HELLO GOODBYE (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1967 Album MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st & 2nd Verses Q=100 4/4 Gtr I W W W ||-----------|----------|------| ||o-3--------|----------|-5----| ||o----------|-3--------|------| ||-----------|----------|------| E E E E E E 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 |-----------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------| |-7-5-3-2-0-------|-----------------|----------------|---------------2-| |-----------3-2-0-|---5---5---5---5-|----3-5-7-5-3-0-|---5---5---0-2---| |-----------------|-3---7---3---7---|-5--------------|-3---7---3-------| Chorus $ 2/4 4/4 W +H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-0--------|-(0)----||-------------|-------------|--------------| |----------|--------||-------------|-------------|--------------| |----------|--------||-3--3--2--2--|-0--0--------|--------------| |----------|--------||-------------|-------3--3--|-1--1--4--4---| 1. To Coda Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E E E |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------5--|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|----------5-7---o|| |-3--3--2--2--|-0--0--------|-------1--1--|-3--3-5-7-------o|| |-------------|-------3--3--|-1--1--------|-----------------|| Bridge 2. Q E E E E E E W W |----------------||----------|------| |--------2-----2-||-3--------|------| |-3--3-5---3-5---||----------|-3----| |----------------||----------|------| W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------|-----------------|-----------------|| |-5--------|-7-5-3-2-0-------|---------------0-|| |----------|-----------3-2-0-|---5---5---0-2---|| |----------|-----------------|-3---7---3-------|| 3rd Verse 2/4 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W +Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------------|-----------------|----------|------12\--||--------------| |-----------------|-----0-----------|-5--------|-(5)-------||--------------| |-0-0-3-5-7-5-3-0-|---2---2---0-2-3-|----------|-----------||--------------| |-----------------|-3-------3-------|----------|-----------||-8--8--7--7---| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-3--3--2--2--|-0--0--------| |-5--5--3--3--|-1--1--4--4--|-------------|-------3--3--| Q Q Q Q Q E E E E E E W W |-------------|--------------5-|----------|------|| |-------------|----------5-7---|-3--------|------|| |-------1--1--|-3--3-5-7-------|----------|-3----|| |-1--1--------|----------------|----------|------|| Chorus W 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--------|-7-5-3-2-0-------|---------------0-|-----------------| |----------|-----------3-2-0-|---5---5---0-2---|-0-3-5-7-5-3-2-0-| |----------|-----------------|-3---7---3-------|-----------------| D.S. al Coda 2/4 E E E E E E E E W +E S S S S E |-----------------|-0--------|-(0)-12-12-12-12-12\--|| |---------------0-|----------|----------------------|| |---5---5---0-2---|----------|----------------------|| |-3---7---3-------|----------|----------------------|| Out-Chorus & 4/4 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------| |-3--3--2--2--|-0--0--------|-------------| |-------------|-------3--3--|-1--1--4--4--| H.=H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W +W |-----------------|------------------|----------|--------| |---6---4---5---5-|---4---4\---3---3-|----------|--------| |-----------------|------------------|-3--------|-(3)----| |-4---4---3---3---|-2---2----1---1---|----------|--------| Q=100 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q 6x ||--------------|--------------|| ||o-------------|-------------o|| ||o-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--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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