The Beatles - Nowhere man

NOWHERE MAN (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1965 Album RUBBER SOUL) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st Verse Q=122 4/4 Gtr I Wx4 |--------| |--------| |--------| |--------| E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |-----------------|-------------------|-------------------| |-7-7-6-6-------7-|-(7)-7-6-6---------|-------6-6-7-8-9---| |---------9-7-----|-----------9-7---7-|-(7)-7-----------7-| |-------------9---|---------------9---|-------------------| 2nd - 5th Verses $ $$ +E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E |------------------||------------------| |-------6-6-7-8-9--||o-----6-6-7-8-9---| |-(7)-7------------||o-7-7-------------| |------------------||----------------7-| +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |-------------------|--------------------| |---------------6-7-|-(7)-7-6-6----------| |-------6-6-9-9-----|-----------9-7---7--| |-(7)-7-------------|---------------9----| +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |-------------6-----|-------------------| |-------6-6-9---9-7-|-(7)-7-6-6-------7-| |-(7)-7-------------|-----------9-7-----| |-------------------|---------------9---| To Coda +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |--------------------|-------------------| |-(7)-7-6-6----------|-------6-6-7-8-9---| |-----------9-7---7--|-(7)-7-----------7-| |---------------9----|-------------------| Bridge +Q Q E E Q E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E |----------------||----------------|----------------|-----------------| |----------------||-6-6-----6-6----|-7-7-----7-7----|-6-6-----6-6-----| |-(7)--7--7-7-7--||-----6-6------6-|-----7-7------6-|-----6-6------6--| |----------------||----------------|----------------|-----------------| E E E E E Q E E E E E E Q E E E E E +Q E E E E E E +Q E E |----------------|----------------|------------------|-------------------| |-7-7-----7-7----|-6-6-----6-6----|-----4------------|-----4-------------| |-----7-7------6-|-----6-6------6-|---4---7-(7)----7-|---4---7-(7)----7--| |----------------|----------------|-5------------9---|-5------------9----| Guitar Solo 1. E E E E +E E 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------------||-----6-6-7-8-9---|-----------4---6-7-|-(7)-7-6-6-4-2---2--| |---6---9-(9)------||-7-7-------------|-------6-6---6-----|---------------4----| |-7-----------7-7--||---------------7-|-(7)-7-------------|--------------------| +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |-----------4-------|-------------------| |-------6-6---6---7-|-(7)-7-6-6-------7-| |-(7)-7---------7---|-----------9-7-----| |-------------------|---------------9---| +E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E |-------------------|--------------------| |-(7)-7-6-6---------|-------6-6-9-6-9----| |-----------9-7---7-|-(7)-7-----------7--| |---------------9---|--------------------| Outro 2. D.S. & D.S. +E E Q E Q E E E E E +E E Q Q E E Q E E Q Q E E +E E |------------------||------------------||---------------|------------------| |-----------------o||-----6------------||------6-9--6-9-|------------------| |-(7)-7-7--7-7--7-o||---6---9-(9)------||-7--7----------|-7--7--7-7-(7)-7--| |------------------||-7-----------7-7--||---------------|------------------| E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E E E E E E |---------------|---------------|---------------|------------------| |-7---6---------|-7---6---------|---------------|------------------| |--------9-7----|--------9-7----|-7---7--7-7-7--|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--| |------------9--|------------9--|---------------|------------------| Q Q E E Q Q Q E E Q Q E E E E Q W |--------------|--------------|---------------|------*| |-7--6---------|-7--6---------|--------6-9-6--|------*| |-------9-7----|-------9-7----|-7--7-7--------|-7----*| |-----------9--|-----------9--|---------------|------*| 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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