I'LL CRY INSTEAD (Bassline) 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 Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=176(8=s8) 4/4 Gtr I W W H Q E E |----------|----------|--------------| |----------|----------|--------------| |----------|----------|-----------5--| |----------|----------|--------------| 1st, 2nd & 4th Verses $ H Q E E H Q E E H Q E E H Q E E ||--------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| ||o-5-------4---|-5-------4---|-5-------4---|-5-------4----| ||o------5----5-|------5----5-|------5----5-|------5----5--| ||--------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| H Q E E H Q Q H Q E E H Q Q |-------------|------------|-------------|------------| |-5-------4---|-5----4-----|-------------|------------| |------5----5-|---------7--|-5-----------|-5-------5--| |-------------|------------|------5--8-5-|------5-----| H H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-----------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-----------|-------------|-------------|----------3--| |-3---------|-3--3--------|-3--3--------|-3--3--5-----| |------3----|-------3--3--|-------3--3--|-------------| 1. To Coda Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H H Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-----------|--------------|| |-5--5-----4--|-------7-----|-5---------|-5--------4--o|| |-------5-----|-5--5-----5--|------5----|----5--7-----o|| |-------------|-------------|-----------|--------------|| Bridge 2. H Q Q H Q. E H Q Q H H H Q Q |------------||-------------|------------|-----------|------------| |-5----------||------4------|------4-----|-----------|------------| |------5--3--||-2---------2-|-2-------2--|------7----|------7--6--| |------------||-------------|------------|-5---------|-5----------| H Q. E Q. E H H H H H |-------------|-------------|-----------|-----------|| |-------------|-------------|-----------|-----------|| |-5-----------|-5----5------|-7---------|------5----|| |------5----5-|--------5----|------7----|-5---------|| 3rd Verse H Q E E H Q E E H Q E E H Q E E |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-5-------4---|-5-------4---|-5-------4---|-5-------4---| |------5----5-|------5----5-|------5----5-|------5----5-| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| H Q E E H Q Q H Q. E H Q Q |-------------|------------|-------------|------------| |-5-------4---|-5----4-----|-------------|------------| |------5----5-|---------7--|-5-----------|-5-------5--| |-------------|------------|------5----5-|------5-----| H H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E Q Q Q |-----------|-------------|-5--4---------|--------------| |-----------|-------------|-------5--3---|--------------| |-3---------|-3--3--------|------------5-|-5-5-3--------| |------3----|-------3--3--|--------------|--------6--5--| H Q Q Q Q Q Q H H Q Q Q Q |------------|-------------|-----------|-------------|| |------------|-------7-----|-5---------|-5--4--2-----|| |------5-----|-5--5-----5--|------5----|----------5--|| |-3-------3--|-------------|-----------|-------------|| Bridge H Q. E H Q Q H H H Q Q |-------------|------------|-----------|------------| |------4------|------4-----|-----------|------------| |-2---------2-|-2-------2--|------7----|------7--6--| |-------------|------------|-5---------|-5----------| D.S. al Coda H Q. E Q. E Q Q H Q Q H Q Q |-------------|--------------|------------|------------|| |-------------|--------------|------------|------------|| |-5-----------|-5----5----5--|-7----------|------5--5--|| |------5----5-|--------5-----|------7--6--|-5----------|| Outro & W +W +W |----------|------------|--------*| |-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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