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#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


Band:  Led Zeppelin
Album: Houses of the Holy
Song:  The Ocean

Transcribed By: Guitarzan Freak
                                              
s  - slide to                  o  - repeat (always look for these!)
~  - vibrato                   o  -/ 
h  - hammer on                 b  - Bend
p  - pull off                 ()  - sustained note
*  - see comment               x  - palm mute          
/  - slide up to               \  - slide down to
 
Tuning: Standard E A D G B e

 We've done four already and now were steady, 1,2,3,4! (Bonham)
 
  Intro:
e|--------------|------------------------|
B|--------------|------------------------|
G|o-------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5-------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7-----|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-|------------------------|

e|--------------|------------------------|
B|--------------|------------------------|
G|o-------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5-------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7-----|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-|------------------------|

  Verse 1 (0:28)
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7------|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7------|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5------|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Singing in the sunshine, laughing in the rain 
 
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7--7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7--7-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5--5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5-----------------|
  Hitting on the moonshine, rocking in the grain
 
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Got no time to pack my bag, my foots outside the door

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Gotta date, can't be late for the high hopes hailla ball. 
  
  (0:51)
e|---------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------|------------------------|
G|o--------------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5--------------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7------------|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-777777-|------------------------|
                xxxxxx

e|---------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------|------------------------|
G|o--------------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5--------------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7------------|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-777777-|------------------------|
                xxxxxx

  Verse 2 (1:10)
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Singing to an ocean, I can hear the oceans roar

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Play for me, play for free and play a whole lot more more

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Singing of the good things and the sun that lights the day 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Singing to the ocean, has the ocean lost its way.
  At this point, two guitars play. One plays the Solo, while 
  2nd plays the Intro Riff.

  Solo (1:31) 1st Guitar
e|-----------------------------------------8-------8--------|
B|-5b75b7-------------------------------8---10-10~--10-10\-|
G|-7b9-7b9-7b9-5--------------5------7/9--------------------|
D|---------------5-7-7------5---7-7-------------------------|
A|----------------------5/7---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

  2nd Guitar
e|--------------|------------------------|
B|--------------|------------------------|
G|o-------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5-------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7-----|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-|------------------------|

  1st Guitar
e|---------------------15-15------------------5-------------|
B|-/19-----------15b17-------15b17-13-------5---8p5-8-8-8-5-|
G|-----/17\9/14-----------------------14\/6---------0-------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

  2nd Guitar
e|--------------|------------------------|
B|--------------|------------------------|
G|o-------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5-------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7-----|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-|------------------------|

  1st Guitar
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------5-5-|
G|-7b8p5-7-5--------------5--------------5-----5b6--------5-5-|
D|-----------5-7-7--5---5---5h7-7-7~-7-7---7-75b67~-5/7-----|
A|------------------5h7---------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

  2nd Guitar
e|--------------|------------------------|
B|--------------|------------------------|
G|o-------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5-------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7-----|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-|------------------------|
  
  1st Guitar
e|-------8-------------15-15-------15-15-------15-15-------15-------15|
B|-----8---8h10\-15b17-------15b17-------15b17-------15b17----15b17---|
G|---9----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


  1st Guitar (1:53)
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7-7--7--7-5-5-5-5----------5--7-7-7----/13\--| 
G|o-5--5--5--5--4--4--4--4--7--6--7-5--5--5--5----/17\-o|
D|o-------------------------5-4--5--------------------o|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
                                               Oh Yeah!
  2nd Guitar 
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|o-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7-7-o|
D|o-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--77-o|
A|--5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--55--|
E|--------------------------5-3-5--------------|


1st Guitar 
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|--7-7--7--7-5-5-5-5----------5--7-7-7----/13\--| 
G|o-5--5--5--5--4--4--4--4--7--6--7-5--5--5--5----/17\-o|
D|o-------------------------5-4--5--------------------o|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
                                              
  2nd Guitar 
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|o-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7-7-o|
D|o-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--77-o|
A|--5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--55--|
E|--------------------------5-3-5--------------|


  2nd Guitar
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------| La la lalalala la lalalala la la laa!
D|---7---5-7-(7)-| La la lalalala la lalalala la la laa!
A|-4---5---------| La la lalalala la lalalala la la laa!
E|---------------| La la lalalala la lalalala la la laa!


Verse 3 (2:37)
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Sitting round singing songs till the night turns into day


e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Used to sing to the mountains but the mountains washed away
  
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  Now I'm singing all my songs to the girl who won my heart

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7--7--7--5-5-5--5--------5/7-7--7--7-7-|
D|-7--7-7--7--5-5--5--5--7-5-7-5/7-7--7--7-5-|
A|-5-5-5--5--3-3-3--3--7-5-7-3/5-5--5--5-5-|
E|-------------------------5-3-5----------------|
  She's only three years old and it's a real fine way to start.

  (2:57)
e|---------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------|------------------------|
G|o--------------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5--------------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7------------|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-777777-|------------------------|
                xxxxxx

e|---------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------|------------------------|
G|o--------------------|-----------------------o| 
D|o-7-7-5--------------|-----5-----7---7-----7-o|
A|--------7------------|-5h7---5h7---4---5-7----|
E|----------8/5-777777-|------------------------|
                xxxxxx

Again it uses two guitars. The 1st plays the Outro Solo, while the other
plays another Riff.

Outro Solo:

e|-12b-12-10-9---------9---------------|-------------10-|
B|-------------12-10-----12-10---12-10-|-10-9-5h7p5~--7-|
G|------------------11--------11-------|--------------7-|
D|-------------------------------------|----------------|
A|-------------------------------------|----------------|
E|-------------------------------------|----------------|

e|-12b-12-10-9----------------10-10-12-9-|----------------------------
B|-------------12-10---10-12b------------|-12-10---12---10h12p10~-----
G|------------------11-------------------|------11---11-----------11b-
D|---------------------------------------|----------------------------
A|---------------------------------------|----------------------------
E|---------------------------------------|----------------------------

e|----------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
G|-11--11-9--9-11b-11-9-|-------------------|-14-13-11----------------|
D|---11----11-----------|-11-9-7------------|----------14-11----------|
A|----------------------|--------11-9-7-----|----------------14-11-14-|
E|----------------------|---------------9-7-|-------------------------|

e|-10-12b-12b&d-12--10---------------|-------------------------10-|
B|-10------------------12b-12-10-12b-|-10---12-10--------------10-|
G|-11--------------------------------|---11-------11--11-9--9--11-|
D|-----------------------------------|--------------11----11------|
A|-----------------------------------|----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|----------------------------|

e|-12b-12-10----------14b-14-12----16b-16---------|-17p16p12-17p16p12-
B|----------10--10-12----------12---------15b-15b-|-------------------
G|------------------------------------------------|-------------------
D|------------------------------------------------|-------------------
A|------------------------------------------------|-------------------
E|------------------------------------------------|-------------------

e|-17p16p12-17p16p12-|-------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------|-14-13-11----------------|
D|-------------------|-11-9-7------------|----------14-11----------|
A|-------------------|--------11-9-7-----|----------------14-11-14-|
E|-------------------|---------------9-7-|-------------------------|
                                                                 
e|---------------10h12p10----------|--------------12h14p12-----------|
B|---------10h12----------12p10----|--------12h14----------14p12-----|
G|o-/11-------------------------11-|-/13-------------------------13-o| x3
D|o-----12-------------------------|-----14-------------------------o|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

e|------10------10------10------10-|------12------12------12--15b-|
B|----10------10------10------10---|----12------12------12--------|
G|-12b-----12b-----12b-----12b-----|-14b-----14b-----14b----------|
D|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|------------------------------|

e|-------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------------|
G|-------------------|-14-13-11----------------|
D|-11-9-7------------|----------14-11----------|
A|--------11-9-7-----|----------------14-11-14-|
E|---------------9-7-|-------------------------|
  
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