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When The Levee Breaks chords

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  • This is the correct tuning used for the recording thanks.
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This is the correct tuning used for the recording thanks. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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[tuning in open G]  whole step down [ C F C F A C ]
   Slowed tape speed during recording

[Intro]
        Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  C5

        Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  C5

        Bb G5  Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5  C5  repeat 9x

        Eb      F       C Bb  C G  C Bb  C G    

        Eb      F       C Bb  C G  C Bb C G 


[Verse 1]

      Bb G5            Bb G5                 Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
If it keeps on raining levee's going to break
 C5   Bb G5            Bb G5                 Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
If it keeps on raining levee's going to break
 C5      Bb G5             Bb G5           Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
When the levee breaks have no place to stay
 C5  Bb G5          Bb G5                    Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
Ooh, Mean old levee taught me to weep and moan
C5  Bb G5          Bb G5                     Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
Oh, Mean old levee taught me to weep and moan
C5  Bb G5                       Bb G5 
I,  Got what it takes to make a Mountain Man leave his home
Bb G5   G5  Bb G5     Bb G5   C5
Oh, well;   oh, well; oh, well.

Eb   F    C Bb  C G  C Bb  C G

Eb   F    C Bb  C G  C Bb  C G

[Bridge]
        G  G7  D   G C   D F G7

        G  G7  D   G C   D F G7

Don't it make you feel bad?
                      D                      G         C      D         F 
When you're trying to find your way home you don't know which way to go?
G                                              D 
If you're going down south and there's no work to do
           G        C     D    F 
And you're going on to Chicago
G       D  G  C  D    F    G
Ahh  Ahh   Ahh   Hey  hey  hey

G  G7  D    G C   D F G7

Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5 C5

Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5 C5

Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  C   Repeat 9x

Eb   F    C Bb  C G  C Bb  C G

Eb   F    C Bb  C G  C Bb  C G
      

[Verse 2]

Bb G5                  Bb G5                   Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
Crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good
Bb G5                  Bb G5                   Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
Crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good
         Bb G5               Bb G5          Bb G5       G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5
When the levee breaks, mama, you got to move a whoo- hoo

Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5  C5

Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  G  Bb G5  Bb G5  C5

Bb G5    G     Bb G5     Bb G5      C     Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  C
All last night sat on the levee and moaned
Bb G5    G     Bb G5     Bb G5      C     Bb G5  Bb G5  Bb G5  C
All last night sat on the levee and moaned
Bb G5                  Bb G5           Bb G5   Bb G5  Bb G5   C5
Thinking about my baby and my happy home

Eb    F   C Bb   C G   C Bb  C G 
Eb    F   C Bb   C G   C Bb  C G

[Bridge]

G G7   D   G C   D F G7   G G7   D   G C   D F G7   G G7

G      D     C      D F G
Ahh   Ahh    Ahh    Ahh
G7     D     C      D F G
Ahh   Ahh    Ahh    Ahh
G      D     C      D F G
      Oh            Oh 

[Outro]


Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5    Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5    C5
                Going -                  going to Chicago
Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5    Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5   C5
                Going to Chicago
Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5    Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5   C5
Sorry, but I can't take yo
      Bb G5        Bb G5    Bb G5
Going down - going down, now
C     Bb G5        Bb G5    Bb G5
Going down - going down, now
C        Bb G5      Bb G5   Bb G5
Im Going down- goin down now
C        Bb G5      Bb G5   Bb G5
Im Going down- goin down now
C        Bb G5      Bb G5   Bb G5
I'm goin down- goin down now
C    Bb G5   Bb G5      Bb G5
Going down   down   down      down 
    Bb G5   Bb G5     C
Down down      down    now 
Bb G5   Bb G5   Bb G5   C  G5 Bb
 


            
            
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