Brian Wilson – South America chords

Chords
Transpose:
Brian Wilson - South America - Imagination Album

Capo on 2nd (to play along with the record)

C     F

C F C FOh oh wayo ohwayo Oh oh wayo ohwayo
F G G
F CGot a letter from a long lost cousin of mine
F CWho owns a little piece of heaven in the Argentine
F CIt's a different planet, it's a different place
G GHe calls it out of this world without traveling to space
F CIt's not just a lesson in geography
F CNo equation to unravel alge- brai - ically
F CIt's written in the wind and on the tropical sea
G GFrom south of the equator it keeps callin'to me
C FSouth America well you know I would
C FSouth America if I only could
C F G I wanna be, I wanna be where it's at
C FSouth America I'd go anywhere
C FSouth America somebody take me there
C F G I wanna be, I wanna be going back
F CYou only get to heaven if you chase your dreams
F CLet the paparazzi flash, let the tabloid scream
F CI've been around too long to care what anyone says
G GI'm hungry and I'm doing lunch with Cameron Diaz
C FSouth America she's got that tango look
C FSouth America she'll read you like a book
C F G I wanna be, I wanna be going back
Bridge (lots of classic BB harmonies and layering here - this is basic!)
F C F CIt rolls off my tongue like a magical phrase
(gimmie that, gimmie that south america - sung over)
F C GA simple translation translates and conveys
G G GGimme that, gimme that, South American girl
C F C FOh oh wayo ohwayo Oh oh wayo ohwayo
C F G I wanna be, I wanna be where it's at
(Oh oh wayo ohwayo Oh oh wayo ohwayo sung over)
C FSouth America I'm not on some trip
C FSouth America I just long for a ship
C F G A sailing boat or anything that floats Going back
C F Ooo oo oo bop south american
C F Ooo oo oo bop south american
C F G Ooo oo oo bop south american girl
C FSouth America well you know I would
C FSouth America if I only could
C F G I wanna be, I wanna be going back
Can't help smiling when you sing this song!
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