All Of Me chords by Frank Sinatra



All Of Me chords and lyrics

| 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.

| 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.

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.

| 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?


About

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 All Of Me, you should study all known versions and take note of how each artist has changed the melody and the chords.

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!


All Of Me chord progression

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 is 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!


Related Pages


Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald released 61 studio albums and 25 live albums between 1936 and 1989. Crowned the First Lady Of Song, she is recognized for performing and recording most of the Great American Songbook.

Before this, she pioneered scat-singing in the 40s as a devoted Bebop singer.

Go to Ella Fitzgerald – Biography.


Frank Sinatra

Frank’s legacy might best be summed up by Stephen Holden who wrote for the 1983 Rolling Stone Record Guide:

“Frank Sinatra’s voice is pop music history. Like Presley and Dylan – Sinatra will last indefinitely. He virtually invented modern pop song phrasing.”

Go to Frank Sinatra – Biography.


The Professional Guitarist Song Book

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Learn these songs and you can progress from being a bedroom player to working with acoustic duos, Jazz trios, Indie/Rock/Party bands as well as large Soul/Motown ensembles.

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