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SAN FRANCISCO (BE SURE TO WEAR FLOWERS IN YOUR HAIR) (Bassline)

As recorded by Scott McKenzie
(From the 1967 Album THE VOICE OF SCOTT MCKENZIE)

Words and Music by John Phillips

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Joe Osborn - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=113
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W
|----------|------||
|----------|------||
|----------|------||
|----------|------||


   1st & 2nd Verses
    Q  E E Q  Q    Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E
||---------------|---------------|---------------|
||o--------------|---------------|-5----5-5----5-|
||o-7----7-7--5--|-3----3-3----3-|---------------|
||---------------|---------------|---------------|


  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E Q  Q    Q  +E  E Q  E E
|----------------|--------------|-----------------|
|--------4-5-7---|--------------|-----------------|
|-5----5-------5-|-7----7-7--5--|-3--(3)-3-3----3-|
|----------------|--------------|-----------------|


  Q  E E Q  E E   Q  +E  E E E E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|------------------|---------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|----------4-5-7---|---------------|
|---------------|-5--(5)-5-------5-|-7----7-7----7-|
|---------------|------------------|---------------|


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


  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|-5----5-5-4-----|---------------|---------------|
|------------7-5-|---------------|-7----7-7----7-|
|----------------|-7----7-7----7-|---------------|


  1.                                    2.
  Q  E E Q  +E  E   Q  +E  E E E E E     Q  E E Q  Q
|-----------------|-------------------||--------------|
|-----------------|----------4-5-7---o||--------------|
|-5----5-5--(5)---|-5--(5)-5-------5-o||-5----5-5-----|
|-----------------|-------------------||--------------|


                        Bridge
  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 E E E E E E
|---------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------4-(4)-7-7---||-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|
|-5-7-(7)-----------5-||---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|
|---------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3---3---3---3---|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|---3---3---3---3-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|
|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||


 3rd Verse
  Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  Q  E E E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|-7----7--------|-5-------------|---------------|
|-7----7-7----7-|--------5----5-|----5----------|-5----5-5------|
|---------------|---------------|-------7-7---7-|-------------5-|


  Q  E E Q  E E    Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|---------------|----------------|-5----5-5----5-|
|-7----7-7----7-|-\3----3-3----3-|---------------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|


  Q  E E Q  +E  E   Q  +E  E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  Q
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------|
|---------------7-|-----------------|-5----5-5-----|
|-5----5-5--(5)---|-7--(7)-7-7----7-|-----------5--|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------|


  Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q.   E   Q  E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|-5----5-5------|-5----5-5-4-----|
|-3----3-3----3-|---------------|------------7-5-|
|---------------|---------------|----------------|


  Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
|---------------|---------------|-5----5-5------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|---------------|-7----7-7----7-|-------------5-|-----------------|
|-7----7-7----7-|---------------|---------------|-----------------|


                    Outro
  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 E E E E E E
|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------||-----------------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  Q
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-------|--------7-------|---------------|---------------|
|-----------9-7-9-|----------9-7-9-|---------------|-9----9-9------|
|-----------------|-5----5---------|-9----9-9----9-|---------------|


  Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|-4----4-4----4-|
|-------------7-|---------------|---------------|
|-5----5-5------|-5----5-5----5-|---------------|


  Q.   E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q.   E Q  E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------*|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------*|
|-------------7-|-5----5-5----5-|-----------7-5-|-------------7--*|
|-5----5-5------|---------------|-5----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





If you're going to San Francisco
Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair
If you're going to San Francisco
You're gonna meet some gentle people there

For those who come to San Francisco
Summertime will be a love-in there
In the streets of San Francisco
Gentle people with flowers in their hair

All across the nation such a strange vibration
People in motion
There's a whole generation with a new explanation
People in motion people in motion

For those who come to San Francisco
Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair
If you come to San Francisco
Summertime will be a love-in there

If you come to San Francisco
Summertime will be a love-in there
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