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LISTEN TO WHAT THE MAN SAID (Bassline)

As recorded by Paul McCartney & Wings
(From the 1975 Album VENUS AND MARS)

Words and Music by Paul & Linda McCartney

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Paul McCartney - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=114
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------4s5--|
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3------|


  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|---------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------4s5----|
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3--------|


  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------4s5--|
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3------|


  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E E e e
|---------------------|---------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------||
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5------2-5---||
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3-5-------||


   1st & 2nd Verses
    Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  E. S E E   Q  E. S E E E E   Q.   E Q  Q
||---------------|----------------|-----------4-----|---------------|
||o--------------|----------------|-------------4-3-|-2----2-2------|
||o-5--5--5--5-4-|-3--3--3--2-3-3-|-2--2--0-2-------|-----------1---|
||---------------|----------------|-----------------|---------------|


  E. S e e E. S Q     E. S Q  E. S E E   E. S Q  E. S Q    E. S Q  e e e e
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|------7-7------7\--|-2--2----2--2---2-|-3--3----3--3----|-3--3----3-2-3-5-|
|-5--5-----5--5-----|------2-------2---|------3-------3--|------3----------|


  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------4s5--|
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3------|


                       1.
  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E E e e
|---------------------|----------------------||
|---------------------|---------------------o||
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5------2-5---o||
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3-5--------||


                         Chorus
  2.
                      $
  E. S a Q  E. S a Q      Q  Q  Q  E E   Q.   E Q  E E   E. S Q  E. S E E
|---------------------||---------------|---------------|--------------------|
|---------------------||o--------------|---------------|--------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--||o----3--5--5-5-|-5----5-5--5-5-|------5-------5-5---|
|-3--3------3--3------||--3------------|---------------|-3--3----3--3-------|


  E. S E E a E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E e e e   E. S E E E. S E E
|--------------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-5--5-----5s7-5-----|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
|------5-7-------7-5-|-3------3------|-3------3-2-3-5-|------5-5------5-5-|
|--------------------|------3------3-|------3---------|-3--3-----3--3-----|


                                                           Interlude
  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E. S E E   E E E E E E E E    Q  E E E. S a E E
|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||-------------------|
|----------5-5-----|-------------------|-5-7-9-7-5-------||--------5--5-------|
|------5-5-----5-7-|------5-5------5-5-|-----------7-5---||----5-5------4s5-5-|
|-3--3-------------|-3--3-----3--3-----|---------------7-||-3-----------------|


                                    To Coda
  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------4s5--|
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3------|


                      Sax Solo
 1.
  E. S a Q  E E e e    Q  Q  E Q  E
|-------------------||---------------|
|-------------------||---------------|
|------4s5------2-5-||-5--5--5-5--4--|
|-3--3------3-5-----||---------------|


  E. S E E E. S E E   E. S Q  E. S E E   Q.   E Q  Q    Q.   E E. S E E
|-------------------|------------------|--------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|--------------4-3-|-2----2-2-----|-----------------|
|-3--3-----3--3---3-|-2--2----2--5-----|-----------1--|------7------7---|
|------3-3------3---|------2-----------|--------------|-5------5--5---5-|


  E. S E E E. S E E   E. S Q  E. S E E
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|-2--2---2-2--2---2-|-3--3----3--3-----|
|------2--------2---|------3-------3-3-|


                     Interlude
  E. S E E E e e e    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|------------------||-----------------------|
|------------------||-----------------------|
|-3--3---3-3-2-3-5-||------4s5-------4s5----|
|------3-----------||-3--3------3--3--------|


  E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S a Q
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------4s5--|
|-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3------|


                       2.
                              D.S. al Coda
  E. S a Q  E E e e     E. S a Q  E e e e
|--------------------||----------------------||
|-------------------o||----------------------||
|------4s5------2-5-o||------4s5-------------||
|-3--3------3-5------||-3--3------3-3-3-3----||


                      Bridge
  &
  E. S a Q  E E e e    H    Q.   E   +E  Q  E Q  Q    H    E Q  E
|-------------------||-------------|----------------|-------------|
|-------------------||-------------|----------------|-------------|
|------4s5------5-5-||------5------|----------5--5--|------5-5----|
|-3--3------3-3-----||-3---------3-|-(3)-3--3-------|-3---------3-|


  +E  E E E Q  Q    Q.   E E Q  E   +E  E E E Q  Q    Q.   E E Q  E
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-------2-3-5--5--|--------5-5----|-------2-3-5--5--|--------5-5----|
|-(3)-3-----------|-3----3------3-|-(3)-3-----------|-3----3------3-|


                   Interlude
                                                              Q=80
  +E  E Q  Q  Q     E. S a Q  E. S a Q    E. S a Q  E. S Q    W
|----------------||---------------------|-------------------|------|
|----------------||---------------------|-------------------|------|
|----------5--5--||------4s5-------4s5--|------4s5-------5--|------|
|-(3)-3-3--------||-3--3------3--3------|-3--3------3--3----|-3----|


                    Outro
  Q=66
  +Q.   E +Q.   E    H.      Q    H.      Q    Q.   E Q  Q
|-----------------||------------|------------|--------------|
|-----------------||------------|------------|--------------|
|-----------------||------------|-7-------7--|-----------5--|
|-(3)---3-(3)---5-||-7-------7--|------------|-7----7-7-----|


  H    Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q    W          W          +W
|-------------|--------------|----------|----------|--------*|
|-------------|--------------|----------|----------|--------*|
|-7-----------|-----------5--|-7--------|----------|--------*|
|------0----5-|-7----7-7-----|----------|-0--------|-(0)----*|


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





Any time, any day
You can hear the people say,
But he wont mind, well, I don't know
But I say love is kind
Soldier boy kisses girl
Leaves behind a tragic world
But he wont mind, he's in love
And he says love is fine

Oh -- yes, indeed we know
That people will find a way to go
No matter what the man said
And love is fine for all we know
For all we know, our love will grow
-- that's what the man said
So wont you listen to what the man said

He said. .. ..

Oh -- yes, indeed we know
That people will find a way to go. ..

Oh -- yes, indeed we know
That people will find a way to go. ..
Etc. Etc.

The wonder of it all baby. .. ..
The wonder of it all baby. .. ..
The wonder of it all baby. .. ..
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