LOVELY RITA As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1967 Album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Acoustic Guitar' Intro Q=96 Bb Ab 4/4 Gtr I S S E E. S +S S E E S S S S E E. S +E S S +S E S |-6-6-6-6--6-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4--4-(4)-4-4-(4)-4-4-| |-6-6-6-6--6-(6)-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4--4-(4)-4-4-(4)-4-4-| |-7-7-7-7--7-(7)-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5--5-(5)-5-5-(5)-5-5-| |-8-8-8-8--8-(8)-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6--6-(6)-6-6-(6)-6-6-| |--------------------------|----------------------------| |--------------------------|----------------------------| Pre-Chorus Eb Bb Bb S S E E. S S S E S S E E. S S S E E. S S S E E E E E E E E E |-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1--1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-||-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-||-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-| |-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-||-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| |------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------| |------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------| Ab Eb E S S S S E E S S S S E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S |-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| |-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| |-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-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| |-------------------------|---------------------------------| |-------------------------|---------------------------------| Chorus Bb Eb Db Ab Eb Bb S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-||-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-8-8-8-8-6-6-4-4-|-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-8-8-8-8-6-6-5-5-|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| |---------------------------------||-6-6-6-6-4-4-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-| |---------------------------------||-------------4-4-|---------6-6-6-6-| 1st & 2nd Verses Cm F Bb Eb Ab Db Gb 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 |-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-||--6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2--| |-4-4-4-4-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||o-8-8-8-8-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2--| |-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||--8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-|-6-6-6-6-3-3-3-3--| |-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||--8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4--| |-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-||o-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--| |---------1-1-1-1-|-----------------||----------4-4-4-4-|---------2-2-2-2--| Eb Bb Eb Ab Db Gb Eb Bb 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 |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--| |-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-8-8-8-8-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-|-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6--| |-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-|-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-|-6-6-6-6-3-3-3-3-|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7--| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--| |-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8--| |---------6-6-6-6-|---------4-4-4-4-|---------2-2-2-2-|---------6-6-6-6--| Chorus Eb Cm F Bb Eb Db Ab Eb Bb Cm F Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-6--3--1--1--||-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1--| |-8--4--1--3--||-8-8-8-8-6-6-4-4-|-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-1-1-1-1--| |-8--5--1--3--||-8-8-8-8-6-6-5-5-|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2--| |-8--5--3--3--||-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3--| |-6--3--3--1--||-6-6-6-6-4-4-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--| |-------1-----||-------------4-4-|---------6-6-6-6-|---------1-1-1-1--| 1. Bb Bbsus4 Bb E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-----------------|-6----|| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6----|| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-7----|| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8----|| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-----------------|-8----|| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6----|| Piano Solo Eb Db Ab Eb Bb Cm F Bb 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 |-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|| |-8-8-8-8-6-6-4-4-|-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-1-1-1-1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--o|| |-8-8-8-8-6-6-5-5-|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|| |-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|| |-6-6-6-6-4-4-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--o|| |-------------4-4-|---------6-6-6-6-|---------1-1-1-1-|-------------------|| Interlude 2. Bb Ab Eb E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-----------------| Bb Ab E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| Outro Eb Bb Abm E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E S S E S S E S S |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-||--------------------------| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-||--------------------------| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||--------------------------| |-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-||-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-||-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--| |-----------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-||-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--| E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S E S S |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| |-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| E S S E S S E S S E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q H |-------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------*| |-------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------*| |-------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------*| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6----------*| |-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6----------*| |-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4----------*| 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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