Artist Eric Clapton
Album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Genre(s)
Note The riff can be found on UkuleleHunt, right here: http://ukulelehunt.com/2007/11/26/guitar-riffs-for-ukulele-15-eric-clapton-layla/.It should be noted that "Layla" is a song written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, originally released by their blues rock band Derek and the Dominos, as the thirteenth track from their album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (November 1970).
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Dbm                             Ab7
  What will you do when you get lonely
Dbm           C       D       E    E7
  With nobody waiting by your side
Gbm           B           E               A 
  You've been running and hiding much too long,
Gbm             B                 E
  You know it's just your foolish pride.


Am   Dm  Bb     C            Dm
Lay--la,    you got me on my knees.
Am   Dm  Bb     C               Dm 
Lay--la,    I'm begging darling please.
Am   Dm  Bb     C                 Dm
Lay--la,        darling won't you ease my 
Am       Dm   Bb   C   -Am-
 worried mind.


Dbm                      Ab7
  Tried to give you consolation,
Dbm            C         D       E    E7
  And your old man won't let you down
Gbm      B       E                 A
  Like a fool, I fell in love with you,
Gbm          B                  E
  Turned the whole world upside down


Am   Dm  Bb     C            Dm
Lay--la,    you got me on my knees.
Am   Dm  Bb     C               Dm 
Lay--la,    I'm begging darling please.
Am   Dm  Bb     C                 Dm
Lay--la,        darling won't you ease my 
Am       Dm   Bb   C   -Am-
 worried mind.


Dbm                              Ab7
  Let's make the best of the situation
Dbm        C       D    E    E7
  Before I fin'lly go insane.
Gbm            B         E            A
  Please don't say we'll never find a way
Gbm           B               E     
  And tell me all my loves in vain


Am   Dm  Bb     C            Dm
Lay--la,    you got me on my knees.
Am   Dm  Bb     C               Dm 
Lay--la,    I'm begging darling please.
Am   Dm  Bb     C                 Dm
Lay--la,        darling won't you ease my 
Am       Dm   Bb   C   Dm
 worried mind.

Outro:
    C  C  F  F  C  C  F  F  Bb7  Bb7  C  C -first section-
    Am  Dm  G  C  Am  D7  G  G -second section-
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3 Comments

  1. what key is it in

  2. Love this song ❤❤

  3. -2 is easiest for me!

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