COME TOGETHER (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1969 Album ABBEY ROAD) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=85 4/4 Gtr I E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------|-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--|----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------|-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------|-10-10---------------------| 1st Verse E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------||-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--||----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------||-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------||-10-10---------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------|-------------10-(10)---------| |----------------------12\--|----------------------12\----| |-------10s12---------------|-------10s12-----------------| |-10-10---------------------|-10-10-----------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q W |-------------10-(10)-------|-------5-(5)------|-------5-(5)------|------| |----------------------12\--|--------------7\--|--------------7\--|------| |-------10s12---------------|------------------|------------------|------| |-10-10---------------------|-5-5--------------|-5-5--------------|-3----| Interlude +H H E E S S E +Q Q |-------------||--------------10-(10)-------| |-------------||o----------------------12\--| |-------------||o-------10s12---------------| |-(3)---------||--10-10---------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------|-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--|----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------|-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------|-10-10---------------------| 2nd - 4th Verses $ E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------||-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--||----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------||-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------||-10-10---------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------|-------------10-(10)---------| |----------------------12\--|----------------------12\----| |-------10s12---------------|-------10s12-----------------| |-10-10---------------------|-10-10-----------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q W |-------------10-(10)-------|-------5-(5)------|-------5-(5)------|------| |----------------------12\--|--------------7\--|--------------7\--|------| |-------10s12---------------|------------------|------------------|------| |-10-10---------------------|-5-5--------------|-5-5--------------|-3----| To Coda W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q |----------|-----------------|-----------------|| |----------|-----------------|----------------o|| |----------|-----------------|----------------o|| |----------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-5-------|| E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------| El. Piano Solo E E S S E +Q S E. E E E E E E E E |-------------10-(10)--10h12\-||-------------------------| |-----------------------------||-------------------------| |-------10s12-----------------||-------------------------| |-10-10-----------------------||-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-| Guitar Solo E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------------||------------------| |-------------------------||------------------| |-------------------------||------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| E E E E E E E E E E S S E +Q Q |-----------------|-------------10-(10)-------| |-----------------|----------------------12\--| |-----------------|-------10s12---------------| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-10-10---------------------| Interlude D.S. al Coda & E E S S S S S S S S S S E E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10h12-10h12-10h12-10h12-10\--||-------------10-(10)-------| |------------------------------------------||----------------------12\--| |-------10h12------------------------------||-------10s12---------------| |-10-10------------------------------------||-10-10---------------------| E E S S E +Q Q E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)-------|-------------10-(10)-------| |----------------------12\--|----------------------12\--| |-------10s12---------------|-------10s12---------------| |-10-10---------------------|-10-10---------------------| E E S S E +Q Q |-------------10-(10)--------|| |----------------------12\---|| |-------10s12----------------|| |-10-10----------------------|| Outro E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9---| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9---| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9---| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9--| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9---| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S E. |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-------------------------|------------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-9--| E E E E E E E E a E E E E E S S S S E |-------------------------|-------10---------------------10-| |-------------------------|----------12---------------------| |-------------------------|-10s12-------12------------------| |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|----------------10-10-9s10-10----| E E E S S S S E E E a E E E E E S S S S S S |-------------------------------|-------10-------------------------10-| |-12----------------------------|----------12-------------------------| |-------------------------------|-10s12-------12-------------10-12----| |----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|----------------10-10-10-10----------| E E E S S S S E E E |-------------------------------*| |-12----------------------------*| |-------------------------------*| |----10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-*| 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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