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Guns N' Roses

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

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“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” is a song written and performed by Bob Dylan for the soundtrack of the 1973 film Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid. The song consists of four chords in the key of G major: G, D, Am7, and C. The basic pattern throughout the song is G-D-Am7-Am7 and then G-D-C-C, and this is repeated. In 2004, it was voted #190 by representatives of the music industry and press in Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time issue. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Knock-knock-knockin' on heaven's door ... Feels like I'm knockin' on heaven's door

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