Jimmy Page Licks
Jimmy Page, guitarist of Led Zeppelin, is considered to be one of the most influential guitarists, and is a true guitar hero. He was listed as #3 on the list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of all Time," published by Rolling Stone magazine. As the guitarist of Led Zeppelin, he attributed to the success of the 60's & 70's rock era, as many band's followed in Zeppelin's footsteps.
Here is a transcription of the first 5 measures of Jimmy Page's solo from "Stairway to Heaven."
- This is all within the key of A minor.
- In measure 1, be sure to use pull-offs, as Jimmy Page does.
- To be as economical as possible while playing this lick, use a finger rolling technique to smoothly connect notes located on the same fret but on different strings.