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Layla (By ERIC CLAPTON)
 
From: altenb@wrcd1.urz.uni-wuppertal.de


                                "LAYLA"    (Eric Clapton)
                             


This is my version on Mr. Slowhand's LAYLA.


Key:
        P - pull off from previous note
        B - bend note
        H - hammer on



Lick 1:
                             D#m C# H      Bb Ab C#     Bb C# D#m                   
                                /  |      |  |  |      |  |  |
  e||------------------------------------------------------------------||
  B||o--------------H--P--------S-------------------------------------o||
  G||--------------8-11-8------8-6---------------6---------6--8--------||
  D||-------8--11----------11--8-6--9------8--6--6------8--6--8--------||
  A||o------------------------------9------8--6---------8-------------o||
  E||------------------------------------------------------------------||



Lick 2:
                     H  P         B
  e|---------------11-14-11-----14-16------14----13-----------11--------|
  B|--------11--14---------14---------------------------14--------------|
  G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

                   H  P         B
  e|---------------11-14-11-----16-18------16----13---------------------|
  B|--------11--14---------14---------------------------14----16--------|
  G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|





INTRO:          Lick 1
                Lick 2  (2 x)



                Dm                            Am
                What will you do when you get lonely
                Dm          C#      D#      F
                With nobody waiting by your side
                Gm          C           F               Bb
                You've been running and hiding much too long,
                Gm            C                 F
                You know it's just your foolish pride.



           Bb   D#m C# B A# Ab  C#  Bb  C#   D#m
CHORUS:         Layla,      you got me on my knees.
                D#m C# B A# Ab  C#   Bb    C#   D#m
                Layla,      I'm begging darling please.
                D#m C# B A# Ab C#    Bb    C#    D#m      C# B A# Ab C# Bb C#
                Layla,         darling won't you ease my worried mind.



                Dm                   Am
                Tried to give you consolation,
                Dm       C#        D#      F
                Your old man won't let you down
                Gm     C        F                Bb
                Like a fool, I fell in love with you,
                Gm         C                  F
                Turned the whole world upside down



        
                CHORUS



                Dm                         Am
                Let's make the best of the situation
                Dm       C#      D#    F 
                Before I fin'lly go insane.
                Gm           C         F            Bb
                Please don't say we'll never find a way
                Gm          C               F
                And tell me all my loves in vain



                CHORUS



PIANO-PART:     Lick 3                     )
                Lick 3, Lick 4   (3 x)     >  (2 x)
                Lick 5                     ) 

                Lick 3
                Lick 3, Lick 4
                Lick 3  (4 x)
                Lick 3, Lick 4




(I'm not shure about the chords.)

Lick 3:         C#  Fm  Fm-F#-Ab  F#  Fm  D#m  C#

Lick 4:         D#m  Ab C#  D#m  Fm  D#m  C#  A  C#

Lick 5:         C#  C  Bb

                Fm  F#  Ab  F#  F  D#

                D#  Fm  F#  Fm  D#  C#

                Bb  C# Bb  D#  Bb

                C#  C  Bb  Ab  


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        Martin Altenbeck
        ALTENBECK@PHYSIK.UNI-WUPPERTAL.DE  or
        ALTENB@WRCD1.URZ.UNI-WUPPERTAL.DE
        Department of Physics  
        University of Wuppertal (Germany)

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From: vassago@spec.org
Subject: Layla (electric) by Eric Clapton

/  =  slide
h  =  hammer on
p  =  pull off
b  =  bend note
r  =  release bend
~  =  vibrato
*  =  repeat the part played by guitar two in the background
I play the hammer on/ pull off with my ring finger but it is easier
if you use your pinky
Intro
2X
guitar one (Clapton)  |guitar two (Duane Allman)
|---------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------7h10p7----7-|---7/5--3-------5-------7--------|
|---7h10---------10---|---7/5--3-------5-------7--------|
|---------------------|---5/3--1-0-----3-0-----5--------|
|---------------------|------------1/3-----3/5----------|

This part 2X
guitar one (Clapton)     *
|-------10h13p10----10---13b-13r-12----10---------------|
|-10h13----------13-----------------13------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

                                      1st    2nd
                                     ------ -------
                         *           |      |
|-------10h13p10----10---15b-15r-12-----10-----9b~~~~~~-|
|-10h13----------13----------------13-------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|


then go on to the rest of the song, you can get from
the unplugged version
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