GLASS ONION (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1968 Album THE BEATLES (WHITE ALBUM)) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st - 3rd Verses Q=120 $ 4/4 Gtr I H Q Q E E Q Q E E E E E E E E E E |--------------||-----------------|-----------------| |------10--7\--||o-7-7-7\-----7---|-3---3---3---5s7-| |--------------||o--------------7-|-----------x-----| |--------------||-----------------|-----------------| E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-------------------| |-7-7-7\----7-7---|-3---3---3-3-5-----| |---------------7-|-------5-------5---| |-----------------|-------------------| E E Q E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q |-----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------| |-7-7-7\----7-7---|-5---3---2------|-----------------|-5---3---2------| |---------------5-|---5-------5----|-3---1---0-------|---5-------5----| |-----------------|----------------|-----------3---3-|----------------| Chorus E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |-----------------||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------| |-----------------||-3-1-3---3-1-3---|---------------1-3-|-(3)-1-3---3-1-3---| |-3---1---0-------||---------------5-|-(5)---5---5-------|-----------------5-| |-----------3-2-1-||-----------------|-------------------|-------------------| 1. To Coda +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E |-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|| |---------------1-3-|-(3)-1-3---3-1-3-4-|-5------5---6---o|| |-(5)---5---5-------|-------------------|----------5-----o|| |-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|| Bridge 2. E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------------||-----------------|-----------------| |-5--------------||-----------------|-----------------| |----------------||-----------------|-----------------| |--------3---4---||-5-5-5-----5---0-|-5-5-5-0-5-5-5-0-| E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-5---5-----5----|-5-0-5---0-3---5-|---0-5---0-3---5-|---0-5-0-5-0-5-0-| D.S. al Coda E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q H |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------|| |-5-0-5---0-3---5-|-5-0-5-0-5-0-5-0-|-1---1---1---1---|-3-----------|| Outro & 1/4 4/4 E E E E Q H W W W |-----||--------------|----------|----------|-------|| |-5---||o-x-----------|----------|----------|------o|| |-----||o-------------|----------|----------|------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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