ONE AFTER 909 (Bassline) As recorded by The Beatles (From the 1970 Album LET IT BE) Words and Music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Transcribed by Slowhand Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass' Intro Q=195 4/4 Gtr I W Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |----------|-------------|-------------| |----------|-------------|-------------| |----------|-------9-----|-------9-----| |----------|-7-----------|-7-----------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|| |-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----|| |-7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------|| 1st & 2nd Verses Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q ||--------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| ||o-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------| ||o-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9------| ||--7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------|-7------------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----| |-7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------| Q Q H Q Q H Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |------------|------------|-------------|-------------| |------------|------------|-------------|-------------| |------------|------------|-7-----------|-7-----------| |-7----------|-7----------|-------7-----|----4--5--6--| 1. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q E E +E E |-------------|-------------|-------------|------------------|| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------o|| |-------9-----|-9--------9--|-------9-----|-------9-9-(9)---o|| |-7--------7--|-------9-----|-7-----------|-7-------------6--|| Bridge 2. $ Q Q Q Q E. S Q Q Q Q Q Q. E |-------------|---------------||--------------| |-------------|---------------||--------------| |-------9-----|---------5--6--||-7----------6-| |-7-----------|-7--7-9--------||-------7------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------| |-7-----------|-------9-----|-------9-----| |----4--5--6--|-7-----------|-7--------8--| Q Q H Q E E +E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------------|-------------|-------------| |-------11----|------11-(11)------|-9--7--6--4--|-2--1--------| |-9-----------|-9------------8-9--|-------------|-------4--4--| Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q. E +E E Q |--------------|-------------|-------------|-----------------| |-2----------2-|-2-----------|-------------|-----------------| |-------2------|-------------|-------9-----|------9-(9)------| |--------------|----4--5--6--|-7-----------|-7----------7-7--| H Q. E E E Q Q Q Q. E Q. E H Q Q |---------------|-----------------|---------------|------------|| |------------11-|---11-11---------|---------------|------------|| |------11-------|----------11-----|-9----9--------|-9-------9--|| |-9-------------|--------------9--|--------9----9-|------9-----|| 3rd & 4th Verses Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|--------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|--------------|-------------| |-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9------|-------9-----| |-7-----------|-7-----------|-7----------7-|-7-----------| Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----|-------9-----| |-7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------|-7-----------| To Coda Q Q H Q Q H H H Q Q Q Q |------------|------------|-----------|-------------| |------------|------------|-----------|-------------| |------------|------------|-7---------|-7-----------| |-7----------|-7----------|------7----|----4--5--6--| Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q Q E E E E Q Q Q |-------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|| |-------------|--------------|------------9-|-9-9-7--------|| |-------9-----|-9---------9--|-------9------|--------9--7--|| |-7--------7--|------9-9-----|-7------------|--------------|| Guitar Solo Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q |-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| |-------------|-9--------7--|-------------|-9--9--------| |-------9--9--|-------7-----|-------9--9--|----------7--| |-7--7--------|----7--------|-7--7--------|-------7-----| Q Q E. S Q Q E. S E. S Q Q Q E. S E. S E. S E. S Q Q |---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| |---------------|-9--9--9-9--7----|------------7--9-|-9--9-7--7-------| |-------9--9-9--|--------------9--|-------9--9------|-----------9--7--| |-7--7----------|-----------------|-7--7------------|-----------------| Q Q H Q Q H Q Q Q E E E E Q Q Q |------------|------------|--------------|----------------| |------------|------------|--------------|----------------| |------------|------------|-7------------|----------------| |-7----------|-7----------|----4--5--6-6-|-7-7-9--10--11--| D.S. al Coda Q Q Q Q Q. E +E E Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q |-------------|-----------------|--------------|-------------|| |-------------|-----------------|--------------|-------------|| |-------9-----|-9---------------|-------9----9-|-------5--6--|| |-7--------7--|------9-(9)-0-8--|-7------------|-7--9--------|| Outro & Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q |-------------|--------------|-------------|--------------| |-------------|--------------|-------------|--------------| |-------9-----|-9---------9--|-------9-----|-9---------9--| |-7--------7--|------9-9-----|-7--------7--|------9-9-----| Q Q Q Q Q. E Q Q Q Q Q Q E E E E Q Q |-------------|--------------|-------------|---------------| |-------------|--------------|-------------|---------------| |-------9-----|-9---------9--|----6--7--8--|-9-7-6---------| |-7--------7--|------9-9-----|-7-----------|-------7----7--| Q=60 +W +W |------------|--------*| |------------|--------*| |------------|--------*| |-(7)--------|-(7)----*| 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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