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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.