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Dock Of The Bay  Otis Redding



intro G
  verse1     [G]Sittin' in the morning [B]sun
           I'll be [C]sittin' when the evening c[A]omes
           [G]Watching the ships roll [B]in
           Then I [C]watch 'em roll away ag[A]ain
  chorus     I'm [G]sittin' on the dock of the [Em]bay
           Watching the [G]tide roll a-[Em]way
           I'm just [G]sittin' on the dock of the [A]bay
                    [G]                [Em]                                                                                  
           Wastin' time---------------

verse2 I left my home in Georgia
Headed for the Frisco Bay
Coz I had nothing to live for
And look like nothing's gonna come my way, so I'm
chorus
  bridge     [G]Looks [D]like n[C]othing's gonna change
           [G]Everyth[D]ing still re[C]mains the same   (this line is wrong)
           [G]I can't [D]do what them [C]people tell me to do
           [F]So I guess I'll rem[D]ain the same
verse3 Sittin' here restin' my bones
And this loneliness won't leave me alone
This two thousand miles I roamed
Just to make this dock my home
chorus
outro G Em
Please excuse the bridge. I don't sing this and I know the words are wrong.
mikejames (US30139@VM.CC.LATECH.EDU)

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Guitarpix (report video to admin):
This will hopefully help you with the proper strum and sequence of the song. I know I didn't get all the barrs perfectly clear but it's good for a reference:) Peace!
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vincerjn (report)

Had a listen to the original song and your second line in the bridge is correct. The Em at the end of the verse (waisting time) is an E major in the original song.