GOOD DAY SUNSHINE (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1966 Album REVOLVER) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=130(8=s8) 4/4 Gtr I q q q q q q q q q q q q q q q q |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0---|| Chorus $ 3/4 5/4 3/4 5/4 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 ||--------------|---------------------|-------------|----------------------| ||o-------------|---------------------|-------------|----------------------| ||o-2---2---2---|---------------------|-2---2---2---|----------------------| ||--------------|-2---2---2---2---2---|-------------|-2---2---2---2---2----| 1st & 3rd Verses 1.,D.S. 3/4 5/4 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q E. S Q |-------------|---------------------||-------------|----------------| |-------------|---------------------||-------------|----------------| |-------------|---------------------||-0--0--------|-2--2--2--2-2---| |-0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---0---||-------2--2--|----------------| E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------------|-0--0--0--0--|-0--0--------|-2--2--2--2--| |-0---0---0---0---|-------------|-------2--2--|-------------| To Coda Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|--------------|| |-------------|-------------o|| |-------------|-0--0--0--0--o|| |-0--0--0--0--|--------------|| 2nd Verse 2. 4/4 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-0--0--------|-2--2--2--2--|-------------|-0--0--0--0---|| |-------2--2--|-------------|-0--0--0--0--|--------------|| Interlude D.S. al Coda Q Q E. S Q Q Q E. S Q Q Q E. S Q Q Q E. S Q |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|| |-0--0----------|---------------|---------------|-0--0--0--0-0--|| |-------2--2-2--|---------------|-0--0--0--0-0--|---------------|| |---------------|-0--0--0--0-0--|---------------|---------------|| Out-Chorus & 3/4 5/4 Q Q E. S Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |---------------||----------|----------------| |---------------||----------|----------------| |-0--0--0--0-0--||-2--2--2--|----------------| |---------------||----------|-2--2--2--2--2--| 3/4 5/4 3/4 4/4 3/4 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------|----------------|----------|-------------|-----------| |----------|----------------|----------|-------------|-----------| |-2--2--2--|----------------|----------|-------------|-2--2--2---| |----------|-2--2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--|-----------| 5/4 3/4 5/4 3/4 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------------|----------|----------------|----------| |----------------|----------|----------------|----------| |----------------|-2--2--2--|----------------|----------| |-2--2--2--2--2--|----------|-2--2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--| 4/4 3/4 5/4 3/4 Q Q Q Q H. W W |-------------||---------|------------|------| |-------------||---------|------------|------| |-------------||-3-------|------------|------| |-0--0--0--0--||---------|------------|------| 5/4 3/4 5/4 3/4 W W W W |------------|--------|------------|------*| |------------|--------|------------|------*| |------------|--------|------------|------*| |------------|--------|------------|------*| 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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