GIRL (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1965 Album RUBBER SOUL) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st & 2nd Verses Q=102 $ 4/4 Gtr I Q Q Q Q Q.. S Q Q Q Q Q Q ||--------------|----------------|-------------| ||o-------5-----|----------5-----|-3--------3--| ||o-3-----------|-3------3----3--|-------3-----| ||--------------|----------------|-------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------0-----|-------------|-------------|------------| |-1-----------|-------5-----|-------5-----|-3----------| |-------------|-3-----------|-3-----------|-------3----| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------| Chorus To Coda Q Q Q.. S Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------------||-------------|-------------|---------------| |-------5--------||-------------|-------------|---------------| |-3------------3-||-6-----5-----|-3-----------|-6-----5-------| |----------------||-------------|-------6-----|---------------| Bridge 1. 2. Q Q Q Q Q.. S Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |--------------||---------------||-------------|-------------|------------| |-------------o||---------------||-3--3--3--3--|-------------|-3--3--3--3-| |-3-----------o||-3-----3-------||-------------|-3--3--3--3--|------------| |-------6------||---------6-----||-------------|-------------|------------| 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--|------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------| Chorus Q Q Q Q E. S Q E. S Q E. S Q E. S Q |-1--1--1--1--||-------------------|------------------| |-------------||-------------------|------------------| |-------------||-6---6----5---5----|-3---3------------| |-------------||-------------------|----------6---6---| Interlude D.S. al Coda & E. S Q E. S Q E. S Q E. S Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------------|-----------------||-------------||-------------|------------| |-----------------|-----------------||-------------||-------5-----|-------5----| |-6--6----5--5----|-3--3------------||-3-----1-----||-3-----------|-3----------| |-----------------|---------6--6----||-------------||-------------|------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------| |-3-----------|-1-----3-----|-------5-----|-------5----| |-------3-----|-------------|-3-----------|-3----------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------| Outro Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q 5x |-------------|-------------||--------------|-------------|| |-3-----------|-------------||o-------------|------------o|| |-------3-----|-3-----3-----||o-6--6--5--5--|-3--3-------o|| |-------------|-------------||--------------|-------6--6--|| 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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