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The Guitar Tips Thread for Players (Beatles or otherwise; tutorials, videos, suggestions, techniques)
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Hello,

I would really like to be able to play some Beatles songs on the guitar but I wonder what is the best way to learn them. You could look for the tabs or watch a tutorial video where not only the chords but also the melody part is presented to you.

On the other hand, you could also only look up the chords and teach yourself the melody through listening. What would you recommend as a better approach? 

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I recommend finding a tutorial online for Blackbird . Theres a lot going on with it, but its not too hard a track for a beginner, and it will put you on the right track. 

The way I learn is just to play the chords and sing the melody, but find whatever source works best for you. 

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@Martha You'll have to do some experimenting to see what works best for you. Different people learn in different ways. For myself, I dislike tabs and video tutorials, and use them only a last resort; I vastly prefer using my ears and, if push comes to shove, Googling the chord progression.

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I've decided to start learning Do You Wanna Dance and I want to perform like the Beach Boys version, but for anyone else wanting to learn the song, I suggest learning John's slow reggae version first from Rock And Roll to nail the chords etc. 

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Thanks both!apple01apple01

I will probably start with tutorials to learn all these chords and have an idea what they sound like and then try to use my ears more and more.

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I would gladly like to help you, as I am a fairly good guitarist myself. If Google Hangouts works with Internet Explorer, I can do an improvisational lesson with you although be warned, you will not see me because I duck taped my laptop webcam. Or if that sounds like too much for you, I can give you some simple chord progressions to work with, here's one just for the hell of it:

Just play these 2 simple chords back and forth:

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Thank you very much for your offer @Dark Overlord ! apple01

An improvisational lesson sounds indeed a bit too much for me, I'm sorry that's really a helpful idea and I'm honoured you wanted to do so but I'm extremely shy concerning these things.paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif

But thanks for the chord progression, anyway! I already knew the second chord since it occurred in Here Comes The Sun but it's so complicated to hold your fingers right so that they only press down the string they are supposed to press down...

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When I started self teaching myself guitar in September last year, I felt exactly the same way. 

All I can say is: the more you play, the better you get and the easier it becomes!

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Help me, someone! How do I get the harmonic piiiing at the end of the solo in Nowhere Man ?

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It's very simple actually, it's a 12th fret harmonic using the 12th fret of the high E string, just gently touch the fret and strum.

Since we're on the topic, here's a detailed guide on how The Beatles played Nowhere Man :

To start off, you will need to have some knowledge on the instrumentation of this song, which is as follows.

Instrumentation:

John Lennon : Lead and Backing Vocals, Rhythm Guitar (Gibson J-160E), Lead Guitar (Fender Stratocaster)

Paul McCartney : Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals

George Harrison : Lead Guitar (Fender Stratocaster), Backing Vocals

Ringo Starr : Drums

The stuff you will need to master the tone is as follows:

A Fender Stratocaster

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The Strat is crucial in getting the tone right on this song, John and George's were both sonic blue, but any color is fine, just make sure you're using the bridge pickup.

An amplifier

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A Vox tube amp is preferred, as that's what The Beatles most likely used, although any amp should work just fine, tube amps will sound more authentic though.

An acoustic guitar

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John used a Gibson J-160E here (not sure whether George used this as well or his Hootenanny), but since we're not plugging it in, any acoustic should do.

A Capo

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The acoustic guitars use a capo on the 2nd fret.

There are some more obvious thing you will need but I don't feel the need to mention them.

Now let's learn how to play the actual song:

Chords:

Acoustic:

D (xx0232)

A (x02220)

G (320033)

Em (022000)

Gm (355333)

F#m (244222)

Em7 (022030)

Electric:

E7 (022130)

E (022100)

B/F# (xx444x)

A (x02220)

F#m (244222)

Am (x02210)

B (x2444x)

Verse:

Acoustic:

D A G D Em Gm D

Riff 1: (George, Fender Strat)

E7

G|2-1---|
D|----2--|
A|------2|

Riff 2 and 3: (George, Fender Strat)

B|0--------|
G|-2-1----|
D|-----2--|
A|-------2|

Riff 4: (George, Fender Strat)

E

G|2-1---|
D|----2--|
A|------2|

Chorus:

Acoustic:

John:

F#m G F#m G F#m Em Em A

George:

F#m G F#m G F#m Em Em7 A

Electric: (chorus 2 onwards) (George, Fender Strat)

B B B B B B B E

Solo: (John and George, Fender Strat)

E open E string open B string

B/F# e|0-2|

A B|2| G|2|

E (xx22xx) B|0|

F#m G|2| D|4|

Am B|1| A|3|

A|3-2-2/0| E|0| e|12h|

Outro:

Acoustic:

Em Gm D

Electric: (George, Fender Strat)

open B string

E

G|2-1----2|
D|----2/4--|

Repeat and end with

E

G|2-1---|
D|----2--|
A|------2|

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Due to my vast knowledge of guitars, i thought i'd go through and explain how to play Birthday to a tee:

To start, we need to find out who played what, some people say John on high harmony lead, Paul on low harmony lead/rhythm, and George on bass while others say John on rhythm/low octave, George on high octave lead, and Paul on bass. Although no eyewitness has stated who played guitar or bass on the song, Mal Evans confirmed that George played tambourine on the song.

Since the tambourine was most likely done on the backing track, that means that George most likely didn't play guitar, so that checks that off the list. The high octave lead part sounds like Paul to me whereas the low octave lead/rhythm sounds like something John would play so that leaves us with the bass. I'm going to guess that Paul played the bass part due to the fact that it doesn't seem like George, i'm going to guess Paul because the bass part doesn't use the higher 2 strings of the Fender Bass VI that George was rumored to have played on this song.

So that leaves us with an instrumentation of:

Paul McCartney : Lead Vocals, Epiphone lead guitar, Rickenbacker bass, Piano, Handclaps

John Lennon : Harmony Vocals, Epiphone lead and rhythm guitar, Handclaps

George Harrison : Tambourine, Handclaps

Ringo Starr : Drums, Handclaps

Mal Evans: Handclaps

Pattie Harrison: Backing Vocals, Handclaps

Yoko Ono: Backing Vocals, Handclaps

Anyways, let's learn how to play the song:

Let's start with the main riff, which is also the verse.

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For the second half of the bridge, it's very simple.

Paul triple strums an E chord like so (07999x), while John strums the low E string.

Now we have the chorus to focus on, Paul plays this lick on both his Epiphone and his bass.

D|---22-33-44-55-33-22---|
A|33-----------------------55|

repeat twice more and then do this.

D|---22-33-44-55-66-77-88-9|
A|33------------------------------|

and end with three bends on the 15th fret of the B string if you're playing Paul's guitar. If you're playing bass, do what John does for this part.

Here's John's part for the chorus:

Unlike the verse where John plays lead guitar, he's playing rhythm guitar here, just some simple chords:

C (x3555x) x8 G (xx543x) x8

Do that 4 times, hitting the note once every beat and don't let it sustain.

After that just strum the low E string like the bassist.

Now for the final 4 measures of the solo, this is done in octaves, Paul plays the high one and John the low one.

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For the finale, just play the first part of the verse and end with an A chord.

Structure:

Riff

Verse 1

Pre Chorus/Bridge

Chorus 1

Verse 2/Solo

Chorus 2

Verse 3

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Here's how to play Jimi Hendrix style

Jimi Hendrix was able to mix rhythm and lead playing by doing his chords differently than most people.

Let's take this G barre chord for example.

134211
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333333
===4==
=55===

What Jimi would do is use his thumb for the low E string and play it like so.

TX321X
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3===3=
===4==
==5===

This allowed him to play fills over his chords like so.

E|=========|
B|3h5p3====|
G|4====5p4=|
D|5=======5|
A|=========|
E|3========|

For what would be your typical C barre chord.

X1333X
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=3====
======
==555=

Jimi would often do it like so.

X3111X
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==555=
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=7====

As for your average D chord.

XX0132
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===2=2
====3=

Jimi sometimes played it like this

XX3121
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===2=2
====3=
==4===

With this knowledge, try hammering on from (xx555x) to (xx756x) and may you earn moves like Hendrix.

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Any tips for sustaining fast runs of notes? I can do fast and smooth brief runs, mostly pentatonic, (like the runs in the first part of Stairway To Heaven's solo) but after a few bars I get stuck. 

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QuarryMan said
Any tips for sustaining fast runs of notes? I can do fast and smooth brief runs, mostly pentatonic, (like the runs in the first part of Stairway To Heaven's solo) but after a few bars I get stuck.   

When you say sustaining do you mean creating longer phrases of notes, or do you mean playing a lick and not getting stuck? I believe there is a lick about halfway through the Stairway solo so are you referring to that one?

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Basically what I mean is that I can play pretty fast for a few seconds time, (e.g the first couple runs in Stairway) but after that I loose my momentum as it were, and can't keep playing fast without it getting repetitive. But it doesn't matter anyway, as I've realised its not to do with my technique.

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The other day I realised that the key to successful runs involving hammer-ons (which require a decent bit of finger strength as well as precision) and pull-offs is that you actually have to pull the string a little bit to get it to sound. It may sound elementary, but it was a huge epiphany for me, because I had been wondering why my pull-offs were so flat for an embarrassingly long time. ahdn_paul_01

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The other day I realised that the key to successful runs involving hammer-ons (which require a decent bit of finger strength as well as precision) and pull-offs is that you actually have to pull the string a little bit to get it to sound. It may sound elementary, but it was a huge epiphany for me, because I had been wondering why my pull-offs were so flat for an embarrassingly long time. ahdn_paul_01  

I think every guitarist has that realization at some point to be fair! It just becomes natural eventually.

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Basically what I mean is that I can play pretty fast for a few seconds time, (e.g the first couple runs in Stairway) but after that I loose my momentum as it were, and can't keep playing fast without it getting repetitive. But it doesn't matter anyway, as I've realised its not to do with my technique.  

My advice is to learn about how to extend scales up and down the neck, that way you won't be repeating the same patterns. Also try learning other scales and figure out how they all interact. 

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I thought i'd show you guys my favorite way to play a few chords as well as a bunch of tricks to get a 12 string sound with a 6 string guitar.

I love playing my Em chord like (079000) it's like an E5 with the top 3 string open.

I love playing my 7 chords like so (x5453x) it's fun that way.

Since i got that out of the way, here's a bunch of ways to get a 12 string sound with a 6 string guitar.

The first way is by using this super special chord

A (x07650)

Let's take a closer look there, there's a pair of roots, a third, and a pair of fifths.

Now since the 3rd lacks an octave or unison equivalent, that means that we can replace it with a 4th if need be.

Here's a song idea for this chord although remember that you'll need to use a capo if you want to do any other chords besides A using this method so each chord change will need it's own overdub.

(x07650) (x07650) (x07750) (x07650)

Repeat

(x51211105) (x51211105) (x51212105) (x51211105)

Repeat

Repeat first 2 bars

(x71413127) (x71413127) (x71414127) (x71413127)

Repeat

This next way involves carefully planning out your guitar parts. If you want to do something that only uses the EADG strings, use an octave effect, if you want to do something that only uses the 2 highest strings, use a chorus effect, if you want to use all 6 string, you'll have to record the EADG and the BE strings separately.

This way is very complicated and is a stupid idea but what you need to do is use 2 different pickups, the first pickup only works with the lowest 4 strings and the other pickup only works with the highest 2 strings. Now you need to wire each of these pickups to different jacks. The pickup that's for EADG is run through an octave pedal while the BE pickup is run through a chorus pedal or a delay pedal with a very short delay and then get it so both signals go into the same amp.

The rest of these involve retuning your guitar or replacing the strings.

This is probably the most popular one but your going to have to tune your guitar like E3 A3 D4 G4 B3 E4 instead of E2 A2 D3 G3 B3 E4. If you double what your friend's playing in standard tuning, it'll give off a 12 string effect.

This next one involves open G tuning which is G2 B2 D3 G3 B3 D4, if you play full chords in this tuning, it'll give off a 12 string effect.

This one involves this tuning E2 E3 B2 B3 E4 E4, if you play a pair of notes together, it'll give a 12 string sound.

The final one i'd like to show you guys involves simply putting 12 strings on a 6 string guitar. Be warned though, since there will be 2 strings per tuner, you can't tune one string at a time so good luck trying to keep all 12 strings in tune.

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As a surprise, i'll be showing you guys how to play a bunch of popular Beatles songs, both to a tee and some ways to simplify it for convenience.

I hope this helps anyone interested in playing The Beatles on guitar and don't forget that each bar is a new line when notating chords.

1. Please Please Me

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Gibson acoustic amplified)

E (022100)

A (x02220)

G (355433)

A² (577655)

B (799877)

C#m (x46654)

A/C# (x4222x)

A7 (57568x)

C (x3555x)

B7 (x21202)

Intro:

A|0h2|

E

E

E

E

Verse:

E

E

A E

G A² B

E

E

A E

Chorus:

C#m

A/C#

C#m

A² A7

E

A² B

Riff:

E

A² B

Bridge:

B

E

E

B

E

A² B

Outro:

E G

C B7

E

Lead Guitar: George Harrison (Gibson acoustic amplified)

Riff:

To a tee:

e|12-11---9-7---9-7-4|
D|14-13-11-9--11-9-6|

Workaround:

Requires octave pedal set to play an octave higher than what you're playing

B|5-4-2-0--2-0--|
G|---------------1|

Verse:

Arpeggio E chord on 1st beat then

e|0----------------|
B|--4-2-0--2-0----|
G|-------------0h1|

A E

G A² B

Repeat first 3 verse measures

D|----2-2----|
A|--------2-2|
E|0-0--------|

Chorus:

A|2-4| then

e|4--|
B|-5-|
G|--6|

A|2-4|

e|2--|
B|-2-|
G|--2|

A|2-4|

e|4--|
B|-5-|
G|--6|

A|2-4|

e|5--|
B|-5-|
G|--6|

E

A² B

Bridge:

B

E

(xxx10x) (xx21xx) (xx42xx) (xx21xx)

B

E

A² B

Outro:

E G

C B

E

Structure:

Riff 1 x2 (Go to intro for John)

Verse 1

Chorus 1

Riff 2

Verse 2

Chorus 2

Riff 3 (cut at the 5th beat)

Bridge

Riff 4

Verse 3

Chorus 3

Riff 5 x3

Outro

2. Twist And Shout

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Rickenbacker)

D (xx4232)

G (355433)

A (577655)

A7 (57568x)

A7² (x02223)

D9 (x54555)

Riff:

D G

A (beat 1 only) A7

A7

Solo:

(xx02xx) (xx02xx) (xx42xx) (xx42xx)

(xx54xx) (xx54xx) (xx42xx) (xx20xx)

Bridge:

A7²

Outro:

E|5-6-7-8-9-10|

D9

Lead Guitar: George Harrison (Gretsch)

Riff:

A|----4-5-5----------------|
E|5-7---------3-3-5-5-555|

Solo:

(x54xxx) (xx20xx) (xx42xx) (xxx22x)

(xx54xx) (xx54xx) (xx42xx) (xx20xx)

Bridge:

A7²

Outro:

E|5-6-7-8-9-10|

D9

Structure:

Riff

Chorus 1

Verse 1

Chorus 2

Verse 2

Solo

Bridge 1

Chorus 3

Verse 4

Chorus 4

Bridge 2

Outro

3. From Me To You

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Gibson acoustic amplified)

C (x32010)

Am (x02210)

G (320033)

F (133211)

D (xx0232)

Riff:

C

Am

Verse:

C

Am

C

G

F

F

C G D

Am G

Bridge:

C

C

G

G

D

D

Gm

C

Lead Guitar: George Harrison (Gibson acoustic amplified)

C (xx5558)

Am (xx7555)

G (xx5433)

F (xx3211)

D (x5777x)

Riff:

To a tee:

e|-8--10-10/12-10--8---8/10--8/10-5|
D|10-12-12/14-12-10-10/12-10/12-7|

Workaround:

Requires an octave pedal

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

Verse:

C

Am

C

G

F

F

G C D

Am G

Chorus:

C

C

G

G

D

D

Gm

C

Guitar solo overdub: George Harrison (Gibson acoustic amplified)

G|5-7-7/9-7-5-5/7-5/7-2--5-7-7/9-7-5-12/14-12/14-12|
A|3-5-5/7-5-3-3/5-3/5-0--3-5-5/7-5-3-10/12-10/12-10|

Structure:

Riff

Verse 1

Verse 2

Bridge 1

Verse 3

Verse 4/Solo

Bridge 2

Verse 5

Outro

4. She Loves You

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Gibson acoustic amplified)

Em (x79987)

A7 (57568x)

C (x3555x)

G (355433)

Em² (022000)

Bm (x24432)

D (xx4232)

Cm (x35543)

D7 (x5453x)

G² (320033)

Altered Chorus:

Em

Em

A7

A7

C

C

G

G

Verse:

G

Em²

Bm

D

Pre Chorus:

G

G

Em²

Em²

Cm

Cm

D7

D7

Chorus:

Em

Em

A7

A7

Cm

D7

G

Post Chorus:

Em²

Cm

D7

Lead Guitar: George Harrison (Gretsch)

Altered Chorus:

(xx5003) (xx4002) (xx2000) x3

G

Pre verse riff:

B|3-3-----------3|
G|3-3-5/6/5-3-3|
D|-5----------5-|

Verse:

G

Em²

Bm

D

Pre Chorus:

(xx5003) (xx4002) (xx2000)

Cm

D7

Chorus:

(xx5003) (xx4002) (xx2000) x2

Cm

D7

Structure:

Altered Chorus 1

Verse 1

Pre Chorus 1

Verse 2

Pre Chorus 2

Chorus 1

Verse 3

Pre Chorus 3

Chorus 2

Verse 4

Pre Chorus 4

Chorus 3

Post Chorus

Altered Chorus 2

5. All My Loving

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Rickenbacker)

F#m (244222)

B (x2444x)

E (xx6454)

C#m (xx6654)

A (577655)

D (xx4232)

B7 (x21202)

E² (022100)

B² (799877)

G#+ (xx6554)

A7 (57568x)

E7 (x7675x)

Verse:

F#m

B

E

C#m

A

F#m

D

B7

F#m

B

E

C#m

A

Chorus:

C#m

G#+

E

E

C#m

G#+

Solo:

A7

A7

E7

E7

B7

B7

Outro:

C#m

C#m

E

E

C#m

C#m

E

Lead Guitar: George Harrison (Gretsch)

Solo:

A|2---------|
E|--0-2-4-5|

(xxx6x5) (xx7x5x)

e|9-7-5|
G|9-8-6|

(xxx4x4) (xx6x5x) (xxx4x4)

e|7-5-4|
G|9-6-4|

(xxx2x2) (xx4x2x) (xxx2x2)

(xxx11x9) (xx11x10x) (xxx11x9)

e|--0-------------|
B|-------0-----0--|
G|1--0h1--0h1---|
D|---------------2|

In a live setting, George can play John's part but instead of triplets, use choppy strums on the offbeat for the verse and he can also use the lick that closes the solo to close each verse as well as end the song.

Structure:

Verse 1

Verse 2

Chorus 1

Solo

Verse 3

Chorus 2

Outro

6. I Want To Hold Your Hand

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Rickenbacker)

E (022100)

B7 (x21202)

C (x32010)

D (xx0232)

G (355433)

Em (022000)

Dm (xx3231)

Am (x02210)

Intro:

A|10-10-10/12-12-14-12-12|
E|--8--8--8/10-10-10-10-10| x3

Repeat blues shuffle until verse starts 3rd time

Verse:

Remember this riff:

|V-V-VI-V|
|I--I---I--I|

G riff (35xxxx)

D riff (x57xxx)

E

Quickly release after each strum, 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and

B7

1st time do same as previous bar, 2nd time strum once

Chorus:

C D

G Em

C D

Bridge:

Dm

Am

G

Em

Dm

Am

G

Go to intro

Outro:

B7

C D

G

Lead Guitar: George Harrison (Gretsch)

Intro:

G|-0-|
D|2-0| D x3

G|5b-5b-5br-3|

Verse:

G G G (x10121212x)

D (x5777x)

G|9rb--9-7|

G G G

D

G|9rb--2b-2br-0|

Chorus:

C D

G Em

C D

Bridge:

Arpeggio with 4 highest strings

Dm

Am

G

Em

Dm

Am

G

Go to intro

Outro:

G|9b-9b-9b-9p7-|
D|---------------9|

C D

D|-2-0--2-0-|
A|3----3-----|
E|-----------3|

Guitar overdub during verse: George Harrison (Gretsch)

A|5-4-5-6-7|

Structure:

Intro

Verse 1

Chorus 1

Verse 2

Chorus 2

Bridge 1

Verse 3

Chorus 3

Bridge 2

Verse 4

Chorus 4 (bars 1-3)

Outro

7. Can't Buy Me Love

Em (022000)

Am (x02210)

Dm (xx0231)

G (320033)

C7 (x3231x)

F7 (13124x)

G7 (35346x)

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Gibson acoustic)

Altered Chorus:

Em

Am

Em

Am

Dm

G

Verse:

12 bar blues in C7

Chorus:

Em

Am

C7

Em

Am

Dm

G

Outro:

C7

Guitar Solo: George Harrison (Gretsch)

This original solo was improvised and is barely audible in the final mix so i'm not going to TAB it all out for you but here's the part that's heard while George is strumming the F7 chord.

B|-------------8----8----8----8--------|
G|---8-10-10b-10b-10b-10b-10br8--|
D|10---------------------------------10|

Guitar solo overdub: George Harrison (Gretsch)

G|---8-10v-10v-10v-10vr8--8-10v-10-10br-10-8----------|
D|10-----------------------10-----------------------10-8-6-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------8|

F7

G|10b-10b-10b-10br8---|
D|----------------------10|

G|--------------------------3----------------|
D|3/5-3/5-5/3-1h3p1-3/5--5/3p1---------|
A|---------------------3------------1h3-1h3|

Guitar overdub for the chorus: George Harrison (Rickenbacker 12 string)

Em (xx9987)

Am (xx7555)

Em

Am

F6 (xx3231)

G6 (xx5453)

Structure:

Altered Chorus 1

Verse 1

Verse 2

Chorus 1

Verse 3

Solo

Chorus 2

Verse 4

Altered Chorus 2

Outro

8. A Hard Day's Night

Rhythm Guitar: John Lennon (Rickenbacker and Gibson acoustic)

Intro:

Fadd9

Verse:

G Cadd9

G

Fadd9

G

Repeat

C

D

G Cadd9

G

Bridge:

Bm

Em

Bm

Bm

G

Em

C7

D7

Rhythm Guitar: George Harrison (Rickenbacker 12 string)

Intro:

Fadd9

Verse:

G Cadd9

G

Fadd9

G

Repeat

C

D|------0|
A|0-2-3-|

D

G Cadd9

G

Bridge:

Bm

Em

Bm

Bm

G

Em

C7

D7

Outro:

e|3---1----|
B|-1-1-1-1|
G|--2---2-|

Guitar solo overdub: George Harrison (Rickenbacker 12 string)

To a tee:

Was originally recorded at half speed

D|-----------------------3-----3-----3-----3---------|
A|------1-3-1-3/5--3h5--3h5--3h5--3h5--5/3p1---|
E|3--3---------------------------------------------3-3|

Workaround:

B|-----------------------5-----5-----5-----5----------|
G|0--0-3-5-3-5/7--5h7--5h7--5h7--5h7--7/5p30-0|

Structure:

Intro

Verse 1

Verse 2

Bridge 1

Verse 3

Verse 4/Solo

Bridge 2

Verse 5

Outro

I might do more in the future if you like this one.

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