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Brooks & Dunn - Only In America


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Only In America
Brooks & Dunn
Transcribed by Mark Hufford

Intro
E                         A                             B (2X)

Verse 1
E                       A                                 B     A
Sun comin' up       over New York City.
E                             A                           B
School bus driver         in a traffic jam.
A                    B                                 E
Staring at the faces in her rear view mirror,
A                                                           B
Looking at the promise of the promise land.

Verse 2
E                          A                         B         A
One kid dreams          of fame and fortune.
E          A                      B
One kid helps pay the rent.
A               B                         E                      B  A
One could end up going to prison
A                                   B
One just might be president

Chorus
E           A                     B
             Only in America!
B                                                       E
             Dreamin' in red, white, and blue!
E           A                     B
             Only in America!
B                                                                    C#m
             Where we dream as big as we want to

Chorus Bridge
C#m    A                      C#m
We all get a chance,
C#m            A                        E
Everybody gets to dance,
A                     B
Only in America!

Verse 3
Sun goin' down on an L.A freeway
Newly-weds in back of a limousine
A welder's son and a banker's daughter
All they want is everything!




Verse 4 (Keys, quiet drums, acoustic guitar, quiet "dreamy" guitar) Enter
Bass line 3.
She came out here to be an actress
He was a singer in a band.
They just might go back to Oklahoma
And talk about the stars they could have been

Chorus

Solo
A          E            B
A          E            B   B     C   C          

Key change to F major
First two chords are accents and holds

F         Bb                   C
           Only in America!
C                                                      F
           Dreamin' in red, white, and blue!
 F        Bb                   C   
           Only in America!
  C                                                                Dm
           Where we dream as big as we want to

Dm      Bb                      Dm
We all get a chance,
Dm             Bb                       F
Everybody gets to dance,
Bb                   C
Only in America!

Repeat and fade...



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