Stephen Lynch - America chords

      
Artist:         Stephen Lynch
Song:           America
Album:          3 Balloons
Transcribed by: David Podradchik

Note:  For personal use/scholarship only; this song is quite scholarly... satire, 
that is. "And if you don't think so, fuck you."

Chords used: D A E F#m Asus4 e----2-------0-------0-------2-------0--------|B----3-------2-------0-------2-------3--------|G----2-------2-------1-------2-------2--------|D----0-------2-------2-------4-------2--------|A------------0-------2-------4-------0--------|E--------------------0-------2----------------|
D A E F#mHey, hey what do you say?
D A E F#mI come from a place called the U.S. of A.
D A E F#mHo, ho what do you know?
D A EHop in my car and let's go.
A EWell this is a song for America,
A EHome of the red, white, and blue.
D ALand of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean,
D AApple pie, baseball, and Shell gasoline,
A E AAnd if you don't love her fuck you.
D A E F#mBeloved by all from Tikrit to Beijing,
D A E F#mIf the world were a school we'd be homecoming king.
D A E F#mWorshiped by France and by North Vietnam,
D A EAfghanistan thinks we're the bomb.
A EOh, this is a song for America,
A EHome of the red, white, and blue.
D ALand of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean,
D AApple pie, baseball, and Shell gasoline,
D ASUVs, handguns, and US magazine,
A E AAnd if you don't love her, fuck you.
D A E F#mOur human rights record is something of note:
D A E F#mWe freed all our slaves and gave women the vote.
D A E F#mEveryone's equal forever, always,
D A EUnless you're one of them gays.
A EOh, this is a song for America,
A EHome of the red, white, and blue.
D ALand of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean,
D AApple pie, baseball, and Shell gasoline,
D ASUVs, handguns, and US magazine,
D ALow-carb diets and fast food cuisine,
A E AAnd if you don't love her fuck you.
D A E F#mTo all war-torn nations, to those in turmoil,
D A E F#mWe'll help you kill despots, we'll help you drill oil,
D A E F#mAnd if you don't want our help, that's ok
D A EWe're coming in anyway.
A EOh, this is a song for America,
A EHome of the red, white, and blue.
D ALand of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean,
D AApple pie, baseball, and Shell gasoline,
D ASUVs, handguns, and US magazine,
D ALow-carb diets and fast food cuisine,
D ACrack cocaine, Abu Ghraib, and nicotine,
D ASwindling CEOs getting off clean,
D AHousewives all hopped up on amphetamine,
D ANipples get rated NC-17,
D AFEMA and levees and Hurricane Katrine
D F#mGeorge Bush's great rolling war machine.
D E AI think we're in trouble, don't you?
D A E F#m It might seem I don't think our country's so great,
D A E F#mBut intolerance, bigotry, greed's what I hate.
D A E F#mMost folks are honest and decent and true,
D A E F#mPeaceful, compassionate, good through and through.
D A E F#mThat's what it means to be red, white, and blue,
D E AAnd if you don't think so fuck you,
D E A Asus4 AIf you don't think so fuck you.
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