(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

Otis Redding

Page
132
Tempo
104
Year
1968
G B C A E D F
G B C A E D F
Intro
G
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Verse 1
G
Sittin' in the mornin'
B
sun
I'll be
C
sittin' when the evenin'
A
comes
G
Watching the ships roll
B
in
And then I
C
watch 'em roll away a-
A
gain, yeah
Chorus 1
I'm
G
sittin' on the dock of the
E
bay
Watching the
G
tide roll a-
E
way
Ooo, I'm just
G
sittin' on the dock of the
A
bay
Wastin'
G
time
E
Verse 2
I
G
left my home in
B
Georgia
C
Headed for the 'Frisco
A
Bay
G
'Cause I've had nothing to
B
live for
And look like
C
nothin's gonna come my
A
way
Chorus 2
So I'm just gonna
G
sit on the dock of the
E
bay
Watching the
G
tide roll a
E
way
Ooo, I'm
G
sittin' on the dock of the
A
bay
Wastin'
G
time
E
Bridge
G
Looks
D
like,
C
nothing's gonna change
G
D
Everything
C
still remains the same
G
I can't
D
do what
C
ten people
G
tell me to do
F
So I guess I'll re-
D
main the same, yes
Verse 3
G
Sittin' here resting my
B
bones
And this
C
loneliness won't leave me a-
A
lone
It's
G
two thousand miles I
B
roamed
Just to
C
make this dock my
A
home
Chorus 3
Now I'm just gonna
G
sit on the dock of the
E
bay
Watching the
G
tide roll a-
E
way
Ooo, I'm
G
sittin' on the dock of the
A
bay
Wastin'
G
time
E
Whistle Out
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E
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E
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