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Knockin On Heavens Door  Bob Marley

[G]Mama take this ba[D]dge from m[Am7]e
[G]I can't u[D]se it anym[C]ore
[G]It's getting d[D]ark too dark to [Am7]see
[G]Feels like I'm kn[D]ockin' on hea[C]ven's door[D]
[G]Knock-knock-kn[D]ockin' on heaven's d[Am7]oor
[G]Knock-knock-kn[D]ockin' on heaven's do[C]or[D]
[G]Knock-knock-kno[D]ckin' on heaven's door[Am7]

K[G]nock-knock-kn[D]ockin' on heaven's door[C]  [D]
[G]Mama put my g[D]uns in the gr[Am7]ound
[G]I can't sh[D]oot them an[C]ymore
[G]That long bl[D]ack cloud is comin' dow[Am7]n
[G]Feels like I'm [C]knockin' on he[D]aven's door[D]
[G]Knock-knock-knoc[C]kin' on hea[D]ven's do[Am7]or
[G]Knock-knock-knoc[D]kin' on heave[C]n's door [D]
[G]Knock-knock-knoc[D]kin' on heaven's do[Am7]or
[G]Knock-knock-kno[D]ckin' on he[C]aven's do[D]or
[G]"You just better [D]start sniffin' your o[Am7]wn
[G]rank subjugation jack[D] 'cause it's just y[C]ou     [D]
[G]against your tatt[D]ered libido, the bank [Am7]and
[G]the mortician, fore[D]ver man and it woul[C]dn't[D]
[G]be luck if you co[D]uld get out of life ali[Am7]ve"*
[G]Knock-knock-[D]knockin' on h[C]eaven's [D]door

Marley played it pretty much the same as Dylan does, just saying!


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Quotelawrence (report)

there is a change that doesn't sound right you go from g - d - a7, but then you go g - c - d, it doesn't sound right.

gravelroad (report)

Good chord progression, but the Reggae version everyone knows is Eric Clapton. Bob Marley never recorded Knockin' on Heaven's Door.