How to Play the Guitar Solo From “Living Loving Maid” by Led Zeppelin | Easy Lead Guitar Lesson

Hey, everybody how’s it going this is Darren, with Guitar Control. Bringing you today this video lesson and want to show you how to play “The Solo for Living Lemon” made by Zeppelin. A fairly easy solo pickup even if you’re a beginner, it doesn’t have a lot of really fast motions and stuff. It sounds really cool and sounds harder than it actually is.

Check the image above to follow the chords and tabs.

First Part, we start off on the 16th fret of your d string with your third finger, and then from there we go to the 14th fret of the g string, then go back to the d string, and then back here, and then to the 16th fret of the g string with your third finger, after we bend a whole step and release. We do that twice and then we end up on the 14th fret on the g string, from there we go to the 17th fret on the b string, and we’re going to do three bends.

Another whole step bends one, two, three, and then after the third bend, we end on the 17th and then 15, 14 all on the b string.

Second Part, we repeat the part of the first part and then we come down to this kind of trickier part, especially if you’re a beginner, we’re going to come down to the fifth fret on the b string, and we pick that note, just release your pressure, just touching the string. You do a down stroke on the note and then you release the pressure, do an upstroke to get that percussive sound, then move up a half step and do the same thing again, and again, and again.

So we do it all the way up to the 12th fret, then I like to do this with my second finger, you could do it with your first finger if you wanted. We go to the 13th fret with our third finger, and then go back to the 12, and then we do a bend whole step band and hold it. From there, that’s where it goes back into the main riff of the song, so let me do that again the whole thing slowly.

I hope you enjoyed and you got something out of it. Like I said it’s harder than it sounds, so even if you’re fairly new at guitar, this is something you can get down with just a little bit of practice. I went over this with lots, and lots of private students, that were fairly green and they were able to pick it up.

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