All Of Me chords by Frank Sinatra

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All Of Me | Chords + Lyrics

Verse 1

| Bbmaj7 | Bbmaj7 | D7 | D7 |
All of me, why not take all of me?
| G7 | G7 | Cm | Cm |
Can’t you see, I’m no good without you.
| D7 | D7 | Gm | Gm |
Take my lips, I wanna lose them.
| C7 | C7 | Cm7 | F7 |
Take my arms, I’ll never use them.

Verse 2

| Bbmaj7 | Bbmaj7 | D7 | D7 |
Your goodbye left me with eyes that cry.
| G7 | G7 | Cm | Cm |
How can I, get along without you.
| Eb | Ebm | Bbmaj7 Dm7 | G7 |
You took the part that once was my heart.
| Cm7 | F7 | Bb6 Dbdim7 | Cm7 F7 |
So why, why not take all of me.

Verse 3 (key change)

| Cmaj7 | Cmaj7 | E7 | E7 |
All of me, come on, get all of me.
| A7 | A7 | Dm | Dm |
Can’t you see, I’m just a mess without you.
| E7 | E7 | Am | Am |
Take my lips, I wanna lose them.
| D7 | D7 | Dm7 | G7 |
Get a piece of these arms, I’ll never use them.

Verse 4

| Cmaj7 | Cmaj7 | E7 | E7 |
Your goodbye left me with eyes that cry.
| A7 | A7 | Dm | Dm |
How can I, ever make it without you.
| F | Fm | Cmaj7 Em7 | A7 |
You know, you got the part, used to be my heart.
| Dm7 | G7 | C6 Ebdim7 | Dm7 G7 |
So why, why not take all of me?

All Of Me’s chords and progressions

It’s difficult to nail down the progression as each artist has interpreted it in different ways, but we can point out a few obvious movements,

  • I – IIIx this mediant major is perhaps what stands out the most, it’s almost synonymous with the song.
  • The cycle of 4th movement. E7A7Dm, FmC, and A7Dm7G7 are all up a 4th.
  • The IV – IVm is a classic.
  • Turnaround I – IIIdim7 – II – V is a nice variation containing a dim7 chord.

By studying All Of Me’s chords in-depth, you are one step closer to writing a great song yourself. After all, that’s how all great songwriters who came before you have done it!

Learn how to play guitar by studying jazz standards

As a jazz standard, All Of Me has been recorded by Belle Baker, Mildred Bailey, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and even Wilie Nelson.

If you’re extremely serious about learning everything you can about music, you should study all known versions of All Of Me and take note of how each artist has changed the melody and the chords.

Make sure you learn how to play these melodies and chords in every position on the guitar. Finally, transpose All Of Me’s chords to many different key signatures, and develop the melody into solos.

If you do this to All Of Me, as well as other jazz standards, you will learn the guitar fretboard, how to read music, and improvise over chord changes.

This is what saxophone and keyboard players have always done and why they are so much more advanced in general, compared with guitar players who often are too busy memorizing TAB and buying pedals.

Digging this deep is what will give you the edge and teach you how to arrange and reharmonize a song. It’s all there, in the playlist above in fact!

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