#------------------------------------------------------------------------------# IF I FELL As recorded by The Beatles Transcribed by Jeff Perrin Words and Music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Clean' Gtr III (E A D G B E) - '12 String Electric' Intro Moderately Q=110 4/4 Gtr II W W |-^6-----------|---------------| |-^7-----------|-^7------------| |-^8-----------|-^7------------| |-^8-----------|-^7------------| |-^6-----------|-^5------------| |--------------|---------------| | | Gtr I | Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q |--2--2--2--2--|--2--2--2-2-2--| |--4--4--4--4--|--3--3--3-3-3--| |--3--3--3--3--|--2--2--2-2-2--| |--4--4--4--4--|--0--0--0-0-0--| |--------------|--0--0--0-0-0--| |--------------|---------------| W W W |-^4--------------|-^6--------------|-^6-----------| |-^6--------------|-^6--------------|-^7-----------| |-^6--------------|-^6--------------|-^8-----------| |-^6--------------|-^6--------------|-^8-----------| |-^4--------------|-^8--------------|-^6-----------| |-^4--------------|-^6--------------|--------------| | | Q E E E E E E E E E E E E q Q Q Q q |--4--4-4-4-4-4---|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|--2--2--2--2--| |--6--6-6-6-6-6---|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|--4--4--4--4--| |--6--6-6-6-6-6---|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|--3--3--3--3--| |--6--6-6-6-6-6-0-|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|--4--4--4--4--| |---------------0-|-----------------|--------------| |-----------------|-----------------|--------------| W H Q Q W |----------------|-^0------0--3---|-^5---------------|| |-^7-------------|-^0-------------|-^5---------------|| |-^7-------------|-^0-------------|-^6---------------|| |-^7-------------|-^2-------------|------------------|| |-^5-------------|-^2-------------|------------------|| |-^5-------------|-^0-------------|------------------|| | | Q Q E E E E Q E E Q E E E E E E E E E E |--2--2--2-2-2-2-|--0--0-0-0--0-0-|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|| |--3--3--3-3-3-3-|--0--0-0-0--0-0-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|| |--2--2--2-2-2-2-|--0--0-0-0--0-0-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|| |--0--0--0-0-0-0-|--2--2-2-2--2-2-|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|| |--0--0--0-0-0-0-|--2--2-2-2--2-2-|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|| |----------------|--0--0-0-0--0-0-|------------------|| Verses $ $$ E E E E E E E e E E E E E E E e E E E E E E E E ||------------------|----------------------|-----7-------7---| ||o-----7-------8---|----------------------|-----------------| ||------7-------9---|------11--------------|---9---9---9---x-| ||----7---7---9---9-|---11-11-11---11---11-|---------9-------| ||o-5-------7-------|-9----------9----9----|-7---------------| ||------------------|----------------------|-----------------| | | Q E E E E q Q Q E E q Q Q Q Q ||--2---2-2-0-0-0---|-2-----2----2--2-2----|-0---0---0---0---| ||o-3---3-3-0-0-0---|-2-----2----2--2-2----|-0---0---0---0---| ||--2---2-2-0-0-0---|-2-----2----2--2-2----|-0---0---0---0---| ||--0---0-0-2-2-2---|-4-----4----4--4-4----|-2---2---2---2---| ||o---------2-2-2---|-4-----4----4--4-4----|-2---2---2---2---| ||----------0-0-0---|-2-----2----2--2-2----|-0---0---0---0---| 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-----------|-----------------|----------------------| |---5-------5---5-|-----7-------8---|----------------------| |-----------------|-----7-------9---|------11--------------| |-----------------|---7---7---9---9-|---11-11-11---11---11-| |-------7---------|-5-------7-------|-9----------9----9----| |-5-------5---5---|-----------------|----------------------| | | Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E Q |-----------------|-2---2-2-0---0---|-2-----2--2-2--2-2----| |-2---2---2---2---|-3---3-3-0---0---|-3-----3--3-3--3-3----| |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2-2-0---0---|-4-----4--4-4--4-4----| |-2---2---2---2---|-0---0-0-2---2---|-4-----4--4-4--4-4----| |-0---0---0---0---|---------2---2---|-2-----2--2-2--2-2----| |-----------------|---------0---0---|-2-----2--2-2--2-2----| 1. To Coda Gtr III W W W Q. E H |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------o|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-3------3-3----------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------o|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------------------|| | | Gtr II | 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 E E E E |-----7-------7---|-----5-----------|-------------------|-3----3--------------|| |-----------------|---5-------5---5-|-----7-------7-----|----3---3---5-----5-o|| |---9---9---9---x-|-----------------|---7---7-7-7---(0)-|---------------------|| |---------9-------|-----------------|-7-------7-7---(0)-|---------------------|| |-7---------------|-------7---------|-5-------5---------|--------------------o|| |-----------------|-5-------5---5---|-------------------|----------5---(5)----|| | | Gtr I | Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E E E Q Q E e Q q |-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|-3----3-3------------|| |-0---0---0---0---|-2---2---2---2---|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|-3----3-3-2----2----o|| |-0---0---0---0---|-2---2---2---2---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|-3----3-3-2----2-----|| |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2---2---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|-5----5-5-2----2-----|| |-2---2---2---2---|-0---0---0---0---|-------------------|-5----5-5-0----0----o|| |-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-------------------|-3----3-3------------|| Bridge 2.,3. Gtr II 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-------5---|-----------------|-------------3---| |-----------------|-------------7---|---3---3-------3-| |---7---7---7---7-|---7-7-7---7---x-|-4---------------| |-7-------7-7-----|-7-7-7-7-7-------|-----5---5-------| |---------5-------|-----5-----------|---------5-5-----| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| | | Gtr I | Q E E E E q Q E E E E q Q Q E E q |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-3---3-3-3-3-3---|-3---3-3-3-3-3---|-----------------| |-5---5-5-5-5-5---|-5---5-5-5-5-5---|-4---4---4-4-4---| |-4---4-4-4-4-4---|-4---4-4-4-4-4---|-5---5---5-5-5---| |-5---5-5-5-5-5---|-5---5-5-5-5-5---|-5---5---5-5-5---| |-----------------|-----------------|-3---3---3-3-3---| D.S. D.S. E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E Q e e |-----1-------1--|-----1-------1--|-----------------|-----5------------|| |---3---3---3----|---3---3---3----|-----7---7---7---|-------5----------|| |----------------|----------------|---7---7---7---7-|---------6--------|| |----------------|----------------|-7---------------|------------7-7---|| |----------------|----------------|-----------------|---7--------------|| |-3-------3------|-3-------3------|-----------------|-5----------------|| | | Q E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q E E Q q |-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-2---2-2-2-2-2---|------------------|| |-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3---|-2---2-2-2--2-----|| |-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-2---2-2-2-2-2---|-2---2-2-2--2-----|| |-5---5-5-5-5-5--|-5---5-5-5-5-5--|-0---0-0-0-0-0---|-2---2-2-2--2-----|| |-5---5-5-5-5-5--|-5---5-5-5-5-5--|-0---0-0-0-0-0---|-0---0-0-0--0-----|| |-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-----------------|------------------|| Outro & E E E E E E E E E E E E E E q |-----5-------5-----|----------------| |-----7-------------|----------------| |---7---7---7-------|----------------| |---7-----7---------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--| |-5-------5-----(0)-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--| |-------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| | | Q Q Q Q E E E E E E q |-2---2---2---2-----|-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--| |-0---0---0---0-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--| |-0---0---0---0-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--| |-------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| Gtr III E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q W |-----------------|-----------------|--------*| |-----7-----------|-----------------|-<7>----*| |---7---7---------|-----5---7---9---|-<7>----*| |---------7---7---|-8---------------|-<7>----*| |-5-------5-------|-----------------|--------*| |-----------------|-----------------|--------*| | | E E E E E E e E E E E E E E E E W |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|--2-----*| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|--3-----*| |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|--2-----*| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|--0-----*| |---------------0-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|--0-----*| |-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|--------*| 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 <n> - 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 - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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