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Knocking On Heavens Door Chords

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KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR   Time: 4/4 (sync)   Tenor: G   Bass: G
- Bob Dylan, 1973
- Record: Bob Dylan, ??
- Record: Eric Clapton, Timepieces
 
INTRO:  G-D,  C
 
G                 D            Am7
.. Mama take this badge off of me
G          D          C
.. I can't use it any-more
G              D                        Am7
. It's getting dark, too dark for me to see
G            D                   C   (D)
. I feel I'm knockin on heaven's door___
 
 
CHORUS:
G                D                    Am7
.. Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                    C   (D)
.. Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door___
G                D                    Am7
.. Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G                D                    C   (D)
.. Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door___
 
 
G              D           Am7
.. Mama put my guns in the ground
G          D              C
.. I can't shoot them any-more
G                 D               Am7
. That long black cloud is comin' down
G            D                    C   (D)
. I feel I'm knockin' on heaven's door___
 
 
ENDING: CHORUS, THEN REPEAT AND FADE
 
G    D    Am7          (G)
Oo - oo - oo - oo
 
 
NOTES:
- "." in lyric line represents 1/8 bar rest
- "*" in chord line represents a new bar, play same chord
- V1L3: Clapton omits "for me"
- V1L4, C1L2: (D) is an optional added chord
- END: (G) is optional (return to tonic chord)
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jarthur246 wrote on October 28 2005, 05:40 pm

Great Job. Sounds great

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Deek_13 wrote on March 13 2006, 04:19 am

Good tab, it also sounds good as G, D, Am

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pickstarr1 wrote on March 18 2007, 10:38 pm

Right with you lot. Classic!

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