DIG A PONY (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1970 Album LET IT BE) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=125 3/4 Gtr I E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S |----------------|-----------7----|----------------| |-----------5----|------7--9----9-|-7--7-7---------| |------5--7----7-|-5--9-----------|--------------7-| |-3--7-----------|----------------|---------8-9----| |-3-| |-3-| E E E E. S E E E E. S E. S E. S |------------------|-----------------| |-----7------------|-----------5-----| |-8-9---9--7-----5-|------5--7----7--| |------------8-9---|-3--7------------| 1st - 6th Verses $ $$ |-3-| |-3-| E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E E E E. S E E E H. Q Q Q |-----------7----|----------------|------------------||----------|----------| |------7--9----9-|-7--7-7---------|-----7------------||o---------|----------| |-5--9-----------|--------------7-|-8-9---9--7-----5-||o---------|-------7--| |----------------|---------8-9----|------------8-9---||--5-------|----------| Q H q q q H E. S Q Q Q H Q H +E. S |---------|----------|-----------|----------|---------|--------------| |-7-------|-7--------|-----------|----------|---------|--------------| |---------|----4--7--|-9----9----|-9--7--4--|-2-------|--------------| |---------|----------|---------9-|----------|---------|-3----(3)-0---| 1. |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| Q Q Q Q H Q H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E. S |----------|---------|---------|-------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9---|| |----------|---------|---------|-------------------|-------------------o|| |----------|---------|---------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-|-------------------o|| |-3--5--6--|-7-------|-3-------|-------------------|--------------------|| 2. |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E. S |-------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9\-|| |-------------------|-------------------|| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-|-------------------|| |-------------------|-------------------|| Chorus Q Q Q Q Q E. S E. S E. S E. S |----------|--------------|-----------------------| |----------|----7--12--12-|-------------------14--| |-------5--|-9------------|-12--12-12--15-16------| |-3--7-----|--------------|-----------------------| |--3--| |-3--| E E E E. S E E E E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S H. +H. |-------14----------------|----------------|-----------7----|---------|--------| |-15h16----16--14---------|-----------5----|------7--9----9-|-7-------|-(7)----| |-----------------15h16---|------5--7----7-|-5--9-----------|---------|--------| |-------------------------|-3--7-----------|----------------|---------|--------| Guitar Solo To D.S. al Coda & To Coda +H. W W H. +Q Q Q H. |----------|--------||--------||---------|------------|-------| |-(7)------|--------||--------||-7-------|-(7)--------|-7\----| |----------|--------||--------||---------|---------7--|-------| |----------|--------||--------||---------|------------|-------| Q Q Q H. Q Q Q H. H. Q Q Q |----------|---------|----------|---------|---------|------------| |-------7--|-4-------|-4--2-----|---------|---------|------------| |-4--7-----|---------|-------4--|-2-------|---------|------------| |----------|---------|----------|---------|-3-------|-3--5--6----| D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda && |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| H. H. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q W |---------|---------|-------------------|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9\--||------|| |---------|---------|-------------------|-----------------||------|| |---------|---------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------||------|| |-7-------|-3-------|-------------------|-----------------||------|| Outro E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S |----------------|-----------7----|----------------| |-----------5----|------7--9----9-|-7--7-7---------| |------5--7----7-|-5--9-----------|--------------7-| |-3--7-----------|----------------|---------8-9----| |-3-| |-3-| E E E E. S E E E E. S E. S E. S |------------------|----------------| |-----7------------|-----------5----| |-8h9---9--7-----5-|------5--7----7-| |------------8h9---|-3--7-----------| |-3-| |-3-| E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E. S E E E E. S E E E H. +H. |-----------7----|----------------|------------------|---------|--------*| |------7--9----9-|-7--7-7---------|-----7------------|---------|--------*| |-5--9-----------|--------------7-|-8h9---9--7-----5-|-0-------|-(0)----*| |----------------|---------8-9----|------------8h9---|---------|--------*| 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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