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 D
Intro:  manic strumming on  
 D/F#D/EDD/E
        then --- (2x)

 DE
 Well she was an American girl
 GA
 Raised on promises
 DE
 She couldn't help thinking that there was
 GA
little more to life somewhere else
 D
After all it was a great big world
 GEm
 With lots of places to run to
 A
 Yes and if she had to die trying she'd
that's one real promise she was gonna keep
 GA
 Oh yeah, allright
 DBm
 Take it easy baby, make it last all night
 GAD
 She was, an American girl
 DE
 Well it was kinda cold that night
 GA
 She stood alone on her balcony
 DE
 She could hear the cars roll by
 GA
Out on 441 like waves crashing on the beach
 D
And for one desperate moment baby
 GEm
 He crept back in her memory
 A
 God it's so painful when something is so close
But still so hard to reach
 GA
 Oh yeah, allright
 DBm
 Take it easy baby, make it last all night
 GAD
 She was, an American girl

RIFF NOTES G G G G G# A D 3X THEN G G G A A A



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A Bm D D/E D/F# E Em G
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Rob112157 (report comment to admin):
for the verse it says D to Em, but doesn't a D to E sound better suited
DONBUYER (report comment to admin):
The E major might be an Em 
krzykat (report comment to admin):
And if she had to die tryin'

She had one little promise she was gonna keep
manicbassman (report comment to admin):
capo two for Taylor Swift's cover?