HEY JUDE (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1968 Album PAST MASTERS VOL. 2) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st & 2nd VerseBridge Q=80 4/4 Gtr I Wx17 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------||-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------||-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------||-1--1--0--0--|-------------|-------3--3--| |-------------||-------------|-3--3--1--1--|-0--3--------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-1-1-(1)-1-0--0--|-------------| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-3--3--1--1--| 2/4 4/4 Q. E Q Q Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E a W |--------------|----------------|---------|-----------------|--------|| |--------------|----------------|---------|-----------------|--------|| |--------3-----|----------------|---------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2h3----|| |-0----3----3--|-1----1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|--------|| 3rd Verse $ Q Q Q Q Q. E H Q. E E E E E Q. E Q Q |-------------|-------------|----------------|--------------| |-3--3--3--3--|-------------|------2-5-----2-|-3------------| |-------------|-3----3-3----|-3--------3-5---|--------3-----| |-------------|-------------|----------------|------5----1--| To Coda H Q E E Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q E E +E E +E E +E E |-------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------------| |-------------|--------------|--------------|-----------------------| |-1-------1-3-|------0-3-----|-3------3--3--|-----------------------| |------1------|-1---------1--|------3-------|-1-1-(1)-1-(1)-1-(1)-0-| Bridge E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------------||-------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------------||-------------|-------------|-------------| |---------------0-||-1--1--0--0--|-------------|-------3--3--| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-3---||-------------|-3--3--1--1--|-0--3--------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |---------------0-|-----------------|-1-1-(1)-1-0--0--|-------------| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-3---|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-3--3--1--1--| D.S. al Coda 2/4 4/4 Q. E Q Q Q. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E a W |--------------|----------------|---------|-----------------|---------|| |--------------|----------------|---------|-----------------|---------|| |--------3-----|----------------|---------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2h3-----|| |-0----3----3--|-1----1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|---------|| Outro & E E E E E E E E E E E E H E E E E E E E E |-----------------|--------------||------------------| |-----------------|-3-3-3--------||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-----------------|-------3------||o-----------------| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|---------1----||------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E 11x |-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-------------------o|| |-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------3-o|| |-----------------|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1s5----|| 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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