GOOD NIGHT (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) - 'Double Bass' Q=90 4/4 Gtr I W Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |----------|----5-----5--|----5-----5--|----5-----5---| |----------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |----------|-------------|-------------|--------------| Q Q Q Q W W W |-------------|----------|----------|------| |----5-----5--|----------|----------|------| |-------------|----------|----------|------| |-------------|----------|----------|------| W W W W |----------|----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|----------|------| |----------|----------|----------|------| W W H Q E E Q Q Q Q |----------|----------|-------------|-------------| |----------|----------|-------------|-5--5--5--5--| |----------|----------|---------7-5-|-------------| |----------|----------|-------------|-------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------4--4--| |-5--5--5--5--|-5--5--5--5--|-5--5--5--5--|-5--5--------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q E E Q |-2--2--2--2--|-4--4--2--2--|-0--0---------|-0--0--4-11----| |-------------|-------------|-------4--2-0-|------------9--| |-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------| |-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------| E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q E E Q |---9---9---9---9-|-------------|-------------|---------------| |-7---7---7---7---|-9--9--7--7--|-5--5--4-----|-5-5----5-5----| |-----------------|-------------|----------5--|-----5------7--| |-----------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q Q Q W |---------------|---------------|--------------|------| |-5-5-4--5-5----|-5-5----5-5----|-5-5----5-----|------| |------------7--|-----5------7--|-----5-----3--|------| |---------------|---------------|--------------|------| W W W Q Q Q Q |----------|----------|----------|-------4--4--| |----------|----------|----------|-5--5--------| |----------|----------|----------|-------------| |----------|----------|----------|-------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q E E Q |-2--2--2--2--|-4--4--2--2--|-0--0---------|-0--0--4-11----| |-------------|-------------|-------4--2-0-|------------9--| |-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------| |-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------| E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q E E Q |---9---9---9---9-|-------------|-------------|---------------| |-7---7---7---7---|-9--9--7--7--|-5--5--4-----|-5-5----5-5----| |-----------------|-------------|----------5--|-----5------7--| |-----------------|-------------|-------------|---------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-5--5--5--5--|-5--5--5--5--|-5--5--5--5--|----5-----5--| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| Q Q Q Q |---------------*| |----5----------*| |----------5----*| |---------------*| 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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