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American Girl 
Tom petty & The heartbreakers


Tabbed by boB (I spelt it backwards so no one knew it was me)

Im only going to tab the lead because its the only bit i know how to play.

this is how i play it if you see any mistakes comment please.

Intro

|--10---10---10===--|
|---X----X----X===--|  Hold untill the rthym does its bit
|---7----7----7===--|
|---0----0----0===--|
|-------------------|
|-------------------|

|--10--10-10--10-10-1010101010-101010-10101010-101010101010--|
|---X---X--X---X--X--X-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--X-X-X-X--X-X-X-X-X-X--|
|---7---7--7---7--7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|---0---0--0---0--0--------0----0------0-----0----0-----0----|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

|--1010101010-101010-10101010-101010101010-1010101010101010--|
|---X-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--X-X-X-X--X-X-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X--| Strum this bar
|---7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--| untill verse
|-----0--------0----------0--------0----------0-------0------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse
 she_______american girl__raised____promises
|--5======-|-7======-|-10======-|-12======--|
|--3======-|-5======-|--8======-|-10======--|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------|

     she_______________there_____________else
|--5======-|-7======-|-10======-|-12======-12--12-|
|--3======-|-5======-|--8======-|-10======-10--10-|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------------|
|----------|---------|----------|-----------------|

 after______________world__________________to
|---------3-----------------3------------0------|
|------------2------------------------0---------|
|------2-----------------0------4---------------|
|--0-------------------------------2---------0--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|---------------0--2--3-------------------------|
 
 Yeah____________tryin________________________keep
|-------5----5----------5----------------------------|
|-------5----5----------5----------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|---------------2--2-------2-----------------2-------|
|--0--0---------0--0-------0--0--0---0--0--0-0--0-2--|
|----------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
     
         Oh_________yeah__Oh__________Right__Take___________Baby
|--------3-------------|-------5-------------|-------2-------7--|
|--------3-------------|-------5-------------|----3----------7--|
|-----0----------------|---------------------|----2-------------|
|----------------------|-2-------------------|-0--0-------------|
|----------------0h2---|-0--0------------0h2-|------------------|
|--3-------------------|---------------------|------------------|

 make____________night__she__________an_________girl
|------7-----7---------|-------3---------|-------5----------|
|--------------7-------|-------------0---|-------5----------|
|--9B----9B------9p7---|-0--0------------|------------------|
|----------------------|-0--0------------|-2--2-------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|-0--0-------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|------------------|


|--10--10-10--10-10-1010101010-101010-10101010-101010101010--|
|---X---X--X---X--X--X-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--X-X-X-X--X-X-X-X-X-X--|
|---7---7--7---7--7--7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|---0---0--0---0--0--------0----0------0-----0----0-----0----|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse

Chorus

Interluded bit

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-----------------------7--(5h6h7~)--| play this bit 3 times
|-5---5---5---5-6-7--7---------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|

|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------| 
|-5---5---5---5-6-7--7--7~--|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|

|--1010101010-101010-10101010-101010101010-1010101010101010--|
|---X-X-X-X-X--X-X-X--X-X-X-X--X-X-X-X-X-X--X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X--| Strum this bar
|---7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--| untill solo
|-----0--------0----------0--------0----------0-------0------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo

|-----14-----14-14-----14-----14-14-----14----14-14------14---14-------12--|
|--15-----15--------15-----15--------15----15--------15----15-----12/14----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----14-----14-14-----14-----14-14-----14----14-14------14---14-------12--|
|--15-----15--------15-----15--------15----15--------15----15-----12/14----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------|
|-10p7---8p7----|
|------7-----7--|
|---------------| repeat
|---------------|
|---------------|

|----------------|
|-12p9---10p9----|
|------9------9--| repeat
|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|

|--------------------|
|-15p12----14p12-----|
|-------12-------12--|  repeat
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|

|--------------------|
|-17p14----15p14-----|
|-------14-------14--|  repeat
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|

|---------------|
|-10p7---8p7----|
|------7-----7--|
|---------------| repeat
|---------------|
|---------------|

|----------------|
|-12p9---10p9----|
|------9------9--| repeat
|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|

|--------------------|
|-15p12----14p12-----|
|-------12-------12--|  repeat
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|

|--------------------|
|-17p14----15p14-----|
|-------14-------14--|  repeat
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|

            
            
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