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"Lost in America" from album "the Last Temptation" 
  (1994)

Transcribed by tuomo pirinen (freedam)

     b= bend up   rb= release bend  .= mute chord   \= slide down

        /= slide up   ~~= vibrato  <>= strike note while bent

                  h= hammer on     p= pull-off



Intro
 Play this twice
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-|-------------------.-.-.--5---------------------.-.-.----------------------|
d-|-5/7--7--7\--5-/7--7-7-7--5---5/7--7--7\--5-/7--7-7-7----------------------|
a-|-5/7--7--7\--5-/7--7-7-7--3---5/7--7--7\--5-/7--7-7-7----------------------|
E-|-3/5--5--5\--3-/5--5-5-5------3/5--5--5\--3-/5--5-5-5----------------------|

verse
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-|----.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.----------------------5-------|
d-|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5/7--7--7\--5/7--7--5-------|
a-|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5/7--7--7\--5/7--7--3-------|
E-|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3/5--5--5\--3/5--5----------|

 1."I can't get a girl cuz I ain't got a car, 
    I can't get a car cuz I can't get a job,
    I can't get a job cuz I ain't got a car,
    So I'm looking for a girl with a job and a car"

 2."I got a mom but I ain't got a dad, 
    my dad's got a wife but she ain't my mom, 
    mom's looking for man to be my dad,
    but I want my mom and dad to be my real mom and dad"

 3."I can't go to school cuz I ain't got a gun,
    I ain't got a gun cuz I ain't got a job, 
    I ain't got a job cuz I can't go to school,
    so I'm looking for a girl with a gun and a job"
    (Go pre-chorus)
    
pre-chorus
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-|-2/-5--7-5-2--2/-5--7-5-2---7--------------------------------7~~~~---------|
d-|-2/-5--7-5-2--2/-5--7-5-2---7--------------------------------7~~~~---------|
a-|-0--3--5-3-0--0--3--5-3-0---5----------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 1."                              Don't you know where you are"
 2."   Is that so bad,            oh, I think I've been had"            
 3." And a house whit a cable!    don't you know where you are"

chorus  (repeat as necesary) 
 "Lost in america, lost in america, lost in amerika, lost"
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d-|-7--7--7--7\6\5---7--7--7--7\6\5---7--7--7--7\6\5--------------------------|
a-|-7--7--7--7\6\5---7--7--7--7\6\5---7--7--7--7\6\5--------------------------|
E-|-5--5--5--5\4\3---5--5--5--5\4\3---5--5--5--5\4\3--------------------------|
  |
  |guitar two
e-|-5--5--5--5\4\3---5--5--5--5\4\3---5--5--5--5\4\3--------------------------|
b-|-5--5--5--5\4\3---5--5--5--5\4\3---5--5--5--5\4\3--------------------------|
g-|-6--6--6--6\5\4---6--6--6--6\5\4---6--6--6--6\5\4--------------------------|
d-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge
 "Well, I live at the 7-11, well, I'm tryin' to play guitar, well, I learning
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d-|-5--3------------------3~---5--3----------------------------5--3-----------|
a-|-------5--3--5-5--3-5--------------5--3--5-5--3--5-----------------5--3--5-|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------3~--------------------|

  "Stairway to Heaven", cuz Heaven's where you are"
e-|-----------------------------------------------------|
b-|-----------------------------------------------------|
g-|-----------------------------------------------------|
d-|-----------3~---------------------3------------------|
a-|--5--3-5--------------5--5--3--5------5----~~~~------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|

Solo
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b-|----------10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---13p12p10-------------------------------|
g-|-----7h9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-------------12p11p9----------------------|
d-|-7h9---------------------------------------------------13p12p10------------|
a-|------------------------------------------------------------------12~------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-|----------------------------------17-17-------------------17-17------------|
b-|----------------------------------17-17--15-13h14--15-17--17-17--15-13h14--|
g-|-7-7--7-7-------10b-rb-----------------------------------------------------|
d-|-7-7--7-7-7--9--10b-rb--9-7------------------------------------------------|
a-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-|-----12--15b--<15>--15b--<15>-15b~~~-15rb-p12------------------------------|
b-|-----------------------------------------------15--15b--15p12--------------|
g-|-14-------------------------------------------------------------14~--------|
d-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  (After solo go verse 3.)

  End
e-|------------------------|
b-|-5----------------------|
g-|---6----5--7b---12b-----|
d-|-----7------------------|
a-|------------------------|
E-|------------------------|

            
            
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tookie64 10 Jul 06, 2008 10:53 PM

thank you so much now i dont have to figure it out myself

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