DAY TRIPPER (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1965 Album PAST MASTERS VOL. 2) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=132 E 4/4 Gtr I W W Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |----------|----------|--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--| |----------|----------|------------9-----|------9---------9------| |----------|----------|-7----10-11-------|-----------------------| |----------|----------|------------------|-----------------------| Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-| |------------9-----|------9---------9-----| |-7----10-11-------|----------------------| |------------------|----------------------| Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--| |------------9-----|------9---------9------| |-7----10-11-------|-----------------------| |------------------|-----------------------| $ Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-| |------------9-----|------9---------9-----| |-7----10-11-------|----------------------| |------------------|----------------------| 1st - 3rd Verses Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E ||---------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--| ||o------------9-----|------9---------9------| ||o-7----10-11-------|-----------------------| ||-------------------|-----------------------| Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-| |------------9-----|------9---------9-----| |-7----10-11-------|----------------------| |------------------|----------------------| A7 Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |----------------|---------------------| |------------7-5-|-(5)----9-(9)---5-7--| |----------7-----|------7-------7------| |-5----8-9-------|---------------------| E Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-|| |------------9-----|------9---------9-----|| |-7----10-11-------|----------------------|| |------------------|----------------------|| Chorus F#7 Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E |---------9-----11-|---------9-----11--| |----8-11----13----|----8-11----13-----| |-9----------------|-9-----------------| |------------------|-------------------| A7 G#7 Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E |---------9-----11-|---------9-----11-|---------------|----------------| |----8-11----13----|----8-11----13----|--------5----7-|--------4----6--| |-9----------------|-9----------------|----4-7----9---|----3-6----8----| |------------------|------------------|-5-------------|-4--------------| Interlude 1. To Coda C#7 B7 E Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q. E E E E E |----------------|--------------||--------------9-7-| |----------------|--------------||------------9-----| |----8--11-11----|----6--9-9----||-7----10-11-------| |-9-----------9--|-7---------7--||------------------| +Q E E +E E E E Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-|--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--|| |------9---------9-----|------------9-----|------9---------9-----o|| |----------------------|-7----10-11-------|----------------------o|| |----------------------|------------------|-----------------------|| Guitar Solo 2. B7 Q E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------------||-------------|-------------| |----------------||-------------|-------------| |------6-9-9-6---||-------------|-------------| |-7--7---------7-||-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E Q. E Q. E Q. E Q. |-------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-------------|-------------|---------------|----------------| |-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--|-7-7----7-7----|-7-7----7-7-----| E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q |---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |-7-7-7--7-7-7--|-7-7-7--7-7-7--|-7-7-7--7-7-7--|-7-7-7--7-7-7---| Interlude E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q Q. E E E E E |---------------|---------------||--------------9-7-| |---------------|---------------||------------9-----| |---------------|---------------||-7----10-11-------| |-7-7-7--7-7-7--|-7-7-7--7-7-7--||------------------| D.S. al Coda E +Q E E +E E E E Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-|--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--|| |------9---------9-----|------------9-----|------9---------9------|| |----------------------|-7----10-11-------|-----------------------|| |----------------------|------------------|-----------------------|| Outro & B7 E Q Q E E Q Q H Q W |--------------||------------|------| |--------------||------------|------| |----6--9-9-6--||-7----------|------| |-7------------||------------|------| Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-| |------------9-----|------9---------9-----| |-7----10-11-------|----------------------| |------------------|----------------------| Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--| |------------9-----|------9---------9------| |-7----10-11-------|-----------------------| |------------------|-----------------------| Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E Q. E E E E E |--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-||---------------9-7-| |------------9-----|------9---------9-----||o------------9-----| |-7----10-11-------|----------------------||o-7----10-11-------| |------------------|----------------------||-------------------| +Q E E +E E E E Q. E E E E E +Q E E +E E E E 4x |-(7)----11-(11)---7-9-|--------------9-7-|-(7)----11-(11)---7-9--|| |------9---------9-----|------------9-----|------9---------9-----o|| |----------------------|-7----10-11-------|----------------------o|| |----------------------|------------------|-----------------------|| 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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