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All The Way From America  Joan Armatrading



[Badd11]         [Aadd9/E]         [E]                   
[E]You called all the way from America     [Aadd9/E]
Said "Hang onto love girl" [E]
But the we[Aadd9/E]eks and the months and the years       [Badd11]
[E]Passed by...    [Aadd9/E]
And my eyes couldn't stand [E]the strain
Of [Aadd9/E]that promised love[Badd11]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                [E]                [Aadd9/E]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                [E]                [Aadd9/E]
You called al[E]l the way from Amer[Aadd9/E]ica
Said I'll soon be home girl     [E]
And [Aadd9/E]years and the tears and the fe[Badd11]ars,
[E]Passed by...    [Aadd9/E]
And my heart couldn't stand [E]the pain
of [Aadd9/E]that promised love[Badd11]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]                [Aadd9/E]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]                [Aadd9/E]
I stayed al[E]l alone and I waited r[Aadd9/E]ound
For you to knock at my door     [E]
But the [Aadd9/E]knock never came
and no ri[Badd11]ng
[E]At all.... [Aadd9/E]
And now I sit and wonder[E] why
You [Aadd9/E]made that firs[Badd11]t call
[E]All the way way from Ame[Aadd9/E]rica
I don't believe I'll stay h[Badd11]ere
[E]I don't think I want to wait her[Aadd9/E]e anymore       [Badd11]
[Aadd9/E]And if you search for me baby   [Badd11]
[E]Better bring some more love t[Aadd9/E]han you decla[Badd11]red
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]        [Badd11]        [Aadd9/E]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]                [Aadd9/E]
[Aadd9/E]          [E]     [Aadd9/E]           [E]     [Aadd9/E]      
And my heart couldn't stand [E]the pain
of [Aadd9/E]that promised love[Badd11]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]        [Badd11]        [Aadd9/E]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]                [Aadd9/E]
[E]All the way from America[Aadd9/E]                        [E]                [Aadd9/E]
[E](paus[Aadd9/E]e)        [E]     [Aadd9/E]          [Badd11]         [E]
E Aadd9/E E Aadd9/E E Aadd9/E (fade)

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Transcribed by Lisa Skerritt = lskerrit@direct.ca
All comments welcomed.
Thanx to Simon for the lyrics, and thanx to Mike, Micah, David, Kevin,
James, John and Chris for helping me ID the chords.

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