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Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

Bob Dylan

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

         132

D:    xx0232

        2 1

Am7:  x02010

       32 1

C:    x32010

 

Strum Guide

For chords that last a half measure:

 

D d D DUD d D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

For chords that last a whole measure:

 

D d D DU UD D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Intro:  / G - D - / Am7 - - - /

           / G - D - / C - - - /

           / G - D - / Am7 - - - /

           / G - D - / C - - - /

 

G (½)       D (½)                        Am7

   Mama, take this badge from me

G (½)       D (½)              C

   I can't use it anymore

G (½)                D (½)               Am7

    It's getting dark to dark to see

G (½)                    D (½)                        C

    Feels like I'm knocking on heaven’s door

 

Chorus:

G (½)       D (½)                        Am7

  Knock Knock Knockin on Heavens door

G (½)       D (½)              C

  Knock Knock Knockin on Heavens door

G (½)       D (½)                        Am7

  Knock Knock Knockin on Heavens door

G (½)       D (½)              C

  Knock Knock Knockin on Heavens door

 

G (½)       D (½)                        Am7

Mama put my guns in the ground

G (½)       D (½)              C

I can't shoot them anymore

G (½)       D (½)                        Am7

That long black cloud is coming down

G (½)       D (½)              C

Feels like I'm knocking on heavens door

 

Chorus

 

End on G

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.