• Song:

    American Dreams

  • Artist:

    The Grand Magnolias

I'm 99% sure these are the chords to this song. This is my first tab and I
figured it out by ear and I'm pretty sure these are the right chords. 
This is a great song and I love Paul Mcdonald :) 
Comment if you think I'm wrong or missed anything.

(Palm mute the intro and beginning of the first verse)
Intro: C, E, Am, F
Verse 1: 

    C                       E
I met a girl with a lip tattoo
   Am                       F
She looked skinny as a rail in those high heel shoes
   C                        E 
She?s got a spot above Webster Hall
   Am                       F
Claims to run this town with her hair in a ball 
  C, E, Am, F
 (Ooooo, ooooo)  
C                         E
She was small town girl USA
  Am                        F
hell, her daddys bagging groceries, living day by day
  C                         E
I know she knows it aint her place
  Am                        F
Shes tired of that living and the same clichés
  C                         E
Now She?s the first in her family to hold a degree 
  Am                                F
and her mommas waiting tables down at Ruby Tuesdays
  C                         E       
&  I aint saying that at all like its mean
  Am                                    F                          
cause her momma probably taught the girl    

damn near everything

Chorus:

C                 E               Am
 So she?s gonna do what she wants to do
              G                         C
She?s gonna wear a one piece bathing suit
              E                  Am
She?s gonna smile, she?s gonna scream
                G                  F
She?s a small town girl in a big city
                            G
Yeah, she?s making her moves

She?s got American Dreams (C, E, Am, F x2)


Verse 2:

C         E
So ohh look at you now
          Am                    F    
You?re a small town girl in a big old crowd
 C                   E
Your Moving up Making your scene
    Am                            F
Ain?t making a dime but you?re living your dreams
  C                       E 
And up there you?re gonna have your fights
        Am                              F
But girl follow your heart You gonna do alirght
   C                      E
& I know that?s what you always do
           Am 
You were born to be free. 
          F
Born for breaking the rules


Chorus:

C                 E               Am
 So she?s gonna do what she wants to do
              G                         C
She?s gonna wear a one piece bathing suit
              E                  Am
She?s gonna smile, she?s gonna scream
                G                  F
She?s a small town girl in a big city
                            G
Yeah, she?s making her moves

She?s got American----


Bridge:

C                               E
Dreams don?t come from anyone else

They?re born in the beating deep inside 
          Am
of your chest
                F                                                          
Lord knows they do
        C
And the harder you try the harder you might fall
        E                                  
But you?ll never learn nothing if it
                  Am
aint ever your fault
                         F 
So go on and do what you do  
                             (C, E, Am, F x2)
Come on and make us a move Oooo, oooo yeahh



Rest of the song (fade out) Repeat: C, E, Am, F 

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