Bring it on home

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin - Bring It On Home
From the CD 'Led Zeppelin II' Written by Page/Plant (Willie Dixon) Atlantic Records 82633-2
Original transcriptions by Jeffrey F. Blank (, Marcelo Melero G. (, and Bret D. Weinraub ( The song is in E.
Jimmy Pena -
| = not a standard bar line; just used to separate music ~ = vibrato or held note . = staccato; mute the note immediately after striking it x = percussive note with no pitch; muted note h = hammer on p = pull off s = slide b = bend string up to indicated pitch/fret r = release bend to indicated string/fret / = slide up from infinity \ = slide down into infinity PM = Palm Mute; lightly touch the strings at the bridge with the edge of the fret hand
[Riff 1]
e:-----------------------------| B:-----------------------------| G:-----------------------------| D:-----------------------------| A:--2--2--4--4--2---------2----| E:--0--0--0--0--0--0--3h4------| PM ------------------------|
[Riff 2]
e:--------------------------------| B:--------------------------------| G:--------------------------------| D:--2--2--4--4--2---------2-------| A:--0--0--0--0--0--0--3h4---------| E:--------------------------------| PM ------------------------|
[Riff 3] [Riff 3a]
e:----------------------------|-------------------------------------| B:----------------------------|-------------------------------------| G:----------------------------|-------------------------------------| D:--4--4--6--6--4--4--6--6----|---2-2--4-4--2-2--4------------------| A:--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----|---0-0--0-0--0-0--0---2--------------| E:----------------------------|----------------------0--------------| PM -----------------------| PM ---------------------|
[Riff 4] - with distortion
e:----------------------------------|--------------------------| B:----------------------------------|--------------------------| G:-------------2b4r2p1---2p1--------|-------------2b4r2p1--2~--| D:-----0h2--------------------2~----|------0h2-----------------| A:-0h2------------------------------|--0h2---------------------| E:---------0------------------------|----------0---------------|
[Riff 5] - with distortion
e:---------------------------------|---------------------------------| B:---------------------------------|---------------------------------| G:---------------------------------|---------------------------------| D:---------------7b9r7p6--7p6------|--------------7b9r7p6--7~--------| A:------5h7---------------------7~-|-------5h7-----------------------| E:--5h7------0---------------------|---5h7-----0---------------------|
[Riff 6] - with distortion ________________________________ |1. |2. e:---------------------------|-------------|----------------| B:---3--x-x--2--x-x--0h1--x--|-------------|----------------| G:o--4--x-x--2--x-x----------|------------o|----------------| D:o--------------------------|------------o|----------------| A:---------------------------|-------------|----------------| E:---------------------------|--3--3b--5---|--3--3b---0.----|
[Riff 7]
e:------------------------------| B:------------------------------| G:------------------------------| D:------------------------------| A:--2--2--4--4--2---------------| E:--0--0--0--0--0---4.-5.-------| PM ----------------------|
[Riff 8]
e:----------------------------------------------------------| B:-------12--14-----14b15r14p12---14p12---------------------| G:-12-13--------13----------------------13------------------| D:----------------------------------------------------------| A:----------------------------------------------------------| E:----------------------------------------------------------|
e:---------------------------------------| B:-------12-14----14b15r14p12---14~------| G:-12-13-------13------------------------| D:---------------------------------------| A:---------------------------------------| E:---------------------------------------|
[Riff 9]
e:-------------------------------------------------------------------| B:-------------------------------------------------------------------| G:------------------14b16r14p13---14p13------------------------------| D:--------12-14-------------------------14---------------------------|
A:--12-14------------------------------------------------------------| E:--------------12---------------------------------------------------|
[Fill 1] - played with octave/fuzz
e:---12----12-12--12-------------------------------------------------| B:-------------------------------------------------------------------| G:----9-----9--9---9-------------------------------------------------| D:-------------------------------------------------------------------| A:-------------------------------------------------------------------| E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Song progression:
[Riff 1] 35 times
On the 16th time:
Ba - by, Ba - by, I'm gonna bring it on home to you. I've got my ticket, I've got that load. Got up, gone higher, all aboard.
With [Riff 2] 4 times
Take my seat, right way back.
With [Riff 1] 4 times
Watch this train roll down the track.
With [Riff 3] 1 time
I'm gonna bring it on home,
Play Half of [Riff 2]
bring it on home to you.
With [Riff 1] 2 times
Watch out, watch out, make room.
Play [Riff 3] and then [Riff 3a] .....
[Riff 4] + [Riff 5] + [Riff 9] 4 times, On third time enter [Riff 8] and cut [Riff 9] out.
With [Riff 6]:
Try to tell you baby, What you tryin' to do? Tryin' to love me baby, Love some other man too. Bring it on home, Bring it on home.
Went a little walk downtown, Messed and got back late. Found a note there waiting It said "Daddy, I just can't wait." Bring it on home, Bring it on home, Bring it back home, Bring it back home to me baby.
[Riff 4] + [Riff 5] + [Riff 9] 4 times, On third time enter [Riff 8] and cut [Riff 9] out.
With [Riff 6]:
Tell you pretty baby, You love to mess me 'roun'. I'm gonna give you lovin', baby. Gonna move you outta town. Bring it on home, Bring it on home.
(Add [Fill 1] 8 times here:)
Sweetest little baby Daddy ever saw I'm gonna give you lovin' baby, I'm gonna give you more. Bring it on home, Bring it on home, Bring it on home, Alright.
[Riff 4] + [Riff 5] + [Riff 9] 4 times, On third time enter [Riff 8] and cut [Riff 9] out.
[Riff 4] x1
[Riff 3] x1
Bring it on home,
[Riff 2] x1
Bring it on home to you.
[Riff 1] x1 [Riff 7] x1
[Riff 3] x1 [Riff 3a] x1
D#7 E7 e:----------------12---------12----------12---------------------| B:-------------9------9--10------10--11-----11--12\-------------| G:-------------------------------------------------------6----7-| D:-------------9------9--10------10--11-----11--12\------5----6-| A:-------------------------------------------------------6----7-| E:--0~~~~----------------------------------------------0----0---|

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