#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # #song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. # #------------------------------------------------------------------------------## From: hertzberg@netcad.enet.dec.com (Marc Hertzberg Subject: TAB: "Please Please Me" by The Beatles Posting this in response to an EMAIL request. Don't get to follow this group much any more, as we're kind of busy here at Digital keeping the ship afloat. I can often respond to EMAIL requests for Beatles tab given a little time, though. Feel free to ask. Marc Please Please Me (Lennon/McCartney) Intro: E -|----------12--11--9--7--9--7--4----12--11--9--7--9--7--4--0------------ -|----------------------------------------------------------0------------ -|-----------9---8--6--4--6--4--1-----9---8--6--4--6--4--1--1------------ -|----------------------------------------------------------2------------ -|----------------------------------------------------------2------------ -|---/7--0---(bass only)------------------------------------0------------ Verse: E A E G A B -|--0----0-----0--0----0----0-----0--0--0-----3--5--7-------------------- -|--5----4-----2--0----2----0--------2--0-----3--5--7-------------------- -|--------------------------------1--2--1-----4--6--8-------------------- -|--------------------------------------------5--7--9-------------------- -|--------------------------------------------5--7--9-------------------- -|--------------------------------------------3--5--7-------------------- Last night I said these words to my girl E A E -|--0--0----0---0----0--0----0---0---0----------------------------------- -|--5--4----2---0----2--0--------2---0----------------------------------- -|---------------------------1---2---1----------------------------------- -|---------------------------------------------------2--2---------------- -|---------------------------------------------------------2------------- -|---------------------------------------------0--0---------------------- I know you ne - ver e - ven try girl Chorus: A F#m C#m A Come on Come on Come on Come on Come on Come on Come on Come on E A B E (repeat intro riff) Please please me oh yeah like I please you. Verse 2: You don't need me to show the way girl Why do I always have to say girl Repeat chorus Middle: A I don't want to sound complaining B E But you know there's always rain in my heart A I do all the pleasing with you B E It's so hard to reason with you A B E (repeat intro riff) Oh yeah, why do you make me blue? Third verse same as the first, Repeat chorus, but second line of chorus is repeated three times, then : Ending chords are: E G C B E ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tab Special Notations: ----0---- play the open string ('fret zero') ----5---- play fret five ----5~--- play fret five with vibrato ---5/7--- play fret five, slide up to fret seven ---7\5--- play fret seven, slide down to fret five --8b(9)-- play fret eight, bend the string (at fret eight) to reach the pitch of fret nine --b(9)8-- play fret eight already bent to the pitch of fret nine, unbending until it reaches the normal pitch of fret eight ----h7--- hammer-on to fret seven ----p5--- pull-off to fret five ---/7---- slide up to fret 7 (the starting fret of the slide is undefined, judge by ear) ---15\--- play fret 15, slide down (the ending fret of the slide is undefined, judge by ear) ---0h3--- play the open string and immediately hammer-on to fret three ---7p5--- play fret seven and immediately pull-off to fret five