All My Loving

Harmonic Analysis Worksheet (RMA/HA)

Published: 27 Mar 2023 Updated: 03 Apr 2023Visits: 31Code: ULHA-YB-19

INSTRUMENTS: Harmonic-Analysis Main: Any Others: ANY
Subjects: Theory • Progressions • Beatles • Information • Harmony • Analysis

All My Loving


Harmonic Analysis (RMA) Worksheet for the song: All My Loving.

All My Loving

Released: 22 November 1963

All My Loving is a song by the English rock band the Beatles, from their second UK album With the Beatles (1963). It was written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney), and produced by George Martin. Though not officially released as a single in the United Kingdom or the United States, the song drew considerable radio airplay, prompting EMI to issue it as the title track of an EP. The song was released as a single in Canada, where it became a number one hit. The Canadian single was imported into the US in enough quantities to peak at number 45 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in April 1964.

The Beatles recorded the song on 30 July 1963 in eleven takes with three overdubs. The master take was take fourteen overdubbed on take eleven. It was remixed on 21 August (mono) and 29 October (stereo).

"All My Loving" was the Beatles' opening number on their debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show on 9 February 1964; the recording was included on Anthology 1 (1995). The group also performed "All My Loving" three times for BBC radio, once in 1963 and twice in 1964. The final version, which was recorded on 28 February 1964, was included on Live at the BBC. (wikiwand) ·

All My Loving is in the The Daily Ukulele 365 Songs for Better Living book.

Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook! The Daily Ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele-friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one hundred to play and sing.

Chords

Dm G7 C Am F Bb G#+

Theses and many other chords where covered in the Learn A Chord A Day series of lessons.

C Tuning Chords

Starting Melody Note and 1st Interval

  • Start on Root ↓ m2.
  • INTERVALS: Root=note that begins a scale of the starting key; C is C, D is D, Am is a, Em is E, etc... m=minor; M=Major; P=Perfect; D=Diminished; A=Augmented. • ↑ is up/ascending; ↓ is down/descending;

    Harmonic Analysis (HA)

    A Harmonic Analysis (RMA/HA) and its worksheet are intended to show the function of the chords, the harmonic principles used, the keys and tonalities the song explores. And, can be used for scale selections and chord and scale substitutions.

    A Harmonic Analysis Worksheet is NOT intended to be a leadsheet and minimal roadmap information such repeats, fines, D.S., D.C., codas have been used in preparing the worksheets to somewhat mirror the leadsheet in the Daily Ukulele book..

    Sections, Verse, Chorus, 1st, 2nd Ending, turnbacks …

    The worksheets will show 1st, 2nd Ending, turnbacks, etc. as in indicated the Yellow Book. You should start to recognize that 1st endings typically always return to a previous or verse or section. With a 2nd ending, a transition to a different section, a or chorus. Harmonic Principles are used for these repeats and transitions.

    If turnbacks chord are not indication for the these 1st, 2nd Ending will indicate recommended chord(s) in parentheses or as an alternate harmony in Red . Typically the last measures or turnbacks will be a chord that resolves to and harmonically leads you to the next section or turning you back to the same section.

    Reference Key

    This is the key of the source leadsheet.

    • All My Loving is in 4/4, Common Time and the Key of C .

    Harmonic Principles Used:

    Harmonic Analysis (HA) Worksheet

    Visit the Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection series of lessons for information on creating a Harmonic Analysis Worksheet

    Dm7
    Dm7/G
    Cmaj7
    Am7
    Dm
    G7
    C
    Am
    II
    V
    I
    VI
    Fmaj7
    Dm7
    Dm7/G
    Bbmaj7
    F
    Dm
    Bb
    G7
    IV
    II
    bVI
    V

    Bb Ionian

    Dm7
    Dm7/G
    C
    Am7
    G7
    Dm
    G7
    C
    V
    II
    V
    I
    1.
    Dm7
    Dm7/G
    F
    G7
    C
    C
    IV
    V
    I
    I
    2., 3.
    Am
    AmL7
    C
    C
    Am
    G#+
    I
    I
    see note below
    #V+

    To Coda

    Am7
    AmL7
    Am
    AmL7
    C
    C
    Am
    G#+
    I
    I
    VI
    V+

    Am Line Cliche • This is the most common, classic mis-naming of chords.

    D.S. al Coda

    Cmaj7
    C
    C
    I
    I

    Coda

    C
    C
    Am
    Am
    I
    I
    VI
    VI
    C
    C
    Am
    Am
    I
    I
    VI
    VI
    C
    C
    I
    I

    LearningUkulele.com Premium Play-along Ending

    The Premium Play-along has this ending: (transposed to Key of C as is the key in the Yellow book.)

    Fmaj7
    Em7+5
    Dm7
    Cmaj9
    IV
    IIm7+5
    II
    I

    Scale Selection

    Once a Harmonic Analysis has been completed then scale selections can be made. These scale selections can be either vertical and horizontal choices. And, really only needed if you are going to take a solo or embellish the melody with added notes.

    Scale Abbreviation Legend

    Traditional Scales: Maj: Major (Ionian), Dim: Diminished, WT: Whole Tone, Har Min: Harmonic Minor,
    Contemporary Scales: Minor Pent: Minor Pentatonic, Pent: Major Pentatonic, Blues,
    Scale/Mode Names: Ion: Ionian (Major), Dor: Dorian (Minor), Phrygian: Phrygian, Lyd: Lydian, Mix: Mixolydian (Dominant), Aeol: Aeolian (Natural Minor), Loc: Locrian

    Checkout LESSONSeries : Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection or download the Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection book. And the QuickStart Series of Scale and Arpeggio books.

    RMA book cover QS1UKES book cover

    Performance Notes

    John Lennon performs a triplet strum for the verses during the vocals. Quite a challenging strum to keep up for the whole song. Really makes the song.

    John Lesson's Triple Strum

    The secret to performing John's "Triple" strumming pattern is to strum, alternating Down UP Down UP, over and over just as we do in non-triplet styles. All the while counting 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 . And, unlike our normal down up strumming pattern where the “Pulse” is felt as even down up – 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + with the downs on the number, the stronger downbeat and the ups on the — weaker upbeats. This triple strum will have the up strokes on alternating downbeats. So, the trick is to slightly accent the inherently weaker up stroke when it is on the beat, i.e., the pulse. Simple explanation, but actually a bit hard to pull off. I hear that John was particularly proud of being able to pull it off — and all the while singing.

    You can practice counting this and say the one 1 a bit louder.

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