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| "I Shot The Sheriff"|
| By: Garland Cross|
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This is an improvement on my odd tab its alot better
I got this straight from the written music so it should be correct. this version is as
heard on Legend.



You can listen were all the rests are I only wrote it in big gaps

I.1st,3rd and 4th Choruses(0:01,1:43,2:38)

I shot the sheriff but I didn't shoot no deputy Oh no oh
I shot the sheriff but I swear it was in self—defenseOoh ooh ooh

Four beats per Measure
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II.1st,3rd,and 4th Verses (0:21,2:03,2:58)
All aroundin my'ometownthey
Freedom came my way one dayand I
flexes had the better of me and

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tryin to trackme downyeahThey
started out of town yeah
what is to be must beEvery
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say they want to bring me in guilty for the
All of a sudden I saw Sheriff John Brown aimin'
day the bucket a—go a well
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killing of a deputy For the life of a deputy
to shoot me down So I shot I shot I shot him
One day the bottom a—go drop out One day the bottom a—go
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2nd time skip to V. 3rd time skip to VI. *omit on 1st Verse
but I say Oh now now Oh
down and I say If I am
drop out I say I I
substitute Bass Fill 1 on 3rd and 4th verses ( see Below )
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III.2nd Chorus(0:52)
I shot the shriff but I swear it was in self defense(Oh no) Oooh ooh(Yeah I said)
play Fig 1. twice

I shot the shriff I and they say it is a capital offense Ooh ooh ooh
(Oh Lord oh now) (Yeah Yeah Hear this)
IV. 2nd Verse (1:12)
Sheriff John Brown always 'ated me For what I don't Know Every
time I plant a seed he said kill it before it grows He said
play Fig 2.

kill them before they grow And so and so Read it in the news
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V.(2:33)go back to Fig 1 VI. Outro Chorus (3:29)play Fig 1 until fade
guity I will pay I shot the sheriff Lord I didn't shot the deputy no Yeah
I shot the sheriff but I didn't shoot no deputy Yeah So yeah

Thats it. Now that wasn't to hard

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