I NEED YOU (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1965 Album HELP!) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro 1st, 2nd & 4th Verses Q=133 $ 4/4 Gtr I W H E Q E Q. E Q. E Q. E Q. E |----------|--------9----||----------------|---------------| |----------|-------------||o-7----7------7-|--------7------| |----------|-------------||o--------7------|-5----5------5-| |----------|-----------x-||----------------|---------------| E E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q E E Q. E H Q. E H |---9-(9)--9--9-9-|---9-(9)--9--9-9-|--------9----|-7----7------| |-7---------------|-7---------------|-7----7------|--------7----| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------|-------------| E E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q Q Q. E H Q. E Q Q |---9-(9)--9--9-9-|---9-(9)--------||--------6----|-6----6----6---| |-7---------------|-7--------7--6--||-4----4------|--------6------| |-----------------|----------------||-------------|---------------| |-----------------|----------------||-------------|---------------| 1. To Coda Q. E H Q. E Q Q E E +Q Q E E E E +Q Q E E |--------6----|-4----4----4--|---9-(9)--9--9----|---9-(9)--9--9-9--|| |-4----4------|--------4-----|-7-------------7--|-7---------------o|| |-------------|--------------|------------------|-----------------o|| |-------------|--------------|------------------|------------------|| Bridge 2. Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |-------------||--------------|--------------| |-7--7--7--7--||--------7-----|--------9-----| |-------------||-5----5----5--|-7----7----7--| |-------------||--------------|--------------| Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |-----------9--|--------------|--------------|---------------| |-7----7-7-----|-7----7-7--7--|--------7-----|--------9------| |--------------|--------------|-5----5----5--|-7----7----7---| |--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------| 3rd Verse Q. E Q Q Q. E E E +E E Q Q H Q. E Q. E |--------------|-9----9-9-9-(9)-9-|-9--9--9----||--------9-------| |-9----9----9--|------------------|------------||-7----7------7--| |--------9-----|------------------|------------||----------------| |--------------|------------------|------------||----------------| Q. E Q. E E E +Q Q E E Q. E Q Q Q. E Q. E |-7----7------7-|---9-(9)--9--9-9-|------9-9-----|--------9-------| |--------7------|-7---------------|-7---------7--|-7----7------7--| |---------------|-----------------|--------------|----------------| |---------------|-----------------|--------------|----------------| Q. E H E E +Q Q E E Q Q Q Q Q. E H |-7----7------|---9-(9)--9--9-9-|-------------||--------6----| |--------7----|-7---------------|-7--7--7--6--||-4----4------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------||-------------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------||-------------| Q. E Q Q Q. E Q. E Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |-6----6----6--|--------6----5-|--------------|------9----9---| |--------6-----|-4----4--------|-9----9----9--|-7------7------| |--------------|---------------|--------9-----|---------------| |--------------|---------------|--------------|---------------| Bridge Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q |-------------||--------------|--------------|-----------9---| |-7--7--7--7--||--------7-----|--------9-----|-7----7-7------| |-------------||-5----5----5--|-7----7----7--|---------------| |-------------||--------------|--------------|---------------| Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q Q. E Q E E Q. E Q Q |--------------|--------------|--------9--7-6-|-4----4----4---| |-7----7-7--7--|--------7-----|---------------|--------4------| |--------------|-5----5----5--|-7----7--------|---------------| |--------------|--------------|---------------|---------------| Outro D.S. al Coda & Q. E Q Q Q Q Q E E Q. E Q Q |-9----9-------|-9--9--9--7-6--||--------------| |--------9--9--|---------------||-7----7-7--6--| |--------------|---------------||--------------| |--------------|---------------||--------------| Q. E Q E E Q. E Q Q Q. E Q E E Q. E Q Q |---------------9-|---------11--9--|-7----7------6-|-7----7----7---| |--------11--11---|------11--------|--------7--7---|--------7------| |-9----9----------|-9--------------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|----------------|---------------|---------------| Q. E Q Q Q Q H +W |--------9--9--|------------|--------*| |-7----7-------|-7--7--7----|-(7)----*| |--------------|------------|--------*| |--------------|------------|--------*| 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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