The Beatles - Martha my dear

MARTHA MY DEAR (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1968 Album THE BEATLES (WHITE ALBUM)) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=93 3/4 2/4 4/4 Gtr I W W W W |--------|--------|--------|------| |--------|--------|--------|------| |--------|--------|--------|------| |--------|--------|--------|------| W W W W |----------|----------|----------|------|| |----------|----------|----------|------|| |----------|----------|----------|------|| |----------|----------|----------|------|| 1st Verse 3/4 2/4 4/4 W W W W W |--------|------|------|----------|------| |--------|------|------|----------|------| |--------|------|------|----------|------| |--------|------|------|----------|------| Chorus W W W E E E E E E E E |----------|----------|----------||------------------| |----------|----------|----------||-0-------0--------| |----------|----------|----------||-----0-------0----| |----------|----------|----------||------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E +Q Q E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------|----------------|------------------| |-5-------5-------|-3-------3-------|----------------|------------------| |-----5-------5---|-----3-------3---|------0-(0)--3--|-3-------3--------| |-----------------|-----------------|-1--------------|-----3-------3----| Bridge 2/4 E E E E E E E E W W E E E S S |-----------------|----------|----------||------------| |-----------------|----------|----------||---------3--| |-3-------3---0---|-5--------|----------||-5-5-5-5----| |-----3-----------|----------|-3--------||------------| 4/4 2/4 4/4 E E E S S E E E E E E E S S E E E S S E E S S E E E E S S E E E E |-------------------|-----------|---------------------|--------------------| |-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|---------3-|-5-5-5-5---5-3-2-2-0-|--------------------| |---------5---------|-5-5-5-5---|---------5-----------|-3-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-3--| |-------------------|-----------|---------------------|--------------------| Interlude 2/4 3/4 E E E S S E E S S E E E E E E E E E W E E E E E E E E E E |-1-3-3-3-1-3-3-3-3-1-|-----------------|----------|-8-------||-------------| |---------------------|-0-------0-------|----------|---8-----||-------------| |---------------------|-----0-------0---|----------|-----6---||-6-------6---| |---------------------|-----------------|-3--------|---------||-----6-------| 2/4 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q |---------|-----------------|------------8-----| |---------|-5---3---2-------|---------10-------| |-----5---|-----------3-5-7-|-8-10-12----------| |-6-------|-----------------|------------------| E E E E +E E E E +E E E E +E E E E |---10---------8-----|-----10---------8-----| |-8----8-6-(6)---6-8-|-(8)----8-6-(6)---6-8-| |--------------------|----------------------| |--------------------|----------------------| +E E E E +E E E E +W |-----10---------8-----|------------|| |-(8)----8-6-(6)---6-8-|-(8)--------|| |----------------------|------------|| |----------------------|------------|| 2nd Verse E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-------------------|----------------------| |-------------------|----------------------| |------0--------0---|-10--------10---------| |-10-------10-------|------10--------10----| E E E E E E E E Q. E +Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-8-------8-------|------0-(0)--3--|-3-------3-------|-3-------3---0----| |-----8-------8---|-1--------------|-----3-------3---|-----3------------| Out-Chorus 2/4 3/4 2/4 E E E E E E E E W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|----------||-8-------|-------------|---------| |-----------------|----------||---8---6-|-------------|---------| |-5-------5-------|----------||-----6---|-6-------6---|-----5---| |-----5-------5---|-3--------||---------|-----6-------|-6-------| 4/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|------------8-----|---7-------8-----|---7-------8-----| |-5---3---2-------|---------10-------|-8-----8-6-----6-|-8-----8-6-----6-| |-----------3-5-7-|-8-10-12----------|-----------------|-----------------| |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------| Q=80 E E E E E E E E W Q Q Q Q W +W |---7-------8-----|----------|-8--7--5--3--|----------|--------*| |-8-----8-6-----6-|-8--------|-------------|-1--------|-(1)----*| |-----------------|----------|-------------|----------|--------*| |-----------------|----------|-------------|----------|--------*| 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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