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From: whc2993@ritvax.isc.rit.edu

 

Rock And Roll :- Led Zeppelin

==============

 

/ and \ mean slide up or down

^ means hammer on or pull off

' means bend 1/2 step (1 fret)

"means bend 1 whole step ( two frets)

a number in parenthesis means it should still be ringing from when it was last

played

 

A riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

 

 

D riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

 

E riff

|---------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|-

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

 

The riff names coorespond to the chord names of a twelve bar blues in A. Since

each riff is two measures long the progression looks like this:

 

| A riff | A riff | D riff | A riff | E riff | A riff |

 

The verse tab also follow the chords of a twelve bar blues like this.

 

A verse riff

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----2-----------| play 3 |-----2-----2------|

|-----2-----------| times |-----2-----2------|

|-----0-----------| <---- |-----0-----0------|

|--3--------------| |--3-----3-----3^0-|

 

D verse riff

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----3-----------| play 3 |-----3-----3------|

|-----2-----------| times |-----2-----2------|

|-----0-----------| <---- |-----0-----0------|

|--3--------------| |--3-----3-----3^0-|

|-----------------| |------------------|

 

E verse riff

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

|--9--9--11-9--9--9--11-9--|--9--9--11-9--9--9--11-9--|--7---------|

|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--5---------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

 

 

Rock and Roll

By

Led Zeppelin

Song:

 

A riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--| repeat 1x

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

 

 

D riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

 

A riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

 

 

E riff

|---------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|-

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

 

A riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--|

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

 

 

A verse riff

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----2-----------| play 3 |-----2-----2------|

|-----2-----------| times |-----2-----2------|

|-----0-----------| <---- |-----0-----0------|

|--3--------------| |--3-----3-----3^0-|

 

Been a long time since I rock and rolled

 

A verse riff

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----2-----------| play 3 |-----2-----2------|

|-----2-----------| times |-----2-----2------|

|-----0-----------| <---- |-----0-----0------|

|--3--------------| |--3-----3-----3^0-|

 

Been a long time since I did the stroll.

 

 

 

D verse riff

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----3-----------| play 3 |-----3-----3------|

|-----2-----------| times |-----2-----2------|

|-----0-----------| <---- |-----0-----0------|

|--3--------------| |--3-----3-----3^0-|

|-----------------| |------------------|

Let me get back let me get back let me get back, baby where I come

 

A verse riff

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----------------| |------------------|

|-----2-----------| play 3 |-----2-----2------|

|-----2-----------| times |-----2-----2------|

|-----0-----------| <---- |-----0-----0------|

|--3--------------| |--3-----3-----3^0-|

from.

 

 

E verse riff

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

|--9--9--11-9--9--9--11-9--|--9--9--11-9--9--9--11-9--|--7---------|

|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|--5---------|

|--------------------------|--------------------------|------------|

 

It's been a long time been a long time been a long lonely lonely lonely lonely

lonely

 

A riff

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

|-2--2-----2--5^2--4-----|-----2--4--2--2--2--4--2--| repeat 1x

|-0--0--4--0--0----0--3'-|-(3)-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|

|------------------------|--------------------------|

time.

 

That covers the two types of progressions for the verse and chorus. You should

be able to figure out when each is played by the way they sound.

 

The end is as follows:

 

free time

A7

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--5-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--x-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--5---------------------------5^7^5-7^5----5------------------------------|

|--4--------3^5^3------3-5/7-------------0-----------------------5---------|

|-------5---------3^5-------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

 

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