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America  Simon & Garfunkel

Date: Tue, 3 Oct 1995 23:41:04 +0100 (BST)
From: R P Kent
Subject: TAB: America by Simon and Garfunkel
Status: O
America
 
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Words and music by Paul Simon
As peformed by Simon and Garfunkel on the album Bookends
Tabbed and transcribed by Rich Kent (r.p.kent@dur.ac.uk)
Check out the Simon and Garfunkel homepage on http://www.dur.ac.uk/~d213ga=
Play the F's with your thumb hooked over the neck for the bass note...
Intro (play twice, 1st time with fill 1, 2nd time w fill 2)
[-----]Capo III
3/4[C], . , . , . [Cmaj9], . , . , . [Am7], . , . , . [C], [(G]. ,[bass)] . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1-
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 -3----------- -2----------- -0----------- -------------
 ------------- ------------- ------------- -3----------- 

[Mmm] [mmm] [mmm] [mmm] [mmm] 
F (with fills)
, . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -1---1-1-1--- -1---1-1-1---
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -1---1-1-1--- -1h3-1-1-1---
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -2h3-2-2-2--- -2---2-2-2---
 -----3-3-3-3- -----3-3-3-3- -3---3-3-3--- -3---3-3-3---
 ------------- ------------- ------------- -------------
 -1----------- -1----------- ------------- ------------- 

[Mmmmmm]  
1st time with fill 1
2nd time with fill 2
Verse 1
 
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[C], . , . , . [Cmaj9], . , . , . [Am7], . , . , . [C], [(G]. ,[bass)] . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1-
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 -3----------- -2----------- -0----------- -------------
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Let us be lovers we'll marry our fortunes
[F], . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -1---1-1-1--- -1---1-1-1---
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -1---1-1-1--- -1h3-1-1-1---
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -2h3-2-2-2--- -2---2-2-2---
 -----3-3-3-3- -----3-3-3-3- -3---3-3-3--- -3---3-3-3---
 ------------- ------------- ------------- -------------
 -1----------- -1----------- ------------- ------------- 

together
[C], . , . , . [Cmaj9], . , . , . [Am], . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1-
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 -3----------- -2----------- -0----------- -0-----------
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I've got some real estate here in my bag
[Am](with Fill 3)[Em7]
, . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -0----------- -0----------- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 ------------- ------------- -0----------- -0----------- 

So we bought a pack of
[A7], . , . , . , . , . , . [Em7], . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -0----------- -0----------- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 ------------- ------------- -0----------- -0----------- 

cigarettes and Mrs Wagner
[A7], . , . , . , . , . , . [D], . , . , . [C], . , . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -----3-3-3-3- -----1-1-1-1-
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -0----------- -----2-2-2-2-
 -0----------- -0----------- ------------- -3-----------
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pies and walked off to
G C Cmaj9 Am7 C/G (w fill 4)
, . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 ------------- -0---0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 -0---1---3--- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1-
 ------------- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-
 ------------- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-
 -----0---2--- -3----------- -2----------- -0----------- -------------
 -3----------- ------------- ------------- ------------- -3----------- 

look for America
[F], . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -1---1-1-1--- -1---1-1-1---
 -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1- -1---1-1-1--- -1h3-1-1-1---
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -2h3-2-2-2--- -2---2-2-2---
 -----3-3-3-3- -----3-3-3-3- -3---3-3-3--- -3---3-3-3---
 ------------- ------------- ------------- -------------
 -1----------- -1----------- ------------- ------------- 

Verse 2 (play as verse 1)
 
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"Kathy," I said, as we boarded a Greyhound in Pittsburgh
"Michigan seems like a dream to me now." ve
[D], . , . , . [G], . , . , . [D], . , . , . [Cmaj7], . , . , .
 
 -----2-2-2-2- -----3-3-3-3- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0-
 -----3-3-3-3- -----0-0-0-0- -----3-3-3-3- -----0-0-0-0-
 .----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0- -----2-2-2-2- -----0-0-0-0-
 .-0---------- -----0-0-0-0- -0----------- -----2-2-2-2-
 ------------- ------------- ------------- -3-----------
 ------------- -3----------- ------------- ------------- 

All come to look for A-mer
[D], . , . , . [G], . , . , . [D], . , . , .
 
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0--
 -----0-0-0-0- -----1-1-1-1- -----1-1-1-1--
 -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0- -----0-0-0-0-.
 -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2- -----2-2-2-2-.
 -3----------- -3----------- -3------------
 ------------- ------------- -------------- 

ica
Outro (repeat over and over) another guitar strums chords
[-----]  
[C], . , . , . [C/B], . , . , . [Am7], . , . , . [C/G], . , . , .
 
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 ---------1--- ---------1--- ---------1--- -------1-----
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[Dm], . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 ------------- ------------- ---------1--- -------------
 ---------3--- ---------3--- -------0----- -0---1---3---
 -----2------- -----2------- -----0------- -------------
 -0----------- ------------- ------------- -------------
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All fills Capo III
Fill 1
[----] [-]  
[F], . , . , . , . , . , . [C], . , . , .
 
 ------------- ------------- -------------
 ---------1--- -3b-rb---1--- -------------
 -----0h2----- ------------- -------------
 -0h2--------- ------------- -------------
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Fill 2
[----] F [-] C (verse1)
, . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 ------------- -0----------- -------------
 -------0-1--- ---3p1------- -------------
 -----0------- ------------- -0-----------
 ---2--------- ---------0h2- -------------
 -3----------- ------------- -------------
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Fill 3
---- - emulates
Am voices =AA Em7
, . , . , . , . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 ------------- -0---0---0--- -0-----------
 ---------1--- -1---3---1--- -0-----------
 -----0h2----- -0---0---0--- -0-----------
 -0h2--------- -2---0---2--- -0-----------
 ------------- -3---2---0--- -2-----------
 ------------- ------------- -0----------- 

Fill 4
[----] [-]  
[C/G], . , . , . [F], . , . , . , . , . , .
 
 ------------- ------------- -------------
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 -----0------- ------------- -------------
 -0h3--------- ------------- -------------
 ---------0--- -1----------- ------------- 

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* Rich Kent; email r.p.kent@dur.ac.uk ; http://www.dur.ac.uk/~d213ga *
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