NO REPLY (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1964 Album BEATLES FOR SALE) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st - 3rd Verses Q=130 $ 4/4 Gtr I W H H H H |----------||-------5----|------7----| |----------||o-3---------|-5---------| |----------||o-----------|-----------| |----------||------------|-----------| H H H H H H H H |-----------|-----------|------5----|------7----| |------5----|------5----|-3---------|-5---------| |-3---------|-3---------|-----------|-----------| |-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------| H H H Q. E +H E E E E +H E E E E |-----------|-------------|----------------|----------------| |------5----|------5------|----------------|----------------| |-3---------|-3---------0-|-(0)----0-0-0---|----------------| |-----------|-------------|--------------0-|-(0)----0-0-0-1-| +H E E E E +H H H H H H |----------------|-------------|-----------|-0---------| |----------------|-------------|-0----0----|------0----| |----------------|-------------|-----------|-----------| |-(1)----1-1-1-0-|-(0)----0----|-----------|-----------| Bridge To Coda H H H H Q. E H Q. E Q. E |-----------|------------||-------------|---------------| |------5----|------5----o||--------5----|-------------7-| |-3---------|-3---------o||-3----3------|-7----7-7------| |-----------|------------||-------------|---------------| Q. E E Q E Q. E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E |-2----2-2-2--2-|-2----2-2-2--2-|---------------|---------------| |---------------|---------------|-0-0--0-0-0--0-|-3-3--3-3-3--3-| |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| Q. E H Q. E H Q. E Q. E Q. E Q. E |-------------|-------------|--------0----0-|-------------2-| |--------5----|--------5----|---------------|-2----2-2------| |-3----3------|-3----3------|-3----3--------|---------------| |-------------|-------------|---------------|---------------| Q. E E Q E Q. E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E Q |-2----2-2-2--2-|-2----2-2-2--2-|---------------|---------------| |---------------|---------------|-0-0--0-0-0--0-|-3-3--3-3-3-3--| |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------| Outro D.S. al Coda & Q. E Q Q Q. E Q Q H Q. E +H E E E E |--------------|--------------||-----------2-|-(2)----2-2-2---| |--------5--5--|--------5-----||------5------|--------------2-| |-3----3-------|-3----3----3--||-3-----------|----------------| |--------------|--------------||-------------|----------------| +H E E E E H E E E E +W +W |----------------|--------------|------------|--------*| |-(2)----2-2-2-3-|-3----3-3-3---|------------|--------*| |----------------|------------3-|-(3)--------|-(3)----*| |----------------|--------------|------------|--------*| 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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