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San Francisco Bay Blues  Eric Clapton



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[EADGBE]                                     
Chords
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          [E]   [A]   [D]   [G]   [B]   [E]                                                          
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C 0 3 2 0 1 0

F x 0 3 2 1 1

C7 0 3 2 3 1 0

G 3 2 0 0 0 3

A7 x 0 2 0 2 0

D7 x x 0 2 1 2

G7 3 2 0 0 0 1

E 0 2 2 1 0 0

E7 0 2 0 1 0 0


- listen to song to get strumming pattern. It can be written by tab
but the only way to get it to perfection is to listen to the song
and get it yourself.

- I broke the song up into verses to make it easier to understand and play.
The way I broke the song up into verses may not necessarily be the way it
was written by that artist but all the wording is the same.

Riff
[----]   ^ V ^ V
e|-0-0-0-0---| Don't forget this riff. It is an important part of
B|-0-0-0-0---| the song. Play it where indicated!
G|-0-0-0-0---|
D|-0-0-0-0---|
A|-2-2-1-1---|
E|-x-x-x-x---|


Intro
[-----]*** How many times each chord is strummed varies and can easily be obtained
by listening to the song.

C F C C7 F C G F C (Riff) A7 D7 G7

Verse 1
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[C]I got the blues from my baby livin b[F]y the San Francisco B[C]ay  [C7]

The [F]ocean liners not so far [C]away [G]     [C]
Riff
V A7
[F]Didn't mean to treat her so bad she was the [C]best girl I ever have had

[D7]Said goodbye, I can take a cry, w[G7]anna lay down and die

Verse 2
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I [C]ain't got a nickel and I [F]ain't got a lousy d[C]ime[C7]

She [F]don't come back, think I'm gonna lose my [E]mind[E7]
Riff
V
[F]Ever get back to stay it's gonna [C]be another brand new day[A7]

[D7]Walkin with my baby down b[G7]y the San Francisco B[C]ay

Harmonica Solo

kazoo Solo

Verse 3
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Sit[F]tin dow[C]n looking from my back door....wonderin which way to go

[F]Woman I'm so crazy bout....she don't love me no m[C]ore
Riff
V
[F]Think I'll catch me a freight train....[C]cause I'm feelin blu[A7]e

[D7]Ride all the way to the end of the line....[G7]thinkin only of you

Verse 4
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Me[C]anwhile livin in the city....just about to go insane

[F]Though I herd my baby's voice....the [E]way she used to call my [E7]name
Riff
V
And if I[F] ever get back to stay....its gonna [C]be another brand new d[A7]ay


Riff
V
[D7]Walkin with my baby down [G7]by the San Francisco [C]Bay           [A7]Hey Hey


Riff
V
[D7]Walkin with my baby down [G7]by the San Francisco [C]Bay           [A7]

Yeahh [D7]walkin with my baby down [G7]by the San Francisco [C]Bay    [CC]   [F]  [F]  [F]  [F]  [C]  [G]  [C]

(kazoo ends song)

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