The Beatles - Help

HELP As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1965 Album HELP) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Bm G E A7 x 2 4 4 3 2 3 5 5 4 3 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 x 0 2 0 2 0 A C#m F#m D x 0 2 2 2 0 x 4 6 6 5 4 2 4 4 2 2 2 x x 0 2 3 2 G(type 2) Esus4/A 3 2 0 0 0 3 x 0 2 2 0 0 Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Acoustic 12-string Guitar' Pre-Verse Fast Q=185 Bm G 4/4 Gtr II (Ac. 12-string Gtr.) Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr I (El. Gtr.) W H H W H H |--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------| |--------------|-2-----0------|--------------|--------------| |--------------|--------------|-3------------|-3-----2------| E A7 Q Q E E E E Q Q E E Q W W | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / W +W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |---------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------|| |---------------|----------------|-------0-------0-|-------0-------0--|| |---------------|----------------|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0----|| |---------------|----------------|---5-------4-----|---3-------2------|| |---------------|----------------|-7-------6-------|-5-------4--------|| |-0-------------|-(0)------------|-----------------|------------------|| 1st & 2nd Verse A C#m Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W ||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| ||o--------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| ||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| ||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| ||o--------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| ||---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| F#m D G(type 2)A Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E H E Q E E E Q Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------| A C#m Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| F#m D G(type 2) A Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E H E Q E +E E Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W |---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|--------------|| Chorus Bm Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr I Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H H |--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------| |----4------4--|----4------4--|----4------4--|-------------| |----4------4--|----4------4--|----4------4--|-------------| |----2------2--|----2------2--|----2------2--|-2-----0-----| |--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------| G Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H H |--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------| |----5------5--|----5------5--|----5------5--|------------------| |----5------5--|----5------5--|----5------5--|------------------| |-3--3------3--|----3------3--|----3------3--|-3-------2--------| E Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E Q Q E E 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------2--|----2------2---|----2------2-| |-0--0------0--|----0------0--|----0------0---|----0------0-| A7 A Esus4/A W +W Q Q E E E E Q Q +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W +W |-----------------|------------------|---------------|--------------------|| |-------0-------0-|--------0-------0-|---------------|-------------------o|| |-----0-------0---|------0-------0---|---------------|--------------------|| |---5-------4-----|----3-------2-----|---------------|--------------------|| |-7-------6-------|--5-------4-------|-0-------------|-(0)---------------o|| |-----------------|------------------|---------------|--------------------|| 3rd Verse A C#m Q Q E Q. Q E E E Q. Q Q E Q. Q E E E Q. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W +W W +W |-^5------------|-(5)-------------|-4------------|-(4)------------| |-^5------------|-(5)-------------|-5------------|-(5)------------| |-^6------------|-(6)-------------|-6------------|-(6)------------| |-^7------------|-(7)-------------|--------------|----------------| |---------------|-----------------|--------------|----------------| |---------------|-----------------|--------------|----------------| F#m D G(type 2A Q E E +E E Q Q E E +E E Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W +W W W |-12--------------|-(12)--------------|-------------|-------------| |-10--------------|-(10)--------------|-------------|-------------| |--9--------------|--(9)--------------|-------------|-------------| |-11--------------|-(11)--------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------------|-------------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------------|-------------------|-------------|-------------| A C#m Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| |--------------|---------------|---------------|----------------| F#m D G(type 2)A Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E H E Q E E E Q Q E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------|| |---------------|---------------|-------------|----------------|| Out-Chorus Bm Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr I Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H H |--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------| |----4------4--|----4------4--|----4------4--|-------------| |----4------4--|----4------4--|----4------4--|-------------| |----2------2--|----2------2--|----2------2--|-2-----0-----| |--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------| G Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H H |--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------| |--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------| |----5------5--|----5------5--|----5------5--|------------------| |----5------5--|----5------5--|----5------5--|------------------| |-3--3------3--|----3------3--|----3------3--|-3-------2--------| E Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E Q Q E E 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------2--|----2------2---|----2------2-| |-0--0------0--|----0------0--|----0------0---|----0------0-| Outro A7 F#m W +W Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W +W |-----------------|------------------||--------------|---------------| |-------0-------0-|--------0-------0-||--------------|---------------| |-----0-------0---|------0-------0---||--------------|---------------| |---5-------4-----|----3-------2-----||--------------|---------------| |-7-------6-------|--5-------4-------||--------------|---------------| |-----------------|------------------||-2------------|-(2)-----------| A W +W | | / / W +W |----------|--------*| |----------|--------*| |----------|--------*| |----------|--------*| |----------|--------*| |-0--------|-(0)----*| 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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