(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

Otis Redding

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G                      B            C                        A
Sitting in the morning sun, I'll be sitting when the evening comes
G                       B          C                    A
Watching the ships roll in, then I watch 'em roll away again

          G                          E                 G          E
Yeah, I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away
G                          A             G      E
Sittin' on the dock of the bay, wasting time.

  G               B        C                     A
I left my home in Georgia, headed for the Frisco Bay
G                 B                    C                     A
I have nothing to live for, looks like nothing gonna come my way

                   G                      E                 G          E
So, I'm just gonna sit on the dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away
G                          A             G      E
Sittin' on the dock of the bay, wasting time

G     D      C 
 Looks like nothing's gonna change
G    D     C 
 Everything still remains the same
G        D       C           G
 I can't do what ten people tell me to do
F                   D
 so I guess I'll remain the same

G                       B              C                          A
Sittin' here resting my bones and this loneliness won't leave me alone
G                    B            C                 A
Two thousand miles I roam just to make this dock my home

                    G                      E                 G          E
Now, I'm just gonna sit on the dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away
G                          A             G      E
Sittin' on the dock of the bay, wasting time

| G | G | G | E | (repeat and fade)