The Beatles - And your bird can sing

AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1966 Album REVOLVER) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=140 4/4 Gtr I q Q E E E E q Q E E E E q Q E E E E q Q E E E E |---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|| |---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|| |-7--7--------7-|-7--7--------6-|-7--7--------6-|-7--7--------6--|| |-------7-7-9---|-------7-6-9---|-------7-6-9---|-------7-7-9----|| 1st & 2nd Verses q Q E E E E q Q E E E E q Q E E E E +Q Q E E E E ||----------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------| ||o---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------| ||o-7--7--------6-|-7--7--------6-|-7--7--------7-|-(7)--7----6-7---| ||--------7-7-9---|-------7-7-9---|-------7-7-9---|---------7-----7-| 1. Q Q E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E q E. S E E E E |---------------|-------------|---------------|----9--------------|| |---------------|-7--6--------|-------6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9--o|| |-9--9------7-9-|-------9--9--|-7--7----------|-7----------------o|| |-------9-9-----|-------------|---------------|-------------------|| Bridge 2. $ Q E. S E E E E Q Q E E E E +Q Q E E E E |----7------------||---------------|-----------------| |-------6-6-7-8-9-||-6--6--------5-|-(5)--5--------4-| |-7---------------||---------4-6---|-----------4-6---| |-----------------||-------4-------|---------4-------| +Q Q E E E E +Q Q E E E E |-----------------|------------------| |-(4)--4--------3-|-(3)--3-----------| |-----------4-6---|-----------4-6-7--| |---------4-------|---------4--------| To Coda Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E Q E E +E Q E q E. S E E Q |---------------|---------------|------------------|----4-----------|| |---------------|-4--4------2-4-|-4----2-(2)-4-----|-------4--------|| |-7--7--4-2-----|-------4-4-----|----4----------4--|-2-------2-2-2--|| |-----------4-0-|---------------|------------------|----------------|| Interlude Q Q a Q Q Q Q a Q Q Q Q a Q Q Q Q a Q Q |------------9--|------------9--|------------9--|------------9---| |-------7h9-----|-------7h9-----|-------7h9-----|-------7h9------| |-7--7----------|-7--7----------|-7--7----------|-7--7-----------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| D.S. al Coda Q Q a Q Q S E. Q E E Q q E. S E E E E q E. S E E E E |-------------11--|----------------|----9------------|----9--------------|| |-------9h11------|-9s7--6---------|-------6-6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9---|| |-9--9------------|---------9p7s6--|-7---------------|-7-----------------|| |-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|| 3rd Verse & Q E. S E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----4--4--------||-------------|--------------| |----------------||-------------|--------------| |-2-------2-2-2--||-7--7--6--6--|-4--4--2--2/--| |----------------||-------------|--------------| q Q S S S S E E +Q Q E E E E |-----------7h9-9---|--------------------| |-------7h9---------|--------------------| |-7--7------------7-|-(7)--7------7------| |-------------------|---------7-9---9----| Q Q E E E E Q Q E Q E q Q E E E E q E. S E E E E |---------------|--------------|---------------|----9-------------|| |---------------|-7--6---------|-------6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9--|| |-9--9----7h9-7-|-------9-7----|-7--7----------|-7----------------|| |-------9-------|------------9-|---------------|------------------|| Outro q E. S E E E E q E. S E E E E q E. S E E E E q E. S E E E E |----9------------|----9------------|----9------------|----9-------------| |-------6-6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9--| |-7---------------|-7---------------|-7---------------|-7----------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| Q Q E E Q Q Q E Q E q E. S E E E E q E. S E E E E |--------------|--------------|----9------------|----9-------------| |--------------|-7--6---------|-------6-6-7-8-9-|-------6-6-7-8-9--| |-9--9----7-9--|-------9-9--6-|-7---------------|-7----------------| |-------9------|--------------|-----------------|------------------| q q E E E E q q E E E E q q E E E E |---------------|---------------|---------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------| |-7--7--------7-|-7--7--------7-|-7--7--------7-| |-------7-7-9---|-------7-7-9---|-------7-7-9---| Q S S E S E S E S S S S E H. |----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-----*| |----------------------|-------------*| |-7--------------------|-------------*| |-0--------------------|-------------*| Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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