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Twelve-Bar Original
The Beatles
Written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr

This is another instrumental, recorded to be put on the "Rubber Soul" album, 
but it was rejected. Paul's bassline is phenomenal, I think :-)

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7------8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7------8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------5------6---7-|-------4------5------7-----|
E|5--------------------------|5------------------------5-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7------8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------6------7------8---9-|-------4------5---5--7-----|
E|7--------------------------|5---5--------------------5-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7---7--8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|


Verse:
G|------ 9----- 7----- ------|------ 9----- 7----- ------|
D|---------------------9-----|---------------------9-----|
A|7------------------------10|7------------------------10|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ 9----- 7----- ------|------ 9----- ------ 7-----|
D|---------------------9-----|--------------9------------|
A|7------------------------10|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------7-------------5-----|-------7-------------5-----|
A|--------------7---7--------|--------------7------------|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|



G|------ 9----- ------ 7-----|------ 9----- ------ 7-----|
D|--------------9------------|--------------9------------|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------9-------------7-----|-------7-------------5-----|
A|--------------9------------|--------------7------------|
E|7--------------------------|5--------------------------|



G|------ 9----- ------ 7-----|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------9------------|------/9-----/9------7---5-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|


Verse:
G|----9- 7----- ------ ------|4----- ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------7-\-5------5-|--------------5------------|
A|7--------------------7-----|-------7-------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------5---7-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|7------5---5---------------|----7--5-------------------|
E|--------------7------5---3-|0-------------5-\-3--0---3-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------5-----|---------------------------|
A|-------3-----/5------------|-------3-----/5------------|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------5-----|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|7------5-------------------|7------5-------------------|
E|--------------7---7--5---7-|--------------7---7--5---7-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------5------7------5-----|-------5------7------5-----|
E|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|



G|------ ------ 7----- ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|------/9-------------9-----|5------------/9-----/9-----|
A|7--------------------------|-------7-------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|


Verse:
G|9-7--- ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|----9--7---5---------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|9-7--- ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|----9--7---5---------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|9-7--- ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|----9--7---5--7------------|---------------------7-----|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------5-----|5------5------5------------|



G|9-7--- ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ 9-7---|
D|----9--7---5---------------|-------------------------9-|
A|--------------7-----/7-----/7-----/7-----/7------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ 9-7---|------ ------ ------ 9-7---|
D|-------9-----------------9-|-------------------------9-|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|7-------------7------------|5------5------5------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|7------7------7------7-----|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|7------7------7------7-----|


Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7------8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7------8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|----7----------------------|----7----------------------|
A|-------4------5------6---7-|-------4------5------6-----|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------6------7------8---9-|
A|7--------------------------|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------6------7------8---9-|-------4------5---5--7-----|
E|7--------------------------|5------------------------5-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|-------9-------------------|
A|7--------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|7-------------7------7-----|


Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|7---7--5-------------------|---------------------------|
E|--------------7-\-3--0-----|3---5--0------3-/-5--3---5-|



G|----9- 7----- ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|--------------7---\--5---7-|---------------------------|
A|7--------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|0------4------7------4-----|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------5------7-----|-------4------7------4-----|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|---------------------4---7-|7--------------------4-----|
E|0------4------7------------|-------4------7---7------7-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|7--------------------------|
A|-------6------9------6---6-|-------4------5------6-----|
E|7--------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|7-------------7---7--------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|7------7------7------7-----|


Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|---------------------------|
A|7--------------------------|7------5-------------------|
E|---------------------------|--------------7-\-3--5---3-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|----7--5-------------5-----|7---7--7---7--7---7--7-7-7-|
E|0-------------7----------7-|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7---7--5-------------------|7---7--5-------------------|
A|--------------7-\-4--------|--------------7------5-----|
E|---------------------5-----|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|7---7--5-------------5-----|7---7--5-------------5-----|
E|--------------7------------|--------------7----------7-|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|----9----------------7-----|7---7--5-------------5-----|
A|--------------9----------9-|--------------7------------|
E|7------5-------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------7------8---9-|9--------------------------|
A|7---7----------------------|-----------7---------7-----|
E|---------------------------|-------7-------------------|
(sorry, the very end is so messed up that I couldn't tab it)

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ayreon77 21,833 Jul 09, 2016 04:47 AM

yea great tab, and I love the bass line in this, excellent tab,

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