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Achilles Last Stand  Led Zeppelin

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[Intro2] 
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[Riff 1] 
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[Riff 2a] 
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[Riff 2b] 
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[Riff 3] 
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[Ascending octave progression 1] 
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[Ascending octave progression 2] 
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[Ascending octave progression 3] 
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[Ascending octave progression 4] 
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[Riff 4a] 
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[Riff 4b]                   rake
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[Riff 4c]             rake
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[Riff 4d]                    rake
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[Riff 5a] 
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[Riff 5b] 
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[Riff 5c] 
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[Riff 5d] 
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[Riff 6a]                     [Riff 6b] 
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G:------9-9----------------|------7-7--------------|--9(b11)--9--9---|
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[Riff 7a] 
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[Riff 7b] 
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[Riff 7c]                          [Riff 7d] 
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[Riff 8] 
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[Riff 9] 
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[Riff 10] 
Repeat 4x
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B:---------|-10s12--12~--|---12ss17~~--------------------------------|
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[Riff 11a]                      [Riff 11b] 
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[Riff 12] 
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[Riff 13] the "random panning" section
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Song progression:

Fade into [Intro] x3

[Intro] x1, replace last half with [Intro2]

[Riff 1] x4

[Riff 2a] x2 /w lyrics:

It was an April morning when the told us we should go,
And as I turned to you, you smiled at me, how could we say no?

[Riff 2b] x2 /w lyrics:

Woah the fun to have to live the dreams we always had.
Woah the songs to sing when we at last return again.

[Riff 1] x2

[Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

Swept New York a glancing kiss to those who claim they know,

[Riff 2a] x2 /w lyrics:

Below the streets that steam and hiss, the devil's in his hold.
Oh to sail away to sandy lands and holidays.

[Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

Oh to touch the dream, hides inside and's never seen yeah.

[Riff 3] x2, second time do 10th fret slide down

[Ascending octave progression 1] x1
[Ascending octave progression 2] x1
[Ascending octave progression 3] x1
[Ascending octave progression 4] x1

        [final two notes over Riff 1] x2]

[Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics:

Into the sun the South and on, at last the birds had flown,

[Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

As shackles of commitment fell in pieces on the ground.

[Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics:

Oh to ride the wind, to tread the air above the din,

[Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

Oh to laugh aloud, with dancing eyes we court the crowd, yeah.

[Riff 4a] x1
[Riff 4b] x1
[Riff 4c] x1
[Riff 4d] x1

        [final two notes over Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics]:

To seek the man whose pointing hand, the giant step unfolds,

[Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

To guide us from the curling path that turns our face to stone.

[Riff 2a] x1 /w lyrics:

And if one bell should ring in celebration for a King,

[Riff 2b] x1 /w lyrics:

So fast the heart should beat as proud's the head with heavy
feet, yeah.

[Riff 3] x4 (at the end of the first time, sing "Ooh......")

[Guitar Solo] 

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[Ascending octave progression 1] x1
[Ascending octave progression 2] x1

then:

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G:-----------------------------16--14---14(b16r14)--12---------------|
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B:--------------17(b19)--17--17~~~-----------------------------------|
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D:--9----12----------------------------------------------------------|
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(last part of solo: 17(b19) 17 17~~~ over lyrics):

                                  [last balf of Riff 2a] 
Days fly by and you and I bathed in eternal summer's glow

[Riff 2a] x2 /w lyrics:

As far away and distant, our mutual child did grow.
Woah the sweet refrain soothes the soul and calms the pain,

[Riff 2b] x2 /w lyrics:

Oh Albion remain sleeping now to rise again.

[Riff 5a] x1
[Riff 5b] x1
[Riff 5c] x1
[Riff 5d] x1

[Riff 6a] x2 /w lyrics:

Wondering and wanderings,

[Riff 6b] x2 /w lyrics:

one place to rest the search,

[Riff 6a] x2 /w lyrics:

Where the mighty arms of Atlas

[Riff 6b] x2 /w lyrics:

hold the heavens from the earth.

[Riff 6a] x2
[Riff 6b] x2

[Riff 6a] x2 /w lyrics:

Oh the mighty arms of Atlas

[Riff 6b] x2 /w lyrics:

hold the heavens from the earth,

last half of [Riff 6b] x1 /w lyrics:

from the earth......

last half of [Riff 7a] x1 (from 7)

[Riff 7b] x1

[Riff 7a] x1

[Riff 7c] x1

[Riff 7a] x1 /w lyrics:

I'm gonna reign, gonna reign, gonna reign,

[Riff 7d] x1 /w lyrics:

gonna reign,

[Riff 7a] x1 /w lyrics:

I'm gonna reign, gonna reign, gonna reign, gonna

[Riff 7c] x1 /w lyrics:

reign.

[Riff 8] x1

[Ascending octave progression 1] x1
[Ascending octave progression 2] x1

[Riff 9] x2

[Riff 10] x1

[Riff 11a] x2 (beginning of each one sing "Aah..." along /w guitar)
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 12] x2  (first "Aahhh..." then "Oohhh...." /w guitar)

"Aah..." (stops before next one)
[Ascending octave progression 1] x1

[Ascending octave progression 2] x1

"oh..." (stops before next one)
[Ascending octave progression 3] x1

[Ascending octave progression 4] x1

[Riff 13] x1

[last part played over Riff 1] x1]

[Riff 1] x1 /w lyrics:

Where the mighty arms of Atlas hold the heavens of the earth.

[Riff 11a] x2 (sing "Oh.." x5 with increased force and pitch)
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2 (sing "Aah" at start of each line /w guitar)

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 11a] x2
[Riff 11b] x2

[Riff 1] x2 (sing "Ooohhh... first time only)

[Intro] reversed, at least 2 times, then begin fadeout
[--]Updated: July 9, 1999