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knockin on heavens door



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From: Barrie McCombs 
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)
From: LIVENGOOD.MIKE@A1GW.GENE.COM (Lost in the Shuffle)
Subject: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (Plus some)
We always use this tune as a cool jam tune on stage. 
A slow melodic solo in Em pentatonic can really get the crowd
into it. We also use it for guest vocalists, if we can't find
any other song to do together.
The problem has been that the tune is too short...with only two
lyrics. So I've added two more lyrics to finish it off a little
better.
The tune was originally from a movie and is sung while the sheriff
lay dying. So picture the good guy with his white hat on the dusty
ground in his final moments of life...reflecting on the life he 
knew.
The two extra verses are phrased exactly like the previous two.
Forget about other versions of the tune you've heard...make it
your own version...with your own style and flare.
Knocking on Heaven's Door
-Bob Dylan
G     D                      Am7
Mama, take this badge off of me...
G       D         C
I can't use it anymore...
G            D                 Am7
It's getting dark, too dark to see...
G        D                    C
Feel I'm knocking on heaven's door...
G             D                    C
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
G             D                    C
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
G             D                    C
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Mama put my guns in the ground...
I can't shoot them anymore...
That long black cloud is coming down...
I feel I'm knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Baby stay right here with me...
'Cause I can't see you anymore...
This ain't the way it's supposed to be...
I feel I'm knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Son won't you remember me?...
I can't be with you anymore...
A lawman's life is never free...
I feel I'm knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
Knock..knock..knocking on heaven's door...
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