In this When the Levee Breaks guitar lesson video, I will show you how to play this awesome song from Led Zeppelin.
The tuning is a weird one here. There is a lot of lore as to how Jimmy Page actually recorded this song. I believe he played a 12-string electric guitar in open G tuning that was then slowed down after the recording process to move it to the key of F.
So for the tuning in this video, I will have my guitar tuned to open E with a capo placed on the first fret (giving us open F tuning). The open E tuning notes are, starting from the 6th string, E B E G# B E.
I will take you through each section of the song in the order that each appears on the original recording.
Have fun with this one! Carl...If these free lessons help you, please donate to keep new ones coming daily. Thanks!! 🙂