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I Shot The Sheriff Chords (ver 2) - Eric Clapton


 

I Shot The Sheriff Chords
i shot the sheriff

chords
Gm     Cm7    Ebmaj7  Dm7
3      3      3       1
3      4      3       1
3      3      3       2
5      5      5       0
5      3      6       #
3      #      #       #

riff
---------------------------|
---------------------------|
---------------------------|
-5--3----------------------|
-------5--3--1--5--3--1----|
-------------------------3-|

chorus
chops6#6#6#6#

Gm                   Cm7                    Gm
i shot the sheriff   but i did not shoot no deputy
i shot the sheriff   but i did not shoot no deputy

verses
Ebmaj7  Dm7              Gm#  #     6##6#6##6#

Ebmaj7  Dm7                    Gm          Ebmaj7  Dm7                    Gm
(1)    all   around   in  my hometown              trying to track me down
(2)    sheriff john brown always hated me           for what i dont no
(3)    freedom came my way one day                 so i started out of town
(4)    reflexes got the better of me               what will be will be

Ebmaj7  Dm7                    Gm          Ebmaj7  Dm7                    Gm
      they say they want to bring me in guilty     killing of a deputy
      and every time that i plant a seed         he said kill it before it grows
     all of a sudden i see sheriff john brown    aimin to shoot me down
     everyday the bucket goes to the well       one day the bottom will drop out

Ebmaj7  Dm7                    Gm
for the life of a deputy            but i say
kill it before it grows
so i shot so i shot him down
i say one day the bottom will drop out

 
 
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About the artist behind I Shot The Sheriff Chords:

Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945), is a English blues-rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. He is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (The Yardbirds, Cream, and solo). Often viewed by critics and fans alike as one of the greatest guitarists of all time[2], Clapton was ranked fourth in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"[3] and #53 on their list of the Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.[4]

Although Clapton's musical style has varied throughout his career, it has always remained rooted in the blues. Clapton is credited as an innovator in several phases of his career, which have included blues-rock (with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers and The Yardbirds) and psychedelic rock (with Cream). Clapton has also achieved great chart success in genres ranging from Delta blues (Me and Mr. Johnson) to pop ("Change the World") and reggae (Bob Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff"). Clapton also achieved fame with Derek and the Dominos through the hit song "Layla".

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