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American Dream Tab

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Intro: guitar 1 - b= bend
/e-------------5bbbbbb-2---5bbbbbb-2---9-7-5--4-2-0--------------->|\
|B---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|D---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|A---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|E---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|                                                                |
|Intro: guitar 2 - r= 11th fret                                  |
|e---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|B---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-------------44-44-44-44---->|
|D-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-r-9-7--6-4-244-44-44-44---->|
|A-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-------------22-22-22-22---->|
\E-------------------------------------9-7-5--4-2-0--------------->|/

verse 1: guitar 1                                                |gt. 2
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------->
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------->
G-44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444--44444444->
D-44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444--44444444->
A-22222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222--22222222->
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------->
When success is equated with excess/the ambition for excess wrecks us/as
top of the mind becomes the bottom line/when success is equated with excess

verse 1: guitar 2
e------------------------------------------------------------------------->
B------------------------------------------------------------------------->
G-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44->
D-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44->
A-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22->
E------------------------------------------------------------------------->
If your time ain’t been nothing for money/I start to feel really bad for
you, honey/Maybe honey, put your money where your mouth’s been running/if
your time ain’t been nothing but money

Pre-chorus: guitar 1
/e-0~------0~------0~----------------->|\
|B-0~------0~------0~----------------->|
|G-1~------3~------------------------->|
|D-2~------4~------6~------8~--------->|
|A-2~------4~------6~------9~--------->|
|E-0~------2~------4~------6~--------->|
|Pre-chorus: guitar 2 (off-beat)     |
|e------------------------------------>|
|B------------------------------------>|
|G--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--->|
|D------------------------------------>|
|A------------------------------------>|
\E------------------------------------>|/
I want out of this machine/it doesn’t feel like freedom

Chorus: guitar 1
/e------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--->|\
|B-------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---->|
|G-44444444444444444444433--444444444444444444444--------------------------->|
|D-44444444444444444444444--444444444444444444444--------------------------->|
|A-22222222222222222222211--222222222222222222222--------------------------->|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|Chorus: guitar 2  -(r= 11th fret)-                                        |
|e-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G-4444444444-----------33--4444444444-----------6666666666rrrrrrrrrrrrrr--->|
|D-44444444442222222222244--4444444444222222222226666666666rrrrrrrrrrrrrr--->|
|A-22222222222222222222211--222222222222222222222444444444499999999999999--->|
\E-----------00000000000--------------00000000000--------------------------->|/
This ain’t my American dream/I want to live and die for bigger things/I’m
tired of fighting for just me/This ain't my American dream

Fill: guitar 1
/e-5bbbbbb-2---5bbbbbb-2---9-7-5--4-2-0--------------->|\
|B---------------------------------------------------->|
|G---------------------------------------------------->|
|D---------------------------------------------------->|
|A---------------------------------------------------->|
|E---------------------------------------------------->|
|                                                    |
|fill: guitar 2                                      |
|e---------------------------------------------------->|
|B---------------------------------------------------->|
|G-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-------------44-44-44-44---->|
|D-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-r-9-7--6-4-244-44-44-44---->|
|A-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-------------22-22-22-22---->|
\E-------------------------9-7-5--4-2-0--------------->|/

verse 2: guitar 1
/e-------------5bbbbbb-2222--------------------------------------->|\
|B---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|D---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|A---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|E---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|                                                                |
|verse 2: guitar 2 -(*= palm mute)-                              |
|e---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|B---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-4--4--4--4----->|
|D-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-4--4--4--4----->|
|A-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-2--2--2--2----->|
\E---------------------------------------------------------------->|/
   ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
When success is equated with excess/When we’re fighting for the Beamer, the
Lexus/As the heart and soul breathe in the company goals/Where success is
equated with excess

---REPEAT PRE-CHORUS

---REPEAT CHORUS

fill: guitar 2
e------------->
B------------->
G-44-44-44-44->
D-44-44-44-44->
A-22-22-22-22->
E------------->

Bridge: guitar 1
/e-5bbbbb-2------5bbbbb-2------5bbbbb-2-----5bbbbb-2-------9-7-5--4-2-0--->|\
|B------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|G------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|D------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|A------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|E------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|                                                                        |
|Bridge: guitar 2                                                        |
|e------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|B------------------------------------------------------------------------>|
|G---------44-44---------44-44----------------------44-44----------------->|
|D---------44-44---------44-44---------22-22--------44-44--r-9-7--6-4-2--->|
|A---------22-22---------22-22---------22-22--------22-22----------------->|
\E-------------------------------------00-00---------------9-7-5--4-2-0--->|/
‘Cause baby’s always talkin’ ‘bout a ring/and talk has always been the
cheapest thing/Is it true would you do what I want you to/If I show up with
the right amount of bling? Like a puppet on a monetary string

bridge: guitar 1
/e-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-7-5--4-2-0------------------------------------------------->|\
|B--7-7-7-7-7-7------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|                                                                          |
|bridge: guitar 2 (r= 11th fret)                                           |
|e-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G-44-44-44-44--------------666666666666/rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr~---------------->|
|D-44-44-44-44-r-9-7--6-4-2-666666666666/rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr~---------------->|
|A-22-22-22-22--------------444444444444/999999999999999999~---------------->|
\E-------------9-7-5--4-2-0------------------------------------------------->|/
Maybe we’ve been caught singing Red, white, blue, and green But that ain’t
my America, That ain’t my American dream

---REPEAT CHORUS

outro: guitar 1
/e-------------------------------------9-7-5--4-2-0--------------->|\
|B---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|D---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|A---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|E---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|                                                                |
|outro: guitar 2 - r= 11th fret                                  |
|e---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|B---------------------------------------------------------------->|
|G-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-------------4~------------->|
|D-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-44-r-9-7--6-4-24~------------->|
|A-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-22-------------2~------------->|
\E-------------------------------------9-7-5--4-2-0--------------->|/
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fireproofcat wrote on December 27 2006, 03:05 pm

niiiiice. all my switchfoot the switchfoot tabs i use were tabbed by you im so glad that there is finally someone who does good sf tabs

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bakerbordr25 wrote on February 27 2007, 06:41 pm

hey man. good tab. youve done good work tabbing out their newest stuff (thats all ive seen) so yeah man thanks a lot.

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bakerbordr25 wrote on February 27 2007, 06:42 pm

when i say thats all ive seen i meant thats all ive seen of yours. thanks again for the tab

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