I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1964 Album BEATLES FOR SALE) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Paul McCartney - Acoustic Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Intro 1st & 2nd Verses Q=120 N.C. G F 4/4 Gtr II (El. Gtr.) E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E W W |-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|------------------| |-1---1---3---3-----|-1---1---1---1---||o-0----------------|------------------| |---0---0---0---0h2-|---2---2---0---0-||--0----------------|------------------| |-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|------------------| |-------------------|-----------------||o------------------|------------------| |-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|------------------| | | Gtr I (Ac. Gtr.) | E E E E E Q E E E E E E E Q Q E E +E E E E Q E E +E E E E |-------0-----------|-------0---------||-------3-(3)-------|------1-(1)-------| |---1---1---1---1---|-1---1-1---1-----||o------3-(3)-3-3-3-|------1-(1)-1-1-0-| |---0-------0---0---|-2---2-----0-----||-------------4-4-4-|------------2-2-0-| |-------------------|---3-------------||-------------------|------------------| |-3---3-------------|---------3---3---||o------------------|------------------| |---------3---------|-----------------||--3--3-------------|-1--1-------------| C D C B D G W Q E E +E Q. W W |----------------|-------0-(0)-------|---------------|---------------| |----------------|-------3-(3)-3-----|---------------|---------------| |----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| |----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| |----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| |----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| | | E E E E E E Q Q. E +E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E |-----------0-0--|-------2-(2)-2---2-|------0------0-|---2---------0-| |-----------1-1--|-------3-(3)-3---3-|---1--1---0--0-|------0---0----| |-0-0-0-0-0------|-------2-(2)-2---2-|---0------0----|---------------| |-2-2-2-2-2------|-0-----------------|---------------|-0-------------| |-3-3-3-3-3------|-------------------|-3------2------|---------------| |----------------|-------------------|---------------|--------3------| 1. 2. C F C C C7/E E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E H E Q E |---------------------|-------------------||-------------------| |-1---1----3----3-----|-1---1---1----1---o||-------------1-----| |---0---0-----0---0h2-|---2---2---0----0--||----------0-----3--| |---------------------|-------------------||-------------------| |---------------------|------------------o||-------------------| |---------------------|-------------------||-------------------| | | E E E E +E Q E E Q E E Q. E E E E +E Q E |-------------0-------|---1---0---0-------||-------0-(0)-------| |-------1-(1)-1---0---|---1---0---1------o||-------1-(1)-1--1--| |-0-0-0-0-(0)-----0---|---2-------0-------||-0-0-0-0-(0)-0--3--| |-2-2-2---------------|-3-----------------||-2-2-2----------2--| |-3-3-3---------------|---------3--------o||-3-3-3-------------| |---------------------|-------------------||-------------------| Bridge $ Dm Fm6 +W Q E E +E Q E Q E E +E Q E |-------------------||-1--1-1-(1)-1--1-|-1--1-1-(1)-1---1-| |-------------------||-3--3-3-(3)-3--3-|-3--3-3-(3)-3---3-| |-(3)---------------||-2--2-2-(2)-2--2-|-1--1-1-(1)-1---1-| |-------------------||-0--0-0-(0)-0--0-|-3--3-3-(3)-3---3-| |-------------------||-----------------|------------------| |-------------------||-----------------|------------------| | | +E Q E +E Q E Q E E +Q. E Q E E +E E Q |-------------------||------1-(1)----1-|------------------| |-(1)-1--1-(1)-1--1-||------3-(3)----3-|------3-(3)-3-3---| |-(3)-3--3-(3)-3--3-||------2-(2)----2-|------1-(1)-1-1---| |-(2)-2--2-(2)-2--2-||-0--0------------|-3--3-3-(3)-3-3---| |-------------------||-----------------|------------------| |-------------------||-----------------|------------------| C C7 Dm Fm6 Q E E +E Q E Q H Q Q E E +E Q E Q E E +E Q E |-0--0-0-(0)-0--0-|-0--0-------0--|-1--1-1-(1)-1---1-|-1--1-1-(1)-1---1-| |-1--1-1-(1)-1--1-|-1--1-------1--|-3--3-3-(3)-3---3-|-3--3-3-(3)-3---3-| |-0--0-0-(0)-0--0-|-3--3-------3--|-2--2-2-(2)-2---2-|-1--1-1-(1)-1---1-| |-2--2-2-(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-------3--|------------------|------------------| |-----------------|---------------|------------------|------------------| | | Q E E +E Q E Q E E E E Q Q E E +E Q. Q E E +E E Q |------------0----|---------------|------1-(1)-1-----|------------------| |------1-(1)-1--1-|-1-------------|------3-(3)-3-----|------3-(3)-3-3---| |------0-(0)-0--3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3--|------2-(2)-2-----|------1-(1)-1-1---| |---------------2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2--|-0--0-------------|-3--3-3-(3)-3-3---| |-3--3------------|----3-3-3-3-3--|------------------|------------------| |-----------------|---------------|------------------|------------------| 3rd & 4th Verses C Dm G F Q E E +E Q E Q E E +E E Q W W |-0--0-0-(0)-0---0-|-1---1-1-(1)-1-1--||-----------------|-----------------| |-1--1-1-(1)-1---1-|-3---3-3-(3)-3-3--||-0---------------|-----------------| |-0--0-0-(0)-0---0-|-2---2-2-(2)-2-2--||-0---------------|-----------------| |-2--2-2-(2)-2---2-|-0---0-0-(0)-0-0--||-----------------|-----------------| |-3--3-3-(3)-3---3-|------------------||-----------------|-----------------| |------------------|------------------||-----------------|-----------------| | | Q E E +E E E E Q. E +E E Q Q. E +E E Q Q. E +E Q E |------------------|-------1-(1)-1----||------3-(3)-3----|------1-(1)-1--0-| |------1-(1)-1---1-|-------3-(3)-3----||------3-(3)-3-3--|------1-(1)-1--0-| |------0-(0)-0---0-|-------2-(2)-2-2--||--------------4--|-----------------| |------------------|-0-------------0--||-----------------|-----------------| |-3--3---------3---|------------------||-----------------|-----------------| |------------------|------------------||-3---------------|-1---------------| To Coda C D C B D G W Q E E +E Q. W W |-----------------|------0-(0)--------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|------3-(3)-3------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------| | | Q. E +E Q E Q E E E E E E Q E E E Q E E Q E E Q E |------0-(0)------|------2------------|-------------0-|---2--0---3--0-| |------1-(1)-1--0-|------3-----3----0-|----------0--0-|---3--0---0--0-| |------------0--0-|------------2----0-|----------0----|---------------| |-----------------|-0--0----------0---|-2--2-2--------|-0-------------| |-3---------------|---------0-----0---|-3--3-3-2------|---------------| |-----------------|-------------------|---------------|--------3------| Interlude C F C G F W W H H H H |---------------|---------------||-----------------|------------------| |---------------|---------------||-3s======8-------|-4s======10-------| |---------------|---------------||-----------------|------------------| |---------------|---------------||-----------------|------------------| |---------------|---------------||-----------------|------------------| |---------------|---------------||-----------------|------------------| | | Q E E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------0--0-|---0--0--------||---3---3---3---3-|---3---3----3---3-| |------1---1--1-|---1--1---1--0-||---3---3---3---3-|---1---1----1---1-| |------0--------|-2--------0--0-||---4---4---4---4-|---2---2----2---2-| |---------------|-3-------------||-----------------|------------------| |-3--3---3------|--------3------||-----------------|------------------| |---------------|---------------||-3---3---3---3---|-1---1----1---1---| C D C D G Q Q Q Q W E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E |-----3s==8---7s==|=10---------------|------0---0----|---2-----------| |-----------------|------------------|---1--0---0--1-|---3--0---0--0-| |-----------------|------------------|---0-----------|---2-----------| |-----------------|------------------|---------------|-0-------------| |-----------------|------------------|-3------2------|-0-------------| |-----------------|------------------|---------------|--------3------| | | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W W |-------0---------|----2---2---2---0-|---------------|---------------| |---1---1---1---0-|----3---3---3---0-|---------------|---------------| |---0-------0---0-|----2---2---2-----|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|--0---0---0---0---|---------------|---------------| |-3---3---3---3---|------------------|---------------|---------------| |-----------------|------------------|---------------|---------------| D.S. al Coda & C Bb E Q E +E Q E E Q E +E E Q |------0-(0)------|-----------------|| |---1--1-(1)-1----|---1--1-(1)-1-1--|| |---0--------0--3-|-3-3--3-(3)-3-3--|| |-----------------|-----------------|| |-3---------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| | | W W |-----------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|| C F C E E E E E E E E E E E E H W |-----------------|----------------|-------------*| |-1---1---3---3---|-1----1----1----|-------------*| |---0---0---0---0-|---2----2--0----|-------------*| |-----------------|----------------|-------------*| |-----------------|----------------|-------------*| |-----------------|----------------|-------------*| | | Q E E E E E E E Q. H +H H |-----------------|---0------------|-------------*| |-------1---1---1-|---1------^1----|-(1)---------*| |-------0---0---0-|---2------^0----|-(0)---------*| |-----------------|-3--------^2----|-(2)---------*| |-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 - 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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