I'LL CRY INSTEAD 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 G Am7/D D7 C7 3 2 0 0 0 3 3 x 2 0 1 3 x x 0 2 1 2 x 3 2 3 1 0 Bm A7 D Em x 2 4 4 3 2 x 0 2 0 2 0 x x 0 2 3 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Acoustic Guitar' Intro Q=176(8=s8) G Am7/G Am7/G 4/4 Gtr II W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr I H Q E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E |-------------|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5----|| |-------------|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5----|| |-------------|-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5----|| |-------------|-----5---5-------|-----5---5--------|| |-------------|-----------------|------------------|| |-----------2s|=3---------------|-3----------------|| 1st, 2nd & 4th Verses $ G Am7/G Am7/G Am7/G Am7/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 E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E ||------3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5----| ||o-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5----| ||------4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5----| ||------5---5-------|-----5---5-------|-----5---5-------|-----5---5--------| ||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| ||--3---------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-3----------------| G Am7/G Am7/G D7 E E E E E E E E 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 E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q Q +E E Q Q. E +E Q. |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-------------------|-0------------0------| |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---(3)-3-3---|--------3-(3)--------| |-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---|-----2---(2)-2-2---|--------2-(2)--------| |-----5---5-------|-----5---5-------|-0-----------------|---------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------------------| |-3---------------|-3---------------|-------------------|---------------------| C7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H +E Q. Q E E +E E +Q |--------------------|---------------------| |-1-------(1)-1------|-------------1-(1)---| |-3-------(3)--------|-3-------------------| |-2-------(2)--------|-----2---------------| |--------------------|-------3-(3)---------| |--------------------|---------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q +E E Q Q E E +H |-----3---(3)-------|-3-----------------| |-------------1-----|-------1-(1)-------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-3-------------3---|-----3-------------| |-------------------|-------------------| 1. To Coda G Am7/G D7 G Am7/G Am7/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 E E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q +E E Q Q Q +E E Q |-----3---3-5-5---|-----2-----2-2---|-----3---(3)-5-5---|-----3---(3)-5-5----|| |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3-----3-3---|-----3---(3)-5-5---|-----3---(3)-5-5---o|| |-----4---4-5-5---|-----2-----2-2---|-----4---(4)-5-5---|-----4---(4)-5-5----|| |-----5---5-------|-0---------------|-----5---(5)-------|-----5---(5)--------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------o|| |-3---------------|-----------------|-3-----------------|-3------------------|| Bridge 2. G Am7/G Bm 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 Q +E E Q Q Q E E Q +Q E E +Q. E |-----3---(3)-5-5---||-------------2---|-(2)-----------------| |-----3---(3)-5-5---||-----------3-----|-------3-------------| |-----4---(4)-5-5---||---------4-------|---------4-(4)-------| |-----5---(5)-------||-----4-----------|---------------------| |-------------------||-2---------------|---------------------| |-3-----------------||-----------------|-------------------4s| A7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q +E E +Q Q. E +E E +Q |-----5---(5)---------|----------------------| |-----5---(5)-5-(5)---|-8------8-(8)-5-(5)---| |---------------------|----------------------| |---------------------|----------------------| |---------------------|----------------------| |-5-------------------|----------------------| D E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q +E E E E Q E E +E E Q |-2---2---(2)-------|-2-----------------| |-3---3---(3)-3-----|-------------3-----| |---------------2---|-------2-(2)---2---| |-----------------0-|-----0-------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| Em A7 D7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q E E +E E Q E E +E E Q |-----0-------------|-------------------|| |---------0-3-(3)---|-2-----3-(3)-------|| |-----------------4-|-------------2-----|| |-------------------|---------------0---|| |-------------------|-----0-------------|| |-0-----------------|-------------------|| 3rd Verse G Am7/G Am7/G Am7/G Am7/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 E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---| |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---| |-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---| |-----5---5-------|-----5---5-------|-----5---5-------|-----5---5-------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |-3---------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-3---------------| Am7/G Am7/G D7 E E E E E E E E 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 E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q Q +E E Q Q. E +E Q. |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-------------------|-0------------0------| |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---3-5-5---|-----3---(3)-3-3---|--------3-(3)--------| |-----4---4-5-5---|-----4---4-5-5---|-----2---(2)-2-2---|--------2-(2)--------| |-----5---5-------|-----5---5-------|-0-----------------|---------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|---------------------| |-3---------------|-3---------------|-------------------|---------------------| C7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H +E Q. Q E E +E E +Q |--------------------|---------------------| |-1-------(1)-1------|-------------1-(1)---| |-3-------(3)--------|-3-------------------| |-2-------(2)--------|-----2---------------| |--------------------|-------3-(3)---------| |--------------------|---------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q +E E Q Q E E +H |-----3---(3)-------|-3-----------------| |-------------1-----|-------1-(1)-------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-3-------------3---|-----3-------------| |-------------------|-------------------| G Am7/G D7 G Am7/G Am7/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 E E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q +E E Q Q Q +E E Q |-----3---3-5-5---|-----2-----2-2---|-----3---(3)-5-5---|-----3---(3)-5-5---|| |-----3---3-5-5---|-----3-----3-3---|-----3---(3)-5-5---|-----3---(3)-5-5---|| |-----4---4-5-5---|-----2-----2-2---|-----4---(4)-5-5---|-----4---(4)-5-5---|| |-----5---5-------|-0---------------|-----5---(5)-------|-----5---(5)-------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|| |-3---------------|-----------------|-3-----------------|-3-----------------|| Bridge Bm E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q E E Q +Q E E +Q. E |-------------2---|-(2)-----------------| |-----------3-----|-------3-------------| |---------4-------|---------4-(4)-------| |-----4-----------|---------------------| |-2---------------|---------------------| |-----------------|-------------------4s| A7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q +E E +Q Q. E +E E +Q |-----5---(5)---------|----------------------| |-----5---(5)-5-(5)---|-8------8-(8)-5-(5)---| |---------------------|----------------------| |---------------------|----------------------| |---------------------|----------------------| |-5-------------------|----------------------| D E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q +E E E E Q E E +E E Q |-2---2---(2)-------|-2-----------------| |-3---3---(3)-3-----|-------------3-----| |---------------2---|-------2-(2)---2---| |-----------------0-|-----0-------------| |-------------------|-------------------| |-------------------|-------------------| D.S. al Coda Em A7 D7 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Q Q E E +E E Q E E +E E Q |-----0-------------|--------------------|| |---------0-3-(3)---|-2-----3-(3)--------|| |-----------------4-|-------------2------|| |-------------------|---------------0----|| |-------------------|-----0--------------|| |-0-----------------|--------------------|| Outro & G W +W +W | | | / / / W +W +W |-3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----*| |-3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----*| |-4--------|-(4)--------|-(4)----*| |-5--------|-(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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