#------------------------------------------------------------------------------# LADY MADONNA As recorded by The Beatles Transcribed by Jeff Perrin Words and Music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Piano (PM low strings if you play on a guitar)' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Distortion' Intro Moderately Q=110 4/4 Gtr I E E E E E E S S E 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---|-5-5-5---5-------|| |-1-2---1-0---------|-1-2-1-0---------|-1-2-1-0---------|-----0---2-------|| |-----------2---2---|---------2-------|---------2---2---|-2---0-0-2-------|| |---------0-0-0---0-|---------0-0-0-0-|---------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-------------|| |-0-0-4-4-----------|-0-0-4-4---------|-0-0-4-4---------|-----------0-0-0-|| |-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|| 1st Verse E E E E E E S S E 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---|-5-5-5---5--------|| ||o-1-2---1-0---------|-1-2-1-0---------|-1-2-1-0---------|-----0---2-------o|| ||------------2---2---|---------2-------|---------2---2---|-2---0-0-2--------|| ||----------0-0-0---0-|---------0-0-0-0-|---------0-0-2-2-|-3-3--------------|| ||o-0-0-4-4-----------|-0-0-4-4---------|-0-0-4-4---------|-----------0-0-0-o|| ||--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|| Chorus E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1---------------|-----------------|-----------------| |---------0-0-1-1-|-3---------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-|-1-1-------------| |-2-2-2-2---------|-------0---0---0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------| |-0-0-------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------2-2-| |-----3-3-2-2-0-0-|-----------------|-3-3-2-2-0-0-----|-0-0-2-2-3-3-----| |-----------------|-3-3-3---3---3---|-------------3-3-|-----------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E H H H H |-----------------|-----------------|------2----|-0----0----|| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-|-1-1-------------|-5----3----|-3----3----|| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------|-5----2----|-2----1----|| |-----------------|-------------2-2-|-5---------|-2----2----|| |-3-3-2-2-0-0-----|-0-0-2-2-3-3-----|-3----2----|-----------|| |-------------3-3-|-----------------|-----------|-----------|| 2nd Verse Gtr I E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E |-5-5---5-5-5-------|--5--5-5-5-5---------| |-1-2---1-0---------|--1--2-1-0-----------| |-----------2---2---|-----------2---------| |---------0-0-0---0-|-----------0-0-0---0-| |-0-0-4-4-----------|--0--0-4-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| | | Gtr II | E E E E E E S S E +E E E E E E S S E |-------------------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| |-----------------2-|-(2)---------------2-| |---------0-0-3-4---|-----------0-0-3-4---| |-0-0-3-4-----------|-----0-3-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| 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----------|| |--1--2-1-0---------|-----0---2----------|| |-----------2---2---|-2---0-0-2----------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3----------------|| |--0--0-4-4---------|-----------0--0---0-|| |-------------------|--------------------|| | | +E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +Q |-------------------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| |-(2)---------------|--------------------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-5-5S7---(7)\---|| |-----0-3-4---------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| Interlude E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E |-5-5---5-5-5-------|--5--5-5-5-5---------| |-1-2---1-0---------|--1--2-1-0-----------| |-----------2---2---|-----------2---------| |---------0-0-0---0-|-----------0-0-0---0-| |-0-0-4-4-----------|--0--0-4-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| | | E E E E E E S S E +E E E E E E S S E |-------------------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| |-----------------2-|-(2)---------------2-| |---------0-0-3-4---|-----------0-0-3-4---| |-0-0-3-4-----------|-----0-3-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| 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----------|| |--1--2-1-0---------|-----0---2----------|| |-----------2---2---|-2---0-0-2----------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3----------------|| |--0--0-4-4---------|-----------0--0---0-|| |-------------------|--------------------|| | | +E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +Q |-------------------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| |-(2)---------------|--------------------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-5-5S7---(7)\---|| |-----0-3-4---------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| Chorus Gtr I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1---------------|-----------------|-----------------| |---------0-0-1-1-|-3---------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-|-1-1-------------| |-2-2-2-2---------|-------0---0---0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------| |-0-0-------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------2-2-| |-----3-3-2-2-0-0-|-----------------|-3-3-2-2-0-0-----|-0-0-2-2-3-3-----| |-----------------|-3-3-3---3---3---|-------------3-3-|-----------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E H H H H |-----------------|-----------------|------2----|-0----0--------------|| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-|-1-1-------------|-5----3----|-3----3--------------|| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------|-5----2----|-2----1--------------|| |-----------------|-------------2-2-|-5---------|-2----2--------------|| |-3-3-2-2-0-0-----|-0-0-2-2-3-3-----|-3----2----|---------------------|| |-------------3-3-|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| | | Gtr II | W W W H E S S S S S S |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|--------2-0---0------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|------------3---3-2--|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| 3rd Verse E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E |-5-5---5-5-5-------|--5--5-5-5-5---------| |-1-2---1-0---------|--1--2-1-0-----------| |-----------2---2---|-----------2---------| |---------0-0-0---0-|-----------0-0-0---0-| |-0-0-4-4-----------|--0--0-4-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| | | E E E E E E S S E +E E E E E E S S E |-------------------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| |-----------------2-|-(2)---------------2-| |---------0-0-3-4---|-----------0-0-3-4---| |-0-0-3-4-----------|-----0-3-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| 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----------|| |--1--2-1-0---------|-----0---2----------|| |-----------2---2---|-2---0-0-2----------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3----------------|| |--0--0-4-4---------|-----------0--0---0-|| |-------------------|--------------------|| | | +E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +Q |-------------------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| |-(2)---------------|--------------------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-5-5S7---(7)\---|| |-----0-3-4---------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| Interlude E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E |-5-5---5-5-5-------|--5--5-5-5-5---------| |-1-2---1-0---------|--1--2-1-0-----------| |-----------2---2---|-----------2---------| |---------0-0-0---0-|-----------0-0-0---0-| |-0-0-4-4-----------|--0--0-4-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| | | E E E E E E S S E +E E E E E E S S E |-------------------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| |-----------------2-|-(2)---------------2-| |---------0-0-3-4---|-----------0-0-3-4---| |-0-0-3-4-----------|-----0-3-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| 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----------|| |--1--2-1-0---------|-----0---2----------|| |-----------2---2---|-2---0-0-2----------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3----------------|| |--0--0-4-4---------|-----------0--0---0-|| |-------------------|--------------------|| | | +E E E E E E E E E E E E Q +Q |-------------------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| |-(2)---------------|--------------------|| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-5-5S7---(7)\---|| |-----0-3-4---------|--------------------|| |-------------------|--------------------|| Chorus E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1---------------|-----------------|-----------------|| |---------0-0-1-1-|-3---------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-|-1-1-------------|| |-2-2-2-2---------|-------0---0---0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------|| |-0-0-------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------2-2-|| |-----3-3-2-2-0-0-|-----------------|-3-3-2-2-0-0-----|-0-0-2-2-3-3-----|| |-----------------|-3-3-3---3---3---|-------------3-3-|-----------------|| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E H H H H |-----------------|-----------------|------2----|-0----0--------------|| |-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-|-1-1-------------|-5----3----|-3----3--------------|| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------|-5----2----|-2----1--------------|| |-----------------|-------------2-2-|-5---------|-2----2--------------|| |-3-3-2-2-0-0-----|-0-0-2-2-3-3-----|-3----2----|---------------------|| |-------------3-3-|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| | | Gtr II | W W W H E S S S S S S |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|--------2-0---0------|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|------------3---3-2--|| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------|---------------------|| 4th Verse E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E |-5-5---5-5-5-------|--5--5-5-5-5---------| |-1-2---1-0---------|--1--2-1-0-----------| |-----------2---2---|-----------2---------| |---------0-0-0---0-|-----------0-0-0---0-| |-0-0-4-4-----------|--0--0-4-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| | | E E E E E E S S E +E E E E E E S S E |-------------------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| |-----------------2-|-(2)---------------2-| |---------0-0-3-4---|-----------0-0-3-4---| |-0-0-3-4-----------|-----0-3-4-----------| |-------------------|---------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E |--5--5-5-5-5---5---|-5---5---5-----------| |--1--2-1-0---------|-----0---2-----------| |-----------2---2---|-2---0-2-2--2---2----| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-----------------| |--0--0-4-4---------|--------------0---0--| |-------------------|---------------------| | | +E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E |-------------------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| |-(2)---------------|---------------------| |-----------0-0-2-2-|-3-3-5-5S7--------7--| |-----0-3-4---------|---------------------| |-------------------|---------------------| 2/4 4/4 E E S S E E E E E +H E E S S E E E S S E E E E E +H |-----------|-----------------------|--5--5---5---5-5---5---|-5---5-5-(5)----*| |-3-3---3---|-4---------3--2-(2)----|--2--2---2---3-3---3---|-4---3-2-(2)----*| |-4-4-----4-|-5---------4--2-(2)----|-------------4-4---4---|-5---4-2-(2)----*| |-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------*| |-2---2-----|-3----3----2--0-(0)----|--0----0---0-2---2---2-|-3-3-2-0-(0)----*| |-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------*| | | > | E Q E Q a +E E +H +W W |-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------*| |-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------*| |-4-4-----4-|-4b5====4r(4)----------|-----------------------|----------------*| |-----------|--------------7-(7)----|-(7)-------------------|----------------*| |-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------*| |-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|----------------*| 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 <n> - 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 - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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