I Shot The Sheriff
Bob Marley & the Wailers
Marley Wailers 1973 I Shot Sheriff 45

I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy

1973
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Year
Peak Chart Position
  • the song was released as a single but failed to chart
  • from the Wailers album Burnin (1973)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 
  • ranks #450 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • written by Bob Marley
  • Eric Clapton covered the song on his album 461 Ocean Boulevard - it became a No. 1 single in 1974
  • produced by Chris Blackwell, The Wailers
  • recorded at Harry J. Studios, Kingston, Jamaica
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