Lay Down Sally

Eric Clapton

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Intro: A

A                                                               D
There is nothing that is wrong in wanting you to stay here with me
  A                                                                       D
I know you've got somewhere to go but won't you make yourself at home and stay with me?
              E
And don't you ever leave

A                    D
Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms
E                                   A
Don't you think you want someone to talk to?
A                   D
Lay down, Sally; no need to leave so soon
E                                       A
I've been trying all night long just to talk to you

    A                                                              D
The sun ain't nearly on the rise, we still got the moon and stars above
A                                                               D
Underneath the velvet skies love is all that matters. Won't you stay with me?
              E
And don't you ever leave

A                    D
Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms
E                                   A
Don't you think you want someone to talk to?
A                           D
Lay down, Sally; there's no need to leave so soon
E                                       A
I've been trying all night long just to talk to you

Guitar solo (entirely on A)

  A                                                      D
I long to see morning light colouring your face so dreamily
   A                                                                D
So don't you go and say good-bye; you can lay your worries down and stay with me
              E
And don't you ever leave

A                    D
Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms.
E                                   A
Don't you think you want someone to talk to?
A                           D
Lay down, Sally; there's no need to leave so soon
E                                       A
I've been trying all night long just to talk to you
A                    D
Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms
E                                       A
Don't you think you want someone to talk to?
A                           D
Lay down, Sally; there's no need to leave so soon
E                                       A
I've been trying all night long just to talk to you

Main riff:
   A                   D                   E
G -------------------|---------2-2-------|---------4-4-------|
D ---------2-2-------|-0-------0-0-------|-2-------2-2-------|
A -0-------0-0-------|---2-0-2-----2-3-2-|---4-2-4-----4-5-4-|
E ---2-0-2-----2-3-2-|-------------------|-------------------|