Song facts: “When the Levee Breaks” was a blues song written by a husband and wife duo in 1929 as a reaction to the chaos caused by The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Led Zeppelin later reworked the song in 1971, recording the harmonica parts with a backward echo technique.

Harmonica type: diatonic

6 6 6 6 6 6 -6 -6 -6 -6 -6 
-6 6 -6 -4 
-6 6 -6 -4

-6 -8 -8 
6 7 7 
-5 -6 -6 7 7 -8 

-6 6 -5 -8 
-6 6 -5 7 
-6 6 -5 7 7 -8

Comments

Got something to say? Post a comment below.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
6 Comments
Most Voted
Newest Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments