I Shot the Sheriff Chords and Riff Tab

I Shot the Sheriff Chords and Riff Tab

I Shot the Sheriff Chords and Riff Tab

In this free video guitar lesson, you learn how to play the song “I Shot the Sheriff” by Bob Marley and also made famous by Eric Clapton. The guitar riff is straight out of the G minor pentatonic scale. The chords are drawn from the G minor scale and the strum pattern is based on syncopated sixteenth notes. Follow along with free I Shot the Sheriff guitar tab by choosing from the options below.



I Shot the Sheriff Chords and Riff Tab

I Shot the Sheriff Chords and Riff Tab

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  • Larry Hendrickson

    Great instruction. Can’t wait to practice this more.

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