The Beatles - Matchbox

MATCHBOX 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 B E) - 'George Harrison - Electric Guitar' Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'John Lennon - Electric Guitar' Intro Q=154(8=s8) N.C. 4/4 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 |-----------------|-----------------||-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------||-5-5-----5-5-----| |-----------------|-----------------||-----5-6-----5-6-| |-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-2-2---2-2-2---2-||-----------------| |-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---||-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------||-----------------| | | Gtr II | Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-----------------||-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------||-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------||-----------------| |-----------------|-----------------||---------2-2-----| |-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------||-0-0-3-4-----3-4-| |-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---||-----------------| 1st - 5th Verses $ N.C. 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 |-----------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |-5-5-----5-5-----||o-5-5-----5-5-----|-5-5-----5-5-----|-5-5-----5-5------| |-----5-6-----5-6-||------5-6-----5-6-|-----5-6-----5-6-|-----5-6-----5-6--| |-----------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| | | 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 |-----------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| |---------2-2-----||----------2-2-----|---------2-2-----|---------2-2------| |-0-0-3-4-----3-4-||o-0-0-3-4-----3-4-|-0-0-3-4-----3-4-|-0-0-3-4-----3-4--| |-----------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------| 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 |-----------------|-5-5-----5-5-----|-5-5-----5-5-----|------------------| |-5-5-----5-5-----|-----6-7-----6-7-|-----6-7-----6-7-|-5-5-----5-5------| |-----5-6-----5-6-|-----------------|-----------------|-----5-6-----5-6--| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| | | 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 |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| |-----------------|---------2-2-----|---------2-2-----|------------------| |-----------------|-0-0-3-4-----3-4-|-0-0-3-4-----3-4-|---------2-2------| |-0---2---3---4---|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-3-4-----3-4--| |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------| E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------|---------4-4-7---7---4---| |-5-5-----5-5-----|-5---5-----------------5-| |-----5-6-----5-6-|-------------------------| |-----------------|-------------------------| |-----------------|-------------------------| |-----------------|-------------------------| | | |--3--| |--3--| | E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E Q |-----------------|-------------------------| |-----------------|-------------------------| |-----------------|-------------------------| |---------2-2-----|-2-2---2-----2-2---2-----| |-0-0-3-4-----3-4-|-------------------------| |-----------------|-------------------------| To Coda E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |---------5-5------|-----------------| |-----6-7-----6-7--|-5-5-----5-5-----| |-7-7--------------|-----5-6-----5-6-| |------------------|-----------------| |------------------|-----------------| |------------------|-----------------| | | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |------------------|-----------------| |------------------|-----------------| |---------2-2------|-----------------| |-0-0-3-4-----3-4--|---------2-2-----| |------------------|-0-0-3-4-----3-4-| |------------------|-----------------| 1.,2. 3. E E E E E E E E 3x Q Q E Q E |----------------------||---------------------|| |-5---5-------5-5-----o||---------------------|| |---------5-6-----5-6--||-----7pb9======7---7-|| |----------------------||---------------------|| |---------------------o||---------------------|| |----------------------||---------------------|| | | |--3--| | E E E E E H 3x E E E E E E E E |----------------------||---------------------|| |---------------------o||---------------------|| |----------------------||---------------------|| |-2-2---2-2-2-2--------||-2-2-2-----2-2-0-----|| |---------------------o||-----------------4-2-|| |----------------------||---------------------|| Guitar Solo N.C. |---3----| +Q Q Q H E Q E E Q E +E E E E +E S S E E |------------------------|---------5-8b8.5---5-|-(5)-------------------| |------------------------|---5---8-------------|-----8-5---------------| |-(7)---7---7---7r-------|---------------------|---------7-(7)-5h7p5---| |------------------------|---------------------|---------------------7-| |------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| | | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |---------------2--2-----|---------2-2---------|------------2--2-------| |--0--0---3---4------3-4-|-0-0-3-4---------3-4-|--0--0-3-4---------3-4-| |------------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| E E E E +E S S E E Q E E E E E E |-5----------------------|-----------------| |-5---5------------------|-5---5---5---5---| |-5---5-7pb8r(7)-5h7p5---|-5---5---5---5---| |---7------------------7-|-------7---7---7-| |------------------------|-----------------| |------------------------|-----------------| | | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |------------------------|-----------------| |------------------------|-----------------| |------------------------|---------2-2-----| |-------------2--2-------|-0-0-3-4-----3-4-| |-0-0-3-4------------3-4-|-----------------| |------------------------|-----------------| E E E E E. S E E Q E E E E E E |--------------------|------------------| |-7-7-5---5----------|-----5---5---5-7--| |-7-7-5---5----------|-----5---5---5-7--| |-------7------0---0-|-------7---7------| |----------------0---|------------------| |--------------------|------------------| | | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |--------------------|------------------| |--------------------|------------------| |---------2--2-------|------------------| |-0-0-3-4--------3-4-|---------2-2------| |--------------------|-0-0-3-4-----3-4--| |--------------------|------------------| E E E E +Q E E E S S E E E E E S S |-5---5-8pb8.5r(8)---5---|---------------------| |-5-8----------------5---|-----------5-----5---| |----------------------8s|=7-5h7p5-----------7-| |------------------------|---------7---7-------| |------------------------|---------------------| |------------------------|---------------------| | | E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q |------------------------|---------------------| |------------------------|-----------0-0-------| |------------------------|-------0-0-----0-----| |---------------2--2-----|-2-2-----------------| |-0-0-3-4------------3-4-|---------------------| |------------------------|---------------------| Q E E +E E E E Q Q +E Q E |------------------------|-----5---(5)-----5--| |-------5----------------|-------------8------| |-7b9-----7pb9r(7)-7-5---|--------------------| |----------------------7-|-7------------------| |------------------------|--------------------| |------------------------|--------------------| | | E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E |------------------------|--------------------| |------------------------|--------------------| |---------------2--2-----|--------------------| |-0---0-4-4----------4---|----------2--2------| |------------------------|-0-0-3-4-------3-4--| |------------------------|--------------------| Outro Q=70 D.S. al Coda & N.C. A6 +E Q. E Q. W H Q Q +W +W |-(5)-----------------||--------------|-----------2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----*| |-----8--------8------||--------------|-----------2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----*| |---------------------||--------------|-----------2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----*| |---------------------||--------------|-----------2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----*| |---------------------||--------------|--------------|------------|--------*| |---------------------||--------------|--------------|------------|--------*| | | E E E E E E E E E Q. Q Q Q. E Q Q +W +W |---------------------||--------------|--------------|------------|--------*| |---------------------||---8----7--7--|-6----5----5--|-(5)--------|-(5)----*| |---------------------||---9----8--8--|-7----6----6--|-(6)--------|-(6)----*| |------------2-2------||--------------|--------------|------------|--------*| |--0--0--3-4------3-4-||--------------|--------------|------------|--------*| |---------------------||--------------|--------------|------------|--------*| 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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