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Violent Femmes - American Music Chords

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American Music Chords

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Violent Femmes
C             F      G         C     F       G
Do you like American Music?  I like American Music
C               F        G      C   F   G
Don't you like American Music, baaaabyyyy

C      F      G        C           F     G
I want you to hold me, I want your arms around me
C      F      G      C F G 
I want you to hold me, baby
C          F        G       C     F        G
Did you do too many drugs?  I did too many drugs
C          F        G     C    F G
Did you do too many drugs too, baby?

         Am                    E
You were born too late, I was born too soon
F                         G 
Every time I look at that ugly moon
                 C         F            C 
It reminds me of you, it reminds me of you
A  G   A  G   A  G
Oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

C        F           G     C                 F     G 
I need a date to the prom, would you like to come along
C           F         G         C   F G
Nobody will go to the prom with me, baby
C                 F       G      C                F        G
They didn't like American Music, they never heard American Music
C                    F         G     C     F G
They didn't know the music was in my soul, baby

         Am                   E
You were born too soon, I was born too late
    F                         G              F             C
But every time I look at that ugly lake, It reminds me of meeee
            F                                C 
(d'you like American Music) It reminds me of meeee
            F                                C
(d'you like American Music) It reminds me of meeee
A  G   A  G   A  G
Oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

{sot}
SOLO (At end, bend G to A, then hit and release back to G):
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--2---------0-2----22-22-33-2-0--2--------0-2-0------------------|
---3-33-3-3-----------------------3-33-33-------3----------------|
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{eot}

{A cappella}
D'you like American music? (We like American music)
I like American music (Baaaabyyyyy)
D'you like American music (We like all kinds of music)
But I like American music best  (Baaaabyyyy)
         Am                   E
You were born too late, I was born too late
    F                         G                           C
But every time I look at that ugly lake, it reminds me of me
   F             C
It reminds me of meeee (do you like American Music)
   F             C
It reminds me of meeee (I can hear the music)
   F             C
It reminds me of meeee (sweet, sweet music)
{sot}
(F-C repeats, getting more frenetic, and finish)
            
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