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American Idiot Tab

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E tuning, the songs meant for half step tuning but you can play it in E.

3/22/05 - edited the one high part in the solo.

Title: American Idiot
Artist: Green Day


[Main Riff]

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|---------6-6-6-------6------|
D|--6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6-6-4--| x8
A|--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4-6-4--|
E|--4-4-4---------2-2----4-2--|


[Chorus]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8- Drums --|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------------|


[Main Riff]

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|---------6-6-6-------6------|
D|--6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6-6-4--| x6
A|--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4-6-4--|
E|--4-4-4---------2-2----4-2--|


[Chorus]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8- Drums --|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------------|


[Main Riff]

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|---------6-6-6-------6------|
D|--6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6-6-4--| x4
A|--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4-6-4--|
E|--4-4-4---------2-2----4-2--|


[Solo]

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-6-|
D|--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-|
A|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-6-4-|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-8-6-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-5-3---|
D|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x---------------------6-|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-6-4-3-----------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------8-----11------|
B|-----9------11----------------9~-|
G|-8-8----8-8----8-8---8-8----8----|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-8-6-|
D|--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-|
A|--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-6-4-|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-8-6-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-5-3-8-|
D|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-----------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-6-4-3-----------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

e|---------|
B|-9~~~~~~-|
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|---------|
E|---------|


[Main Riff]

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|---------6-6-6-------6------|
D|--6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6-6-4--| x5
A|--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4-6-4--|
E|--4-4-4---------2-2----4-2--|


[Chorus]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8- Drums --|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------|
E|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------------|


[Main Riff]

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|---------6-6-6-------6------|
D|--6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6-6-4--| x4
A|--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4-6-4--|
E|--4-4-4---------2-2----4-2--|


[End riff]

e|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|
G|---------6-6-6-------6----|
D|--6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6-6--|
A|--6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4-6--|
E|--4-4-4---------2-2----4--|


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x  Dead note
~  Vibrato

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sephiroth5789 228 wrote on August 23 2004, 12:00 am

excellent tab and yes Green Day does rock

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gr33n@tion 10 wrote on August 24 2004, 12:00 am

it's all g!!!!good and green

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Rich Whiting 179 wrote on September 10 2004, 12:00 am

solos ***in wrong

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