IF I FELL As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1964 Album A HARD DAY'S NIGHT) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Ebm D C# Bbm7/F x 6 8 8 7 6 x 5 7 7 7 x x 4 6 6 6 x x 8 6 6 6 6 Em7 A7 D(type 2) Em 0 2 0 0 0 x x 0 2 0 2 0 x x 0 2 3 2 0 2 2 0 0 x F#m F Gm D7 2 4 4 2 2 x 1 3 3 2 1 x 3 5 5 3 3 x x x 0 2 1 2 G 3 2 0 0 0 x Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Acoustic Guitar' Pre-Verse Q=103 Ebm D 4/4 Gtr II W Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / Gtr I W W W |----------|-^6-----------|--------------| |----------|-^7-----------|-^7-----------| |----------|-^8-----------|-^7-----------| |----------|-^8-----------|-^7-----------| |----------|-^6-----------|-^5-----------| |----------|--------------|--------------| C# Bbm7/F Ebm D Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W |--------------|-^6------------|-^6-----------|-----------------| |-^6-----------|-^6------------|-^7-----------|-^7--------------| |-^6-----------|-^6------------|-^8-----------|-^7--------------| |-^6-----------|-^6------------|-^8-----------|-^7--------------| |-^4-----------|-^8------------|-^6-----------|-^5--------------| |--------------|---------------|--------------|-----------------| $ Em7 A7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H Q Q W |----------0---3---|-5---------------| |-^0---------------|-5---------------| |-^0---------------|-6---------------| |-^0---------------|-----------------| |-^2---------------|-----------------| |-^0---------------|-----------------| 1st, 2nd & 4th Verses D(type 2Em F#m F 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 ||------------------|-----------------------| ||o-----7-------8---|------10---------------| ||------7-------9---|------11------11----11-| ||----7---7---9---9-|---11----11------11----| ||o-5-------7-------|-9----------9----------| ||------------------|-----------------------| Em7 A7 D(type 2Em F#m F 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 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-----------|-----------------|------------------------| |-----8-------8---|-----5-----------|-----7-------8---|------10----------------| |---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---------|-----7-------9---|------11------11----11--| |-----------------|-----------7---7-|---7---7---9---9-|---11----11------11-----| |-7-------7-------|-------------7---|-5-------7-------|-9----------9-----------| |-----------------|-5-------5-------|-----------------|------------------------| 1. To Coda Em7 A7 D(type 2) Gm A7 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E H |-----7-------7----|-----5-----------|-----------------|-6------6-5--------|| |-----8-------8----|-----5-----------|-----7-------7---|-8------8---------o|| |---7---7---7---7--|---6---6---------|-----7-------7---|-------------------|| |------------------|-----------7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|-------------------|| |-7-------7--------|-------------7---|-5-------5-------|------------------o|| |------------------|-5-------5-------|-----------------|-------------------|| Bridge 2. D7 G Gm 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 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 |-----------------|-----------------|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3----| |-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3----| |-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---|---4---4---4---4-|---3---3---3---3--| |---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|-5-------5-------|-5-------5--------| |-5-------5-------|-5-------5-------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| 3rd Verse Gm D(type 2) A7 D(type 2Em 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 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 |-----3-------3---|-----------------|-----5-----------||------------------| |-----3-------3---|-----7-------7---|-----5-----------||-----7-------8----| |---3---3---3---3-|-----7-------7---|---6---6---------||-----7-------9----| |-5-------5-------|---7---7---7---7-|-----------7---7-||---7---7---9---9--| |-----------------|-5-------5-------|-------------7---||-5-------7--------| |-----------------|-----------------|-5-------5-------||------------------| F#m F Em7 A7 D(type 2Em 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 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-----------|------------------| |------10---------------|-----8-------8---|-----5-----------|-----7-------8----| |------11------11----11-|---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---------|-----7-------9----| |---11----11------11----|-----------------|-----------7---7-|---7---7---9---9--| |-9----------9----------|-7-------7-------|-------------7---|-5-------7--------| |-----------------------|-----------------|-5-------5-------|------------------| F#m F Em7 A7 D(type 2) 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 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-----------|------------------| |------10---------------|-----8-------8---|-----5-----------|-----7-------7----| |------11------11----11-|---7---7---7---7-|---6---6---------|-----7-------7----| |---11----11------11----|-----------------|-----------7---7-|---7---7---7---7--| |-9----------9----------|-7-------7-------|-------------7---|-5-------5--------| |-----------------------|-----------------|-5-------5-------|------------------| Bridge Gm A7 D7 G 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q. E H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-6------6-5-------||-----------------|-----------------|-----3-------3----| |-8------8---------||-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---|-----3-------3----| |------------------||-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---|---4---4---4---4--| |------------------||---4---4---4---4-|---4---4---4---4-|-5-------5--------| |------------------||-5-------5-------|-5-------5-------|------------------| |------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------| D.S. al Coda Gm D(type 2) A7 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 | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 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 |-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---|-----------------|-----5------------|| |-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---|-----7-------7---|-----5------------|| |---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|-----7-------7---|---6---6----------|| |-5-------5-------|-5-------5-------|---7---7---7---7-|-----------7---7--|| |-----------------|-----------------|-5-------5-------|-------------7----|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-------5--------|| Outro & A7 D(type 2) Gm 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 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----5-----------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----5-----------|-----7-------7---|-----3-------3---| |---6---6---------|-----7-------7---|-----3-------3---| |-----------7---7-|---7---7---7---7-|---5---5---5---5-| |-------------7---|-5-------5-------|-----------------| |-5-------5-------|-----------------|-3-------3-------| D(type 2) Gm D(type 2) E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q W |-----------------|-----------------|------*| |-----7-----------|-----------------|------*| |-----7-----------|-----5---7---9---|------*| |---7---7-----7---|-8---------------|-7----*| |-5-------5-------|-----------------|------*| |-----------------|-----------------|------*| 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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