The Beatles - Blue jay way

BLUE JAY WAY (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1967 Album MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR) Words and Music by George Harrison Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=100 4/4 Gtr I W W W |----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|------| W W W W |----------|----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|----------|------| 1st - 3rd Verses W Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------||--------------|-------------|-------------| |----------||o-------------|-------------|-------------| |----------||o-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--| |----------||--------------|-------------|-------------| Q=20 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q W |-------------|-------------|-------------|------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------|| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3----|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------|| Chorus 1.,2.(8=s8) Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-3-| |3| Q Q Q Q H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q W |---2-4-5-4--|-------------|-------------|------| |------------|-------------|-------------|------| |-3----------|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3----| |------------|-------------|-------------|------| Chorus Q=100 3. Q=120(8=s8) W 3x Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------||-||--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| |----------o||-||o-------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| |-3--------o||-||o-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3----| |-----------||-||--------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| 1.,2.,3. 2/4 4/4 E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q 4x |---2-4-5-|-4--4--------|-------------|--------------|| |---------|-------------|-------------|-------------o|| |-3-------|-------3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--o|| |---------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| Outro 4. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--||-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--| |-------------|-------------||-------------|-------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q E E |-------------|--------------|--------------|--------------| |-------------|--------------|--------------|--------------| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3---|-3---3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3---| |-------------|------------3-|---3----------|------------3-| E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |--------------|--------------|-------------|-------------| |--------------|--------------|-------------|-------------| |-3---3--3--3--|-3---3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--| |---3----------|---3----------|-------------|-------------| Q=80 Q Q H +W +W +W |------------|------------|------------|--------*| |------------|------------|------------|--------*| |-3--3--3----|-(3)--------|-(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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