I'M DOWN As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1965 Album PAST MASTERS VOL. 1) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Electric Guitar' 1st - 3rd Verses Q=160 $ N.C. G 4/4 Gtr I E E Q H H E E Q E E Q H ||--------------|-------------|-------------| ||o-------------|-------------|-------------| ||--------------|-------------|-------------| ||--------------|-------------|-------------| ||o-------------|-------------|-------------| ||--3-----------|--------1h2--|-3-----------| | | Gtr II | W W E E Q H ||--------------|-------------|-------------| ||o-------------|-------------|-------------| ||--------------|-------------|-------------| ||--------------|-------------|-------------| ||o-------------|-------------|-5-----------| ||--------------|-------------|-3-----------| Chorus C G Gtr II W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |----------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |----------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |----------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |----------||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------| |----------||-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| |----------||-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| C D 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 Q. E H |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------| |-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7-----------| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-5----5------| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-----------------|------3------| 1. To Coda D G W Q. E H W |----------|-------------|-------|| |----------|-------------|------o|| |----------|-------------|-------|| |----------|-7-----------|-------|| |----------|-5----5------|------o|| |----------|------3------|-------|| Guitar Solo 2. N.C. Gtr I W Q E E E E +E E +Q E E E Q. Q E E E E +E E |----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |----------||--------3---------|-----------------|--------3-------3-| |----------||----3h5---5-(5)-1-|-(1)--1---1-3----|----3-5---5-(5)---| |----------||-3----------------|--------3--------|-3----------------| Q Q E +E Q Q E E E Q E Q Q E +E Q Q Q E Q. |-----------------------|---------------|-----------------------|--------------| |-----------------------|---------------|-----------------------|--------------| |-----------------------|--------3----3-|-5b7--5b7--5pb7r(5)-3--|-------3------| |-5b7--5b7--5pb7r(5)-3--|----3h5---5----|-----------------------|-5--5----5----| |-----------------------|-3-------------|-----------------------|--------------| |-----------------------|---------------|-----------------------|--------------| ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ H H H H Q Q Q Q H E Q E |-----------|-----------|-------------|-------------| |-3----3----|-3----3----|-3--3--3-----|-------------| |-----------|-----------|----------3--|-------------| |-----------|-----------|-------------|-5-----------| |-----------|-----------|-------------|--------1--3-| |-----------|-----------|-------------|------3------| Organ Solo D.S. al Coda & G a Q Q a Q Q W Q Q Q Q |-----------------||----------||--------------| |-----------------||----------||--------------| |-----------------||----------||--------------| |------3----------||----------||--------------| |-3s5-----5s3--1--||----------||-5--7--8--7---| |-----------------||----------||-3--3--3--3---| C Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-5--7--8--7--| |-5--7--8--7--|-5--7--8--7--|-5--7--8--7--|-3--3--3--3--| |-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-------------| G D Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q |-------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------| |-------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------| |-------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------| |-5--7--5-----|-----------------|-----------------|-7--9--10--9--| |-3--3--3-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5--5---5--5--| |-------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--------------| Outro C G G Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------||--------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------||o-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------||--------------| |-5--7--8--7--|-------------|-------------||--------------| |-3--3--3--3--|-5--7--8--7--|-5--7--8--7--||o-5--7--8--7--| |-------------|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--||--3--3--3--3--| C Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-5--7--8--7--| |-5--7--5-----|-5--7--8--7--|-5--7--5-----|-3--3--3--3--| |-3--3--3-----|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3-----|-------------| G D Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |-5--7--8--7--|-------------|-------------|-7--9--10--9--| |-3--3--3--3--|-5--7--8--7--|-5--7--5-----|-5--5---5--5--| |-------------|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3-----|--------------| C G Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------o|| |-------------|-------------|--------------|| |-5--7--8--7--|-------------|--------------|| |-3--3--3--3--|-5--7--8--7--|-5--7--8--7--o|| |-------------|-3--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 - 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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