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Clapton Eric – Layla
Intro:
Dm A# C Dm (guitar)
Dm A# C Dm (guitar)
Dm A# C Dm (+drums, piano, bass)
Dm A# C Dm (& solo1)
Dm Bb C Dm
Dm A# C a a

Riff 1 = Intro:
E----------|------------------------|-------------------------|--1-------------------|------------------------|
B----------|---------------3--3-----|--5--5--5----------------|--3----------3--3-----|--5---------------------|
G-------2--|---------------3--3-----|--5--5--5--2----------2--|--2----------3--3-----|--5--------2------------|
D-------0--|----0-----3----3--3-----|--5--5--5--0----------0--|--------3----3--3-----|--5-----5--0----------0-|
A-0--3-----|-------3--1----1--1--3--|--3--3--3-------0--3-----|-----3--1----1--1--x--|--3--0--3-------0--3----|
E----------|------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------|------------------------|
        D5            Bb5  A#          C        D5               Dm    Bb5  A#          C     C5 D5

Solo 1 = Intro:
----------------------------|----------------------------------|
----------------------5--6--|--5h6h5---5-6--5---------5--6/-8--|
-------------------7--------|--------7---------7~--------------|
--5--5--5--7----7-----------|----------------------------------|
--3--3--3--5----------------|----------------------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------------------|
  C5       D5                 Dm        Bb

-----------------------8------------|--10-12-10h12h10-----10------------------------------|
----6--8/-10----8--10-------10--13--|-----------------13------13--10------10--------------|
------------------------------------|---------------------------------12------12--12h-10--|
------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
  C5          D5                        Dm                 Bb

-------------------------------|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
----------------------5--6--5--|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
--9--10--9---------7-----------|--7-----7-----------------------|-----------------------|
----------------7--------------|-----7-----7/-5----3-----3/5-3--|--------0--------------|
-------------------------------|----------------------5---------|--5--3-------0----3----|
-------------------------------|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
  C5        D5                   Dm          A#                       C       a    c

Verse 1:
C#m7                              G#7
What will you do when you get lonely?
C#m7        C *      D       E  E7
With no one 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, Layla

Chorus: (Riff 1)
Dm       Bb      C    Dm
You got me on my knees Layla
Dm       Bb          C        Dm
I'm begging darlin' please, Layla
Dm       Bb          C              Dm
Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind

Dm A# C a c

Verse 2:
C#m7                     G#7
Tried to give you consolation,
C#m7        C *          D  E 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)
You turned the whole world upside down Layla

Chorus: (Riff 1)
Dm       Bb      C      Dm
You got me on my knees Layla
Dm       Bb          C       Dm
I'm begging darlin' please, Layla
Dm     Bb          C             Dm
Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind

Dm A# C a c

Verse 3:
C#m7                            G#7
Let's make the best of the situation
C#m7      C *   D     E  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 Layla

Chorus 2: (Riff 1)
Dm       Bb     C    Dm
Got me on my knees Layla
Dm       Bb      C     Dm
Begging darlin' please, Layla
Dm       Bb          C            Dm
Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind
Dm Bb C Dm
Layla
Dm   Bb      C      Dm
Got me on my knees Layla
Dm    Bb        C       Dm
Begging darlin' PLEASE, LAYLA
Dm       Bb          C           Dm
Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind

Dm Bb C Dm

Solo: Dm A# C Dm }x7

Solo 2:
  C        Dm                     C  Bb                  C              Dm
----------------5~-5~----|--5~-5~-5~----5~------------|------------------------------7/|
--5--5--5--3----6~-6~----|--6~-6~-6~----6~------------|------------------------------9/|
--5--5--5--2----------7--|-----------7-------7--5-----|--------------------------------|
--5--5--5--0-------------|-------------------------7--|--6--5/-3--5--3-------3---------|
--3--3--3----------------|----------------------------|-----------------5~------5--x---|
-------------------------|----------------------------|--------------------------------|

                         C  Bb                    C                 Dm
--8---8---8------8---8------8---8------8---8---|-----8---8------8---8-------8--10---------|
--10--10--10--9/-10--10--9/-10--10--9/-10--10--|--9/-10--10--9/-10--10--10----------------|
-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------12b-12-|
-----------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|

              C       Bb                                C               Dm
--------------------------10-12-10h12h10-----10------|---------------------------------------|
------------------10--13-----------------13------13--|--10------10--10--10----11----10-------|
--10------10--12-------------------------------------|------12----------------------------12-|
------12---------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

         C    Bb                  C               Dm
-------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
-------------------------------|--5-6-5h6h5----------------------------|
--10--9----7h-9--7~---5-----7--|------------7--5-----------------------|
-------------------------7-----|------------------7--6--5--3--5--3-----|
-------------------------------|------------------------------------5/-|
-------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

      C   Bb                   C               Dm
------13~-10~-----------10--|--12--10/-12--10----------------------|
--------------------13------|------------------13----10------10~---|
----------------------------|----------------------------13--------|
----------------------------|--------------------------------------|
----------------------------|--------------------------------------|
----------------------------|--------------------------------------|

            C   Bb                 C             Dm
----10------13~-10~-------------|----15h-13--15--15--13~-------------|
--------10----------------13----|--------------------------------15--|
--------------------------------|----------------------------14------|
--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
--------------------------------|------------------------------------|
--------------------------------|------------------------------------|

                C   Bb                    C               Dm
--12--13/-15----13--15--x----12--13----|--10------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------|------13--10----------13------10--------------|
---------------------------------------|--------------12--10------12~-----12--10------|
---------------------------------------|------------------------------------------12--|
---------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|

           C Bb                          C          Dm
--10----------------------------------|-------------------------|
--10---------10------10~--------------|-------------------------|
--10----9----9h--10--9~----9h-10------|----5--------------------|
----------------------------------12--|-------7--6--5--3~-------|
--------------------------------------|-------------------------|
--------------------------------------|-------------------------|

Dm Bb C Dm
Layla
Dm      Bb        C  Dm
Got me on my knees Layla
Dm       Bb          C    Dm
Begging darlin' please, Layla
Dm       Bb          C            Dm
Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind
Dm Bb C Dm
Layla
Dm       Bb     C    Dm
Got me on my knees Layla
Dm       Bb       C       Dm
Begging darlin' please, Layla
Dm       Bb          C
Darlin' won't you ease my worried
Dm
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