Stairway To Heaven Guitar Tab

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Stairway To Heaven Guitar Tab

Song Name: Stairway To Heaven

Capo: No Capo Required

Difficulty: Expert


[Intro]
 
e|-------5-7-----7-|-8-----8-2-----2-|-0---------0-----|-----------------|
B|-----5-----5-----|---5-------3-----|---1---1-----1---|-0-1-1-----------|
G|---5---------5---|-----5-------2---|-----2---------2-|-0-2-2---2-------|
D|-7-------6-------|-5-------4-------|-3---------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-0-0---0--/8-7-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
e|---------7-----7-|-8-----8-2-----2-|-0---------0-----|-----------------|
B|-------5---5-----|---5-------3-----|---1---1-----1---|-0-1-1-----------|
G|-----5-------5---|-----5-------2---|-----2---------2-|-0-2-2-----------|
D|---7-----6-------|-5-------4-------|-3---------------|-----------------|
A|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-0-0-------0-2-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
e|-------0-2-----2-|-0-----0----------|---------3-----3-|-3p2-2-2---------|
B|-----------3-----|---1-----0h1------|-1-----1---0-----|-----3-3---------|
G|-----0-------2---|-----2-------2----|---0---------0---|-----2-2---------|
D|---2-----0-------|-3----------------|-----2-----------|-0---0-0---------|
A|-3---------------|---------0----0-2-|-3---------------|-------------0-2-|
E|-----------------|------------------|---------3-------|-----------------|
 
e|---------2-----2-|-0-----0----------|---------------2-|-0-0-0-----------|
B|-------1---3-----|---1-----0h1------|-------1-----3---|-1-1-1-----------|
G|-----0-------2---|-----2-------2----|-----0-----2-----|-2-2-2-----------|
D|---2-----0-------|-3----------------|---2-----0-------|-3-3-3-----------|
A|-3---------------|---------0----0-2-|-3---------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
 
[Verse]
 
e|-------5-7-----7-|-8-----8-2-----2-|-0---------0-----|-----------------|
B|-----5-----5-----|---5-------3-----|---1---1-----1---|-0-1-1-----------|
G|---5---------5---|-----5-------2---|-----2---------2-|-0-2-2-----------|
D|-7-------6-------|-5-------4-------|-3---------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-0-0-----------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
  There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold, and she's buying a stairway to heaven  When she
 
e|-------5-7-----7-|-8-----8-2-----2-|-0---------0-----|-----------------|
B|-----5-----5-----|---5-------3-----|---1---1-----1---|-0-1-1-----------|
G|---5---------5---|-----5-------2---|-----2---------2-|-0-2-2-----------|
D|-7-------6-------|-5-------4-------|-3---------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-0-0-------0-2-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
  gets there she knows if the stores are all closed, with a word she can get what she came for
 
e|---------2-----2-|-0-----0---------------|---------3-----3-|-3p2-2-2-------|
B|-------1---3-----|---1----1--0-1---------|-1---1-1---0-----|-3---3-3-------|
G|-----0-------2---|-----2---------2-------|---0-0-------0---|-2-----2-------|
D|---2-----0-------|-3---------------------|-----2-----------|-0-----0-------|
A|-3---------------|-----------0------0-2--|-3---------------|-----------0-2-|
E|-----------------|-----------------------|---------3-------|---------------|
  Oooh              oooh           and she's buying a stairway to heaven  There's a
 
e|-------0-2-----2-|-0-----------------|---------2-----2-|-0-0-0-----------|
B|-----------3-----|---1--1--0-1-------|-1-----1---3-----|-1-1-1-----------|
G|-----0-------2---|-----2-------2-----|---0---------2---|-2-2-2-----------|
D|---2-----0-------|-3-----------------|-----2---0-------|-3-3-3-----------|
A|-3---------------|---------------0-2-|-3---------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
  sign on the wall, but she wants to be sure, 'cause you know sometimes words have two meanings  In a
 
e|-------5-7-----7-|-8-----8-2-----2-|-0---0-----0-----|-----------------|
B|-----5-----5-----|---5-------3-----|---1---1-----1---|-0-1-1-----------|
G|---5---------5---|-----5-------2---|---------------2-|-0-2-2-----------|
D|-7-------6-------|-5-------4-------|-3---------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-0-0---0--/8-7-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
  tree by the brook, there's a songbird who sings sometimes all of our thoughts are misgiven
 
e|--------5-7---7---|----8-------2------|----0-------0----|-----------------|
B|-----------5-5-5--|---5-5-----3-3-----|---1--1----1-1---|-0-1-1-------3---|
G|------5-----5---5-|--5---5---2---2--2-|--2----2--2---2--|-0-2-2-------0---|
D|----7-----6-------|-5-----5-4-----4---|-3-------3-----3-|-------------0---|
A|-0-0--------------|-------------------|-----------------|-2-0-0-------2---|
E|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
 
[Chorus] %
 
e|-3---3-3-3--3--0-0-|-2-------2-------|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0---7-|--5---3---5----|
B|-1---1-1-1--1--1-3-|-3--3--3---3-0-0-|-1--1-1-1--1--1-1---8-|--7---5---7----|
G|-2---2-2-2--2--2-2-|-2-----------0-0-|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---9-|--7---5---7----|
D|-2---2-2-2--2--2---|---0-------------|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---0-|-------------0-|
A|-------------------|-----------------|----------------------|-------------0-|
E|-------------------|-----------------|----------------------|---------------|
                      Oooh it makes me wonder
 
e|-3---3-3-3--3--0-0-|-2-------2-------|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0---7-|--5---3---5----|
B|-1---1-1-1--1--1-3-|-3--3--3---3-0-0-|-1--1-1-1--1--1-1---8-|--7---5---7----|
G|-2---2-2-2--2--2-2-|-2-----------0-0-|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---9-|--7---5---7----|
D|-2---2-2-2--2--2---|---0-------------|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---0-|-------------0-|
A|-------------------|-----------------|----------------------|-------------0-|
E|-------------------|-----------------|----------------------|---------------|
   Oooh, it makes me wonder                                          There's a
 
e|------------------|------------------------|-----------------0--|--0--------|
B|---------1------3-|-0h1----------1---------|-------1---------0--|--1--------|
G|-------0------0---|-----2-------2----------|-----0--------0--2--|--2--------|
D|-----2------0-----|---------2--------------|---2--------0----3--|--2--------|
A|-0h3------2-------|-------0----------0--2--|-3--------2------3--|--0---0-2--|
E|------------------|------------------------|-----------------1--|-----------|
  feeling I get when I look to the west, and my spirit is crying for leaving  In my
  And it's whispered that soon if we all call the tune, then the piper will lead us to reason  And a
 
e|----------------|--------------------|----------------0-|--0------|---------|
B|-------1------3-|-0h1---------1------|-------1--------1-|--1------|----1---3|
G|-----0------0---|-----2-----2--------|-----0-------0--2-|--2------|---0---0-|
D|---2------0-----|---------2----------|---2-------0----3-|--2------|--2---0--|
A|-3------2-------|-------0------0--2--|-3-------2------3-|--0--0-2-|-3---2---|
E|----------------|--------------------|----------------1-|---------|---------|
  thoughts I have seen rings of smoke through the trees, and the voices of those who stand looking  [goto %]
  new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter
 
e|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0---7-|--5---3---5----|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0-|-2-----2-2-2-2-0-0-|
B|-1--1-1-1--1--1-1---8-|--7---5---7----|-1--1-1-1--1--1-3-|-3-----3-3-3-3-0-0-|
G|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---9-|--7---5---7----|-2--2-2-2--2--2-0-|-2-----2-2-2-2-0-0-|
D|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---0-|----------0----|-2--2-2-2--2--2---|----0--0-----------|
A|----------------------|-------------0-|------------------|-------------------|
E|----------------------|---------------|------------------|-------------------|
                                                            whoah
 
e|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0---7-|--5---3---5----|
B|-1--1-1-1--1--1-1---8-|--7---5---7----|
G|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---9-|--7---5---7----|
D|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2---0-|----------0----|
A|----------------------|-------------0-|
E|----------------------|---------------|
 
 
[Verse]
 
e|------------------|------------------------|-----------------0--|--0--------|
B|---------1------3-|-0h1----------1---------|-------1---------1--|--1--------|
G|-------0------0---|-----2-------2----------|-----0--------0--2--|--2--------|
D|-----2------0-----|---------2--------------|---2--------0----3--|--2--------|
A|-0h3------2-------|-------0----------0--2--|-3--------2------3--|--0---0-2--|
E|------------------|------------------------|-----------------1--|-----------|
  If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now, it's just a spring clean for the May Queen
  Yes, there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run, there's still time to change the road you're on
 
e|----------------|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0-|-2-----2-2-2-2-----|-3--3-3-3--3--0-7-|
B|-------1------0-|-1--1-1-1--1--1-3-|-3-----3-3-3-3-0-0-|-1--1-1-1--1--1-8-|
G|-----0------0---|-2--2-2-2--2--0-0-|-2--2--2-2-2-2-0-0-|-0--0-2-0--0--0-9-|
D|---2------0-----|-2--2-2-2--2------|----0--0-----------|-2--2-2-2--2------|
A|-3------2-------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|
E|----------------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|
                                          and it makes me wonder
 
e|-5--3--5--|-3--3-3-3--3--0-0-|-2-----2-2-2-2-0-0-|-3--3-3-3--3--0-7-|-5--3--5-|
B|-7--5--7--|-1--1-1-1--1--1-3-|-3--3--3-3-3-3-0-0-|-1--1-1-1--1--1-8-|-7--5--7-|
G|-7--5--7--|-2--2-2-2--2--0-0-|-2--2--2-2-2-2-0-0-|-0--0-2-0--0--0-9-|-7--5--7-|
D|----------|-2--2-2-2--2------|-------------------|-2--2-2-2--2------|---------|
A|--------0-|------------------|-------------------|------------------|--------0|
E|----------|------------------|-------------------|------------------|---------|
                                oooh
 
e|------------------|------------------------|-----------------0--|--0--------|
B|---------1------3-|-0h1----------1---------|-------1---------1--|--1--------|
G|-------0------0---|-----2-------2----------|-----0--------0--2--|--2--------|
D|-----2------0-----|---------2--------------|---2--------0----3--|--2--------|
A|-0h3------2-------|-------0----------0--2--|-3--------2------3--|--0---0-2--|
E|------------------|------------------------|-----------------1--|-----------|
  Your head is humming and it won't go, in case you don't know, the piper's calling you to join him
  Dear lady, can you hear the wind blow? And did you know, your stairway lies on the whispering wind?
 
e|-----3--------3---|--2---------0-2--|-3----0-2--3--0-2--|---3-3-2---------|
B|---5--------3-----|--3-------3-3-3--|-3--3-3-3--3--3-3--|---3-3-3-3-------|
G|-5-----5--4-----4-|--2-------2-2-2--|-2--2-2-2--2--2-2--|---2-2-2-0-------|
D|------------------|-----------------|-0--0-0-0--0--0-0--|---0-0-0-2-------|
A|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------3-------|
E|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
 
e|---2-2-2---|---2--2-2--0-0-0-2-|-3-0-2--0-2-|-3-3-3-3-|---2--2-2-0-0-|-0-2-2-0-|
B|-3-3-3-3-1-|-1-3--3-3--3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3--3-3-|-3-3-3-3-|-3-3--3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0--0-0------2-2-|-2-2-2--2-2-|-2-2-2-0-|-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|
D|---------2-|-----------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0--0-0-|-0-0-0-2-|-2------------|---------|
A|---------3-|-------------------|------------|-------3-|--------------|---------|
E|-----------|-------------------|------------|---------|--------------|---------|
 
 
[Solo]
   Am          C/G               Fmaj7
e|-------------5---------------|---------------------8--8--|
B|---------------8-5-----------|----------------8b10-------|
G|-7b9---------------7-5---7p5-|---------------------------|
D|-----------------------7-----|-7p5-----------------------|
A|-----------------------------|-----8---------------------|
E|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
 
   Am            C/G             Fmaj7
e|-8b10----8--5----------8--10-|-8------------------------5-------|
B|---------------8b10----------|---10-8----8h10-------------8-5---|
G|-----------------------------|--------10-----------7b9--------7-|
D|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
 
   Am              C/G            Fmaj7
e|------------------------------|----5--------------------------|
B|------------------------------|------8-5----------------------|
G|-5---7p5------------5---5--5--|----------7-5---7p5------------|
D|---7-----7-5---5-7----7-------|-5------------7-----7p5-7p5----|
A|-------------7----------------|----------------------------8--|
E|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 
   Am                      C/G
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------13--|
G|----------10-------------------12----12-14-----|
D|-------10----12-10----10-12/14----14-----------|
A|-8/12--------------12--------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
 
   Fmaj7
e|-----------------------15b17---15-13----------------|
B|-15b17--15-13-15-13-13---------------15b17-15-13----|
G|-------------------------------------------------14-|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
 
   Am                                  C/G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----|
G|----------------14----------------14----------------14----------------14-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
   Fmaj7
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----|
G|----------------14----------------14----------------14----------------14-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
   Am                                  C/G
e|----------------------------------------15b17-----------|
B|-13-15b17r15p13----13-15b17r15p13----13-----------------|
G|----------------14----------------14--------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
 
   Fmaj7
e|-b17r15-12----12---------------------------------15--|
B|-----------15----15--13----13-15-13----13--15b17-----|
G|------------------------14----------14---------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
                                                        (13\12------13\10) = slide guitar parts
   Am                  C/G            Fmaj7
e|----------------------------------|-----------17-----------------------------------|
B|-15b17r15p13---(13\12------13\10)-|--------20----20-20-----------------------------|
G|-------------14-------------------|--19b21-21----------19b21r19p17----19--17----19-|
D|----------------------------------|--------------------------------19--------19----|
A|----------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
 
   Am          C/G            Fmaj7                            Am       C/G
e|--------------------------|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
B|-------(13\12------13\10)-|--------------------------------|----(13\12------13\10)-|
G|-19b21--------------------|--14b17--14b17-14--12--14--12-12|b14--------------------|
D|--------------------------|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
A|--------------------------|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
E|--------------------------|--------------------------------|-----------------------|
 
   Fmaj7                               Am             C/G
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|----------(13\12------13\10)-|
G|-10b14----10b12r10-9-7----7--------|-7-9-7-----------------------|
D|-----------------------10----10----|-------10-7------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
 
   Fmaj7
e|------20p17----20p17----20p17----20p17----20p17----20b22----|
B|---17-------17-------17-------17-------17-------17----------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
 
 
[Outro]
   Am           G                  F  G   Am           G                F  G
e|-5------------3----------------|-1--3-|-5------------3-------------|--1--3-|
B|-5------------3----------------|-1--3-|-5------------3-------------|--1--3-|
G|-5------------4----------------|-2--4-|-5------------4-------------|--2--4-|
D|-7------------5----------------|-3--5-|-7------------5-------------|--3--5-|
A|-7------------5----------------|-3--5-|-7------------5-------------|--3--5-|
E|-5------------3----------------|-1--3-|-5------------3-------------|--1--3-|
   And as we   wind on down the road       Our shadows taller than our souls
 
   Am           G               F  G    Am           G
e|-5------------3-------------|-1--3--|-5------------3----------|
B|-5------------3-------------|-1--3--|-5------------3----------|
G|-5------------4-------------|-2--4--|-5------------4----------|
D|-7------------5-------------|-3--5--|-7------------5----------|
A|-7------------5-------------|-3--5--|-7------------5----------|
E|-5------------3-------------|-1--3--|-5------------3----------|
  There walks a lady we all know         who shines white light and wants to
 
    F                       G    Am       G
e|--1-----------------------3--|-------------------------------|
B|--1-----------------------3--|-------------------------------|
G|--2-----------------------4--|-------------------------------|
D|--3-----------------------5--|-------------------------------|
A|--3----------3--5h7--5--3-5--|-------------------------------|
E|--1----1-3h5--------------3--|-5---5--------3--3-------------|
  show                          how everything still turns to
 
                       Am           G               F  G    Am     G
e|---------------------5------------3-------------|-1--3--|-5------3----------|
B|---------------------5------------3-------------|-1--3--|-5------3----------|
G|---------------------5------------4-------------|-2--4--|-5------4----------|
D|---------------------7------------5-------------|-3--5--|-7------5----------|
A|-------3--5h7--5--3--7------------5-------------|-3--5--|-7------5----------|
E|-1-3h5---------------5------------3-------------|-1--3--|-5-5----3--3-------|
  gold                  And if you listen very hard,        the tune will come to you at
 
    F                     G    Am   G   Fmaj7
e|--1------------------------|----------0-|---0-0-0-0-----|
B|--1------------------------|----------1-|---1-1-1-1-----|
G|--2------------------------|----------2-|---2-2-2-2-----|
D|--3------------------------|----------3-|---3-3-3-3-----|
A|--3----------3--5h7--5--3--|------------|---------------|
E|--1----1-3h5---------------|-5-5--3-3-1-|-1----------5-5|
  last                        When all are one and one is all, yeah
 
   Am   G    Fmaj7              Am     Am7/G      Fmaj7
e|-----------0-|-0-0-0-0------|--------8-10-----|-------------------------|
B|-----------1-|-1-1-1-0------|-8/10--------10--|--8h10p10----------3-3---|
G|-----------2-|-2-2-2-0------|-----------------|-----------------5b7-2---|
D|-----------3-|-3-3-3-0------|-----------------|---------------------3---|
A|-------------|--------------|-----------------|-------------------------|
E|-5-5--3-3--1-|--------------|-----------------|-------------------------|
  To be a rock and not to roll
 
   Am      Am7/G             Fmaj7               Am       Am7/G
e|----------------------0--|-------------------|-------------------------|
B|----5-------8------10-3--|-----13-------12---|-----13------12------13__|
G|--7b9----10b12--12b14-0--|--15b17----14b16---|--15b17---14b16---15b17__|
D|----------------------0--|-------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
 
   Fmaj7
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|_13------12-------13------15-------------|
G|_17---14b16----15b17---17b19-------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|
 
   Am       Am7/G         Fmaj7
e|----------------------|-0---------------------------------------------|
B|----13------12-----15-|-1----13---------------------------------------|
G|-15b17---14b16--17b19-|-2-15b17---------------------------------------|
D|----------------------|-3---------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
                                  And she's buying a stairway to heaven

How To Play Stairway To Heaven Guitar Tab?

“Stairway to Heaven” is a classic rock song by Led Zeppelin that has become a staple at guitar jam sessions and concerts. To play the guitar part for “Stairway to Heaven,” you will need to be able to read the guitar tablature (tabs) and play a variety of chords, and lead guitar techniques.

Here is a version of the guitar tabs for the intro of “Stairway to Heaven”:

e|——————————-|

B|——————————-|

G|——————————-|

D|—–2—–2—–2—–2——-|

A|—–2—–2—–2—–2——-|

E|—–0—–0—–0—–0——-|

This tab plays a simple arpeggio pattern on the top three strings

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Is It Easy To Play Stairway To Heaven Guitar Tab?

“Stairway to Heaven” is a classic rock song by Led Zeppelin that is known for its complex guitar work. The song features several guitar parts that are played in different sections, including a famous fingerpicking intro, a long guitar solo, and a series of interwoven guitar melodies.

As a result, “Stairway to Heaven” can be a challenging song to play, especially for guitarists who are just starting out.

To play “Stairway to Heaven,” you will need to have a good foundation in guitar playing and be comfortable with a variety of techniques, including fingerpicking, strumming, and alternate picking.

The song also requires a good ear for music, as you will need to be able to follow the melody and play the various guitar parts accurately. It can take a significant amount of time and practice to develop the skills needed to play “Stairway to Heaven” well.

If you are a beginner guitarist, it may be helpful to start with simpler songs and work your way up to more challenging pieces like “Stairway to Heaven.”

About Stairway To Heaven

“Stairway to Heaven” is a rock ballad by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was written by guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant and appears on the band’s 1971 album “Led Zeppelin IV.”

The song is known for its complex structure, which includes several sections that build in intensity, as well as its iconic guitar intro and solo.

“Stairway to Heaven” has become one of the most popular and enduring rock songs of all time, and is widely considered to be a classic of rock music. It has been covered by numerous artists, and its guitar intro is often cited as one of the greatest of all time.