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I Shot the Sheriff "is a song by the reggae group Bob Marley & The Wailers.

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I Shot the Sheriff
Single from:

Bob Marley & The Wailers

From the album:

Burnin Recommended

Released 1973
Type of carrier Vinyl single
Recording april1973
Genre Reggae
Duration 4: 41
Tag Tuff GongIsland Records
Writer (s) Bob Marley
Producer (s) Chris BlackwellThe Wailers
Bob Marley & The Wailers
1973

"Get Up, Stand Up"

1973

"I Shot the Sheriff"

1974

"No Woman, No Cry"

Order on Burnin recommended
(2)

"Hallelujah Time"

(3)

"I Shot the Sheriff"

(4)

"Burnin' and Lootin'"

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Bob Marley & The Wailers[Edit]Edit

I shot the sheriff appeared as first on the fourth album Burnin' by Bob Marley & The Wailers in 1973. The song was released as a single but was not hit in Netherlands and Flanders.


I Shot the Sheriff
Single from:

Eric Clapton

From the album:

461 Ocean Boulevard

B-side (s) Give me strength
Released July1974
Type of carrier Vinyl single
Recording april/may1974
Genre BluesRockReggae
Duration 3: 30
Tag RSO Records
Writer (s) Bob Marley
Producer (s) Tom Dowd
Position (s) in the charts
  1. 1 (United StatesCanada, New Zealand)
  2. 3 (Norway)
  3. 5 (Dutch Single Top 100Dutch Top 40)
  4. 9 (United Kingdom)
  5. 20 (Austria)
Eric Clapton
1970

After midnight

1974

I Shot the Sheriff

1974

Willie and the hand jive

Order on 461 Ocean Boulevard
4

Get ready

5

I Shot the Sheriff

6

I can't hold out

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Eric Clapton[Edit]Edit

Eric Clapton covered the song for his album 461 Ocean Boulevard, this song had more success than Marley version. The song reached the number 1 position in the u.s.Billboard Hot 100. It is also Claptons only number 1-listing in the United States.

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Dutch Top 40[Edit]Edit

Chart positions: 31-08-1974 to 26-10-1974
Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Position: 19 9 8 5 5 8 13 16 35 from

Dutch Single Top 100[Edit]Edit

Chart positions: 24-08-1974 to 19-10-1974
Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Position: 24 18 9 8 5 8 13 19 30 from

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
I shot the sheriff 1192 1327 1664 1496 1869 1434 1899 1819 1676 1679 - 1836 1864 - 1898

I shot the sheriff
Single from:

Warren G

From the album:

Take a look over your shoulder

B-side (s) What's love got to do with it (Remix)
Released 3 February1997
Type of carrier CD single
Recording 1996
Genre Hip Hop
Duration 4: 07
Tag Def Jam Recordings
Writer (s) Bob Marley
Producer (s) Warren G
Position (s) in the charts
  1. 1 (New Zealand)
  2. 2 (United Kingdom)
  3. 6 (Finland)
  4. 8 (Australia)
  5. 11 (Sweden)
  6. 12 (Switzerland)
  7. 18 (Austria)
  8. 19 (Norway)
  9. 20 (United States)
  10. 30 (France)
  11. 31 (Wallonia)
  12. 63 (Dutch Single Top 100)
Warren G
1996

What's love got to do with it with Adina Howard

1997

I shot the sheriff

1997

Prince Igor with The Rapsody &Sissel

Order on Take a look over your shoulder
15

Can you feel it

16

I shot the sheriff

17

I shot the sheriff (Remix)

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Warren G[Edit]Edit

In 1997, a cover of the song Warren G . It appeared on his second album Take a look over your shoulder. The single came in the Dutch Single Top 100 to number 63 while the Dutch Top 40 not out and got stuck in the Tipparade in fifth place.

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Dutch Single Top 100[Edit]Edit

Chart positions: 22-02-1997 to 22-03-1997
Week: 1 2 3 4 5
Position: 78 65 63 70 90 from

Other covers[Edit]Edit

Some other artists who have covered the song:

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