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How to Play All My Loving by The Beatles (Guitar Lesson)


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John Auker

All My Loving

John Auker teaches the classic Beatles tune "All My Loving." He demonstrates the classic version on an electric guitar and guides you through the song note-for-note. He also teaches a solo, sing-along campfire version of the song that you can play with your friends. Backing tracks and tablature/standard notation are included.

Taught by John Auker in Beatles Songs with John Auker seriesLength: 41:05Difficulty: 2.5 of 5


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kiefsterkiefster replied on July 8th, 2017

Great lesson, but the backing track .wav files have to be converted to play on a mac for some reason, all other tracks on the site work fine!

benben733benben733 replied on October 21st, 2014

great lesson! i whould like to learn the campfire version... and i have to say john plays and sings great... i really like the demo of the campfire version i whould like to hear some more of his covers.

greeneyedgypsygreeneyedgypsy replied on March 6th, 2014

Loving both versions, lots of fun! When is your Tribute band A Hard Days Night heading to Portland? Lots of Beatles fans out here!

John.AukerJohn.Auker replied on April 30th, 2014

We'd love to try to get to Portland! Any good festivals or venues we should contact?

mustard4allmustard4all replied on February 22nd, 2014

Sorry I meant ...sites, namely guitartricks and totallyguitars You are an amazing teacher! I love jamplay!

mustard4allmustard4all replied on February 22nd, 2014

I've joined other guitar lesson sights and have had years of instruction BUT I must say you are the BEST instructor I've come across. You are precise and thorough and really understand music. I hope you continue to include a campfire version. I like both very much. Thank you!

len855len855 replied on December 29th, 2013

Thanks for this lesson John, Love the Beatles and the George Harrison Lead. The campfire edition is fun. Thanks Hope you do more of this

GondekGondek replied on December 25th, 2013

It never sounded better! thanks

rrogerrroger replied on December 22nd, 2013

Thanks - great lesson :)

mgapmgap replied on December 20th, 2013

I had a lot of fun with the campfire version. Thanks for putting it up. More please.

dennis.hodgesdennis.hodges replied on December 20th, 2013

hey, I know that guy

gotatelegotatele replied on December 19th, 2013

this was a great lesson, thanks, i only wish i had this 50 years ago,

Chris.LiepeChris.Liepe replied on December 19th, 2013

yay!!

jboothjbooth replied on December 19th, 2013

WHOEVER EDITED THIS LESSON IS THE BEST

Chris.LiepeChris.Liepe replied on December 20th, 2013

ya, nice job Tyler!

nessanessa replied on December 19th, 2013

Awesome! I'm really digging the added campfire version!

Jason.MounceJason.Mounce replied on December 19th, 2013

Excellent!!

Beatles Songs with John Auker

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

In this series we will take a look at songs from one of the greatest bands ever, The Beatles. Our expect instructors will break the songs down, note by note, and also provide tablature and backing tracks.



Lesson 1

All My Loving

John Auker teaches the classic Beatles tune "All My Loving." He demonstrates the classic version on an electric guitar and guides you through the song note-for-note. He also teaches a solo, sing-along...

Length: 41:05 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 2

A Hard Day's Night

John Auker teaches the Beatles song "A Hard Day's Night". From the iconic opening chord to the classic George Harrison guitar solo, John teaches each of the guitar parts plus an acoustic "campfire" version...

Length: 52:37 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

Let It Be

Join John Auker as he takes a look at the classic George Harrison guitar solo from the song "Let It Be". As a bonus, John shows us an acoustic "campfire" version of the the entire song! Here's a great...

Length: 38:47 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

Day Tripper

John Auker dives into the Beatles classic "Day Tripper". He covers the full album version of the song and then moves on to teach a solo acoustic campfire version of the song.

Length: 53:51 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only

About John Auker View Full Biography

John Auker began studying music at the age of ten, starting on violin and moving to guitar two years later. His parents enrolled him in guitar lessons at age 12, and they luckily found a great teacher from the start. They stuck with his first instructor, Shawn Bradshaw for six years. At first, Mr. Bradshaw guided John through his favorite songs by Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Nirvana, Santana and Stevie Ray Vaughan. After a couple years the lessons got tougher, challenging John to expand his knowledge of scales, chord shapes, music theory and improvisation, ultimately priming him for study at the collegiate level.

As his passion for music developed throughout his teens, John found opportunities to play guitar with his middle school orchestra, his high school jazz band, indoor drumline, and church worship bands, where he was additionally called upon to play bass. In 2001, Auker continued his musical training with Stan Smith and Karl Wohlwend at the Capital University Conservatory of Music. The years spent with Stan and Karl at Capital made John into a complete, professional and mature musician. Shortly before graduating Cum Laude with a B.M. in Jazz Studies/Contemporary Guitar performance in 2005, he received outstanding recognition from the Elmhurst Jazz Festival for his performance with the Capital University Big Band.

In the summer of 2009, John auditioned for the role of George Harrison in Hard Day’s Night, landing the job just in time to play his debut show in November that year. In addition to his role as George in Hard Day’s Night, he remains an active participant in the Columbus local music community, playing and recording with various groups. Auker has previously played with Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra, Stan Smith and Nova Madrugada, Steve Houghton, and Grammy nominated singers, Jeff Anderson and Sarah Kelly. He has appeared with Hard Day’s Night on ABC’s News 8 Daybreak in Dallas, TX.

John serves regularly at Grove City Nazarene, Vineyard Columbus, and Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, three of the largest congregations in the Columbus area. Auker has done studio work for Jeff Anderson’s In the Shadow, and Sinclair Broadcast Group’s jingle “Good Day Columbus.” Most recently, John contributed all of the electric guitar parts on Noelle Shearer's 2013 release, Speak to Me.

Aside from discovering and listening to new and inspiring music, John enjoys music-related projects such as refinishing/repairing guitars, songwriting and recording. He also enjoys spending quiet time around the house with his wife, Megan and physical activity-exercising, riding bikes or playing on the playground with his daughter, Nora.

Offering private instruction for guitar, ukulele, bass and mandolin, Auker maintains a full teaching schedule at Music & Arts Center in Worthington, OH, and the Guitar House Workshop in Upper Arlington, OH. John is happy to join the JamPlay team and hopes that he can help others find joy in creativity as they continue their musical journey.



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