BABY YOU'RE A RICH MAN (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1967 Album MAGICAL MYTERY TOUR) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=103 4/4 Gtr I E S S E S S E S S E S S |-------------------------| |-5-----------------------| |---5-5-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-| |-------------------------| E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S S S S S S E. |-------------------------|--------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------5-5-5-5-5----| |-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-----------5\-| |-------------------------|--------------------------| E S S E S S E S S E E E S S E S S S S S S S E. E S S E S S E E E E |-----------------------|--------------------------|---------------------| |-------------5-----5-5-|-5-x-x-5-x-x-5-5-5-5-5----|---------------------| |---------------x-x-----|-----------------------5\-|---------------------| |-3-x-x-3-x-x-----------|--------------------------|-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-3-3-3-| 1st - 3rd Verses $ E. S E S S E S S E E E. S E S S E S S E E E. S E S S E E E E |----------------------|----------------------||----------------------| |----------------------|----------------------||o---------------------| |----------------------|----------------------||o---------------------| |-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||--3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| E. S E S S E E E E E. S E S S E E E E |--------------------|--------------------| |--------------------|--------------------| |--------------------|--------------------| |-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| E. S E S S E E E E E. S E S S E E E E |--------------------|--------------------| |--------------------|--------------------| |--------------------|--------------------| |-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| E E E E E E E E W E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E E E E E E |-----------------|----------|---------------------|------------------| |-----------------|----------|---------------------|------------------| |-----------------|-3--------|---------------------|------------------| |-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-|----------|-3--3-3--3-3--3-3--3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| 1. E E E E E E E S S W |-------------------|-------|| |-------------------|------o|| |-------------------|-3----o|| |-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-|-------|| Chorus 2.,D.S. W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |----------||-----------------|---2-5-2---2-5-2-|-----------------| |-3--------||---2-5-2---2-5-2-|-3-------3-------|---2-5-2---2-5-2-| |----------||-3-------3-------|-----------------|-3-------3-------| E E E E E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E S S S S E E E E E E E E E E |---------5-5-----|-------------------|---------------------|------------------| |---2-5-2-----7-5-|-------------------|---------------------|------------------| |-3---------------|-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3-2h3-3-3-3-3-|------------------| |-----------------|-------------------|---------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| To Coda H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |--------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------| |--------------|-----------------|---2-5-2---------|-------------------| |-3----3-3-2-0-|---2-5-2---2-5-2-|-3-------3-3-2-0-|---2-5-2---2-5-2---| |--------------|-3-------3-------|-----------------|-3-------3---------| D.S. al Cod& W E E Q +E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------||------------------||------------------| |----------||------------------||o-----------------| |-3--------||-3-3-3--(3)-3-2-0-||o---2-5-2---2-5-2-| |----------||------------------||--3-------3-------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 3x |-----------5-----|-----------------|------------------|| |---2-5-2-----7-5-|-----------------|-----------5-5-5-o|| |-3-------3-------|---2-5-2---2-5-2-|-3-3-3-3-3-------o|| |-----------------|-3-------3-------|------------------|| 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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