Eric Clapton wrote this in England with Bobby Whitlock. “Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?” is a song by the band Derek and the Dominos from their 1970 album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs. D G Why does love got to be so sad? Artist: Derek and the Dominos (Eric Clapton) Song: Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad Album: Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs Year: 1970 / Amaj7: X02120 Dmaj7: XX0222 / [Intro] / … Dm C Won't you show me a place Dm C Where I can hide my lonely face? Why does love got to be so Sad Chords by Eric Clapton. Learn to play guitar by chord / tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. Bb F A I know you're going to break my heart if I let you CHORUS: D G Why does love got to be so sad? From: Harlan L Thompson WHY DOES LOVE GOT TO BE SO SAD- Derek and the Dominos Dm C Got to find me a way Dm C Take me back to yesterday Bb F A How could I ever hope to forget you?