The Beatles - Matchbox

MATCHBOX (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1964 Album SOMETHING NEW) Words and Music by Carl Lee Perkins Arranged by The Beatles Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=154(8=s8) 4/4 Gtr I W H Q E E Q Q E E E E |----------|-------------|---------------| |----------|-------------|---------------| |----------|-------------|----4--7-7-4-7-| |----------|-----------4s|=5-------------| 1st - 5th Verses $ Q Q E E E E Q Q Q E E Q Q E E E E |---------------||---------------|---------------| |---------------||o--------------|---------------| |----4--7-0-4-0-||o----4--7--4-7-|----4--7-0-4-7-| |-5-------------||--5------------|-5-------------| Q Q E E E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E |---------------|--------------|--------------|---------------| |---------------|--------------|----4--7--4-7-|----4--7--4-7--| |----4--7-0-4-7-|----4--7--4-7-|-5------------|-5-------------| |-5-------------|-5------------|--------------|---------------| To Coda |-3-| Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E a Q Q Q E E Q Q Q E E |--------------|----------------|----------------|---------------| |--------------|----------------|------6--9--6---|----4--7--4-7--| |----4--7--4-7-|----4--7----4-5-|-6s7----------7-|-5-------------| |-5------------|-5--------5-----|----------------|---------------| 1.,2. Q Q Q E E Q Q Q Q 3x |--------------|--------------|| |--------------|-------------o|| |----4--7--4-5-|-7--5--4-----o|| |-5------------|----------7---|| Guitar Solo 3. E E Q +E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |------------------||-------------|---------------| |------------------||-------------|---------------| |-7-7-7--(7)-5-4---||-------9--8--|-7--5--4-------| |----------------7-||-5--5--------|----------7----| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |----------4--|-7--5--4-----|----4--5--6--|-7--5--4------| |----4--7-----|----------7--|-5-----------|----------7---| |-5-----------|-------------|-------------|--------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| |-------------|-------------|----6--9--6--|----4--5--6---| |----4--5--6--|-7--5--4-----|-7-----------|-5------------| |-5-----------|----------7--|-------------|--------------| Outro D.S. al Coda & Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E Q Q Q |-------------|-------------||--------------| |-7--5--4-----|-------------||-7-7----------| |----------8--|-7--5--4--2--||-----4--5--6--| |-------------|-------------||--------------| Q=70 E E E E Q Q +W +W |---------------|------------|--------*| |---4-6-7----7--|-(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 - 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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