Song facts: “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” was written in 1973 for the film “Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid”. The song is a description of a deputy sheriff who has just been fatally shot.

Harmonica type: diatonic

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Mama, take this badge off of me
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I can't use it anymore
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It's gettin' dark, too dark for me to see
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I feel like I'm knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door

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Mama, put my guns in the ground
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I can't shoot them anymore
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That long black cloud is comin' down
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I feel like I'm knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
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Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door

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