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"I Shot the Sheriff" is a song written by Bob Marley. The song was first released on The Wailers' album Burnin'.

Eric Clapton recorded a cover version that was included on his album, 461 Ocean Boulevard. It is the most successful version of the song, peaking at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Clapton's only chart-topping hit in the U.S.

I want to say 'I shot the police' but the government would have made a fuss so I… read more

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I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy
Oh, no, no
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy
Ooh

All around in my hometown
They're…

Bob Marley & The Wailers - I Shot The Sheriff Lyrics

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