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Knockin On Heavens Door Tab

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Knockin' on Heaven's Door 
Guns N' Roses 
Use your illusion II 

Tuned half step down 

fill 2 (used on intro and verses) 
  G5            D                C 
|-3---3--------------2-0-------|-----------------0--------------------| 
|-3-----3---3------3-----3---3-|----------1--------------1------------| 
|-0-------0------2---------2---|-0------0---0----------0---0-0------0-| 
|-0------------0---------------|-0h2----------2------2-------0h2------| 
|------------------------------|------3---------------------------3---| 
|-3----------------------------|--------------------------------------| 

fill 1 (used only in verses) 
  G5              D                  Am 
|-3--------------2-------2-0-------|-0-------------0----------------------| 
|-3---3-------3--3-------3-------0-|-1----0h1-------------1---------------| 
|-0---0-----0----2----2-------2----|-2--2-----2---------2---2------0---0--| 
|-0---0-----0----0----0------------|-2----------2-----2-------0h2----2----| 
|----------------------------------|-0------------------------------------| 
|-3--------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 

Song goes like this: 

Intro: Twice with picking fill 2  G5 D C 
       Twice just power chords    G5 D C 

Verse 1 (with fill 1) 
G5         D               Am 
Mamma take this badge from me 

        (with fill 2) 
G5         D         C 
I can't use it anymore 

        (with fill 1) 
G5                D             Am 
It's getting dark, too dark to see 

        (with fill 2) 
G5             D                       C 
Feels like I'm knockin' on heaven's door 



Chorus: 
G5            D5                     C5 
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door, 
C5 
Hey, hey, hey, hey, yeah 
G5            D5                     C5 
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door, 
C5 
(no lyrics) 
G5                 D5                     C5 
Ooh, knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door 
C5 
Ooh yeah 
G5            D5                     C5 
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door 
C5 
Hey, hey, hey, hey, yeah 

 Solo 1: (over G D and C chords) 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------15fb----------------------------------| 
|-12-14fb-14p12-14---------14-12-12~~~----------------12---| 
|------------------------------------------13/14-----------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------| 


|--------------------------------------------------------15----| 
|-15/17--15---13p12-13/15--13p12---13p12-----------12-13----13-| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------14~~~----------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------------------------| 


|--------------15-17fb--17--17fb--17fb--15----20fb-20p19-20-| 
|12~~~---15/17----------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------------| 

|-19-20fb--20-20-20------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------17~~~------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------19fb-19-19fb-19--------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------19fb-19-19fb-19----------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------17--17--| 
|------------------------------------------------------------------| 

 Solo 2: 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|--19b~~~~~~~r-19---19brp17-19-1717----20-17--20-17br---| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 

|----------------------------------------16---18b-18p16-| 
|-1517--1517--------1517---------------13--16-----------| 
|-----------------------------------/13-----------------| 
|-----17----19br1719----19br19br17----------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------| 

|-16-18p16-16-20-19-20-22b-20-19-20-22b--20-19-20-22b-22b-22b---------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------20-22b--| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------| 

|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--20-22br-20-22-22b-20-22-20--20~~---20-19----19br-17-19-17-17--| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 

|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-2017--17~~15~~12~~~~~~-----------------------------------------| 
|------------------------12~--11~---11br-9~---7--5/4-------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------5-----------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------------------------------| 

  Solo 2 (another version) 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------20~~~~-20--19~~--19b(20)r19---17-19p17-17~~--20-15b(17)--20---| 
|----17---------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------17------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

|--------------------------15-----------------------15----------------------| 
|-15b(17)r(15)--13-15-12~~~---15--10b(12)r10----------15----10/12---10/12---| 
|---------------------------------------------12/14-------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

|----------------15------17/19---17p15h17p15---20p19-20b(22)--20p19-20b(22)-| 
|-------------15----15------------------------------------------------------| 
|-12~~~--14/16--------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

                                  (Hold bend) 
|20p19-20-22b(24)-22b(24)-----------22--------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------20-22b(24)--22-r22--20--22pb(24)r22b(24)r22-20----| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-20~~-20-19-19b(20)r19--17--19p17--17~---20--15b(17)---20-----15b(17)--13--| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-15-12~~-------------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------12~~~--11~~~-11b(12)r11/9--9~~~------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------12~~9b(10)r9------------------------| 
|-----------------------------------------------------10--------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| 



Notation: 
h - hammer on 
p - pull off 
/ - slide 
~ - vibrato 
b - bend; number in brackets shows the target fret 
r - release bend back to initial fret after bend 
  

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jrobcap wrote on December 31 2001, 12:00 am

great tab, goes right with the song

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lankyman86 wrote on May 13 2002, 12:00 am

PERFECT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Smokin Fish wrote on June 6 2002, 12:00 am

Supoyb!

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