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AMERICAN HEARTBEAT
by Survivor
from the 1982 album Eye Of The Tiger


[INTRO]

Cm  Bb/C Ab/C (3x)

Cm  Bb/C  Ab/C  Cm 
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[VERSE 1]

    Cm                 F/C
The night's alive with wind and fire

Cm7
     We telegraph our heart's desire

Ab(sus2)/C        Bb(sus2)/C
Through the night with our eyes

Cm

Cm                  F/C
Wheels are turniing fast and hard

Cm7
    Hearts are burning on the boulevard

Ab(sus2)/C       Bb(sus2)/C
Hear them pound, young and proud

          Cm
It's the American heartbeat
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[PRE-CHORUS]

Ab
Chart the stars and

Bb/Ab   Ab      Cm
head out for the action

Ab
Hit the streets and

        Bb/Ab  Ab    Eb  Bb/Eb  Eb
find some satisfaction

G7+9
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[CHORUS]

          Cm      Bb/C  Cm
It's the American heartbeat

     Cm/Bb   Bb   Cm/Bb
The American heartbeat

          Eb     Bb/Eb  Eb
It's the American heartbeat

         Bb      Cm/Bb  Bb
Oh, the American heartbeat
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[VERSE 2]

    Cm                 F/C
The stage is set, the roles are chosen

Cm7
The lights grow hot as the midnight's closing

Ab(sus2)/C        Bb(sus2)/C
In at last, it comes so fast

Cm

Cm                  F/C
Pounding harder as the midnight's striking

Cm7
It hits us like a bolt of lightning

Ab(sus2)/C       Bb(sus2)/C
Deeper down, it's the sound

        Cm
Of the American heartbeat
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REPEAT PRE-CHORUS
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REPEAT CHORUS
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[~ INTERLUDE ~] (Use Intro as a guideline)
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REPEAT CHORUS

            
            
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