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Whole Lotta Love Tab

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Band:  Led Zeppelin                  For my buddy Damon. 
Album: Led Zeppelin II               
Song:  Whole Lotta Love          

Words and Music By: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, 
John Bonham, and John Paul Jones.                 
                
Jimmy Page   - Guitarist         
Robert Plant - Singer
John Bonham  - Drums
John Paul Jones - Bass

Transcribed By: Guitarzan Freak

/  - slide up to         \  - slide down to       
~  - vibrato             h  - hammer on         
b  - Bend                p  - pull off                                      
*  - see comment         r  - release bend        
x  - palm mute (listen to the song to get the idea!)                     
() - ghost note, sustained note
o  -\_
o  -/ Repeat (always look for these!!!)
>  - pick scrape from bridge to nut

I tried to put the lyrics and music together. I'm not that great  
at timing. But to get the greatest feel of timing listen to the song.
                       
Tuning:
Guitar 1/Gtr. 1 - Standard (EADGBE) rhythm w/ distortion 
Guitar 2/Gtr. 2 - Standard (EADGBE) lead   w/ distortion

  Intro 0:02:
  Gtr. 1          xxx     xxx   xxx   xxx    xxx   xxx   xxx 
E|--------------------|---------------------------------------|
B|--------------------|---------------------------------------|
G|o-------------------|--------------------------------------o|   
D|o-------------7-----|-7-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----o|    
A|------5----5--5-----|-5-----5-----5------5-----5-----5------|     
E|--5/7----7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-0-000--0-000-0-000-0-000--|
                  
  Verse 1 0:12: 
  Gtr. 1      xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx      
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7------7----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-| 
              You need coolin,            Baby I'm not foolin, 
              I'm gonna say it ya,        Go back to schoolin,
              Way down inside,            Honey you need it,
              I'm gonna give you my love, I'm gonna give you my love,

  Gtr. 1      xx     xx   xx
E|---------------|-----------|
B|---------------|-----------|
G|---------------|-----------|
D|----------7----|-7----7----|
A|---5---5--5----|-5----5----|
E|-7---7----0-00-|-0-00-0-00-|
              Yeah!
    
 Two guitars play the Chorus parts.

  Chorus 0:36 
Gtr. 1
     xxx   xxx                   xxx   xxx
E|----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|o---------------777-7-7-7-7-|---------------777-7-7-7-7-|
D|o-9-----9-----9-777-7-7-7-7-|-9-----9-----9-777-7-7-7-7-|
A|--7-----7-----7-555-5-5-5-5-|-7-----7-----7-555-5-5-5-5-|
E|--0-000-0-000-0-------------|-0-000-0-000-0-------------|
     
  Gtr. 2
E|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
G|o-------------------------->-|------------------------->-o|
D|o-------------------------->-|------------------------->-o|
A|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
    Wanna whole lotta love?       Wanna whole lotta love?
  
Verse 2 0:46:

  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
         You've been learnin,          Baby I've been learnin,
         All the good times baby baby, I've been yearning,  
         Way way down inside,          Honey you need it,
         I'm gonna give you my love,   I'm gonna give you my love,

  Gtr. 1      xxx     xxx   xxx
E|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
              Oh!
  Chorus 1:10
  Gtr. 1
     xx   xx                       xx   xx
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|-------------7-7-7-(7)-7-7---|-------------7-7-7-(7)-7-7---|
D|-9----9----9-7-7-7-(7)-7-7---|-9----9----9-7-7-7-(7)-7-7---|
A|-7----7----7-5-5-5-(5)-5-5---|-7----7----7-5-5-5-(5)-5-5---|
E|-0-00-0-00-0-----------------|-0-00-0-00-0-----------------|
     
  Gtr. 2
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|--------------------------9/-|--------------------------9/-|
D|--------------------------9/-|--------------------------9/-|
A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
    Wanna whole lotta love?       Wanna whole lotta love?

  Chorus 1:15:
Gtr. 1
     xxx   xxx                   xxx   xxx
E|----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|o---------------777-7-7-7-7-|---------------777-7-7-7-7-|
D|o-9-----9-----9-777-7-7-7-7-|-9-----9-----9-777-7-7-7-7-|
A|--7-----7-----7-555-5-5-5-5-|-7-----7-----7-555-5-5-5-5-|
E|--0-000-0-000-0-------------|-0-000-0-000-0-------------|
     
  Gtr. 2
E|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|o----------------------------|--------------------------o|
D|o----------------------------|--------------------------o|
A|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
E|--------------------------->-|------------------------->-|
    Wanna whole lotta love?       Wanna whole lotta love?
  
During the interlude, Page uses a violin bow 
coupled with echo (delay) effects 
to create the interesting sound. 

  Solo :3:05
 Gtr. 1     Guitar 2
E|-----|   E|----------12--------------------------------|
B|-9-9-|   B|-------12----15-12--------------------------|
G|-9-9-|   G|-14b16-------------15p14p12-14-12-14-14b16~-|
D|-9-9-|   D|--------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-|   A|--------------------------------------------|
E|-----|   E|--------------------------------------------|
 
  Solo 3:08
 Gtr. 1     Guitar 2       
E|-----|   E|-------------------------------------|
B|-9-9-|   B|-----5-------------------------------|
G|-9-9-|   G|-4/6—--4p2p0-4p2p0-2p0---------------|
D|-9-9-|   D|-----------------------2p0-2p0-------|
A|-7-7-|   A|-------------------------------2p0---|
E|-----|   E|-----------------------------------0-|

  Solo 3:10
 Gtr. 1     Guitar 2
E|-----|   E|----------12-—-----------15-------|  
B|-9-9-|   B|-------12----15b17-15b17----15b17-|
G|-9-9-|   G|-14b16----------------------------|  
D|-9-9-|   D|----------------------------------|  
A|-7-7-|   A|----------------------------------|  
E|-----|   E|----------------------------------|  

  Solo 3:13
 Gtr. 1     Guitar 2
E|-----|   E|-------------------------------|
B|-9-9-|   B|-17-20-20b22r20-17----20-17-17-|
G|-9-9-|   G|-------------------18----------|
D|-9-9-|   D|-------------------------------|
A|-7-7-|   A|-------------------------------|
E|-----|   E|-------------------------------|

  Solo 3:16
 Gtr. 1     Guitar 2
E|-----|   E|----19b21-19-18-17----17-------|
B|-9-9-|   B|-17----------------20----20-17-|
G|-9-9-|   G|-------------------------------|
D|-9-9-|   D|-------------------------------|
A|-7-7-|   A|-------------------------------|
E|-----|   E|------------------------------|

  Solo 3:19
  Gtr.1     Guitar 2
E|-----|   E|-------------------------------19-------------|
B|-9-9-|   B|-17-19-19b21r19-19b21-19b21r19----17(17)-17\5-|     
G|-9-9-|   G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-|   D|----------------------------------------------|
A|-7-7-|   A|----------------------------------------------|
E|-----|   E|----------------------------------------------|

  Verse 3 3:22:
Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
                You've been coolin,  Baby I've been droolin,
           All the good times baby,  I've been misusin,
           A way way down inside,    I'm gonna give you my love,
           I'm gonna give you every inch of my love, my love,

Chorus 3:50
Gtr. 1
     xxx   xxx                   xxx   xxx
E|----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|o---------------777-7-7-7-7-|---------------777-7-7-7-7-|
D|o-9-----9-----9-777-7-7-7-7-|-9-----9-----9-777-7-7-7-7-|
A|--7-----7-----7-555-5-5-5-5-|-7-----7-----7-555-5-5-5-5-|
E|--0-000-0-000-0-------------|-0-000-0-000-0-------------|
     
  Gtr. 2
E|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
G|o----------------------------|--------------------------o|
D|o----------------------------|--------------------------o|
A|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
E|--------------------------->-|------------------------->-|
    Wanna whole lotta love?       Wanna whole lotta love?

The band stops at around 4:01 then Plant says:

  4:05
Plant: Way down inside! Woman, you need, (play these chords!)  

  4:16
E|-----| 
B|-8---|  Then Plant says: Loooooooooooooovvvvvvveeeeee!!!
G|-9-6-|
D|-9-7-|
A|-7-7-|
E|---5-|

  4:28
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|

  4:32
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
  Ma, ma, ma, ma!!!            Ma, ma, ma, ma!!!       
   
  4:36
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
                        Oohh!            

  4:40
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|

  4:44
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
            Shake for me girl,

  4:48
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
           I wanna be your back door man,   Hey! Oh! Hey!

  4:52
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
    Oh! Hey! Oh!                     Hey! Oh! Hey!

  4:56
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
                              Oooooooooooooooooooooooo
  5:00
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
  hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!

  5:04
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
         Oh!          Oh!            Oh!          Oh!

  5:08
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
                Keep it cool,              my   babe!!!       

  5:12
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
                                   I keep it cool baby!!!

  5:16
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
            I keep it cool baby!!!  I keep it cool baby!!!

  5:20
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
        I keep it cool baby!!!       A wahooooooooooooooo

  5:24
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

**5:28**                                         (**Fade Out!**)
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
  Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  5:32                                                (**End.**)
  Gtr.1       xxx     xxx   xxx              xxx     xxx   xxx   
E|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
B|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
G|----------------|-------------|----------------|-------------|
D|----------7-----|-7-----7-----|----------7-----|-7-----7-----| 
A|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|---5---5--5-----|-5-----5-----|   
E|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|-7---7----0-000-|-0-000-0-000-|
  Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 Song Progression:
 Intro            x2
 Verse 1          x9
 Chorus           x4 
 Verse 2          x9
 Chorus           x4
 Solo             x1                 
 Verse 3          x12
 Chorus           x4
 Chords           x1
 Verse 4          x32
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