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	YESTERDAY
	by John Lennon/Paul McCartney

	tablature by Jonathan Byrd


[INTRO]

     FM7   G7     Bb FM7
     v  v  v  v   v  v    v   v 
e |-------------|---------------
B |-------------|----1--1-------
G |-----2--0----|-3--2--2-------
D |--3-----3--0-|-3--3--3-------
A |--3-----2----|-1--3--3-------
E |--1-----3----|---------------


[VERSE]

      FM7                Em7      A7         Dm          Dm/C
   /  v    v   v   v     v   v    v    v     v   v   v   v
e ||------------------|----------------0-1-|-0-------------|
B ||------------------|--------0--2--3-----|-----3-3---3---|
G ||--0---------------|------2----0--------|---2-------2---|
D ||----3--3---------3|------0-------------|-0-------0-----|
A ||-------3-----0-3--|----2------0--------|-------------3-|
E ||--1--------1------|--0-----------------|---------------|
   \

    BbM7       C7         FM7            Dm   G7     Bb FM7
    v    v     v     v     v  v   v  v   v v  v  v   v  v  v  v \
e |----------------------|-------------|-----------|------------||
B |------3--3--1---------|-1--1-1------|-----------|----1-1-----||
G |------2--------3--2-0-|-3--2------0-|---2--0----|-3--2-2-----||
D |---3------------------|-3--3------2-|-3----3--0-|-3--3-3-----||
A |-1----------3---------|-3--3--------|-5----2----|-1--3-3-----||
E |----------------------|-------------|------3----|------------||
                                                                /

[BRIDGE]

     Em7   A7     Dm  C7  BbM7    C7          FM7
     v  v  v  v   v   v   v v     v  v   v v   v  v  v  v
e |-------------|-----0---1-0---|-0----------|------------|
B |-------------|-3-----1-3---3-|------3-1-3-|-1----------|
G |--2-----2----|---2-----2-----|----3-------|-2----------|
D |--0-----5----|-0-------------|---2--------|-3----------|
A |--2-----0----|-----3---1-----|-3----------|-3----------|
E |--0----------|---------------|------------|------------|


     Em7   A7     Dm  C7  BbM7    C7          FM7
     v  v  v  v   v   v   v v     v  v   v v   v  v  v  v
e |-------------|-----0---1-0---|-0----------|-1----------|
B |-------------|-3-----1-3---3-|------3-1-3-|-1--1-------|
G |--2-----2----|---2-----2-----|----3-------|-2-----3--2-|
D |---0-----5---|-0-------------|---2--------|-3----------|
A |-----2--0--4-|-----3---1-----|-3----------|-3----------|
E |--0----------|---------------|------------|------------|


[VERSE]

     FM7                Em7      A7         Dm          Dm/C
     v    v   v   v     v   v    v    v     v   v   v   v
e |------------------|----------------0-1-|-0-------------|
B |------------------|--------0--2--3-----|-----3-3---3---|
G |--0---------------|------2----0--------|---2-------2---|
D |----3--3---------3|------0-------------|-0-------0-----|
A |-------3-----0-3--|----2------0--------|-------------3-|
E |--1--------1------|--0-----------------|---------------|


    BbM7       C7         FM7            Dm   G7     Bb FM7      
    v    v     v     v     v  v   v  v   v v  v  v   v  v  v  v   
e |----------------------|-------------|-----------|------------|
B |------3--3--1---------|-1--1-1------|-----------|----1-1-----|
G |------2-------3-2--0--|-3--2------0-|---2--0----|-3--2-2-----|
D |---3------------------|-3--3------2-|-3----3--0-|-3--3-3-----|
A |-1----------3---------|-3--3--------|-5----2----|-1--3-3-----|
E |----------------------|-------------|------3----|------------|


[CODA]

    Dm   G7    Bb  F    
    v v  v  v   v  v  v v   
e |-----------|----1--1---|
B |-----------|----1--1---|
G |---2--0----|-3--2--2---|
D |-3----3--0-|-3--3--3---|
A |-5----2----|-1--3--3---|
E |------3----|----1--1---|

=====================================

                        Yesterday  -  The Beatles
                    ----------------------------------
                           from the album 'Help'
 

You need to tune all strings down one tone for this - so when
you play a G shape it actually comes out in the key of F.
It's important to do this - you can't just play the thing in F
using normal tuning - you need some bass notes which you can
only get by tuning down a tone and playing as if in G.


(I'll write all the chord names as if in standard tuning)



Intro:
-------

      G(no 3rd)

-----3-3-3---3-3-3------3-3-3---3-3-3----------------------------------------
-----3-3-3---3-3-3------3-3-3---3-3-3---------------------------------------
-----0-0-0---0-0-0------0-0-0---0-0-0----------------------------------------
-----0-0-0---0-0-0------0-0-0---0-0-0----------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
---3------------------3----------------------------------------------------




Verse 1:
---------

      G(no 3rd)        F#7         B7                Em

-----3-3-3---3-3-3-------2-2-2--------2-2-2------------0-0-0---------------
-----3-3-3---3-3-3-------2-2-2--------4-4-4------------0-0-0---------------
-----0-0-0---0-0-0-------3-3-3--------2-2-2------------0-0-0---------------
-----0-0-0---0-0-0-------2-2-2--------4-4-4---------2--------------------
-------------------------4-4-4----2-------------------------------------------
---3-------3----------2----------------------------------------------------

    Yesterday             all my  troubles seemed so far away



       Em/D   C           D7                 G(no 3rd)

----0----0-----0-0-0---------2-2-2--------------3-3-3--------------------------
----0----0-----1-1-1---------1-1-1--------------3-3-3--------------------------
----0----0-----0-0-0---------2-2-2--------------0-0-0--------------------------
--2----0-------2-2-2-----0----------------------0-0-0--------------------------
-------------3-----------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------3-----------3----2----------------


                  now it  looks as if they're here to stay      oh



   Em7        A7          C  G(no 3rd)

-----0-0-0------0-0-0----0--3--3----------------------------------------------
-----3-3-3------2-2-2----1--3--3----------------------------------------------
-----0-0-0------0-0-0----0--0--0----------------------------------------------
-----2-2-2------2-2-2----2--0--0----------------------------------------------
-----2-2-2---0-----------3----------------------------------------------------
--0-------------------------3--3----------------------------------------------


   I believe        in   yesterday



Verse 2:
---------

Suddenly
I'm not half the man I used to be
There's a shadow hanging over me
Oh yesterday came suddenly




Middle 8:
----------

   F#7sus4    B7           (Em)  (C)       Am            D7         G(no 3rd)

---------------2-2-2----0-----0------------0-0-0-------2-2-2-----3-3-3---3-3-3-
----2-2-2------4-4-4----0-----1------------1-1-1-------1-1-1-----3-3-3---3-3-3-
----4-4-4------2-2-2----0-----0------------2-2-2-------2-2-2-----0-0-0---0-0-0-
----2-2-2------4-4-4----2--0--2------------2-2-2----0------------0-0-0---0-0-0-
----4-4-4---2-----------------3--2------0--------------------------------------
-2-------------------------------------------------------------3---------------


 Why       she         had to go I don't know she wouldn't say






------------------2-2-2----0-------0--------------0-0-0-----2-2-2---------
-----2-2-2--------4-4-4----0-------1--------------1-1-1-----1-1-1---------
-----4-4-4--------2-2-2----0-------0--------------2-2-2-----2-2-2---------
-----2-2-2--------4-4-4----2---0---2--------------2-2-2--0----------------
-----4-4-4-----2-------------------3-----2-----0--------------------------
--2------------------------------------------------------------------3----

   I           said       something wrong now I long for yes - ter - day


Verse 3:
---------

Yesterday
Love was such an easy game to play
Now I need a place to hide away
Oh I believe in yesterday


Repeat Middle 8

Repeat Verse 


End with :


   Em7        A7          C  G(no 3rd)

-----0-0-0------0-0-0----0--3--3----------------------------------------------
-----3-3-3------2-2-2----1--3--3----------------------------------------------
-----0-0-0------0-0-0----0--0--0----------------------------------------------
-----2-2-2------2-2-2----2--0--0----------------------------------------------
-----2-2-2---0-----------3----------------------------------------------------
--0-------------------------3--3----------------------------------------------


   mmm - mmm - mmm - mmm -mm m mmmmm


========================================

        
                                 Yesterday
                       by John Lennon & Paul McCarteny
                           tabed by Steve Wellman

   F                 A7                          Dm
e|-----------------|-------------------0----1--|-0---------------|
b|-----------------|-----0---2---3-------------|----3--3---------|
g|--0--------------|--2------------------------|-----------------|
d|------3---3------|---------------------------|-----------------|
a|-----------------|---------------------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|---------------------------|-----------------|
   Yes-ter-day,     all my trou-bles seemed so  far a-way

   Bb     C                        F                   Dm     G
e|-------------------------------|-------------------|----------------|
b|--3--3---1---------------------|-------------------|----------------|
g|--------------3-----2-------0--|--3---2---2-----0--|----2---0-------|
d|-------------------------------|-------------------|-3----------0---|
a|-------------------------------|-------------------|----------------|
E|-------------------------------|-------------------|----------------|
   Now it looks as though they're  here to stay,  Oh   I be-lieve in

   Bb      F                    A7                       Dm
e|-------------|---------------|-------------------0--1-|--0---------|
b|-------------|---------------|------0---2---3---------|------3--3--|
g|------2---2--|--0------------|--2---------------------|------------|
d|--3----------|------3--3-----|------------------------|------------|
a|-------------|---------------|------------------------|------------|
E|-------------|---------------|------------------------|------------|
   yes-ter-day.  Sud-den-ly,     I'm not half the man I   used to be.

   Bb         C7                F                Dm      G
e|----------------------------|----------------|------------------|
b|---3-----3--1---------------|----------------|------------------|
g|----------------3---2---0---|-3--2--2-----0--|------2----0------|
d|----------------------------|----------------|--3-----------0---|
a|----------------------------|----------------|------------------|
E|----------------------------|----------------|------------------|
   There's a shad-ow hang-ing   o-ver me,  Oh    yes-ter-day came

   Bb       F     A7          Dm     Bb            C7
e|-------------|------------|-----0--1--0-------|---0-----------------|
b|-------------|------------|--3------------3---|--------3----1----3--|
g|------2---2--|---2---2----|-------------------|---------------------|
d|--3----------|------------|-------------------|---------------------|
a|-------------|------------|-------------------|---------------------|
E|-------------|------------|-------------------|---------------------|
   sud-den-ly.    Why she     had to go I don't   know, she would-n't

   F        A7        Dm           Bb           C 
e|--------|---------|--------0-----1----0----|--0-------------0--|
b|--------|---------|--3-------------------3-|-------3---1-------|
g|--2-----|-2---2---|------------------------|-------------------|
d|--------|---------|------------------------|-------------------|
a|--------|---------|------------------------|-------------------|
E|--------|---------|------------------------|-------------------|
   say.     I said    some-thing wrong now I   long for yes-ter-

   F                            A7                       Dm
e|-1------------|--------------|-------------------0--1-|---0-----------|
b|-----1--------|--------------|-------0---2---3--------|-------3---3---|
g|--------3--2--|--0-----------|--2---------------------|---------------|
d|--------------|------3---3---|------------------------|---------------|
a|--------------|--------------|------------------------|---------------|
E|--------------|--------------|------------------------|---------------|
   day.________   Yes-ter-day,   love was such an eas-y   game to play.

   Bb    C7                 F                Dm      G        Bb       F
e|-----------------------|------------------|---------------|--------------|
b|--3--3--1--------------|------------------|---------------|--------------|
g|------------3---2---0--|--3---2--2-----0--|---2----0------|------2---2---|
d|-----------------------|------------------|-3----------0--|--3-----------|
a|-----------------------|------------------|---------------|--------------|
E|-----------------------|------------------|---------------|--------------|
   Now I need a place to   hide a-way,  Oh    I be-lieve in   yes-ter-day.



Now repeat from "Why she had to go..." and then play this:

  Dm     G       Bb     F
e|-------------|------------|
b|-------------|------------|
g|----2--0-----|-----2--2---|
d|-3--------0--|--3---------|
a|-------------|------------|
E|-------------|------------|
   Mm mm mm mm   mm mm mm 

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jhonen vasquez wrote on August 12 2003, 12:00 am

dude ur tab sucks i loved this song until i tried ur music stop destroyn the Beatles man

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unkabonka wrote on November 23 2005, 06:13 pm

are you kidding? this tab is great, shut up ^ unless you can do something better. MORON!

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~Alex346~ wrote on June 21 2006, 03:18 pm

Well, it's better than the first version.

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