I Shot the Sheriff – Bob Marley Loading

“I Shot the Sheriff” è una canzone scritta da Bob Marley, che racconta la storia di un uomo che ha ucciso uno sceriffo locale per difendere la sua vita. Il brano, che ha riscontrato un enorme successo a livello internazionale, è stato “coverizzato” anche dal cantautore Eric Clapton.

Accordi della Canzone

CHORUS 1
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SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I didn't shoot no deputy, oh no! Oh!
SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I didn't shoot no deputy. Ooh, ooh, oo-ooh.


VERSE 1
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MIb    REm      SOLm
 All a-round in my home town,
        MIb       REm      SOLm
They're tryin' to track me down;
MIb            REm                 SOLm
 They say they want to bring me in guilty,
        MIb          REm  SOLm
For the killing of a depu-ty,
        MIb       REm SOLm
For the life of a dep-uty. But I say...

STACCO = SOLm REm / DOm-REm-SOLm 


CHORUS 2
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SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I swear it was in self-defence. (Oh, no! Yeah!)
       SOLm                   DOm
I say; I shot the sheriff, oh Lord!
                     SOLm
And they say it is a capital offence. Yeah!


VERSE 2
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MIb      REm               SOLm
 Sheriff John Brown always hated me,
    MIb    REm      SOLm
For what... I don't know.
      MIb    REm     SOLm
Every time I plant a seed,
        MIb        REm     SOLm
He said kill it be-fore it grow,
        MIb          REm       SOLm
He said kill them be-fore they grow. 

STACCO =    SOLm REm     DOm-REm-SOLm 
         (And so,     and so...)        


CHORUS 3
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SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I swear it was in self-defence. I say;
SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I swear it was in self-defence. (Yeah!)


VERSE 3
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MIb              REm     SOLm
 Freedom came my way one day,
      MIb     REm     SOLm
And I started, out of town, yeah!
MIb       REm          SOLm
 All of a sudden I saw Sheriff John Brown,
MIb        REm      SOLm
 Aiming to shoot me down,
     MIb     REm              SOLm
So I shot, I shot, I shot him down. And I say...

STACCO = SOLm REm / DOm-REm-SOLm 

...If I am guilty, I will pay!


CHORUS 4
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SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I didn't shoot no deputy, oh no! Oh!
SOLm
 I shot the sheriff,
DOm                    SOLm
 But I didn't shoot no deputy. Ooh, ooh, oo-ooh.

VERSE 4
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   MIb            REm       SOLm
Re-flexes had the better of me,
    MIb        REm     SOLm
And what is to be must be.
      MIb      REm           SOLm
Every day, the bucket a-go a-well,
MIb          REm         SOLm
 One day the bottom a-go drop out,
MIb          REm         SOLm
 One day the bottom a-go drop out.

STACCO =       SOLm REm / DOm-REm-SOLm 
        (I say)


CHORUS 5
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    SOLm
I-I-I, I shot the sheriff,
DOm                           SOLm
 Lord, I didn't shot the depu-ty. No!
  SOLm
I-I...(shot the sheriff),
DOm                    SOLm
 But I didn't shoot no deputy. Yeah! So, yeah!


FINALE = SOLm DOm SOLm DOm SOLm DOm (sfuma)


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