FREE Campfire Singalong Songbook

20 classic, not-too-hard songs to enjoy with your family while you ride out the apocalypse.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan

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    Layla

    Derek and the Dominoes

     

    Strumming Guide:

    Verse Strum:

     

    B B D DUDUB D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Chorus strum (X=scratch strum):

    Dm    Bb      C       Dm

    D U X U   U X U   U X U   U X U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro (w/main riff):

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - / x2 (guitars only)

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - / x3 (full band enters)

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - /

     

    C#m                                G#m

        What will you do when you get lonely

    / C#m - C7 D7 /             E7

        With nobody waiting by your side

    / F#m - B - / E - A - /            

        You've been running and hiding much too long,

    / F#m - B - / E - A (hold) - /            

        You know it's just your foolish pride.

     

    Chorus (w/main riff):

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /

    Lay-la,      you got me on my knees.

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /

    Lay-la,      I'm begging darling please.

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /            / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - /

    Lay-la,     darling won't you ease my worried mind

     

    C#m                         G#m

        Tried to give you consolation,

    / C#m - C7 D7 /             E7

        Your old man won't let you down

    / F#m - B - / E - A - /            

        Like a fool, I fell in love with you,

    / F#m - B - / E - A (hold) - /            

        Turned the whole world upside down

     

    Chorus

     

    C#m                                G#m

        Let's make the best of the situation

    / C#m - C7 D7 /            E7

        Before I fin'lly go insane.

    / F#m - B - / E - A - /            

        Please don't say we'll never find a way

    / F#m - B - / E - A (hold) - /            

        And tell me all my loves in vain

     

    Outro Chorus (w/main riff):

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /

    Lay-la,      you got me on my knees.

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /

    Lay-la,      I'm begging darling please.

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /           

    Lay-la,     darling won't you ease my

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /           

    worried mind

     

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /

    Lay-la,      you got me on my knees.

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /

    Lay-la,      I'm begging darling please.

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /           

    Lay-la,     darling won't you ease my

    / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - /           

    worried mind

     

    Solo: / Dm - (Bb) - / (C) - (Dm) - / x8

     

    End on Dm


    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.