Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff Chords & Tabs

 

I Shot The Sheriff Chords & Tabs

Eric Clapton Chords & Tabs

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I Shot The Sheriff Tab

   
Gtr I, II (E A D G B E) - 'clean electric'

Chorus
    Reggae Q=96
   4/4
    Gtr I
    E S S E E E S S E E   E S S E E E S S E E
||----x-3---3---3-3---3-|---3-3---3---3-3---3-|
||o---x-3---3---3-3---3-|---4-4---4---4-4---4-|
||----x-3---3---3-3---3-|---3-3---3---3-3---3-|
||----------------------|---5-5---5---5-5---5-|
||o---------------------|-3-------------------|
||--3-------------------|---------------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|   E S S Q   E S S Q     E S S Q   E S S Q
||----3-3-------3-3-----|---3-3-------3-3-----|
||o---3-3-------3-3-----|---4-4-------4-4-----|
||----3-3-------3-3-----|---3-3-------3-3-----|
||----------------------|---------------------|
||o---------------------|---------------------|
||----------------------|---------------------|
 |-Rhy Fig 1

  E S     S E     E  E  S S S S E   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-3-x-----3-------3-----3-3-x-x-3-|-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-3-|
|-3-x-----3-------3-----3-3-x-x-3-|-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-3-|
|-3-x-----3-------3-----3-3-x-x-3-|-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-3-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|
|                 ~~~~~~
| E E       E     E +Q      Q       E   S S Q       H
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---3b3.5---3b3.5-5-(5)-----------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----3-3-------------------------|
                                                      end Rhy Fig 1-|

Gtr II plays Rhy Fig 1
  E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   E S S S S S S S S S S E S S
|---x-3-x-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-|---3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3---3-3-|
|---x-3-x-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-|---4-4-x-4-x-x-4-x-x-4---4-4-|
|---x-3-x-3-x-x-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-|---3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3---3-3-|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-3---------------------------|
|-3-----------------------------|-----------------------------|



  E S     S S     S S S  S  S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E
|---3-----x-x-----3-x-x--x--x-x-3-x-x-3-3-|-x-x-x-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-|2nd go to verse 2
|---3-----x-x-----3-x-x--x--x-x-3-x-x-3-3-|-x-x-x-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-|3rd go to verse 3
|---3-----x-x-----3-x-x--x--x-x-3-x-x-3-3-|-x-x-x-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-|4th go to verse 4
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|5th go to outro
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------|



 Verse1
 ___________________________________
 |1.
  E E Q  Q  Q    E S S Q  E a S S Q    Q  E E Q  S S E   E a S S Q  E a S S Q
|--------------|---3-3------5s6-6----|----6------5-5---|---5s6-6------5s6-6----|
|-----6-----6--|---3-3------7s8-8----|----6------6-6---|---7s8-8------7s8-8----|
|-----6-----5--|---3-3------6s7-7----|----6------5-5---|---6s7-7------6s7-7----|
|-----8-----7--|---------------------|----8------7-7---|-----------------------|
|-6-6----5-----|---------------------|-6------5--------|-----------------------|
|--------------|-3-------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|                                                      |-w/Fill 3
|                E S S Q  E   S S Q
|--------------|---3-3--------3-3----|
|--------------|---3-3--------3-3----|
|--------------|---3-3--------3-3----|
|--------------|---------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|
               |-Fill 3             -|

  E E S S E Q  S S E   E  S  S Q  E  S  S E E
|-----6-6------5-5---|---10-10------10-10-----|
|-----6-6------6-6---|---11-11------11-11-----|
|-----6-6------5-5---|---12-12------12-12-----|
|-----8-8------7-7---|------------------------|
|---6----------------|----------------------5-|
|--------------------|------------------------|
                     |-w/Fill 3


  Q  Q  Q  S S E   E S S Q  E  S  S Q
|----------------|---6-6------10-10-----|
|----6-----6-6---|---8-8------11-11-----|
|----6-----5-5---|---7-7------12-12-----|
|----8-----7-7---|----------------------|
|-6-----5--------|----------------------|
|----------------|----------------------|
                 |-w/Fill 3


  Q  S S E Q  S S E   E  S  S Q  E  S  S Q
|----6-6------5-5---|---10-10------10-10----|
|----6-6------6-6---|---11-11------11-11----|
|----6-6------5-5---|---12-12------12-12----|
|----8-8------7-7---|-----------------------|
|-6--6-6---5--5-5---|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


                                 2/4          4/4
  A E. S +E  A E +S  A E. E A E   E. S +E  E   +W
|-------------------------------|------------|---------|| go to start
|-------------------------------|------------|--------o||
|-------------------------------|------------|---------||
|-3s5--3-(3)--------------------|------------|---------||
|------------3s5-(5)-5s3--1-3s5-|-3--1-(1)---|--------o||
|-------------------------------|----------3-|-(3)-----||


 Verse 2
  Gtr I
  Q  S S E Q  S S E   E  S  S E  S  S S  S  S  S E  S S
|----6-6------5-5---|---10-10---10-10---10-10-10---10---|
|----6-6------6-6---|---11-11---11-11---11-11-11---11---|
|----6-6------5-5---|---12-12---12-12------12-12---12---|
|----8-8------7-7---|-----------------------------------|
|-6--6-6---5--5-5---|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
|                     E  S  S E  S  S E     S  S E  E
|-------------------|----3--3----3--3-------3--3----3---|
|-------------------|----3--3----3--3-------3--3----3---|
|-------------------|----3--3----3--3-------3--3----3---|
|-------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------------------|
                    |-Fill 4                           -|

  Q  S S E Q  S S E   E  S  S Q     S  S  S  S Q
|----6-6------5-5---|---10-10---------10-10-10-------|
|----6-6------6-6---|---11-11---------11-11-11-------|
|----6-6------5-5---|---12-12------------12-12-------|
|----8-8------7-7---|--------------------------------|
|-6--6-6---5--5-5---|--------------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------------|
                    |-w/Fill 3


  Q  S S E Q  S S E   E  S  S E  S  S S S  S  S E  S S
|----6-6------5-5---|---10-10---10-10---x-10-10---10---|
|----6-6------6-6---|---11-11---11-11---x-11-11---11---|
|----6-6------5-5---|---12-12---12-12---x-12-12---12---|
|----8-8------7-7---|----------------------------------|
|-6--6-6---5--5-5---|----------------------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------------------|
                    |-w/Fill 4


  Q  S S E Q  S S E   E  S  S Q  E  S  S  Q
|----6-6------5-5---|---10-10------10-10\----|
|----6-6------6-6---|---11-11------11-11\----|
|----6-6------5-5---|---12-12------12-12\----|
|----8-8------7-7---|------------------------|
|-6--6-6---5--5-5---|------------------------|
|-------------------|------------------------|
                    |-w/Fill 3


  E. S +E  E E. S S S E   E S S Q  E S S Q
|----------6----5---5---|---3-3------3-3----|
|----------6----6---6---|---3-3------3-3----|
|----6-(6)-6----5---5---|---3-3------3-3----|
|----8-(8)------7---7---|-------------------|
|-6---------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|
                        |-w/Fill 3


                                 2/4          4/4
  A E. S +E  A E +S  A E. E A E   E. S +E  E   +W
|-------------------------------|------------|---------|| go to start
|-------------------------------|------------|--------o||
|-------------------------------|------------|---------||
|-3s5--3-(3)--------------------|------------|---------||
|------------3s5-(5)-5s3--1-3s5-|-3--1-(1)---|--------o||
|-------------------------------|----------3-|-(3)-----||


[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/e/eric_clapton/i_shot_the_sheriff_tab.html ]
 Verse 3
  Gtr II plays as verse 1
  Q   Q  Q  Q    E  A       Q       A       E    E     E    S  E.
|--------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-----6-----6--|-----------18--------------18---18----------------|
|-----6-----5--|---17b19==(17)-----17b19==(17)-(17)---17---15-----|
|-----8-----7--|----------------------------------------------17\-|
|-6------5-----|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------|--------------------------------------------------|



                                 ~
  Q  Q   Q  Q       E a    +E    Q  S E     S E E
|-----------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------6-----|-------------------------------|
|----6------5-----|---5b7==(5)---5--3-------------|
|----8------7-----|-------------------5-----3-----|
|-6------5--------|---------------------------5-3-|
|-----------------|-------------------------------|



  Q   Q     Q  S S E   E A     E     +S  E S A     E.     S A     E  E
|--------------------|-------------------6-6--------------6------------|
|-----6--------6-6---|---------6-----(6)-6-6-------6------6-------6----|
|-----6--------5-5---|---5b7==(5)----(5)-----5b7==(5)-------5pb7r(5)-5-|
|-----8--------7-7---|-------------------------------------------------|
|-6---------5--------|-------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------------------------------------|



  Q  Q  E E S S E   S S E   +S  E S S S  E    S S E
|----6------5-5---|---------------------------------|
|----6------6-6---|---------------------------------|
|----6------5-5---|---------------------------------|
|----8------7-7---|-------------3-x-5-3-------------|
|-6-----5-5-5-5---|---3s5---(5)----------5----3-1---|
|-----------------|-------------------------------3-|



  E E Q     Q  S S E   E a  E    +S  S S S S S  S  S S S E
|-----6--------5-5---|---2s=3----(3)-3-x-x-3-x--3--3-x-x-3-|
|-----6--------6-6---|---2s=3----(3)-3-x-x-3-x--3--3-x-x-3-|
|-----6--------5-5---|---2s=3----(3)-3-x-x-3-x--3--3-x-x-3-|
|-----8--------7-7---|-------------------------------------|
|-6-6-6-----5--5-5---|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------------------------|


Gtr I+II
  A E. S +E  A E +S  A E. E A E
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-3s5--3-(3)----------------------|
|------------3s5-(5)-5s3--1-3s5---|


|---------------------------------|


                                  7/8
  E. S +E  E +H       +W           +H.      +E
|-------------------|------------|---------------|| go to start
|-------------------|------------|--------------o||
|-------------------|------------|---------------||
|-------------------|------------|---------------||
|-3--1-(1)----------|------------|--------------o||
|----------3-(3)----|-(3)--------|-(3)------(3)--||


 Verse 4
Gtr II plays as verse 1
 4/4
  E E Q  Q  S S E   E  a  Q      S  S  S  S    E    S  E.   E E S E.   Q  S S E
|-----6-----5-5---|---------------------------------------|-----6-6-------5-5---|
|-----6-----6-6---|---------------------------------------|-----6-6-------6-6---|
|-----6-----5-5---|---------------------------------------|-----6-6-------5-5---|
|-----8-----7-7---|---15h17-----15------------------------|-----8-8-------7-7---|
|-6-6-6--5--5-5---|----------------17s15-13---15---13-----|-6-6-6-6----5--------|
|-----------------|-----------------------------------15\-|---------------------|


  S  S    E         A      +E   E       S  S  A  E    S  E.
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------15b15.5---17b19==(17)-15b15.5-----------------------|
|---17---------------------------------17-15-----------------|
|--------------------------------------------17s15---13------|
|-------------------------------------------------------15\--|



  Q   Q     Q  Q       E  E         +S  E. S S  S a    +S  +S  S E
|--------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|-----6--------6-----|--------------------------3------------------|
|-----6--------5-----|----3b3.5=====(3)-5--3-5----5b7==(5)r(5)-3---|
|-----8--------7-----|-------------------------------------------5-|
|-6---6-----5--5-----|---------------------------------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------------------------------|



                                                        ~
  Q  Q  E E Q       E E   +S      E.    E      E        Q
|-----------------|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------6-----|---6---(6)b6.5-6b6.5-6b6.5--6b6.5----8---|
|----6------5-----|-----------------------------------------|
|----8------7-----|-----------------------------------------|
|-6--6--5-5-5-----|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------------------------|



  Q  Q     Q  S S E   E  S  S S S E S S  E    Q
|----6--------5-5---|-x--3--3-x-3----------------|
|----6--------6-6---|-x--3--3-x-3----------------|
|----6--------5-5---|-x--3--3-x-3---5-3----------|
|----8--------7-7---|--------------------5----5--|
|-6--6-----5--5-5---|----------------------------|
|-------------------|----------------------------|



                                 2/4                 4/4
  A E. S +E  A E +S  A E. E A E   E. S +E        E    +W
|-------------------------------|-------------------|---------|| go to start
|-------------------------------|-------------------|--------o||
|-------------------------------|-------------------|---------||
|-3s5--3-(3)--------------------|-------------------|---------||
|------------3s5-(5)-5s3--1-3s5-|-3--1-(1)----------|--------o||
|-------------------------------|----------------3--|-(3)-----||
|
|                                 Q     E  A     E    +W
|-------------------------------|-------------------|---------||
|-------------------------------|----------------3--|-(3)----o||
|-------------------------------|----------5b7==(5)-|-(5)-----||
|-------------------------------|-------------------|---------||
|-------------------------------|-------------------|--------o||
|-------------------------------|-------------------|---------||


 Outro
  Q  Q  E E Q    Q     a    +Q   +S  a    +E    S S S E   Q  S S E E E S S E
|--------------|----------------------------------------|--------------5-5---|
|----6------6--|----------------------------------------|----6-6-------6-6---|
|----6------5--|-------5b7==(5)--(5)-5pb7r(5)---3-------|----6-6-------5-5---|
|----8------7--|----------------------------------5-3-5-|----8-8---7-7-7-7---|
|----6--5-5-5--|----------------------------------------|-6--6-6---5-5-5-5---|
|--------------|----------------------------------------|--------------------|
               |-w/Fill 3


  E S S +S  S S S S S S S E E   Q  S S E E E S S E
|---5s6-(6)-6-x-x-5s6-6-6-x-6-|--------------5-5---|
|---7s8-(8)-8-x-x-7s8-8-8-x-8-|----6-6-------6-6---|
|---6s7-(7)-7-x-x-6s7-7-7-x-7-|----6-6-------5-5---|
|-----------------------------|----8-8-------7-7---|
|-----------------------------|-6--6-6---5-5-5-5---|
|-----------------------------|--------------------|
|-w/Fill 3


  E e   S S E   S S S S E S S   Q  Q  E E Q    E S S S S S S S S E   e E
|-----------------------------|--------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----6------6--|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----6------5--|----------------------------|
|---5-----3-----5-3---3---3h5-|----8------7--|---------3---x-5-3----------|
|-------------------5---------|-6--6--5-5-5--|---3-4-5-----------5---3----|
|-----------------------------|--------------|----------------------------|
|-w/Fill 4                                   |-w/Fill 3


  E E Q  E E Q    E S S E E S S S S E E
|-----6------5--|-----------------------|
|-----6------6--|-----------------------|
|-----6------5--|-----------------------|
|-----8------7--|-----------------------|
|-6-6-6--5-5-5--|-----------------------|
|---------------|---1-3---3---1-2-3---3-|
                |-w/Fill3


   Q  Q  Q  S S E   E S S E e E S S E e
|-----6-----5-5---|---------------------*|
|-----6-----6-6---|---------------------*|
|-----6-----5-5---|---3h5---5---3-5---5-*|
|-----8-----7-7---|---------------------*|
|-/6--6--5--5-5---|---------------------*|
|-----------------|---------------------*|
                  |-w/Fill 3
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