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Brooks & Dunn - Only In America (Lead)
Album: Steers & Stripes (2001)
Submitter: Knopfler (0) on 2/22/02
Month Views: 53 | Total Views: 7,260
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ONLY IN AMERICA \STEERS AND STRIPES ALBUM

This is a good song by Brooks And Dunn. Go and learn it.


INTRO
    ________    __    __     ________    __    __
   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |   |     |     |     |
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------4|------------------------|
|-----------------------7|-----7--7--7--7--6-----4|------------------------|
|--9-11-11-11--9--7-----0|-----0--0--0--0--0-----2|------------------------|
|--0-H---0--0--0---------|------------------------|------------------------|



                ________     ________    __    __     ________    __    __
   |     |     |  |  |  |   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------4|
|------------------------|-----------------------7|-----7--7--7--7--6-----4|
|-----------------x--x-11|----11-11-11--9--7----/0|-----0--0--0--0--0-----2|
|---------------------/-0|-----0--0--0--0--0------|------------------------|



                             ________    __                             __
   |     |     |     |      |  |  |  |  |  |  |      |     |     |     |  |
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|-----4--5--4--5--4------|------------------------|
|------------------------|-----4--4--4--4--4------|------------------------|
|------------------------|-----4--6--4--6--4------|--2---------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|--2---------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|--0-----------------x--x|




 E            A              B   A
Sun coming 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 promised land

 E            A             B      A
One kid dreams of fame and fortune

E    A                 B
One kid helps pay the rent

A          B                E     B
One could end up going to prison

A                       B
One just might be president



E A           B
 Only in America, dreaming in red, white, and blue

E A           B
 Only in America, where we dream as big as we want to

C#m      A          C#m          A
 We all get a chance, everybody gets to dance

E A           B
 Only in America



 E            A               B   A
Sun going down on an L.A. freeway

 E                A              B
Newlyweds in the back of a limousine

A           B                  E
A welder's son and a banker's daughter

 A                      B
All they want is everything

 E            A             B      A
She came out here to be an actress

E         A           B
He was a singer in a band

C#m             B               E   B
They just might go back to Oklahoma

 A                                        B
And talk about the stars they could have been



E A           B
 Only in America, dreaming in red, white, and blue

E A           B
 Only in America, where we dream as big as we want to

C#m      A          C#m          A
 We all get a chance, everybody gets to dance

E A           B
 Only in America


SOLO
|A |E |B |B |A |E |B |C |



F Bb          C 
 Only in America, where we dream in red, white, and blue

F Bb          C
 Only in America, where we dream as big as we want to

Dm       Bb          Dm          Bb
 We all get a chance, everybody gets to dance

F Bb          C
 Only in America

F Bb
  Yeah, only in America

F Bb          C 
 Only in America, where we dream in red, white, and blue

F Bb C
    Yeah we we dream as big as we want to (fade)



GUITAR TAB

SOLO
          __    __                 __    ________     ________    ________
   |     |  |  |  |  |      |     |  |  |  |  |  |   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|--0-----0--0--0--0------|--0-----0--0--0--0--0--0|--0---------------------|
|-10----10-10-10-10------|--9-----9--9--9--9--9--9|--9--7--7--5--5--4--4---|
|------------------------|------------------------|----S-----S-----S------6|
|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------B|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


    ________
   |  |  |  |  |     |     pedal steel -                      -
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|-----4------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|--------4--2------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


    ________    ________     ________    __    __
   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |   |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|-----4--5--4--5--4--x--x|-----5--6--5--6--5------|------------------------|
|-----4--4--4--4--4--x--x|-----5--5--5--5--5------|------------------------|
|-----4--6--4--6--4--x--x|-----5--7--5--7--5-----3|------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------3|------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------1|------------------------|




SELECTED RIFFS

VERSE 1 (...promise of the promised land)
                      __     ________    __
   |     |     |     |  |   |  |  |  |  |  |  |      |
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|--------4-----4--4------|------------------------|
|------------------------|--------4--6--6--4------|--2---------------------|
|------------------------|--2--6--------------6---|--2---------------------|
|-----------------------4|----/-------------------|--0---------------------|



VERSE 1 (...end up going to prison)
          __    __    __     __          __    __
   |     |  |  |  |  |  |   |  |  |     |  |  |  |   |
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|-------10-12-10--9------|-----5-----------4------|--2---------------------|
|-------11-13-11--9------|-----4-----------4------|--2---------------------|
|---------S--S----------5|--6--------------------2|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|



VERSE 2 (...came out to be an actress)

               natural harmonics                        natural harmonics
                __    __
   |     |     |  |  |  |   |     |     |     |      |     |     |     |
|------------------------|-12---------------------|--------------------7---|
|----------------12----12|------------------------|--------------7---------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|



VERSE 2 (...they just might go back to Oklahoma)

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