Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door Chords

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“Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” chords are displayed on this page. This song was covered multiple times. This is the original, sung by Bob Dylan. It was released in 1973, for the soundtrack of the film “Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid”.  Let’s see the chords:

Knockin On Heaven's Door Chords

Standard Tuning

Intro:
G | D | Am7
G | D | C (2x)

Verse 1:
G              D               Am7
Mama take this badge off of me
G        D         C
I can't use it any-more
G                D                     Am7
It's getting dark, too dark for me to see
G          D                   C   
I feel I'm knockin on heaven's door

Chorus 1:
G             D                         Am7
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G             D                         C   
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G             D                         Am7
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G             D                         C   
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door

Verse 2:
G           D             Am7
Mama put my guns in the ground
G          D              C
I can't shoot them any-more
G                D                   Am7
That long black cloud is comin' down
G             D                    C   
I feel I'm knockin' on heaven's door

Chorus 2:
G             D                         Am7
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G             D                         C   
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G             D                         Am7
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
G             D                         C   
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door

Outro:
Oooh oooh oooh...
G | D | Am7

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4 comments

  1. I really love this song!!! Played it already so many times but it’s been a long time now since I played it. I am glad you posted it and I will definitely keep in mind to play it more often again. Thanks

  2. Hey,

    Thank you for sharing this post.

    I love Bob Dylan and I love this song. I have played guitar for years but never really tried to play this.

    I am definitely trying it tonight with my amplifier on.

    What are your favourite bands?

    All the best,

    Tom

    1. Hey Tom, how did it go? My favorite bands are Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Muse, Metallica, Oasis, Radiohead… among some others. I really love all kind of music, so it’s hard to say which band I really love the most. What’s yours?
      Thanks for posting here, keep rocking ! 😉

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