-- / Db_Db - faith
F / Eb F A C – re-
Bb / F Bb Db -ceive
-- / Db - the
Eb / Gb Ab Db F Ab – blessings of
Ab / Gb C Eb – Abra-
F / Eb Ab Db - ham
Gb / F Ab Bb Db – the
G / F G Db – blessings of
Ab / Eb Ab C Eb – Abra-
Db / Gb B Eb - ham
Db / Ab Db F
Db / Gb B Eb
Db / Ab Db F
Db / Bb Gb Db
Db / Ab Db F

Chorus:
-- / Db_Db – It’s
-- / Db_Db - your
-- / C_C – in-
Gb / Gb Bb Db – he-
Ab / Eb Ab C – ri-
F / Eb Ab Db - tance
-- / Db_Db - get
-- / Db_Db - your
-- / C_C – in-
Bb / Db Gb Bb – he-
C / Eb Ab C – ri-
Db / F Ab Db - tance
Ab_G_Gb_F (both hands) you are
F / Eb Ab Db - the
Gb / F Bb Db - seed
-- / Db_Db – my
-- / Db_Db- faith
F / Eb F A C – re-
Bb / F Bb Db - ceive
-- / Db - the
Eb / Gb Ab Db F Ab – blessings of
Ab / Gb C Eb – Abra-
F / Eb Ab Db - ham
Gb / F Ab Bb Db – the
G / F G Db – blessings of
Ab / Eb Ab C Eb – Abra-
Db / Gb B Eb - ham
Db / Ab Db F
Db / Gb B Eb
Db / Ab Db F
Db / Bb Gb Db
Db / Ab Db F

Vamp: (this part is tricky to try to chord out cause it bounces off beat but will give it a try…so listen to the song
to get it right)
--/ Db Eb F Ab
B / -- It’s
--/ Db Eb F Ab
Bb / -- yours
-- / Db Gb Ab
-- / Db Gb Ab
-- / Db Gb Ab
F# / -- it’s
-- / Db Gb Ab
F / -- yours
-- / Db Eb F Ab
-- / Db Eb F Ab
-- / Db Eb F Ab
Bb / -- get
-- / Db Gb Ab
Eb / -- your
-- / Db Gb Ab
C / -- inher-
-- / Db Eb F Ab
Db / -- tance
-- / Db Eb F Ab
(Repeat until ready to go to the second vamp…also you hit the chords before they say the following
lyrics…listen to the song to understand what I am saying on this particular part)
B / Db Eb F Ab – the head
Bb / Bb Db Gb – not the tail
A / A Db Eb Gb - above
Ab / Ab Db F – not beneath
F / Ab Db F – a lender
F_Eb_Db_Ab_F_Eb_Db (both hands) – not a barrower
B / Db Eb F Ab - Get your in
Bb / Bb Db Gb - heritance
A / A Db Eb Gb - Get your in
Ab / Ab Db F - heritance
(repeat til ready to end the song)

Ending:
Ab_G_Gb_F (both hands) you are
F / Eb Ab Db - the
Gb / F Bb Db - seed
-- / Db_Db – my
-- / Db_Db- faith
F / Eb F A C – re-
Bb / F Bb Db - ceive
-- / Db - the
Eb / Gb Ab Db F Ab – blessings of
Ab / Gb C Eb – Abra-
F / Eb Ab Db - ham
Gb / F Ab Bb Db – the
G / F G Db – blessings of
Ab / Eb Ab C Eb – Abra-
Db / F Ab Db - ham
Ab_G_Gb_F (both hands) you are
F / Eb Ab Db - the
Gb / F Bb Db - seed
-- / Db_Db – my
-- / Db_Db- faith
F / Eb F A C – re-
Bb / F Bb Db - ceive
-- / Db - the
Eb / Gb Ab Db F Ab – blessings of
Ab / Gb C Eb – Abra-
F / Eb Ab Db - ham
Gb / F Ab Bb Db – the
G / F G Db – blessings of
Ab / Eb Ab C Eb – Abra-
A / E A Db - ham
B / Gb B Eb -ammmm
Bb / Ab Db Gb – get your
C E / Bb Eb Ab – inheri-
Db / C Eb F Ab - tance