The Beatles - Nowhere man

-------------------------------------------------------------- THE BEATLES - NOWHERE MAN - Vocal Harmony (Lennon/McCartney) from RUBBER SOUL album. Released 3rd December 1965. -------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by:PJVillanueva I have tabbed these three part harmony to please a kind request and hoping that others would like too to wander a little with those fine voices. The song has an unusual structure. It has just two parts that we can call A and B. (The coda is basically A with its second half repeated three times). A can be considered both as verses (with different words for each strophe) and also as chorus (it's the most evident hook and the placing at the beginning [a capella] and end of the song and the three part harmony reinforce this function) and B is the bridge (or middle eight) in which for the sake of accuracy I have tabbed separately John's leading melody (voice in the middle) and the two part harmony by Paul and George (high and low parts respectively). It could also be fun playing it as a three part harmony too, as shown lastly, though, of course, not so accurately. A He's a real nowhere Man, Sitting in his Nowhere Land, Making all his nowhere plans for nobody. A Doesn't have a point of view, Knows not where he's going to, Isn't he a bit like you and me' B Nowhere Man, please listen, You don't know what you're missing, Nowhere Man, the world is at your command. A (Solo) A He's as blind as he can be, Just sees what he wants to see, Nowhere Man can you see me at all' B Nowhere Man, don't worry, Take your time, don't hurry, Leave it all till somebody else lends you a hand. A Doesn't have a point of view, Knows not where he's going to, Isn't he a bit like you and me' B Nowhere Man, please listen, You don't know what you're missing, Nowhere Man, the world is at your command. A He's a real nowhere Man, Sitting in his Nowhere Land, Making all his nowhere plans for nobody. Making all his nowhere plans for nobody. Making all his nowhere plans for nobody. A e|------- ------- 4------ -------|2------ ------- ------- -------| B|5-------5-------5--------------|4-------5--------4-------------| G|4-------4-------4--------------|4-------6--------4-------------| D|6-------6----------------------|--------4--------4-------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| He's a real nowhere Man, e|------- ----0-- ------- 0------|0------ ------- ------- -------| B|2---2-------2-----------2------|0-------2-------0--------------| G|2---2-------2-----------2------|1-------2-------1--------------| D|2---2--------------------------|--------4-------2--------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Sitting in his Nowhere Land, e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|------------2-----------2------|1------------------------------| G|2---2-------2-----------2------|2-------2-------2-----------2--| D|4---4-------2-----------2------|2-------4-------2-----------4--| A|4---4--------------------------|--------3-------3-----------3--| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Making all his nowhere plans for e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|1/2---------1---1--------------|-------------------------------| D|2-----------2---2--------------|-------------------------------| A|3-----------2---2--------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| nobody. A e|------- ----4-- ------- 4------|2------ ------- ------- -------| B|5---5-------5-----------5------|4-------5---4------------------| G|4---4-------4-----------4------|4-------4---4------------------| D|6---6--------------------------|--------6---4------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Doesn't have a point of view, e|------- ------- 0------ 0------|0------ ------- ------- -------| B|2-------2-------2-------2------|0---2-------0------------------| G|2-------2-------2-------2------|1---2-------1------------------| D|2-------2----------------------|----4-------2------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Knows not where he's going to, e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|------------2-----------2---1--|-------------------------------| G|2---2-------2-----------2---2--|----2-------2-----------2------| D|4---4-------2-----------2---2--|----4-------2-----------4------| A|4---4--------------------------|----3-------3-----------3------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Isn't he a bit like you and e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|1/2-----1----------------------|--------------------4-------4--| D|2-------2----------------------|----------------6--------------| A|3-------2----------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| me' Nowhere man, B e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|--------------------4/6--------|--------------------4-------4--| D|-------------------------------|2---4-----------6--------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| please listen You don't know e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ 0------ 0------ 0------| B|4------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|-------------------------------|2-------2-------2-------2------| D|6------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| (Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhlaaaaaaalaaaaaaalaaahhh e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|------------4-------6----------|----------------------------4--| D|-------------------------------|2---4---------------6----------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| what you're missing Nowhere e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ 0------ 0------ 0------| B|4------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|-------------------------------|2-------2-------2-------2------| D|6------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhlaaaaaaalaaaaaaalaaahhh e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|--------4-------0-----------0--| G|4---------------------------4--|-------------------------------| D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Man, the world is e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ 0------ 0------ 0------| B|4------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|-------------------------------|2-------2-------2-------2------| D|6------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhlaaaaaaalaaaaaaalaaahhh e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|2---0-----------0--------------|-------------------------------| G|------------1------------------|-------------------------------| D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| at your command e|0------ ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|4---------------4---4---4---4--| G|2------------------------------|-------------------------------| D|-------------------------------|7---------------7---7---7---7--| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahaaahhhhhhhhlaaalaaalaaalaah A - Solo A He's as blind as he can be, Just sees what he wants to see, Nowhere Man can you see me at all' B Nowhere Man, don't worry, Take your time, don't hurry, Leave it all till somebody else lends you a hand. A Doesn't have a point of view, Knows not where he's going to, Isn't he a bit like you and me' B Nowhere Man, please listen, You don't know what you're missing, Nowhere Man, the world is at your command. A - Coda e|------- ------- 4------ -------|2------ ------- ------- -------| B|5-------5-------5--------------|4-------5--------4-------------| G|4-------4-------4--------------|4-------6--------4-------------| D|6-------6----------------------|--------4--------4-------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| He's a real nowhere Man, e|------- ----0-- ------- 0------|0------ ------- ------- -------| B|2---2-------2-----------2------|0-------2-------0--------------| G|2---2-------2-----------2------|1-------2-------1--------------| D|2---2--------------------------|--------4-------2--------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Sitting in his Nowhere Land, e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|------------2-----------2------|1------------------------------| G|2---2-------2-----------2------|2-------2-------2-----------2--| D|4---4-------2-----------2------|2-------4-------2-----------4--| A|4---4--------------------------|--------3-------3-----------3--| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Making all his nowhere plans for e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|1/2---------1---1--------------|-------------------------------| D|2-----------2---2--------------|-------------------------------| A|3-----------2---2--------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| nobody. e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|------------2-----------2------|1------------------------------| G|2---2-------2-----------2------|2-------2-------2-----------2--| D|4---4-------2-----------2------|2-------4-------2-----------4--| A|4---4--------------------------|--------3-------3-----------3--| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Making all his nowhere plans for e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|1/2---------1---1--------------|-------------------------------| D|2-----------2---2--------------|-------------------------------| A|3-----------2---2--------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| nobody. e|------- ------- ------- -------|5---5-- ----5-- ------- 5------| B|5---5-------5-----------5------|5---5-------5-----------5------| G|6---6-------6-----------6------|5---5-------5-----------5------| D|7---7-------7-----------7------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Making all his nowhere plans for (. e|5---4-- 4------ ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|5---5---5----------------------|-------------------------------| G|5---4---4----------------------|-------------------------------| D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| nobody. ................................................. B as 3 part harmony e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|----------------------------4--| G|1/2-----1----------------------|--------------------4-------4--| D|2-------2----------------------|----------------6-----------6--| A|3-------2----------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| me' Nowhere man, B e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ 0------ 0------ 0------| B|-------------------------------|----------------------------4--| G|--------------------6----------|2-------2-----------4-------4--| D|-------------------------------|2---4-----------6-----------6--| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| please listen You don't know (Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhlaaaaaaalaaaaaaalaaahhh e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ 0------ 0------ 0------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|------------4-------6----------|2-------2-------2-----------4--| D|-------------------------------|2---4---------------6----------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| what you're missing Nowhere e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ ------- ------- -------| B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| G|------------4-------6----------|2---------------------------4--| D|-------------------------------|2---4---------------6----------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhlaaaaaaalaaaaaaalaaahhh e|------- ------- ------- -------|0------ ------- ------- -------| B|4------------------------------|0-------4-------0-----------0--| G|4---------------------------4--|2------------------------------| D|6------------------------------|-------------------------------| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| Man, the world is Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhlaaaaaaalaaaaaaalaaahhh e|0------ ------- 0------ -------|------- ------- ------- -------| B|2-P-0-----------0--------------|4---------------4---4---4---4--| G|2-----------1---2--------------|4------------------------------| D|-------------------------------|7---------------7---7---7---7--| A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| at your command Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahaaahhhhhhhhlaaalaaalaaalaah B Bend R Release / Slide up \ Slide down H Hammer-on P Pull-off ~ Vibrato + Harmonic x Mute note . Play note like a dot in standard notation ^ Ties two notes together (. Pause
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