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America Ukulele Chords

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                     America – Simon & Garfunkel
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: soprano C

Simon & Garfunkel 
America (1968)
(Paul Simon)

From: "Bookends"

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time signature: 6/8

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LINK
 [3/8]
  A [ Bm7 A ]
  1 + 2 + 3 +
A|------------|
E|--------0---|
C|1---2-------|
g|2-----------|


OUTRO
  D          Dmaj7        Bm7         Bm7           
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +  
A|----0---0-------0---0---|----2---2-------2---2---|
E|----2---2-------1---2---|----2---2-------2---2---|
C|----2---2-------2---0---|----2---2-------2---2---|
g|2-----------2-----------|4-----------2-----------|

  Em          Em7          A7
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +  
A|----2---2-------2---2---|----0---0---------------|
E|----0---0-------0---0---|----0---1-----------0---|
C|----4---4-------2---2---|----1---0---1---2-------|
g|0-----------0-----------|0-----------------------|

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CHORDS

      g-C-E-A
Dmaj7 2-1-2-0
Bm7   2-2-2-2
Gsus4 0-2-3-3
F#m7  2-4-2-4
B7    2-3-2-2
Cmaj7 0-0-0-2
Bm6   1-2-2-2

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INTRO
| D Dmaj7 | Bm7 D | G | % |
| D Dmaj7 | Bm7 D | G | % |


VERSE
D         Dmaj7        Bm        Bm7        G     | G Gsus4 G   G Gsus4 G  |
Let us be lovers we'll marry our fortunes together
D             Dmaj7       Bm7              | Bm7 |
I've got some real estate here in my bag
F#m7                       B7             
   So we bought a pack of cigarettes 
    F#m7           B7
And Mrs. Wagner's pies
                 |   = LINK   |
    E      D      A  [ Bm7 A ] | D Dmaj7 | Bm7 D | G | G Gsus4 G   G Gsus4 G  |
And walked off to look for A -   merica


VERSE
D       Dmaj7      Bm        Bm7          G         | G Gsus4 G   G Gsus4 G  |
Cathy I said as we boarded a Greyhound in Pittsburgh
D        Dmaj7        Bm7               | Bm7 |
Michigan seems like a dream to me now 
A
It took me four days to hitchhike from Saginaw 
E    A       E        Dmaj7  | D |
I've come to look for America 


MIDDLE 8
Cmaj7                      Dmaj7
Laughing on the bus playing games with the faces 
Cmaj7                                       Dmaj7
She said the man in the gabardine suit was a spy 
G
I said be careful 
    Gmaj7             | D Dmaj7 | Bm7 D | Bm6 | Gmaj7 |
His bowtie is really a camera 


VERSE
D         Dmaj7     Bm              Bm7       G     | G Gsus4 G   G Gsus4 G  |
Toss me a cigarette I think there's one in my raincoat 
D             Dmaj7       Bm7      | Bm7 |
We smoked the last one an hour ago 
F#m7                B7
So I looked at the scenery 
F#m7               B7
 She read her magazine 
                 | = LINK  |
        E    D    A [ Bm7 A ] | D Dmaj7 | Bm7 D | G | G Gsus4 G   G Gsus4 G  |
And the moon rose o - ver an    o-open    field 


VERSE
D         Dmaj7      Bm        Bm7          G       | G Gsus4 G   G Gsus4 G  |
Cathy I'm lost I said though I knew she was sleeping
    D         Dmaj7      Bm7                 | Bm7 |
I'm empty and aching and I don't know why 
A
Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike 
        E   A       E         Dmaj7  | D |
They've all come to look for America 
E   A       E         Dmaj7  | D |
All come to look for America
E   A       E         Dmaj7  | D |
All come to look for America


OUTRO
| D | Dmaj7 | Bm7 | D | Em | Em7 | A7 | % |
(repeat and fade)
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