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Black Dog-Led Zeppelin
Tabbed by Adam
email:iampinkfloyd@hotmail.com

This tab is the real deal folks. Done by ear, checked with friends,
checked versus an actual Zep song book, simplified for your easy playing benefit. 


[Verse riff]

G||--------------|--------5-----7--9--|--5--7--5--------5-----|
D||*-------5--6--|--7--------7--------|-----------7--7-----7--|
A||*----7--------|-----7--------------|-----------------------|
E||--------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
                                                                   
G|------------------------------|
D|--5--7--7--------------------*|
A|-----------5--7--3--5--------*|
E|-----------------------5--5---|


[Long verse end riff]

G|---------------|--------------------|
D|---------------|--------5-----------|
A|---------5--6--|--7--------7-----5--|
E|--5---7--------|-----7--------7-----|

G|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------------|
D|-----------5--------|--------------5-----|--------------------5--6--|
A|--6--7--------7-----|--5--6--7--------7--|-----5--6--7--5--7--------|
E|--------7--------7--|-----------7--------|--7-----------------------|
                                                                            
G|--------5-----7--9--|--5--7--5--------5-----|--------------------|-----------
D|--7--------7--------|-----------7--7-----7--|--5--7--7-----------|-----------
A|-----7--------------|-----------------------|-----------5--7--3--|--5--------
E|--------------------|-----------------------|--------------------|-----5--5--

- There are 3 verses, then the first Chorus


[Chorus](Type 1)

This a condensed form, notes are longer, so listen for the rhythm.
                                                          
G|-----------------------|------------------||
D|*----------------------|-----------------*||
A|*----------------------|--3--------------*||
E|---5----5----5----5----|-------5----5-----||

 - Verses 4 and 5

Bridge (let A ring  for duration)


[Interlude] (2nd type of chorus, as the book calls it)

G|-------------------------------|----------------------||
D|-------------------------------|----------------------||
A|--------------------x--3-------|--------------7----5--||
E|--5--3--5--3/-5--3----------3/-|--5--3--5--3/---------||

 - Verses 6,7 and 8


[End with long verse riff]

G|---------------|--------------------|
D|---------------|--------5-----------|
A|---------5--6--|--7--------7-----5--|
E|--5---7--------|-----7--------7-----|

G|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------------|
D|-----------5--------|--------------5-----|--------------------5--6--|
A|--6--7--------7-----|--5--6--7--------7--|-----5--6--7--5--7--------|
E|--------7--------7--|-----------7--------|--7-----------------------|

                                                                              
G|--------5-----7--9--|--5--7--5--------5-----|--------------------|-----------
D|--7--------7--------|-----------7--7-----7--|--5--7--7-----------|-----------
A|-----7--------------|-----------------------|-----------5--7--3--|--5--------
E|--------------------|-----------------------|--------------------|-----5--5--


[Chorus] (Type 1)

(Alternate ending, Replaces the last bar after repeat)

G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|5----4----3---------|
E|---------------5----|

 - Verses 9 and 10

 - Bridge (let A ring  for duration)


[Interlude or Chorus 3/Guitar Solo] (again, I don't know why they numbered it this way)

G|-------------------------------|----------------------||
D|-------------------------------|----------------------||
A|--------------------x--3-------|--------------7----5--||
E|--5--3--5--3\-5--3----------3\-|--5--3--5--3\---------||

Repeat until end with some variations on dead notes and slides etc.

Fade out.


************************************

| x  Dead note
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down 

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Wiegraf 50 Apr 26, 2005 08:00 PM

Excellent tab.

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Sören 51 Jul 25, 2005 08:00 PM

Dito.

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peavey-milenium 41 Jan 23, 2006 09:00 AM

best tab for black dog there is

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