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                             I SHOT THE SHERIFF - Eric Clapton
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Tabbed by: Zach
Email: claptonisgod96@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard
 
CHORDS:

e|-3----3-----x------5-------------|
B|-3----4-----8------6-------------|
G|-3----5-----8------7-------------|
D|-5----5-----8------7-------------|
A|-5----3-----6------5-------------|
E|-3----x-----x------x-------------|

  Gm   Cm    D#     Dm

[Chorus]

Gm                 Cm                      Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy
Gm                 Cm                    Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot the deputy


[Verse 1]

D#     Dm         Gm
All around in my home town
D#               Dm         Gm
They're trying to track me down
D#                Dm             Gm
They say they want to bring me in guilty
D#           Dm     Gm
For the killing of a deputy
D#        Dm     Gm
For the life of a deputy    But I say! (RIFF 1)

[Riff 1]

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|--5--3---------------------------|
A|--------5--3-----3--5--3---------|
E|--------------6-----------6--3---|

[Chorus]

Gm                 Cm                      Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense
Gm                 Cm                      Gm
I shot the sheriff, and they say it is a capital offense


[Verse 2]

D#      Dm          Gm
Sheriff John Brown always hated me
D#     Dm         Gm
For what I don't know
D#     Dm          Gm
Every time that I plant a seed
D#             Dm         Gm
He said "Kill it before it grows"
D#             Dm         Gm
He said "Kill it before it grows"   I say!  (RIFF 1)


[Chorus]

Gm                 Cm                      Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense
Gm                 Cm                      Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense


[Verse 3]

D#      Dm         Gm
Freedom came my way one day
D#      Dm           Gm
And I started out of town, yeah
D#        Dm           Gm
All of a sudden I see sheriff John Brown
D#         Dm       Gm
Aiming to shoot me down
D#   Dm    Gm
So I shot, I shot him down    I say!  (RIFF 1)


[Chorus]

Gm                 Cm                       Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy
Gm                 Cm                       Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot the deputy


[Verse 4]

D#     Dm         Gm
Reflexes got the better of me
D#     Dm         Gm
And what is to be must be
D#     Dm             Gm
Every day the bucket falls to the well
D#              Dm          Gm
But one day the bottom will drop out
D#        Dm                Gm
Yes, one day the bottom will drop out   But I say! (RIFF 1)


[Chorus]

Gm                 Cm                       Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy, oh no
Gm                 Cm                       Gm
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot no deputy, oh no


[Ending]

D#  Dm  Gm
D#  Dm  Gm  (repeat and fade)

            
            
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Filshine 133 Jul 19, 2017 08:46 AM

Great tab but the D# should be D#Maj7, which makes it even easier to play.

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