OH! DARLING (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1969 Album ABBEY ROAD) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' 1st Verse Q=111 12/8 Gtr I W Q. +Q a E Q. E E E |--------------||--------------------------| |--------------||--------------------------| |--------------||-----------7h9-7----4-5-6-| |--------------||-5----(5)-----------------| Q. +Q a E Q. a Q E Q. +Q a E H E E |---------------------------|-------------------------| |---------------------------|-------------------------| |-7----(7)------------------|-9----(9)--9s12-9----0---| |-----------7h9-7----7h9--7-|-----------------------0-| H +E a E Q. a Q E H E E Q. a Q. H E E H. |--------------------------|-----------------------|----------------| |--------------7-----------|-----------------------|----------------| |-5----(5)-7s9------7s9--5-|------9---7----9h11----|------9---7-----| |--------------------------|-7------7--------------|-7------7-------| 2nd - 4th Verses $ E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. Q. H +E a E Q. E E E |-------------------------|-----------------------||---------------------------| |-------------------------|-7-7-7-7-6-4-----------||o--------------------------| |-----------4-5-5-5-5-6-7-|-------------7---------||o-7----(7)-7h9-7----4-5-6--| |-5-5-5-5-7---------------|-----------------------||--5----(5)-----------------| H +E a E Q. a E E a E H +E E Q. E E E |--------------------------------|--------------------------| |----------9h11-9---------9------|-------------11-----------| |-7----(7)-----------9s11---9s11-|-9----(9)-12-------12s9-7-| |--------------------------------|--------------------------| H +E a E Q. a E E a E H a E E Q. Q a E |-----------------------------|--------------------------| |--------------7--------7-----|--------------------------| |-5----(5)-7s9------7s9---7s9-|------5s6-9-7----7--9s11--| |-----------------------------|-7------------------------| To Coda H E E Q. E a 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 |-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|| |----------------------9--|-------------------------|-------------------------|| |------9---7----7-9s11----|-----------4-5-5-5-5-4---|-------------------------|| |-7------7----------------|-5-5-5-5-7-------------7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-8-9-9-7-|| Bridge Q E Q E Q E E E E Q. Q E Q E E E E Q. Q. Q. Q. |----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------| |----------------------|-3----3------------3---|---------------------| |-5--5-5--5-5--5-5-6-7-|---------3------/3---3-|-0----2----3----4----| |----------------------|-----------1--1--------|---------------------| Q. S E S E Q E E E E Q. Q. Q. a E Q |-------------------------|------------------------| |-7-----------------------|---------------------9--| |------7h9-7h9-7------7-9-|------6----9----9s11----| |-----------------8-9-----|-7----------------------| 1. Q. Q. Q. a E Q E E E E a Q E E E E a Q Q. Q. H. |------------------------|------------------------------|------------------|| |---------------------9--|------------------------------|-----------------o|| |------6----9----9s11----|-7-7-7-7-9s11--8-8-8-8-10s12--|-7---------------o|| |-7----------------------|------------------------------|------------------|| Outro 2. D.S. al Coda & H. H. E E E E E E E E E E E E |-----------------||-------------------------| |-----------------||-------------------------| |-7---------------||-----------4-5-5-5-5-6-7-| |-----------------||-5-5-5-5-7---------------| tempo rubato Q=105 e E E q E +H. +W +E +Q. |---------------------|----------------------*| |---------------------|----------------------*| |---------------------|----------------------*| |-5-----6--5-(5)------|-(5)--------(5)-(5)---*| 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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