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San Francisco Bay Blues Chords
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This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation
of the song by ear. You may only use this file for private study or research.
		San Francisco Bay Blues - Eric Clapton

12 String Acoustic

Eric Clapton MTV Unplugged 1992


          E  A  D  G  B  E
C         0  3  2  0  1  0

F         x  0  3  2  1  1

C7        0  3  2  3  1  0

G         3  2  0  0  0  3

A7        x  0  2  0  2  0

D7        x  x  0  2  1  2

G7        3  2  0  0  0  1

E         0  2  2  1  0  0

E7        0  2  0  1  0  0

- listen to song to get strumming pattern. It can be written by tab
  but the only way to get it to perfection is to listen to the song
  and get it yourself.

- I broke the song up into verses to make it easier to understand and play.
  The way I broke the song up into verses may not necessarily be the way it
  was written by that artist but all the wording is the same.

   ^ V ^ V
e|-0-0-0-0---| Don't forget this riff. It is an important part of 
B|-0-0-0-0---| the song. Play it where indicated!

*** How many times each chord is strummed varies and can easily be obtained
    by listening to the song.

C  F  C  C7  F  C G  F C  (Riff)  A7  D7  G7

Verse 1

C                                   F                    C   C7
I got the blues from my baby livin by the San Francisco Bay

    F                       C    G    C
The ocean liners not so far away

                                                        V          A7
F                                           C
Didn't mean to treat her so bad she was the best girl I ever have had

D7                               G7
Said goodbye, I can take a cry, wanna lay down and die

Verse 2

  C                        F                  C  C7
I ain't got a nickel and I ain't got a lousy dime

    F                                        E   E7
She don't come back, think I'm gonna lose my mind

F                                C                       A7
Ever get back to stay it's gonna be another brand new day

D7                        G7                   C
Walkin with my baby down by the San Francisco Bay

Harmonica Solo

kazoo Solo

Verse 3

C            F               C           C           
   F      C
Sittin down looking from my back door....wonderin which way to go

F                                                C
Woman I'm so crazy bout....she don't love me no more

F                                      C                   A7
Think I'll catch me a freight train....cause I'm feelin blue

D7                                         G7
Ride all the way to the end of the line....thinkin only of you

Verse 4

C         F             C        C            
Meanwhile livin in the city....just about to go insane

F                                    E                       E7
Though I herd my baby's voice....the way she used to call my name

        F                                   C                     A7
And if I ever get back to stay....its gonna be another brand new day

D7                       G7                   C             A7
Walkin with my baby down by the San Francisco Bay           Hey Hey

D7                       G7                   C             A7
Walkin with my baby down by the San Francisco Bay

      D7                       G7                   C      CC F F F F C G C
Yeahh walkin with my baby down by the San Francisco Bay

(kazoo ends song)

Eric Clapton - San Francisco Bay Blues Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
San Francisco Bay Blues tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind San Francisco Bay Blues 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".

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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