Song title 505 - I Shot the Sheriff

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I Shot the Sheriff Region Profile

This page lists the chart runs for songs called "I Shot the Sheriff" in order of success. This list combines cover versions and distinct songs that happen to share the same title.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff 1974 US Billboard 1 - Jul 1974 (14 weeks), Record World 1 - 1974, Canada 1 - Aug 1974 (15 weeks), Canada RPM 1 for 1 week - Aug 1974, New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks - Oct 1974, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003 (1974), France 2 - Oct 1974 (5 weeks), Belgium 2 - Sep 1974 (8 weeks), Norway 3 - Sep 1974 (22 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1974), Holland 5 - Aug 1974 (10 weeks), Germany 7 - Sep 1974 (3 months), UK 9 - Jul 1974 (11 weeks), Springbok 11 - Nov 1974 (10 weeks), WABC NY 13 of 1974, DDD 17 of 1974, Austria 19 - Nov 1974 (1 week), POP 30 of 1974, D.Marsh 33 of 1974, US Radio 36 of 1974 (peak 1 7 weeks), US BB 76 of 1974, RYM 83 of 1974
2 Warren G I Shot the Sheriff 1997 New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks - Apr 1997, UK 2 - Feb 1997 (8 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1997), Switzerland 12 - Feb 1997 (12 weeks), Austria 18 - Mar 1997 (2 weeks), Norway 19 - Feb 1997 (1 week), US Billboard 20 - Mar 1997 (19 weeks), Japan (Tokyo) 23 - Feb 1997 (11 weeks), Poland 36 - Feb 1997 (7 weeks), US BB 85 of 1997, Italy 90 of 1997
3 Bob Marley I Shot the Sheriff 1973 Scrobulate 11 of reggae, DDD 42 of 1973, UK 67 - Nov 2005 (1 week), Rolling Stone 443, Acclaimed 586 (1973), RYM 67 of 1974, one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500
4 Lee Ritenour I Shot the Sheriff 2001 Japan (Tokyo) 91 - May 2001 (1 week)
5 XXL I Shot the Sheriff 1994 Japan (Tokyo) 55 - Jul 1994 (5 weeks)
6 Aswad I Shot the Sheriff 1991 Japan (Tokyo) 32 - Apr 1991 (7 weeks)
7 Light of The World I Shot the Sheriff 1981 UK 40 - Jan 1981 (5 weeks)

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