All Of Me – John Legend – Beginner Guitar Tutorial (No Capo)

by IanM on January 30, 2015

An easy guitar lesson for beginners who want to learn to play (and sing) "All Of Me" by John Legend, with easy chords and strumming and no bar chords.

TUTORIAL NOTES

STRUMMING PATTERN:

1-------&-------2-------&-------3-------&-------4-------&
Down----------Down-Up--------------Up-----Down-Up

PLUCKING PATTERN:

1-------&-------2-------&-------3-------&-------4-------&
P-------I--------M-------I-------A-------M-------I--------M

CHORDS USED:

G, D, Em, Am, C

If you struggle with changing chords easily, replace:

C with Cadd9
Am with A7sus4
D with Dsus4
Em with Em7

TUTORIAL KEY: G
ORIGINAL KEY : A (Capo 2nd fret and play tutorial chords)

To play in the original key of A without a capo, replace each chord as follows:

Replace G with A.
Replace D with E.
Replace Em with F#m.
Replace Am with Bm.
Replace C with D.

SONG SECTIONS:

Intro/ Verse/ end of chorus:
Em C G D

Pre-Chorus:
Am Am G D

Chorus:
G G Em Em C C D D
Em C G D

Help Me Dude – I’m a COMPLETE beginner and still need help

  1. Check out the Free Beginner Guitar Course and Lessons on the site to see if they help
  2. Send me an email through the contact form here and I'll do my best to help answer your question (silly questions allowed).

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