Tablature I shot the sheriff – Bob Marley

I shot the sheriff – Bob Marley

Rythmique du morceau :

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C’est une rythmique reggae, on joue

sur les temps 2 et 4 😉

Les coups entre () sont étouffés

(B) BH(B) B

ou alors :

(B) B (B) B

Accords :

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Gm Cm Eb Dm7

EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE

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Riff de basse sur le 1er Gm du refrain

e|——————–|

B|——————–|

G|——————–|

D|——————–|

A|—–5————–|

E|-3-6—3————|

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Refrain 1:

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Gm(2)

I shot the sheriff,

Cm(2) Gm(4)

But I didn’t shoot no deputy, oh no! Oh!

Gm(2)

I shot the sheriff,

Cm(2) Gm(4)

But I didn’t shoot no deputy. Ooh, ooh, oo-ooh.

Couplet 1:

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Eb(1) Dm7(1) Gm(2)

All a-round in my home town,

Eb(1) Dm7(1) Gm(2)

They’re tryin’ to track me down;

Eb(1) Dm7(1) Gm(2)

They say they want to bring me in guilty,

Eb(1) Dm7(1) Gm(2)

For the killing of a depu-ty,

Eb(1) Dm7(1) Gm

For the life of a dep-uty. But I say…

*(Riff):

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B|————————-|

G|————————-|

D|–5-3——————–|

A|——-5-3—–5-3——-|

E|————6——-6-3–|

Refrain 2:

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Gm

I shot the sheriff,

Cm Gm

But I swear it was in self-defence. (Oh, no! Yeah!)

Gm Cm

I say; I shot the sheriff, oh Lord!

Gm

And they say it is a capital offence. Yeah!

Couplet 2:

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Eb Dm7 Gm

Sheriff John Brown always hated me,

Eb Dm7 Gm

For what… I don’t know.

Eb Dm7 Gm

Every time I plant a seed,

Eb Dm7 Gm

He said kill it be-fore it grow,

Eb Dm7 Gm

He said kill them be-fore they grow. And so, and so…

*(Riff):

e|————————-|

B|————————-|

G|————————-|

D|–5-3——————–|

A|——-5-3—–5-3——-|

E|————6——-6-3–|

(Read it in the news!)

Refrain 3:

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Gm

I shot the sheriff,

Cm Gm

But I swear it was in self-defence. I say;

Gm

I shot the sheriff,

Cm Gm

But I swear it was in self-defence. (Yeah!)

Couplet 3:

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Eb Dm7 Gm

Freedom came my way one day,

Eb Dm7 Gm

And I started, out of town, yeah!

Eb Dm7 Gm

All of a sudden I saw Sheriff John Brown,

Eb Dm7 Gm

Aiming to shoot me down,

Eb Dm7 Gm

So I shot, I shot, I shot him down. And I say…

*(Riff):

e|————————-|

B|————————-|

G|————————-|

D|–5-3——————–|

A|——-5-3—–5-3——-|

E|————6——-6-3–|

(If I am guilty, I will pay)…

Refrain 4:

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Gm

I shot the sheriff,

Cm Gm

But I didn’t shoot no deputy, oh no! Oh!

Gm

I shot the sheriff,

Cm Gm

But I didn’t shoot no deputy. Ooh, ooh, oo-ooh.

Couplet 4:

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Eb Dm7 Gm

Re-flexes had the better of me,

Eb Dm7 Gm

And what is to be must be.

Eb Dm7 Gm

Every day, the bucket a-go a-well,

Eb Dm7 Gm

One day the bottom a-go drop out,

Eb Dm7 Gm

One day the bottom a-go drop out.

*(Riff):

e|————————-|

B|————————-|

G|————————-|

D|–5-3——————–|

A|——-5-3—–5-3——-|

E|————6——-6-3–|

(I say)…

Refrain 5:

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Gm

I-I-I, I shot the sheriff,

Cm Gm

Lord, I didn’t shot the depu-ty. No!

Gm

I-I…(shot the sheriff),

Cm Gm

But I didn’t shoot no deputy. Yeah! So, yeah!

Coda:

Gm Cm, Gm

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