Layla Uke tab by Eric Clapton

10 Chords used in the song: Am, F, G, Abm, Ebm, A, B, C#m, F#, E

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INTRO: Am Am  F F G G  Am Am 
Am Am F F G G Abm Abm

Abm Abm Ebm Ebm
What will you do when you get lonely
Abm Abm G G A A B B
With nobody waiting by your side
C#m C#m F# F# B B E E
You´ve been running and hiding much too long,
C#m C#m F# F# B B
You know it´s just your foolish pride.

E E

CHORUS:
Am Am F F G G Am Am
Layla, you got me on my knees.
Am Am F F G G Am Am
Layla, I´m begging darling please.
Am Am F F G G Am Am F F G G
Layla, darling won´t you ease my worried mind.


Abm Abm Ebm Ebm
Tried to give you consolation,
Abm Abm G G A A B B
Your old man won´t let you down
C#m C#m F# F# B B E E
Like a fool, I fell in love with you,
C#m C#m F# F# B B
Turned the whole world upside down


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Abm Abm Ebm Ebm
Let´s make the best of the situation
Abm Abm G G A A B B
Before I fin´lly go insane.
C#m C#m F# F# B B E E
Please don´t say we´ll never find a way
C#m C#m F# F# B B
And tell me all my loves in vain


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About this song

Layla is the title track on the Derek and the Dominos album Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs, released in December 1970. It is considered one of rock music's definitive love songs, featuring an unmistakable guitar figure, played by Eric Clapton and Duane Allman, as lead-in. Its famously contrasting movements were composed separately by Clapton and Jim Gordon. Inspired by Clapton's then-unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, the wife of his friend and fellow musician George Harrison, "Layla" was unsuccessful on its initial release.