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Led Zeppelin - Going To California Tabs

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                PROPS GO TO: Robb Anagnostis

GOING TO CALIFORNIA    -     LED ZEPPELIN


Tuning:   D A D G B D

Intro:
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-3-3-3---3-3-3--|-3-3-3---3-3-3--|-3-3-3---3-3-3--|-3-3-3---3-3-3--|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|

                                     Mandolin  E(D)|--7-7-7-7-7-7-0-|
                                                  B|-7-8-7-------7--|
                                                  G|-------9-7-9----|


                                                     
|5--4---0---0----|5--4---0---0----|2--2---0---0----|5--5---0---0----|
|-0---0---5---0--|-0---0---5---0--|-3---3---3---3--|-7---7---5---0--|
|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|----------------|--------------0-|
|----------------|----------------|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0-----|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|5---5---5---5---|5---5---5---5---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|

 Spent...         Smoked...        All...
 Made...          Goin'...         In...
 Some...          Love...          In...


("After verse part")
             p             hp                  p             hp 
|3--3---0-0020--2|---0---0---5-4--|3--3---0-0020--2|---0---0---5-4--|
|-5---5-------0--|-3---3--232-----|-5---5-------0--|-3---3--232-----|
|--5---5--00---0-|----------------|--5---5--00---0-|----------------|
|0-----0--00-----|--0---0---0---0-|0-----0--00-----|--0---0---0---0-|
|----0---2-------|----------------|----0---2-------|----------------|
|----------------|0---0---0---0---|----------------|0---0---0---0---|


(double spaced for double digits...  essentially a D chord at 14th fret)

| - - - 14- - - 14- - - 14- - - 14| - - - 14- - - 14- - - 14- - - 14|
| - - 15- - - 15- - - 15- - - 15- | - - 15- - - 15- - - 15- - - 15- |
| - 14- - - 14- - - 14- - - 14- - | - 14- - - 14- - - 14- - - 14- - |
| - - - - 0 - - - - - - - 0 - - - | - - - - 0 - - - - - - - 0 - - - |
| - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - | - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - |
| 0 - - - - - - - 0 - - - - - - - | 0 - - - - - - - 0 - - - - - - - |



                                                    
|5--4---0---0----|5--4---0---0----|2--2---0---0----|5--5---0---0----|
|-0---0---5---0--|-0---0---5---0--|-3---3---3---3--|-7---7---5---0--|
|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|----------------|--------------0-|
|----------------|----------------|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|5---5---5---5---|5---5---5---5---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|

 Took...          Never...         same...
 Sea...           Wonder...        day...
 Mount...         Chil...          wake...            watch out...   


                                                           
|---5-------5----|---5-------5----|---0-------0----|---0-------0----|
|6--5-6--6--5-6--|6--5-6--6--5-6--|--2--2-2--2---2-|--2---2---2---2-|
|--7---7---7---7-|--7---7---7---7-|-----2---2---2-2|-2---2-2-2---2-2|
|-7-----7-7-----7|-7-----7-7-----7|--2---2---2---2-|--2---2---2---2-|
|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|
|----0-------0---|----0-------0---|----------------|----------------|

 Seems...       nose...            sinking...
 Throw...         Meet...          high...


like intro     |----------------|----------------|
               |-3-3-3---3-3-3--|-3-3-3---3-3-3--|
               |----------------|----------------|
               |--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|
               |----------------|----------------|
               |0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|

Mandolin line after Bridge
E(D)|--7i--7i--7i--7i--7p--7p--7p|--7p--7p--7p--7p--7p--7p--7p--7p----|
   B|7i--8m--7i----------5i--7r--|----------------5i--7r------5i--7r--|
   G|------------9r--7r----------|----4i--6m--7r----------7m----------|
   D|----------------------------|7m----------------------------------|

(OR play it this way) 

    | - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -| - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|
    | - 10- 10- 10- 10- 10- 10- 10-| - 10- 10- 10- 10- 10- 10- 10- 10- -|   
    | 11- 12- 11- 9 - - - 9 - 11- -| - - - - - - - - 9 - 11- - - 9 - 11-|
    | - - - - - - - - 12- - - - - -| - - 9 - 11- 12- - - - - 12- - - - -|
    | - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -| 12- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|
    | - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -| - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -|



|5--4---0---0----|5--4---0---0----|2--2---0---0----|5--5---0---0----|
|-0---0---5---0--|-0---0---5---0--|-3---3---3---3--|-7---7---5---0--|
|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|----------------|--------------0-|
|----------------|----------------|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|5---5---5---5---|5---5---5---5---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|

 Find...          They...         sings...
 Ride...          Tryin...        born...
 Standing...      Telling...      seems...   
            

(play "After verse part" - see above)

Mandolin line        D|- 17 15 14- - - - -| - 14 19 17 14 - - - -|- - |
played over 2nd half B|- - - - - -15 13- -|15 - - - - - - 15- - -|- - |
of "after verse"     G|- - - - - - - - - -| - - - - - - - - 14- -|- - |
    part             D|- - - - - - - - - -| - - - - - - - - - 17-|16- |


ending: plain
|---2---0---2---0|---2---0---2---0|---2---0---2---0|---2---0---2---0|
|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3--|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|


ending: Fancier (from a Live version)
          s                s                s                s                
|5--0---0---0----|5--0---0---0----|5--0---0---0----|5--0---0---0----|
|-7---5--53---3--|-7---5--53---3--|-7---5--53---3--|-7---5--53---3--|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|--0---0---0---0-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---0---|
 Ahhhhh.....      Ahhhhh.....      Ahhhhh..... 
 Ahhhhh.....      Ahhhhh.....      Ahhhhh.....      Fade out...

        Spent my days with a woman unkind:
        Smoked my stuff and drank all my wine.
        Made up my mind, make a new start,
        Goin' to California with an achin' in my heart.
        Someone told me there's a girl out there
        With love in her eyes and flowers in her hair.

        Took my chances on a big jet plane.
        Never let 'em tell you that they're all the same.
        Ah, the Sea was red and the Sky was grey:
        I wondered how tomorrow could ever follow today.
        The mountains and the canyons start to tremble and shake:
        Children of the Sun begin to wake....  [spoken:] watch out


        Seems like the wrath of the Gods got a punch on the nose
        and it's startin' to flow, I think I might be sinking.
        Throw me a line, if I reach it in time
        (I'll) meet you up there where the path runs straight and high.


        Find a Queen without a King,
        They say she plays guitar and cries and sings: la-la-la-la.
        Ride a white mare in the footsteps of Dawn,
        Tryin' to find a woman who's never, never, never been born.
        Standing on a hill and a mountain of dreams,
        Telling myself it's not as hard, hard, hard as it seems....
        
        Ahhhhh..... Ahhhhh..... Ahhhhh..... 
        Ahhhhh..... Ahhhhh..... Ahhhhh.....      Fade out...
            
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