Tom Petty - American Girl chords

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Verse 1

(D)Well she was an (E7)American girl. 
(G)Raised on (A)promises
(D)She couldn't help (E7)thinking that there was
a (G)little more to life (A)somewhere else
After all it was a (D)great big world
(G)with lots of places to (Em)run to
(A)And if she had to die   tryin' she   had one little promise she was gonna keep

(G)Oh yeah,(A) allright, (D)take it easy baby (Bm)make it last all night(G)
She was (A)  an American (D)girl

Verse 2

[D]Well it was kinda cold [E7] that night
[G]She stood alone on the [A] balcony
[D]Yeh, she could hear the [E7]cars roll by,
out on [G] four-fortyone like [A]waves crashing on the beach
And for one des'rate [D]moment there
[G]he crept back in her [Em]memory
[A]God it's so painful when something that's so close is still so far to reach. **

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