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I Shot The Sheriff

Year: 1990 - Album: Complete Clapton

(Bob Marley)

	  
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Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy
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VERSE 1: Eb7+ Dm7 Gm All around in my own town Eb7+ Dm7 Gm They're trying to track me down Eb7+ Dm7 Gm They say they want to bring me in guilty Eb7+ Dm7 Gm For the killing of a deputy Eb7+ Dm7 Gm For the life of a deputy (Riff) I say
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Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, and they say it is a capital offense
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VERSE 2: Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Sheriff John Brown always hated me Eb7+ Dm7 Gm For what I don't know Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Every time that I plant a seed Eb7+ Dm7 Gm He said "Kill it before it grows" Eb7+ Dm7 Gm He said "Kill it before it grows" (Riff) I say!
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Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense
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VERSE 3: Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Freedom came my way one day Eb7+ Dm7 Gm And I started out of town Eb7+ Dm7 Gm All of a sudden I see sheriff John Brown Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Aiming to shoot me down Eb7+ Dm7 Gm So I shot, I shot him down (Riif) I say!
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Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy Gm Cm7 Gm Gm I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy
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VERSE 4: Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Reflexes got the better of me Eb7+ Dm7 Gm And what is to be must be Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Every day the bucket falls to the well Eb7+ Dm7 Gm But one day the bottom will drop out Eb7+ Dm7 Gm Yes, one day the bottom will drop out (riff) But I say
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Gm Cm7 Gm I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy Gm Cm7 Gm Gm I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy
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e|-------------------------------3b--| B|---------3b--------------------3b--| G|-3-3-5~--3b---3-3-3-5~--3-3-5~-3b--| D|-----------------------------------| A|-----------------------------------| E|-----------------------------------| (Riff) e|--------------------------------| B|--------------------------------| G|--------------------------------| D|-5-3~---------------------------| A|-------5--5/3--1--3/5--3--1-----| E|----------------------------3---|
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