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When The Levee Breaks guitar tab

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Some things to remember when playing When the Levee Breaks: 1, wear the 
slide on the fourth finger. 2, The tuning is, from 6-1, E, A, C, F, A, C. 
3, It's played on a twelve string, but can be played on a six, and now to 
get on with it.
                          When the Levee Breaks
                    (Page/Plant/Jones/Bonham/Minnie)

Half-time drum intro: Guitar 1, 12 sring electric:

-------------0--0----------3--0--0--------
-------------3--3----------3--0--0--------
--3p0--0--0--4--4--3p0--0--3--0--0--5--5--
--3p0--0--0--5--5--3p0--0-----------5--5--
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Keep on repeating that riff a bunch of times until the slide part enters:

--6/8--8--8--8--8--8/10--10--10--10\-----------0--5--3-----0--
--6/8--8--8--8--8--8/10--10--10--10\-----------3--5--3-----3--
--6/8--8--8--8--8--8/10--10--10--10\--5--3--5--0--5--3--5--0--
--6/8--8--8--8--8--8/10--10--10--10\--5--3--5--0--5--3--5--0--
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After the "It's got what it takes to make a mountain man leave his home 
oh well oh well oh well" line, and the slide that is shown above comes 
this:

12 string
-----12--12--7--7--7--5--5--5--7--10--12--
-----12--12--7--7--7--5--5--5--7--10--12--
--7--12--12--0--7--7--0--5--5--7--0---0---
--7--12--12--0--7--7--0--5--5--7--0---0---
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After that another slide guitar enters (six string with regular tuning 
[EADGBe], with a bit of fuzz or distortion):

--12\10------12~--7\5----7~---------5--7--10--12~~~~
---------12------------8-----8\7/5------------------
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The first opening riff is played pretty much throughout the entire song, 
besides the other parts that I put here, so have fun with it. 
Note: This song really only sounds the best if played in a band because 
of the big time drums and hermonica, not to mention the multiple guitar 
parts. Any questions, e-mail me at krinks@apk.net.

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