Led Zeppelin - The Rover Chords & Tabs

 

Led Zeppelin Chords & Tabs

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The Rover Tab

   
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

                           The Rover - Led Zeppelin




Explanation:                  
~~~~~~~~~~~~
/ x         Slide up to x
\ x         Slide down to x
(x ^ y)     Bend up, from x to y           if notes are in pasenthesises
(x v y)     Bend down, from x to y         they are hit once
([x] ^ y)   Play y bent, [don't play x]
(x - y)     Pull off from x to y 
(x + y)     Hammer-on from x to y
~~x,y       Trill x and y
~~~x        Wiggle note
^~~x        Play note x bent and wiggle



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The way that I have noted the riff for the verse is not the way that I 
normally play it, though it works just fine. I notice some notes are bent 
while they are played. Not much, but a little. Here is how I play it.

*=bent some while played
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------*---------------------------------------------------
------5-----([7] ^ 9)--5---------------------------------------------------
---------7----------------7-----7--5--5--7---------------------------------
--0------------------------------------------3--0--------------------------









===========================================================================
Intro-



---------------------------------------------------------------------------
------ * -----------------------------------------------10--9----10--9-----
-------9-------------------------------------------------9--9-----9--9-----
-------9-------------------------------------------------9--9-----9--9-----
-------7---------------------------(7 + 9)--9------------7--7-----7--7-----
--------------3--3--5--5--3--5--3------------------------------------------
                          
* (Opening chord)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------10--9--------------
---------------------------------------------------------9--9--------------
---------------------------------------------------------9--9----5---------
----------------------------------(7 + 9)--9-------------7--7-------7------
----0-------3--3--5--5--3--5--3--------------------------------------------
                          
===========================================================================
Verse Riff-    (4x inst.)





                          
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------0-----([2] ^ 4)---0-----------------------------------------------
------------2------------------2------2--0--0--2---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
----0----------------------------------------------3--0--------------------







===========================================================================
Chorus-  (inst.)

   F#m    E     D            F#m      A       E      (This line 2x)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
--11-11---9-9---7------------7/11-11--14--14--9/---------------------------
--11-11---9-9---7------------7/11-11--14--14--9/---------------------------
---9--9---7-7---5------------5/9---9--12--12--7/---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          

 F#m    E     D          C#m   B         A         E
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
-11-11--9--9--7------7---6--6--4------4--2--2------------------------------
-11-11--9--9--7------7---6--6--4------4--2--2------------------------------
--9--9--7--7--5------5---4--4--2------2--0--0------------------------------
------------------------------------------------3--0-----------------------
                          

===========================================================================
Verse Riff- (1st Verse, played 4x)


---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------0-----([2] ^ 4)---0-----------------------------------------------
------------2------------------2------2--0--0--2---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
----0----------------------------------------------3--0--------------------



    (This line played 2nd time only)
-----------------------------------------0---------------------------------
-----------------------------------------0---0-----------------------------
-------0-----([2] ^ 4)---0-----------------------0-------------------------
----------2------------------2------2----------------2--2------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
--0------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          
===========================================================================
Chorus-  (Vocals 1 + 2)
   
   
   F#m    E     D            F#m      A       E      (This line 2x)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
--11-11---9-9---7------------7/11-11--14--14--9----------------------------
--11-11---9-9---7------------7/11-11--14--14--9----------------------------
---9--9---7-7---5------------5/9---9--12--12--7----------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          

 F#m    E     D          C#m   B         A         E
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
-11-11--9--9--7------7---6--6--4------4--2--2------------------------------
-11-11--9--9--7------7---6--6--4------4--2--2------------------------------
--9--9--7--7--5------5---4--4--2------2--0--0------------------------------
------------------------------------------------3--0-----------------------
   
===========================================================================
(This part is played over the chords above for Vocal Chorus 1 + 2)
                                         (Play this line 2x)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/l/led_zeppelin/the_rover_tab.html ]
  F#m          E           D             F#m         A           (D)
------------------------------------------------------------9--------------
----------10-----------9-------------------------10-----10-----------------
------11-----------9-------11----------------11------9---------------------
--11-----------9-------------------------11--------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          

 F#m             E               D              C#m        B        A
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------10------9---------------7-----7--------5-----5----4-----4--2-----2
-----11------11-----9-----9---------7-----7--------6----------4--------2---
-11--------------------9---------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          
===========================================================================
Inst. before Solo-

  8x                          (On the 6thx, play riff below)
--------------------------------|------------------------------------------
---7--7--7--7--9--9\0-----------|------------------------------------------
---7--7--7--7--9--9\0-----------|--------------------------9---------------
---7--7--7--7--9--9\0-----------|----------------(9 + 11)------------------
--------------------------------|--------(9 + 11)--------------------------
------------------------0-------|------------------------------------------
                          


---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          

===========================================================================

Date: Tue, 3 Mar 98 17:46:07 UT
solo From: "Alain Gaonac'h" 

solo.......


"That's right!...
-----------------------------------
-----------7-----------------------
---------9------------------2-4-6--
-----7h9-----------------/4--------
--7h9--------------0h2h4-----------
---------------0h2-----------------


--------------------------------7-9
4h6p4-------5-7---9h10p9-7-9-10----
------7--/6------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

-7---------------------------------
---10-10b12--10p7------------------
------------------9--------9h11--11
----------------------9h11---------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

(fasten your seat belts)
-----------------------------------
-----------9-10-9h10p9----9h10h12--
------9h11-------------11----------
-9h11------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

9----------------------------------
--12-10-9-10-9h10h9----9-----------
--------------------11---11p9------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
11/9---9----------------------9-9-9
-----11--11/9----9p7-7-4h7-7/9-----
--------------12-------------------
-----------------------------------

-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
9-9-----9-9-9-9-9------9-9-9-9-9---
-----7/9-----------7/9-------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

Sharp part:
---------14-------17-14------------
------14----17b19-------(17)b19rb17
16b18------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------


---17----------------17------------
14---(17)b19rb17--14---(17)b19rb17-
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

-----------------------------------
14--14-----------------------------
-------16-14-----------------------
-------------16-14-----------------
-----------------------------------
-----------------------------------

Notation legend:
h: hammer
p: pull off
B: bend
rb: release bend
/: slide
(): ghost note





===========================================================================
Verse 3-

Same as Verses before.


Chorus 3- 

Same as Choruses before.












===========================================================================
Verse 4-  (and outro)
            I am starting this at the end of the vocals.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------0-----([2] ^ 4)---([2] ^ 4)--([2] ^ 4)--0--0--------0--0---(0 + 1)
------------2------------------------------------------2--2-------2--------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
----0----------------------------------------------------------------------


   (3x)            |
-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
--0--0---(0 + 1)---|------------------------------------0--0--0--0---------
-------2-----------|--0--0--0--2----------0--0--0--2----------------2------
-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
                   |




    (3x)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---(0 + 2)--(0 + 2)--(0 + 2)-----------------------------------------------
------------------------------2--2-----------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------


   (4x)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------0--0----------------0------(0 + 2)-----------------------------
---(0 + 2)-------------(0 + 2)-----2------------2--------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------





      etc
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------12--12-------------------12-------(12 + 14)-------------------
-------------12--12-------------------12-------(12 + 14)-------------------
--(12 + 14)----------------(12 + 14)------14--------------12---------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------



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