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Paperback Writer bass tab

The Beatles
"Paperback Writer"
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Album: Single, and the "Hey Jude" album
Tuning: Standard E A D G
Tabbed by Jesse Pollack


Intro:

G---------
D---------
A(Nothing)
E---------

G-------------------
D-------------------
A-12-12-12-12-12-12- (Do this REAL fast!)
E-------------------

"Dear Sir Or Madam...."

G--------------12-------------------
D------10-11-12---------10-10-11-12- (Slide all this quickly)
A-10-10------------10-10------------ 
E----------------------------------- (X4)

"Paperback Writer..."

G-------------------------
D-------------------10----
A----------10-10--10--10--
E-------------------------

"PAPERBACK WRITER!..."

G-----------------------
D-----------10-10-------
A-10-10-10--------------
E-----------------------

"It's A Dirty Story..."

G--------------12-------------------
D------10-11-12---------10-10-11-12- (Slide all this quickly)
A-10-10------------10-10------------
E----------------------------------- (X4)

"Paperback Writer..."

G-------------------------
D-------------------10----
A----------10-10--10--10--
E-------------------------

"PAPERBACK WRITER!..."

G-----------------------
D-----------10-10-------
A-10-10-10--------------
E-----------------------

(Guitar Riff)

G------------
D------------
A-(Nothing)--
E------------

G---------------------
D---------------------
A-12-12-12-12-12-12-12 (Do this REAL fast!)
E---------------------

"It's A Thousand Pages..."

G--------------12-------------------
D------10-11-12---------10-10-11-12- (Slide all this quickly)
A-10-10------------10-10------------
E----------------------------------- (X4)

"Paperbacker Writer..."

G---------------------------
D---------------------10----
A------------10-10--10--10--
E---------------------------

"PAPERBACK WRITER!..."

G---------------------
D-----------10-10-----
A-10-10-10------------
E---------------------

"If You Really Like It..."

G--------------12-------------------
D------10-11-12---------10-10-11-12- (Slide all this quickly)
A-10-10------------10-10------------
E----------------------------------- (X4)

"Paperbacker Writer..."

G---------------------------
D---------------------10----
A------------10-10--10--10--
E---------------------------

"PAPERBACK WRITER!..."

G---------------------
D-----------10-10-----
A-10-10-10------------
E---------------------

(Guitar Riff)

G------------
D------------
A-(Nothing)--
E------------

G----------------------
D-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-
A---------------------- (Do this REAL fast!)
E----------------------

"Paperbaack Wriiiterrr....Paperbaack..."

G--------------12----------------------
D------10-11-12-------------10---------
A-10-10------------10-10--10--10------- (Slide. Repeat and fade-out)
E--------------------------------------

As you can see, there's alot of sliding involved, especialy on those
D-10-11-12's.

Listen to the song for timing, and in fact, here's a little trick. 
Turn off the left speaker on your stereo. You'll only be able to hear the
Vocals and Bass.
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov