rock
 
|tablatures   |lyrics   |discussion forums   |more tabs @ XGuitar.com

Eric Clapton Cream tabs

Layla guitar tab

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
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  


------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

##########################################################################

Title: 			    LAYLA		(Eric Clapton & Jim Gordon)
								(1970)
		TRANSPOSED KEY
		||: Am  F G  Am :||	Am  F G  Abm 	

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


	
	     E  Am   F      G            Am            
	CHORUS:	Layla,  you got me on my knees.  
		Am    F     G               Am
		Layla,  I'm begging darling please.
		Am    F   G                 Am              F     G  
		Layla,    darling won't you ease my worried mind.


		Abm                   Ebm     
		Tried to give you consolation, 
		Abm       G         A        B 
		Your old man won't let you down
		C#m    F#      B                 E    
		Like a fool, I fell in love with you, 
		C#m        F#                 B
		Turned the whole world upside down


		CHORUS

		Abm                          Ebm    
		Let's make the best of the situation 
		Abm      G       A    B 
		Before I fin'lly go insane.
		C#m          F#        B            E  
		Please don't say we'll never find a way 
		C#m         F#              B
		And tell me all my loves in vain


		CHORUS

esposito@cbmvax.commodore.com
Todays music ain't got the same soul, I like that old time rock and roll 

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
                       Layla (Unplugged)
                       By Eric Clapton
                       Orginally Transcribed by: Danny Begelman
                       Tabbed by: Waycool


---------------|--------------------------------|-------------------------
---------------|---------------------3---3------|---5---5---5-------------
------------2--|---------------------3---3------|---5---5---5--2---------2
------------0--|----0--------3-------3---3------|---5---5---5--0---------0
-----0---3-----|--------3----1-------1---1----3-|---3---3---3------0--3---
---------------|--------------------------------|-------------------------

---1-------------------------|---------------------------------------------
---3-----------------3--3----|---5-----------------------------------------
---2-----------------3--3----|---5----------2------------------------------
---------------3-----3--3----|---5-----5----0--------------0---------------
-----------3---1-----1--1--X-|---3--0--3-----------0---3-------------------
-----------------------------|---------------------------------------------


-1----1----------------|----------------------|----------------------------
-3----3----------------|--------------------5-|5\6\5----5-6-5----5-6/8-----
-2----2----------------|------------------7---|------7--------7------------
-0----0---X--3--3----3/|-5--5--5---7----7-----|----------------------------
-------------1--1----1/|-3--3--3---5----------|----------------------------
-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------------


--------------------8----------|-10-12-10/12/10----10----------------------
--6--8/10----8--10------10 13--|----------------13----13-10---10----12/10--
-------------------------------|---------------------------12---12---------
-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------|-------------------------------------------


---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------
---------------5-6-5-|---------------------------|-------------------------
--9--10-9-----7------|-7------7----------------3-|-------------------------
------------7--------|-----7-----7/5---3---3/5---|-------0-----------------
---------------------|-------------------5-------|-5--3-------0---3--------
---------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------


1. What'll you do when you get lonely,  No one waiting by your side?
2. Try to gove you consolation, Your old man he let you down.
3. Make the best of the situation, before I finally go insane.

--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4-|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4-|-4--4--4--X-------------
--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--4-|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--5-|-5--5--5--X--5--X--7--X-
--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--5-|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--4-|-4--4--4--X--5--X--7--X-
--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--4-|-6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6-|-6--6--6--X--5--X--7--X-
--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--6-|-6--6--6--6--6--6--6--4-|-4--4--4-----5--X--5--X-
-----------------------4-|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4----|------------------------


--------0-----0----------|
-----------3-----0-------|
1---0/1----1-----1-------|
2----------------2-------|
2------------------------|
0--------------------2---|


You've been runnin' and hidin' too long.  You know it's just your foolish.
Like a fool, I fell in love with you. You turned my whole world uspside.
Please don't say we'll never find a way. Tell me all my love's in vain.


--2--2--2--X--------------|-0--0--0--X-------------|-2--2--2--X----------0-
--2--2--2--X--4--4--4---X-|-0--0--0--X--2--2--2----|-2--2--2--X--4-4-4---0-
--2--2--2--X--4--4--4---X-|-1--1--1--X--2--2--2----|-2--2--2--X--4-4-4---1-
--4--4--4--X--4--4--4---X-|-2--2--2--X--2--2--2----|-4--4--4--X--4-4-4---2-
--4--4--4-----2--2--2---X-|-2--2--2-----0--0--0----|-4--4--4-----2-2-2-----
--2--2--2-----------------|-0--0--0--------------2-|-2--2--2---------------

  Layla
------0--------------------|
------0---0----------------|
------1---1----------2-----|
--2------------------2-----|
--2------------0-----0-----|
--0------------------------|


     You Got me on my knees. Layla     I'm beggin darlin please, Layla

---------------------|----------------------|-1----------------------------
----3--------3--3--X-|-5--5--5--3-----------|-3----------3--3--------------
-0--2---5----3--3--X-|-5--5--5--2---------2-|-2---5--3---3--3----X---------
-2--0---5----3--3--X-|-5--5--5--0---------0-|-0---5--3---3--3----X---------
--------3----1--1----|-3--3--3-------0--3---|-----3--1---1--1----X---------
---------------------|----------------------|------------------------------


---------------------------|
--5--5--5--3---------------|
--5--5--5--2---------2-----|
--5--5--5--0---------0-----|
--3--3--3------0---3-------|
---------------------------|


     darlin' won't you ease my worried mind?

------1--------------|------------------------|--1-------------------------
------3------3--3--X-|-5--5--5---3------------|--3----------3--3--X--------
--(2)-2---5--3--3--X-|-5--5--5---2---------0--|--2--5--3----3--3--X--------
--(0)-0---5--3--3--X-|-5--5--5---0---------2--|--0--5--3----3--3--X--------
----------3--1--1----|-3--3--3-------0--3-----|-----3--1----1--1--X--------
---------------------|------------------------|----------------------------


---3--3--3-------------|
---5--5--5-------------|
---5--5--5--------5---.|
---5--5--5---7---------|
---3--3--3---0----3---.|
-----------------------|

Solo:
   /  /  /       /
--5--5--5-------5----------|-----------------------|-7/8--8-------8--8--8--
--6--6--6-------6----------|-----------------------|-9/10-10-9/10-10-10-10-
------------7-------7--5---|-----------------------|-----------------------
-------------------------7-|-6/5/3--5-3-----3------|-----------------------
---------------------------|------------5------5--X|-----------------------
---------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------


------8--8-------8--8-------8-10-----------|-------------------10-10/12/10-
-9/10-10-10-9/10-10-10-9/10----------------|-------------10-13-------------
------------------------------------/---12-|-10----10-12-------------------
----------------------------------12-------|----12-------------------------
-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------
-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------


-----10---|-------------------------------|--------------------------------
--13----13|--10----10-10-10---11--10------|--------------------------------
----------|-----12---------------------12-|-10-9--7/9-7--5---7-------------
----------|-------------------------------|----------------7---------------
----------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------
----------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------

                                           /   /\/\/\
----------------------------------|------13--10----------------10----------
-5-6-5/6/5------------------------|------------------------13--------------
-----------7--5-------------------|----------------------------------------
-----------------7-6----5-3-5-3---|----------------------------------------
--------------------------------5-|--5-------------------------------------
----------------------------------|----------------------------------------

                               /\/\/\        /    /\/\
--12-10/12--10------------------|----10----13---10-------------------------
---------------13----10------10-|-------10-------------13------------------
-------------------------13-----|------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|------------------------------------------

              /
--15/13-15--13--------|--12-13/15--13-15--X--12--13------------------------
-------------------15-|----------------------------------------------------
----------------14----|----------------------------------------------------
----------------------|----------------------------------------------------
----------------------|----------------------------------------------------
----------------------|----------------------------------------------------



--10--------------------------------|-10-----------------------------------
-----13(10)-------13---/-10---------|-10------10----10---------------------
------------12-10----12-----12-10---|-10---9---9/10 9---9/10---------------
----------------------------------12|------------------------12------------
------------------------------------|--------------------------------------
------------------------------------|--------------------------------------

     Layla,
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
--5-----------/----------|
-----7-6--5--3-----------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|


Out-chorus

          You got me on my knees. Layla, I'm Begging darlin please. Layla,

-----------------------|----------------------|-1--------------------------
----3----------3--3--X-|--5--5--5--3----------|-3-----------3--3-----------
----2--5---3---3--3--X-|--5--5--5--2--------0-|-2---5--3----3--3---X-------
----0--5---3---3--3--X-|--5--5--5--0--------2-|-0---5--3----3--3---X-------
-------3---1---1--1----|--3--3--3------0--3---|-----3--1----1--1---X-------
-----------------------|----------------------|----------------------------

    Layla,
-------------------------|
-5--5--5--3--------------|
-5--5--5--2---------2----|
-5--5--5--0---------0----|
-3--3--3-----0--3--------|
-------------------------|



                     you got me on my knees. Layla,               I'm

-----------------------------|----------------------|-1--------------------
-------3------------3--3--X--|-5--5--5--3-----------|-3--------3-3---------
--(2)--2----5---3---3--3--X--|-5--5--5--2---------2-|-2--5--3--3-3--X------
--(0)--0----5---3---3--3--X--|-5--5--5--0---------0-|-0--5--3--3-3--X------
------------3---1---1--1-----|-3--3--3-------0--3---|----3--1--1-1--X------
-----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------

  Beggin' darlin' please.  Layla,   darlin won't you ease my worried

--------------------------|-1------------------|---------------------------
---5--5--5---3------------|-3-----------3---3--|--5------------------------
---5--5--5---2----------0-|-2---5--3----3---3--|--5------------------------
---5--5--5---0----------2-|-0---5--3----3---3--|--5------------------------
---3--3--3--------0--3----|-----3--1----1---1--|--3------------------------
--------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------

    mind?

--------------------|---------------------------------------|---------------
-------5-6-5---5--6-|-8--6--5-6-5----5----------------------|---------------
--5--7--------------|-------------7----7--5-----------------|---------------
--------------------|------------------------7--6-5-3-----3-|-5/3-----------
--------------------|----------------------------------5----|------5--5--5--
--------------------|---------------------------------------|---------------


  development and support by
dmitry ivanov