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acoustic version of Layla n 12/8 time

                                Layla
                                 by
                            Eric Clapton


Intro
     Dm         Bb        C      Dm          Bb      C         Dm
]-------]----------------]-------------]-1----------]----------------]
]-------]--------3--3----]-5-5---------]-3-----3-3--]----------------]
]-------]--------3--3----]-5-5---------]-2-----3-3--]----------------]
]-----0-]--------3--3----]-5-5-0-----0-]-------3-3--]-------0------0-]
]-0^3---]--3--1-------3--]-------0^3---]---3-1------]-3-0-3----0^3---]
]-------]----------------]-------------]------------]----------------]


         Bb      C          Dm
]--1----------------]--------------]
]--3--------3-3-----]--5-5-----5-6-]
]--2--------3-3-----]--5-5---------]
]-----------3-3-----]--5-5--0------]
]-----3--1-------3--]--------------]
]-------------------]--------------]


First Solo:
Dm               Bb       C        Dm                          Bb
]-----------------------]-------------8----8-]-10-12-10-8-10-8----------------]
]-5^6^5---5-6-5---5-6-8-]-6-8-10-8-10---10---]-----------------10-8-10-8-6^8^6]
]-------7-------7-------]--------------------]--------------------------------]
]-----------------------]--------------------]--------------------------------]
]-----------------------]--------------------]--------------------------------]
]-----------------------]--------------------]--------------------------------]

  C       Dm           Bb   C
]-------------------]------]--------]
]-5-6-5-------5-6-5-]------]--------]
]-------7-5-7-------]-7----]--------]
]-------------------]------]--------]
]-------------------]------]-----0-3]
]-------------------]------]--------]


Verse

C#m7                             G#7   C#m7        C        D      E     E7
What will you do when you get lonely?  With no-one waiting by your side

F#m          B           E                  A  F#m          B
You've been running and hiding much too long,  You know its just your foolish

E      A
pride, Layla

Chorus:
Dm  Bb     C            Dm           Bb    C               Dm            Bb
       You got me on my knees layla    I'm begging darlin' please, Layla

C                 Dm                    Bb  C
Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind

repeat for 2nd and third verse:

2nd solo:


Dm        Bb      C              Dm                                 Bb
]----------------]---------------------]-------------------------------------
]-6-6-6---6------]---------------------]-------13-13-------13-13-------13-13-
]-7-7-7-7---7----]---------------------]-13/14-14-14-13/14-14-14-13/14-14-14-
]-------------7--]-6--5\3--5^3---------]-------------------------------------
]----------------]-------------5--3/5--]-------------------------------------
]----------------]---------------------]-------------------------------------


              C                        Dm
-------------]----------------------------------------------]
-------13-13-]-------13-13-------13-13-------13-15----------]
-13/14-14-14-]-13/14-14-14-13/14-14-14-13/14-------12\10----]
-------------]-------------------------------------------12-]
-------------]----------------------------------------------]
-------------]----------------------------------------------]


  Dm                   Bb                    C             Dm
]-------------------10-12-10^12^10----10----]-----------------------------]
]----------------13----------------13----13-]-10--10-10-10-11-10----------]
]-10----10-12/14----------------------------]--------------------12-------]
]----12-------------------------------------]-----------------------------]
]-------------------------------------------]-----------------------------]
]-------------------------------------------]-----------------------------]


           Bb         C               Dm                       Bb
]-------------------]-----------------------------]-13--10--------------10]
]-------------------]-5-6-5^6^5-------------------]------------------13---]
]-10-9-7^9-7-5---7--]-----------7-5---------------]-----------------------]
]--------------7----]---------------7-6\5-3-5^3---]-----------------------]
]-------------------]---------------------------5-]-----------------------]
]-------------------]-----------------------------]-----------------------]

  C                  Dm                            Bb      C        Dm
]-12--11/12--10---------------------]--10----13-10-------]-15-15-15-13------]
]---------------13------------------]-----10---------13--]---------------15-]
]--------------------14-13-14\12----]--------------------]------------------]
]--------------------------------12-]--------------------]------------------]
]-----------------------------------]--------------------]------------------]
]-----------------------------------]--------------------]------------------]

                  Bb        C               Dm
]-12-13-15---13-15---12-13-]-10-----------------------------]
]--------------------------]----13-10-------13-10-----------]
]--------------------------]----------12-10-------12\10-----]
]--------------------------]-----------------------------12-]
]--------------------------]--------------------------------]
]--------------------------]--------------------------------]

         Bb        C         Dm
]-----------------]-----------------]
]-----------------]-----------------]
]-9-8--8-8--8^9---]--5--------------]
]---------------7-]----7-6-5\3------]
]-----------------]-------------5---]
]-----------------]-----------------]

repeat chorus:
===========================================================================
                            Version 2
                       Layla (Unplugged)
                       By Eric Clapton
---------------]--------------------------------]-------------------------
---------------]---------------------3---3------]---5---5---5-------------
------------2--]---------------------3---3------]---5---5---5--2---------2
------------0--]----0--------3-------3---3------]---5---5---5--0---------0
-----0---3-----]--------3----1-------1---1----3-]---3---3---3------0--3---
---------------]--------------------------------]-------------------------

---1-------------------------]---------------------------------------------
---3-----------------3--3----]---5-----------------------------------------
---2-----------------3--3----]---5----------2------------------------------
---------------3-----3--3----]---5-----5----0--------------0---------------
-----------3---1-----1--1--X-]---3--0--3-----------0---3-------------------
-----------------------------]---------------------------------------------

-1----1----------------]----------------------]----------------------------
-3----3----------------]--------------------5-]5\6\5----5-6-5----5-6/8-----
-2----2----------------]------------------7---]------7--------7------------
-0----0---X--3--3----3/]-5--5--5---7----7-----]----------------------------
-------------1--1----1/]-3--3--3---5----------]----------------------------
-----------------------]----------------------]----------------------------

--------------------8----------]-10-12-10/12/10----10----------------------
--6--8/10----8--10------10 13--]----------------13----13-10---10----12/10--
-------------------------------]---------------------------12---12---------
-------------------------------]-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------]-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------]-------------------------------------------

---------------------]---------------------------]-------------------------
---------------5-6-5-]---------------------------]-------------------------
--9--10-9-----7------]-7------7----------------3-]-------------------------
------------7--------]-----7-----7/5---3---3/5---]-------0-----------------
---------------------]-------------------5-------]-5--3-------0---3--------
---------------------]---------------------------]-------------------------

1. What'll you do when you get lonely,  No one waiting by your side?
2. Try to gove you consolation, Your old man he let you down.
3. Make the best of the situation, before I finally go insane.

--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4-]-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4-]-4--4--4--X-------------
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--4-]-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--5-]-5--5--5--X--5--X--7--X-
--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--5-]-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--4-]-4--4--4--X--5--X--7--X-
--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--4-]-6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6-]-6--6--6--X--5--X--7--X-
--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--6-]-6--6--6--6--6--6--6--4-]-4--4--4-----5--X--5--X-
-----------------------4-]-4--4--4--4--4--4--4----]------------------------

--------0-----0----------]
-----------3-----0-------]
1---0/1----1-----1-------]
2----------------2-------]
2------------------------]
0--------------------2---]
You've been runnin' and hidin' too long.  You know it's just your foolish.
Like a fool, I fell in love with you. You turned my whole world uspside.
Please don't say we'll never find a way. Tell me all my love's in vain.

--2--2--2--X--------------]-0--0--0--X-------------]-2--2--2--X----------0-
--2--2--2--X--4--4--4---X-]-0--0--0--X--2--2--2----]-2--2--2--X--4-4-4---0-
--2--2--2--X--4--4--4---X-]-1--1--1--X--2--2--2----]-2--2--2--X--4-4-4---1-
--4--4--4--X--4--4--4---X-]-2--2--2--X--2--2--2----]-4--4--4--X--4-4-4---2-
--4--4--4-----2--2--2---X-]-2--2--2-----0--0--0----]-4--4--4-----2-2-2-----
--2--2--2-----------------]-0--0--0--------------2-]-2--2--2---------------

  Layla
------0--------------------]
------0---0----------------]
------1---1----------2-----]
--2------------------2-----]
--2------------0-----0-----]
--0------------------------]

     You Got me on my knees. Layla     I'm beggin darlin please, Layla
---------------------]----------------------]-1----------------------------
----3--------3--3--X-]-5--5--5--3-----------]-3----------3--3--------------
-0--2---5----3--3--X-]-5--5--5--2---------2-]-2---5--3---3--3----X---------
-2--0---5----3--3--X-]-5--5--5--0---------0-]-0---5--3---3--3----X---------
--------3----1--1----]-3--3--3-------0--3---]-----3--1---1--1----X---------
---------------------]----------------------]------------------------------

---------------------------]
--5--5--5--3---------------]
--5--5--5--2---------2-----]
--5--5--5--0---------0-----]
--3--3--3------0---3-------]
---------------------------]

     darlin' won't you ease my worried mind?
------1--------------]------------------------]--1-------------------------
------3------3--3--X-]-5--5--5---3------------]--3----------3--3--X--------
--(2)-2---5--3--3--X-]-5--5--5---2---------0--]--2--5--3----3--3--X--------
--(0)-0---5--3--3--X-]-5--5--5---0---------2--]--0--5--3----3--3--X--------
----------3--1--1----]-3--3--3-------0--3-----]-----3--1----1--1--X--------
---------------------]------------------------]----------------------------

---3--3--3-------------]
---5--5--5-------------]
---5--5--5--------5---.]
---5--5--5---7---------]
---3--3--3---0----3---.]
-----------------------]


Solo:
   /  /  /       /
--5--5--5-------5----------]-----------------------]-7/8--8-------8--8--8--
--6--6--6-------6----------]-----------------------]-9/10-10-9/10-10-10-10-
------------7-------7--5---]-----------------------]-----------------------
-------------------------7-]-6/5/3--5-3-----3------]-----------------------
---------------------------]------------5------5--X]-----------------------
---------------------------]-----------------------]-----------------------

------8--8-------8--8-------8-10-----------]-------------------10-10/12/10-
-9/10-10-10-9/10-10-10-9/10----------------]-------------10-13-------------
------------------------------------/---12-]-10----10-12-------------------
----------------------------------12-------]----12-------------------------
-------------------------------------------]-------------------------------
-------------------------------------------]-------------------------------

-----10---]-------------------------------]--------------------------------
--13----13]--10----10-10-10---11--10------]--------------------------------
----------]-----12---------------------12-]-10-9--7/9-7--5---7-------------
----------]-------------------------------]----------------7---------------
----------]-------------------------------]--------------------------------
----------]-------------------------------]--------------------------------

                                           /   /\/\/\
----------------------------------]------13--10----------------10----------
-5-6-5/6/5------------------------]------------------------13--------------
-----------7--5-------------------]----------------------------------------
-----------------7-6----5-3-5-3---]----------------------------------------
--------------------------------5-]--5-------------------------------------
----------------------------------]----------------------------------------

                               /\/\/\        /    /\/\
--12-10/12--10------------------]----10----13---10-------------------------
---------------13----10------10-]-------10-------------13------------------
-------------------------13-----]------------------------------------------
--------------------------------]------------------------------------------
--------------------------------]------------------------------------------
--------------------------------]------------------------------------------

              /
--15/13-15--13--------]--12-13/15--13-15--X--12--13------------------------
-------------------15-]----------------------------------------------------
----------------14----]----------------------------------------------------
----------------------]----------------------------------------------------
----------------------]----------------------------------------------------
----------------------]----------------------------------------------------

--10--------------------------------]-10-----------------------------------
-----13(10)-------13---/-10---------]-10------10----10---------------------
------------12-10----12-----12-10---]-10---9---9/10 9---9/10---------------
----------------------------------12]------------------------12------------
------------------------------------]--------------------------------------
------------------------------------]--------------------------------------

     Layla,
-------------------------]
-------------------------]
--5-----------/----------]
-----7-6--5--3-----------]
-------------------------]
-------------------------]

Out-chorus

          You got me on my knees. Layla, I'm Begging darlin please. Layla,
-----------------------]----------------------]-1--------------------------
----3----------3--3--X-]--5--5--5--3----------]-3-----------3--3-----------
----2--5---3---3--3--X-]--5--5--5--2--------0-]-2---5--3----3--3---X-------
----0--5---3---3--3--X-]--5--5--5--0--------2-]-0---5--3----3--3---X-------
-------3---1---1--1----]--3--3--3------0--3---]-----3--1----1--1---X-------
-----------------------]----------------------]----------------------------

    Layla,
-------------------------]
-5--5--5--3--------------]
-5--5--5--2---------2----]
-5--5--5--0---------0----]
-3--3--3-----0--3--------]
-------------------------]

                     you got me on my knees. Layla,               I'm
-----------------------------]----------------------]-1--------------------
-------3------------3--3--X--]-5--5--5--3-----------]-3--------3-3---------
--(2)--2----5---3---3--3--X--]-5--5--5--2---------2-]-2--5--3--3-3--X------
--(0)--0----5---3---3--3--X--]-5--5--5--0---------0-]-0--5--3--3-3--X------
------------3---1---1--1-----]-3--3--3-------0--3---]----3--1--1-1--X------
-----------------------------]----------------------]----------------------

  Beggin' darlin' please.  Layla,   darlin won't you ease my worried
--------------------------]-1------------------]---------------------------
---5--5--5---3------------]-3-----------3---3--]--5------------------------
---5--5--5---2----------0-]-2---5--3----3---3--]--5------------------------
---5--5--5---0----------2-]-0---5--3----3---3--]--5------------------------
---3--3--3--------0--3----]-----3--1----1---1--]--3------------------------
--------------------------]--------------------]---------------------------

    mind?
--------------------]---------------------------------------]---------------
-------5-6-5---5--6-]-8--6--5-6-5----5----------------------]---------------
--5--7--------------]-------------7----7--5-----------------]---------------
--------------------]------------------------7--6-5-3-----3-]-5/3-----------
--------------------]----------------------------------5----]------5--5--5--
--------------------]---------------------------------------]---------------



===========================================================================

                                      Version 3
Layla
by Eric Clapton
INTRO   Dm  Bb  C  Dm
        Dm  Bb  C

VERSE 1 A C C#m                               G#/D#
               What will you do when you get lonely?
        C#m/E        C       D       E
              No one waiting by your side.
        F#m             B        E               A
            You've been runnin', hidin' much too long.
        F#m               B                 E
            You know it's just your foolish pride.


CHORUS     Dm  Bb     C            Dm
        Layla,    you got me on my knees, Layla,
        Bb   C               Dm
           I beg you darlin' please, Layla,
        Bb                   C               Dm
           Darlin' won't you ease my worried mind.


VERSE 2
        Tried to give you consolation.
        Your old man had let you down.
        Like a fool, I fell in love with you.
        Turned my whole world upside down.


CHORUS


VERSE 3
        Make the best of situation.
        'Fore I finally go insane.
        Please don't say, we'll never find a way.
        Tell me all my love's in vain.


CHORUS

CHORUS

SOLO

CHORUS

CHORUS



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