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from Led Zeppelin

Babe, Im Gonna Leave You


Words and Music by Anne Bredon, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
Gtr. 3: Open G tuning:
(low to high) D-G-D-G-B-D

Intro
Moderately q = 134
*Am

A7sus4/G

Gtr. 1 (acous.)

mf

w/ fingers
let ring
**

Am

Am

let ring

1
3

1
2

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

D/F#

D7/F#

by,

Im

by,

ba

End Riff A

3
2

1
0

1
3

let ring

1
2

let ring

ba

let ring

D7/F#

1. Babe,
Riff A

D/F#

Verse
Am7

***T = Thumb on 6th string

Am7/G

let ring

D7/F#

*Chord symbols reflect implied harmony.


**Upstroke

Am7

D/F#

***T

Am7/G

Gtr. 1: w/ Riff A (2 times)

Am7

Am

gon - na

Am7

ba

A7sus4/G

leave

Am

Am7/G

D/F#

D7/F#

you.

by,

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

D/F#

D7/F#

you

know

Copyright 1969, 1975 UNIVERSAL - SONGS OF POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC. and SUPERHYPE PUBLISHING, INC.
Copyright Renewed
All Rights Reserved Used by Permission
Reprinted by Permission of Hal Leonard Corporation

said,

Im

gon -

Am7

Am


na
Gtr. 1

Am7/G

leave

you.

F6

leave

Riff B

you

when

3
1

Am

roll

Interlude
Am

Rhy. Fig. 1
*Gtrs. 1 & 2

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

3
3

3
1

Am

End Riff B

sum

mer

comes

let ring

2
0

comes

the

mer

when

you


leave

sum

D7/F#

let ring

let ring
T

0
1

E7

0
0

let ring

leave you when the

0
1
2
2
0

Am7 Dm('9)

0
1
2
2
0

F6

let ring

let ring

sum - mer - time,

Am7/G

in,

0
1

E7

the

let ring
T

3
1

0
1

let ring

D7/F#

Ill

3
1

D/F#

Am7 Dm('9)

long.

0
8
9
7
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
0
0

0
8
9
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
0
0

*Composite arrangement, Gtr. 2 (acous.)

Am

Am7 Dm('9)




0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
8
9
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

Am

Am7 Dm('9)

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
0
0

0
8
9
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

End Rhy. Fig. 1

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

0
6
7
7
0

Verse
Gtr. 2 tacet

Am

2. Babe,
Gtr. 1

mf

Gtr. 2
divisi

mf

babe,

Am7/G

babe,

let ring
*

0 0

A7sus4/G

babe,

babe,

ba


by, mm, ba - by

babe,
Gtr. 1

D7/F#

Am7/G

D/F#

1
3

let ring

*Gtr. 1 to left of slash in tab.

Am7

Am

wan - na

leave

A7sus4/G

3
1

Am7

let ring

A7sus4/G

jok

in,

Am7/G

D7/F#

1
3

yeah.

3
0

1
3

let ring

to

Oh,

got

let ring
0

wom - an, Ive

aint

ble.

Am


ram

0
1

let ring

you.

D7/F#

Gtr. 1: w/ Riff A

Am7

Am

Ba - by,
Gtr. 2

ba

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

D/F#

by,

will

D7/F#


leave you.

Ive

real - ly

got

to



3
3
let ring
let ring

**

7 10

12

10

12

10

**Downstroke

Gtr. 1: w/ Riff B

Gtr. 2 tacet

F6

ram

F6

I
(I

can hear

it

call - in

can hear

it

call - in

me

the

way

it

me.)

E7

ble.

E7

10

*Played behind the beat.

Am

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

D7/F#

used
Gtr. 1

to

let ring

can

hear

it

call

in

2
0

back

home,

let ring

me

0
0

do.

0
0

Interlude
Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 1

Am

Am7

Dm('9)

Am

Am7 Dm('9)

whoa.

Am

Asus2

Am7

Dm('9)

Am

Am7

Dsus4/A

Dm/A

2
2

4
4

5
5

6
6

7
7

8
8

9
9

A7(no3rd)

A7(no3rd)

Gtr. 3 (elec.)

Am('9)

Dm('9)

Dsus4/A

Dm/A

mf
**
w/ slight dist. & heavy reverb
w/ slide
steady gliss.

**Vol. swell

mp

let ring
let ring
Gtrs. 1 & 2

5
4

9
0

let ring

8
0

Riff C

let ring
let ring
0

1
4

9
0

End Riff C

let ring

8
0

Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Riff C (2 times)

Am('9)
Gtr. 3

A7(no3rd)

Dsus4/A

Dm/A

Am('9)

A7(no3rd)

Dsus4/A

Dm/A

steady gliss.

10
10

11
11

12
12

Chorus
Am

Ba

Am7/G

by,

Rhy. Fig. 2A
Gtr. 3

14
14

mf

4
4

D7/F#

12
12

6
6

13
13

oh,

babe,

12
12

10
10

F,7


Im gon - na

End Rhy. Fig. 2A

12
12

12
12

End Rhy. Fig. 2B

Rhy. Fig. 2B
Gtr. 4 (elec.)

7
X
5

7
X
5

5
X
3

5
X
3

4
X
2

4
X
2

2
2
0

2
2
0

w/ dist.

7
X
5

7
X
5

7
X
5

f
0
1
2
2
0

4
X
2

4
X
2

3
X
1

3
X
1

End Rhy. Fig. 2

Rhy. Fig. 2
Gtrs. 1 & 2

0
1
2
2
0

5
X
3

5
X
3

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

3
1
0
2
X
3

3
1
0
2
X
3

3
1
0
2
X
3

3
1
0
2
X
3

3
1
0
2
X
3

2
1
2
0
X
2

2
1
2
0
X
2

0
1
2
2
0

0
0

0
0

2
1
2
0
X
2

0
0

2
1
2
0
X
2

2
1
2
0
X
2

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 2 (3 times)


Gtrs. 3 & 4: w/ Rhy. Figs. 2A & 2B (3 times)

Am

leave

Am

F,7

you.

Oh,

Am7/G

ba

Am

D7/F#

got

to

leave

D7/F#

Am7/G

by,

you.

you

Am7/G

D7/F#

F,7

know

F,7

Ive

real

ly

Oh.

I could hear

it

call

Gtr. 3

F,7

in

10
10

said

dont you hear

me,

pp
9
9

9
9

it

call - in

me the way

10
10

it

mp

9
9

9
9

12

Gtr. 4

3
X
1

3
X
1

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

3
X
1

3
X
1

3
X
1

3
X
1

3
X
1

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
1
2
2
0

0
1
2
3
3
1

Am7

Dm('9)

3
X
1

1
2
3
3
1

1
2
3
3
1

1
2
3
3
1

3
X
1

3
X
1
Gtrs. 1 & 2

1
2
3
3
1

1
2
3
3
1

1
2
3
3
1

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
1
2
3
3
1

0
0
1
2
2
0

0
0
1
2
2
0

Interlude
Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 1
Gtrs. 3 & 4 tacet

Am

used

to

do?

Am

Am7

Dm('9)

Am

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

Dm('9)

Oh.

Guitar Solo
Am
Gtr. 2

Am7

Am

D/F#

D7/F#

Am7

Dm('9)

mp
0

Gtr. 1

mp

let ring

0
2

2
0

1
2
3

3
2

1
0
2

3
0
2

1
3
1

let ring

1
2
0

Am7

Am

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

D/F#

1 3 1 0

let ring

3 2 0 2

0
0

G6/A

D'9/A

let ring

2
0

Bridge

Gtr. 2 tacet

Am7

Am6

G7/A

3
2

D7/F#

3
3

3
3


3

let ring

know,

know,

D/A

F,7/A

3 3

I know I

nev - er, nev - er, nev - er, nev - er, nev - er gon - na

let ring

3
0

2
0

Am7/G

Gtr. 1

Am

leave

D7/F#

but

let ring

1
0

1
2
3

1
2
3

1
0
2

0
2

I got - ta

go a - way from this place.

let ring

you, babe,

3
3

1
0
2

1
3
1

let ring

1
2

Am7

Am('6)

G6/A

G7/A

D'9/A

let ring

3
2

ba

ba

by,

ba

by,

0
0

let ring

by,

let ring

Oh,

D7/F#

yeah.

by,

you,

quit

Am7/G


ba

Am

got - ta

F,7/A

D/A

let ring

Chorus
Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 2 (2 times)
Gtrs. 3 & 4: w/ Rhy. Figs. 2A & 2B (2 times)

Am

ba

Am7/G

by,

ba

Am

by,

Dont

you

by.

F,7

D7/F#

ba

Am7/G

D7/F#

Oh.

F,7

hear

it

call

in


me?

Verse
Gtr. 3 tacet

Gtrs. 2 & 4 tacet

Am

A7sus4/G

7
X
5

mp

Wom - an.

Gtr. 1

let ring

0 0

steady gliss.

Gtr. 1 mp

Gtr. 2
divisi

D7/F#

3. Oh.

Gtr. 4

Am7/G

2
0

1
2
3

3
2
3

1
0
2

1
0
2

1
3
1

let ring

1
2
0

Am7

Am('6)

G7/A

G6/A

8v a

Riff D

Gtr. 1

mf

17

18

19 17

17

17

F,7/A

know.

know.

19

D/A

Wom - an.
Gtr. 3

D'9/A

19

loco

10

10

10

10

End Riff D

let ring

10

let ring

Feels

2
0

Gtr. 1: w/ Riff D

Am7

good

to

have

you

back

Gtr. 3

Am('6)

10

G6/A

gain

and

G6/A

D'9/A

know that

one

day,

ba

12

10

yes, it

is.

We gon - na

D/A

go

10

12

12

10

gon - na

F,7b5

park

let ring

3
0

2
0

0
0

0
0
0

1
0

2
0

3
0

10

12

walk - in through the

real - ly

10

its

D'9/A

F,7/A

by,

Gtr. 1

G7/A

D/A

grow,

Am('6)

G7/A

Am7

Gtr. 3

0
0

ev - ry

day.

10

let ring

0
0

Chorus
Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 2 (2 times)
Gtr. 4: w/ Rhy. Fig. 2B (2 times)

Am

Am7/G

Gtr. 3

Oh,

my

D7/F#

babe.

mp

Ev - ry

12
12

F,7

day.

Oh.

12
12

Fill 1

End Fill 1

12
12

12
12

Gtr. 3: w/ Fill 1 (4 times)

Am

Guitar Solo
Am

My,

my,

go

my,

my,

my,

Am7/G

D/F#

my,

babe,

Im


mf

let ring

mf

3
3

7 10

10 8

D7/F#

0
2
0

3
2

leave you,

let ring

gon - na

Oh,

F,7

a - way.

Gtr. 2

(Ay.)

Gtr. 1

D7/F#

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

1
3

let ring

2
0

Gtr. 1: w/ Riff D (1 1/2 times)

Am7

Am('6)

G7/A

G6/A

D'9/A

D/A

huh.
Gtr. 2

10

1/2
4

1/2

1/2

F,7/A

Am7

So

good,

sweet

ba

D'9/A

Am('6)

G7/A

by.

D/A

G6/A

F,7/A

Am
*Voc. Fig. 1

It

was

real - ly,

real - ly

good.

(Oo.)
Gtr. 2

Gtr. 1

let ring

0
0

let ring

let ring

0
0

*Refers to Bkgd. Voc. only.

Am7/G

D7/F#

F6b5

You made


3
3
3
3
3
3
3


9

7 10

let ring

7 10

7 10
10

10

7 10

7 10

7 10

me hap - py ev - ry

10

2
3

1
2
3

1
0
2

1
0
2

sin - gle

End Voc. Fig. 1

1
0
1

10

10

let ring

0
2

11

Bkgd. Voc.: w/ Voc. Fig. 1

Am

A7sus4/G

Am7/G

D7/F#

day,

but

10

now

Ive got

10

10

mp

10

10

1
2

let ring

Chorus
Bkgd. Voc.: w/ Voc. Fig. 1 (4 times)
Gtrs. 1 & 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 2 (4 times)
Gtrs. 3 & 4: w/ Rhy. Figs. 2A & 2B (4 times)

Am

D7/F#

way.

Oh,

Am

F,7

Am7/G

F,7

oh,

D7/F#

Am7/G

oh.

Am

Am

Am7/G

Am7/G

Ba

D7/F#

D7/F#

by,

thats
Gtr. 1

1
1
2
3
3
1

12

when

its

call

0
5
7
6
7
0

F,7

by,

in

me.

ba

E7

F,7

ba

Free time
F

a -

go

let ring

to

steady gliss.

10

10

by,

E7

said, thats when its

call

in

0
0
4
2
2
0

1
1
2
3
3
1

A/C#

me

back

home.

Bb,7

10

Bm7

Cm6


Gtr. 2

let ring

10

10

10

10
9

10
9

10
9

10
9

10
8

10
8

10
8

10
8

10
7

10
7

10
7

10
7

10
7

10
7

10
7

10
7

Gtr. 1

Am('9)

Gtr. 3

Gtr. 2
divisi

10

let ring

0
0

5
0

0
0

5
0

7
5

0
0
5
7
0

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