BAD BOY (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1964 Album PAST MASTERS VOL. 1) Words and Music by Larry Williams Arranged by The Beatles Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=142 4/4 Gtr I Q Q E E +E E W Q Q E E +E E |-----------------------|----------|-----------------------| |-10--10--10-10-(10)-10-|----------|-10--10--10-10-(10)-10-| |-----------------------|----------|-----------------------| |-----------------------|----------|-----------------------| 1st - 3rd Verses $ Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------9-9-9-||--------8-9------------| |------11---------||o-10-10--------------8-| |-----------------||o-----------10-10-10---| |-----------------||-----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9------------|-------8-9------------| |-10-10--------------8-|-10-10--------------8-| |-----------10-10-10---|-----------10-10-10---| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9------------|-------8-9------------| |-10-10--------------8-|-10-10--------------8-| |-----------10-10-10---|-----------10-10-10---| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9------------|-------8-9------------| |-10-10--------------8-|-10-10--------------8-| |-----------10-10-10---|-----------10-10-10---| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9------------|----------------------| |-10-10-----10-10-10---|-----------10-10-10---| |--------------------7-|-8-8-11-12----------7-| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------------------|----------------------| |-----------10-10-10---|-----------10-10-10---| |-8-8-11-12----------7-|-8-8-11-12----------7-| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------------------|-------8-9------------| |-----------10-10-10-9-|-10-10--------------9-| |-8-8-11-12------------|-----------10-10-10---| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9------------|-------8-9------------| |-10-10--------------9-|-10-10--------------9-| |-----------10-10-10---|-----------10-10-10---| |----------------------|----------------------| To Coda E E E E E E E E Q. E +Q Q Q. E +Q Q E E Q H |-------8-9------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------| |-10-10----------------|--------------------|----------------|-10-----------| |-----------10-10-10---|-10----10-(10)--10--|-8----8-(8)--8--|--------------| |----------------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------| Guitar Solo 1. 2. H E E E E H E E E E E E E E E E E E |---------------||--------------||-------8-9------------| |--------5-5-5-o||--------5-5-5-||-10-10-----10-10-10-8-| |--------------o||--------------||----------------------| |---------------||--------------||----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9------------|-------8-9------------| |-10-10-----10-10-8----|-10-10-----10-10-10-8-| |-------------------10-|----------------------| |----------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------8-9---------|----------------------| |-10-10-----8-8-7---|-----------10-10-10---| |-----------------9-|-8-8-11-12----------7-| |-------------------|----------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------------|-------8-9-----------| |-----------10-10-10----|-10-10-----------8-9-| |-8-8-11-12----------10-|-----------10-10-----| |-----------------------|---------------------| H Q Q +W Q. E +Q Q E E Q H |-------------|-------------|----------------|--------------| |---------10--|-(10)--------|----------------|-10-----------| |-------------|-------------|-8----8-(8)--8--|--------------| |-------------|-------------|----------------|--------------| Outro Q=60 D.S. al Coda & E E E E E E E E H Q Q +W |------------------||-------------|---------*| |---5-5-5-5-5-5-5--||---------10--|-(10)----*| |------------------||-------------|---------*| |------------------||-------------|---------*| 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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