HEY JUDE As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1968 Album PAST MASTERS VOL. 2) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand F C/G C7 Bb 1 3 3 2 1 1 3 3 2 0 1 0 x 3 2 3 1 0 x 1 3 3 3 1 F7 Bb/A Gm Gm7 1 3 1 2 4 1 x 0 3 3 3 1 3 5 5 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 Eb Bb(type 2) x 6 8 8 8 6 6 8 8 7 6 6 Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Acoustic Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Paul McCartney - Piano arr. for Guitar' 1st Verse Q=80 F C C7 C7sus4 F 4/4 Gtr III (Piano arr. for Gtr.) Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|--------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|--------------|-------------|-------------| |-2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--0-2-|-3--0--0--0--|-2--2--2--2--| |-3--3--3--3--|-2--2--2--2-3-|-5--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3------|-------------|-3--3--3--3--| |-------------|--------------|-------------|-------------| Bb F C F Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------|| |-3--3--3--3--|-2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--0--|-2--2--2----|| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-2--2--2--2--|-3--3--3----|| |-5--5--5--5--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3----|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------|| 2nd & 4th Verses $ F C/G Gtr I (Ac. Gtr.) E E E E E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr III Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E |-----------------|-------------------| |-----------------|-------------------| |-2---2---2---2---|-0---0-----0---0-2-| |-3---3---3---3---|-2---2-----2---2-3-| |-3---3---3---3---|-3---3-----3-------| |-----------------|-------------------| C7 F E S S E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |---------------------|-------------------| |---------------------|-------------------| |-3-----0-----0---0---|-2---2-----2---2---| |-5-----3-----3---3---|-3---3-----3---3---| |---------------------|-3---3-----3---3---| |---------------------|-------------------| Bb F E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-3---3-----3---3---|-2---2-----2---2---| |-3---3-----3---3---|-3---3-----3---3---| |-5---5-----5---5---|-3---3-----3---3---| |-------------------|-------------------| To Coda C7 F E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E |--------------------|---------------1-0--| |--------------------|---------------1-1--| |-0---0-----0---0----|-2---2-----2---2-2--| |-2---2-----2---2----|-3---3-----3--------| |-3---3-----3---3----|-3---3-----3--------| |--------------------|--------------------| Bridge F7 Bb Bb/A E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E |-------------------||-------------------| |-4---4-----4---4---||-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-5---5-----5---5---||-3-3-3-3---2-2-2-2-| |-7---7-----7---7---||-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-------------------||-------------------| |-------------------||-------------------| Gm Gm7 C7 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------|-------------------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-------------------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-| |-------------------|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-| |-------------------|-------------------| F F7 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q |---------------1-0-|-------------------| |-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-|-4---4-----4---4---| |-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|-5---5-----5---5---| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-----|-7---7-----7---7---| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| Bb Bb/A Gm Gm7 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------|-------------------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-3-3-3-3---2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| C7 F F7 C7 2/4 4/4 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr II (El. Gtr.) W H E E E E Q Q E E Q H |-------------------|-------------------|---------|------------------| |-------------------|---------------1-3-|-4---4---|-5-6-8---8--------| |-------------------|-------------2-2-3-|-5---5---|-5-7-9---9--------| |-------------------|-------------3-----|---------|------------------| |-------------------|-------------------|---------|------------------| |-------------------|-------------------|---------|------------------| | | Gtr III | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q H |-------------------|-------------------|---------|------------------| |-------------------|-------------------|---------|------------------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-|-----0---0--------| |-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-|-2-3-2---2--------| |-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-|-3-5-3---3--------| |-------------------|-------------------|---------|------------------| 3rd Verse C7 F C/G C7 E E Q H E E E E E E E E E E E S S E E E E E S S E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr III E E Q H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q Q Q |-------------||-----------------|-------------------|----------------------| |-------------||-----------------|-------------------|----------------------| |-0-2-3--3----||-2---2---2---2---|-0---0-----0---0-2-|-3-----0-----0---0----| |-2-3-5--5----||-3---3---3---3---|-2---2-----2---2-3-|-5-----3-----3---3----| |-----7--7----||-3---3---3---3---|-3---3-----3-------|----------------------| |-------------||-----------------|-------------------|----------------------| F Bb E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-2---2-----2---2---|-3---3-----3---3---| |-3---3-----3---3---|-3---3-----3---3---| |-3---3-----3---3---|-5---5-----5---5---| |-------------------|-------------------| F C7 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-2---2-----2---2---|-0---0-----0---0---| |-3---3-----3---3---|-2---2-----2---2---| |-3---3-----3---3---|-3---3-----3---3---| |-------------------|-------------------| F F7 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q Q E E Q Q Q Q |---------------1-0-|-------------------|| |---------------1-1-|-4---4-----4---4---|| |-2---2-----2---2-2-|-5---5-----5---5---|| |-3---3-----3-------|-7---7-----7---7---|| |-3---3-----3-------|-------------------|| |-------------------|-------------------|| Bridge Bb Bb/A Gm Gm7 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------|-------------------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-3-3-3-3---2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| C7 F E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr II W H E E E E |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|---------------1-3-| |-------------------|-------------2-2-3-| |-------------------|-------------3-----| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| | | Gtr III | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------|---------------1-0-| |-------------------|-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-| |-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-----| |-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| F7 Bb Bb/A E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H H W |-------------------|-------------------| |-4-----------------|-------------------| |-5-----------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| | | Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E |-------------------|-------------------| |-4---4-----4---4---|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-5---5-----5---5---|-3-3-3-3---2-2-2-2-| |-7---7-----7---7---|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| Gm Gm7 C7 F F7 2/4 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W H E E E E Q Q |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------| |-------------------|-------------------|---------------1-3-|-4---4---| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------2-2-3-|-5---5---| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------3-----|---------| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------| | | 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 |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-------------------|-------------------|---------| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-| |-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-| |-------------------|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-|-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------| D.S. al Coda & C7 F 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E Q H E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E Q H W W |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| |-5-6-8---8-------|-------------||-------------------| |-5-7-9---9-------|-------------||-------------------| |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| | | E E Q H E E Q H E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| |-----0---0-------|-0-2-3--3----||-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-| |-2-3-2---2-------|-2-3-5--5----||-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-3-5-3---3-------|-----7--7----||-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-| |-----------------|-------------||-------------------| Outro F E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W |----------------||------------------| |----------------||o-----------------| |----------------||------------------| |----------------||------------------| |----------------||o-----------------| |----------------||------------------| | | E E E E H E E E E E E E E |----------------||------------------| |----------------||o-----------------| |-2-2-2-2-2------||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-| |-3-3-3-3-3------||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-3-3-3-3-3------||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |----------------||------------------| Eb Bb(type 2) E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| |-----------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| F F E E E S S E E E S S E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E 3x E E E E E E E E |----------------------||-||-------------------| |---------------------o||-||o------------------| |----------------------||-||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3----||-||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| |-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---o||-||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| |-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5----||-||-------------------| Eb Bb(type 2) F E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S S S S S S S S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 4x |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|----------------------------------o|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------------------|| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--o|| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|| F Eb E E S S E E E S S E E E S S E E E S S S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E S S S S E S S S S E E E ||----------------------|-------------------------------| ||o---------------------|-1-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-1---1---| ||--2-2-2---2-2-2-2---2-|-------------------------------| ||--3-3-3---3-3-3-3---3-|-1-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-1---1---| ||o-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---3-|-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3---3---| ||----------------------|-------------------------------| Bb(type 2) F E E S S E E E S S S S E E E S S S S S S S S S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / S S S S E S S S S E S S E S S S S S E S E E S E S 4x |-------------------------------|-----------------------------------|| |-------------------------------|----------------------------------o|| |-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2---2---2-2---2---|| |-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3---|| |-5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|-3-3-3-3-3-3---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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