LOVE ME DO As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1963 Album PLEASE PLEASE ME) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand G C D 3 2 0 0 0 3 x 3 2 0 1 3 x x 0 2 3 2 Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Harmonica ' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'George Harrison - Acoustic Guitar' Intro Q=140 G C 4/4 Gtr II (Ac. Gtr.) Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / Gtr I (Harmonica arr. for Gtr.) H H E E E E E E E E |-13-----12-----|------------------------| |---------------|-15---------------------| |---------------|----12---12----12-12-12-| |---------------|------------------------| |---------------|------------------------| |---------------|------------------------| G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / |---3---| |---3---| Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E E Q E |-13-13---13-12-12---12-|-----------------------| |-----------------------|-15--------------------| |-----------------------|----12---12----12---12-| |-----------------------|-----------------------| |-----------------------|-----------------------| |-----------------------|-----------------------| G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / H H E E E E E E E E |-13-----12-----|------------------------| |---------------|-15---------------13-15-| |---------------|----12---12----12----16-| |---------------|------------------------| |---------------|------------------------| |---------------|------------------------| G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / Q E E Q E E +E Q E Q Q |------------------|------------------------| |------------------|--------------13---12---| |----12---12----12-|-(12)-12---12-----------| |------------------|------------------------| |------------------|------------------------| |------------------|------------------------| 1st - 3rd Verses $ $$ G C G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W ||--------------|-----------------|-------------|------------------| ||o-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------------| ||--------------|-----------------|-------------|------------------| ||--------------|-----------------|-------------|------------------| ||o-------------|-----------------|-------------|------------------| ||--------------|-----------------|-------------|------------------| G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E E E Q H | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / W W W W W |-------------|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------| |-------------|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------| To Dbl. Coda G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / H H E E E E E E E E |-13-----12-----|-------------------------| |---------------|-15----------------------| |---------------|----12---12----12-12-12--| |---------------|-------------------------| |---------------|-------------------------| |---------------|-------------------------| 1. To Coda G C Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / |---3---| Q Q Q H E E E E E Q E |-13-13---13-12-----|-----------------------|| |-------------------|-15-------------------o|| |-------------------|----12---12----12------|| |-------------------|-----------------------|| |-------------------|----------------------o|| |-------------------|-----------------------|| Chorus 2. G D Q E E +E E E E Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E E E E H. Q |------------------------||---------------| |-15---------------------||-10---------8--| |----12---12----12-12-12-||---------------| |------------------------||---------------| |------------------------||---------------| |------------------------||---------------| C G Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H. Q W H Q Q |--------------|-------------|-----------------| |-7------------|-------------|-------------8---| |--------------|-------------|-----------------| |--------------|-------------|-----------------| |--------------|-------------|-----------------| |--------------|-------------|-----------------| D.S. al Coda D C Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H. Q H. Q W W |---------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|| |-10---------8--|-7------------|-------------|-------------|| |---------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|| |---------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|| |---------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|| |---------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|| Harmonica Solo & G D Q E E +Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / E E E E E Q E H. Q H. Q |----------------------||---------------|--------------| |-15-------------------||-10---------8--|-7------------| |----12---12----12-----||---------------|--------------| |----------------------||---------------|--------------| |----------------------||---------------|--------------| |----------------------||---------------|--------------| C G D Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / H Q Q H. Q H Q Q H. E E |-------------|--------------|---------------|-----------------| |-8-----6--5--|-3------------|-10-----10--8--|-7-----------8---| |-------------|--------------|---------------|-----------------| |-------------|--------------|---------------|-----------------| |-------------|--------------|---------------|-----------------| |-------------|--------------|---------------|-----------------| C G Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / +H Q Q H. E E Q E E Q. E |---------------|----------------|-------------------| |-(8)-----6--5--|-3--------------|-------------------| |---------------|-------------12-|----12---12-----12-| |---------------|----------------|-------------------| |---------------|----------------|-------------------| |---------------|----------------|-------------------| D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q H | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / E E E E Q Q Q E E Q. E W |-------------------|-------------------|-------------|| |-----------13--15--|-------------------|-------------|| |---12---12-----16--|----12---12-----12-|-------------|| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------|| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------|| |-------------------|-------------------|-------------|| Outro && G C G Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E E E Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / |---3---| Q Q Q H E E E E E E E E H H |-13-13---13-12-----|------------------------|-13-----12-----| |-------------------|-15---------------------|---------------| |-------------------|----12---12----12-12-12-|---------------| |-------------------|------------------------|---------------| |-------------------|------------------------|---------------| |-------------------|------------------------|---------------| C G Q E E +E E E E Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / |---3---| E E E E E E E E Q Q Q H |------------------------|-13-13---13-12-----*| |-15---------------------|-------------------*| |----12---12----12-12-12-|-------------------*| |------------------------|-------------------*| |------------------------|-------------------*| |------------------------|-------------------*| 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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