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From: marting@qpsx.oz.au (Martin Gregory)

Subject: Re: REQ: White Summer - Jimmy Page

 

 

broadhur@annex.com (Mike Broadhurst) wrote:

>Does anyone have tab for Page's White Summer? I think it's something he

>originally wrote back in his Yardbird days. I've heard the tune on some

>Zep bootlegs (Knebworth, I think) and it's pretty cool. If memory serves,

>Page seques from this open-tuned piece straight into Kashmir. Does this

>mean Kashmir is also played in an open tuning, or is it another medley of

>tunes Page plays on his double neck?

 

White Summer leads into Black Mountainside. (On the Remasters, at least).

 

I posted this about a month ago.

 

Enjoy... Improve!....

 

Martin

 

MartinG@qpsx.oz.au

 

White Summer

Jimmy Page

 

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Notation:

 

Above the staff: * - harmonic

\ - arpegiate chord downwards (high string to low)

/ - arpegiate chord upwards (low string to high)

0:12 - the time appearing on my CD player at this point

 

On the staff: h - hammer next note on

p - pull next note off

b - bend up to next note

r - release bend down to next note

/ - slide up to next note

\ - slide down to next note

~ - bend note up and back

 

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Tuning:

 

Tune both E strings down one tone to D

Tune the B string down one tone to A

 

 

The introduction....

 

 

0:00

* * * *

d-|----12-----7-----5--------------------------------0-----------0------------

a-|----12-----7-----5-----------------------------------------------------3---

G-|----12-----7-----5--------------0-12--------------0-h2-p0-----0-h2-h4------

D~|----12-----7-----5-----0-h2-h4-----------------------------4---------------

A-|----12-----7-----5---------------------------------------------------------

D-|----12-----7-----5--------------------3-b5-~5------------------------------

 

 

\ \ 0:16

d-|--0------------------------------------------------------------------------

a-|-----------------0-----------------------------3--------------0------------

G-|--4-p2-p0--2-----2--------0-h2-p0-----0-h2-h4-----4-p2--0--2--2--2-p0------

D~|-----------------0-----------------4--------------------------0--------2-p0

A-|-----------------0--------------------------------------------0------------

D-|-----------------0--------------------------------------------0------------

 

 

 

d-|--------------------------------------------------------4-/5-\4-/8-\7/12\10

a-|-----------------------2---------------------------------------------------

G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

D~|-----2--------4--------------------2--2-h4-p2-h4-p2-----4-/5-\4-/8-\7/12\10

A-|--3-----3-/5-----5--3--2--------0------------------------------------------

D-|-----------------------------0---------------------------------------------

 

0:23

/

d-|-----0--0--0---------------------------------------------------------------

a-|--0--0--------------5-p3-b5-~5-----3-b5-r3-b5-----5-r3---------------------

G-|--2-----4--5--5--------------------------------------------2--4-b5-r4-b5---

D~|--0--------------0---------------------------------------------------------

A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

\

d-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

a-|--------------------3--------------0--------------------------3------------

G-|--2-p0-----0-h2-h3-----3-p2-p0-h2--2--------------0--0-h2-h4-----3-p2-p0--2

D~|--------4--------------------------0-----0-h2-h4---------------------------

A-|-----------------------------------0---------------------------------------

D-|-----------------------------------0---------------------------------------

 

 

0:39

\ \ \

d-|--4-p0-h4-----4-p0-h4-----4-p0-h4--------0--0--0---------------------------

a-|--0-----------0-----------0-----------0--0--------------5-r3-b5-----3-b5-~5

G-|--2-----------2-----------2-----------2-----4--5--5------------------------

D~|--0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------------0---------------------

A-|--0-----------0-----------0------------------------------------------------

D-|--0-----------0-----------0------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

d-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

a-|--5-p3-p2-h3-----5-p3-p2-h3-----5-p3-p2-p3-h5-/7-\5-----5-p3-p2--3-p2-p0---

G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

D~|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

A-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

0:50 \

d-|-----------------------0-----------0-----------0---------------------------

a-|--------------------------------------------3-----------------0------------

G-|--4-p2-p0--4-----------0-h2-p0-----0-h2-h4-----4-p2-p0--2-----2------------

D~|--------------------------------4-----------------------------0------------

A-|--------------------------------------------------------------0------------

D-|--------------3-b5-~~-----------------------------------------0------------

 

 

\ *

d-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

a-|-----------------------------3--------------0-----------------5------------

G-|-----------0-h2-p0--0-h2-h4-----4-p2-p0-h2--2--------------0--5------------

D~|--0-h2-h4-----------------------------------0-----0-h2-h4-----5------------

A-|--------------------------------------------0------------------------------

D-|--------------------------------------------0--------------------3-h5-~~---

 

 

1:00 \

d-|--0-----------0-----------0------------------------------------------------

a-|-----------------------3-----------------0---------------------------------

G-|--0-h2-p0-----0-h2-h4-----4-p2-p0--2-----2---------------------------------

D~|-----------4-----------------------------0---------------------------------

A-|-----------------------------------------0---------------------------------

D-|-----------------------------------------0---------------------------------

 

 

1:12

d-|-----------------------------------------------------------------0---------

a-|-----------------------------------------------------------------0---------

G-|--2-p0--------------------------------0--------------------------2---------

D~|--------2-p0-----2--------4-----5-----9h10-p9--7-h9-p7--5-h7-p5--0---------

A-|--------------3-----3-/5-----5--5----10--------9--------7--------0---------

D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

The guts...

 

(It gets really fast here....

 

d-|-----------0-----------0-----------0---------------------------------------

a-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

G-|-----------0-h2--------0-h2--------0--2--------2--0------------------------

D~|--0-h2-h4--------4-----------4-----------0--0--------2--0-----2-----------4

A-|-----------------------------------------------------------3-----3--3-/5---

D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

d-|-----------------------

a-|----------------------- ... in fact, so fast that I can't make

G-|----------------------- the rest of it out. :-( )

D~|--------------3-/4-----

A-|--5--3-p2--0-----------

D-|--------------------0--

 

 

 

SO ... if you have a good ear, or some means of slowing this down, I'd

be extremely grateful for a clue as to how to get started on this next bit!!!

 

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Transcribed by Martin Gregory (marting@qpsx.oz.au), 21 Mar 1995,

using tablature-mode.el by Mark R. Rubin.

 

If you enjoyed this transcription, or have some comments or corrections to it,

please do let me know!

 

 

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