ANY TIME AT ALL (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1964 Album A HARD DAY'S NIGHT) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Chorus Q=142 4/4 Gtr I W Q Q E E E E +Q Q E Q E Q. E H |----------|---------------|----------------|-------------| |----------|---------------|----------------|-------------| |----------|-------------5-|-(5)--5--5-5--5-|-------------| |----------|-7--7--7-5-7---|----------------|-5----5-5----| Q. E Q. E Q. E Q E E Q. E Q. E Q. E H |---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|-5----5-5----| |-5----5-5----6-|-7----7-7--7-5-|-3----3-5----5-|-------------| 1st Verse Q. E Q Q Q. E H Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |--------------||-------------|--------------|---------------| |-----------7--||-------------|--------------|---------------| |-5----5-5-----||-5----5-5----|-4----4----4--|-2----2----2---| |--------------||-------------|--------5-----|--------2------| Q. E Q E E Q. E H Q. E H Q. E H |---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-1----1----1---|-------------|-------------|-5----5-5----| |--------3----3-|-5----5-5----|-5----5-5----|-------------| Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------| |-4----4----4--|-2----2----2--|-1----1----1--|-0----0--------| |--------5-----|--------2-----|--------3-----|--------2--5---| Chorus Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q H Q Q E E E E |--------------|--------------|------------||----------------| |-----------7--|--------------|------------||----------------| |--------7-----|-5----5-------|-5----------||-------------5--| |-5----5-------|--------5--5--|------------||-7--7--7-5-7----| +Q Q E Q E Q. E H Q. E Q. E Q. E Q E E |----------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |----------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-(5)--5--5-5--5-|-------------|---------------|----------------| |----------------|-5----5-5----|-5----5-5----6-|-7----7-7--7-5--| 2nd Verse Q. E Q. E Q. E H Q. E Q Q Q. E H |---------------|-------------|--------------||-------------| |---------------|-------------|-----------7--||-------------| |---------------|-5----5-5----|-5----5-5-----||-5----5-5----| |-3----3-5----5-|-------------|--------------||-------------| Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q E E Q. E H |--------------|--------------|---------------|-------------| |--------------|--------------|---------------|-------------| |-4----4----4--|-2----2----2--|-1----1----1---|-------------| |--------5-----|--------2-----|--------3----3-|-5----5-5----| Q. E H Q. E H Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------| |-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------| |-------------|-5----5-5----|-4----4----4--|-2----2----2---| |-5----5-5----|-------------|--------5-----|--------2------| Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------| |--------------|--------------|-----------7--|---------------| |-1----1----1--|-0----0-------|--------7-----|-5----5--------| |--------3-----|--------2--5--|-5----5-------|--------5--5---| Chorus Q Q H Q Q E E E E +Q Q E Q E Q. E H |------------||---------------|----------------|-------------| |------------||---------------|----------------|-------------| |-5----------||-------------5-|-(5)--5--5-5--5-|-------------| |------------||-7--7--7-5-7---|----------------|-5----5-5----| Q. E Q. E Q. E Q E E Q. E Q. E Q. E H |---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|-5----5-5----| |-5----5-5----6-|-7----7-7--7-5-|-3----3-5----5-|-------------| Interlude Q. E Q Q Q. E H Q. E H Q. E H |--------------||-------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------7--||-------------|-------------|-------------| |-5----5-5-----||-------------|-------------|-------------| |--------------||-5----5-5----|-5----5-5----|-5----5-5----| Q. E H Q. E H Q. E H Q. E H |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-5----5-5----|-3----3-3----|-5----5-5----|-3----3-3----| Out-Chorus Q. E H Q. E H Q Q H Q Q E E E E |-------------|-------------|------------||----------------| |-------------|-------------|------------||----------------| |-------------|-5----5-5----|-5----------||-------------5--| |-5----5-5----|-------------|------------||-7--7--7-5-7----| +Q Q E E +E E Q. E H Q. E Q. E Q. E Q E E |-------------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-------------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-(5)--5--5-5-(5)-5-|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-------------------|-5----5-5----|-5----5-5----6-|-7----7-7--7-5--| Q. E Q. E Q. E H Q. E Q Q Q. E Q. E |---------------|-------------|--------------|----------------| |---------------|-------------|--------------|----------------| |--------0----0-|-5----5-5----|-5----5-5--5--|----------------| |-3----3--------|-------------|--------------|-3----3-3----3--| Q. E H Q. E E Q E Q Q H +W |-------------|---------------|------------|--------*| |-------------|---------------|------------|--------*| |-------------|-5----5-5-5--5-|-5--5--5----|-(5)----*| |-5----5-5----|---------------|------------|--------*| 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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