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Toby Keith - Angry American (capo) (Chord)
Album: Unleashed (2002)
Submitter: frochico (1) on 7/28/02 8 comments
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I have seen Toby play this song on GAC and he plays with a capo on 2.  This is more 
accurate than the other versions and is easier to play.

Capo 2

C   x 3 2 0 1 0
G   3 2 0 0 0 3
Am  x 0 2 2 1 0
Em  0 2 2 0 0 0
F   1 3 3 2 1 1
A   0 0 2 2 2 0

Verse 1:

C                  G
American girls and American guys
             Am                                Em
We’ll always stand up and salute, we’ll always recognize
        F                             C   
When we see old glory flyin’, there’s alot of men dead
   G 
So we can sleep in peace at night when we lay down our heads

Verse 2:

C                           G 
My daddy served in the army where he lost his right eye
              Am                                Em
But he flew a flag out in our yard till the day that he died
F                                   C
He wanted my mother, my brother, my sister and me
    G 
To grow up and live happy in the land of the free

Verse 3:

C                               G
Now this nation that I love has fallen under attack
                 Am                        Em
A mighty sucker punch came flyin’ in from somewhere in the back
F                             C
Soon as we could see clearly thru our big black eye
    G                      
Man we lit up your world like the 4th of July


Chorus:
          F                        G 
Hey Uncle Sam put your name at the top of his list
        C                         Am
And the Statue of Liberty started shaking her fist
        F                       G
And the eagle will fly, Man, it’s gonna be hell
     C                               Am                             
When you hear Mother Freedom start a-ringin her bell
          F                        G                        A
And it’ll feel like the whole wide world is rainin’ down on you
F                      G                       C
Brought to you courtesy of the red, white, and blue

Verse 4:

C                       G
Justice will be served and the battle will rage
                   Am             Em
This big dog will fight when you rattle his cage
F                                            C                             
And you’ll be sorry that you messed with the U.S. of A-A-A-A
G
Cause we’ll put a boot in your ass, it’s the American way


Repeat Chorus 
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
The Em should be E7 in my opinion.
-fenderthunder | 2/8/2003

-babu123 | 2/27/2003
I watched Toby Keith play this song live on CMT several times and in
concert. He plays an E chord in place of the Em. I think it sounds
good.
-jew22 | 3/3/2003
F
And you’ll be sorry that you messed with the
C D
U.S. of A-A-A-A
-rt@countrytabs | 3/24/2003
good call
-frochico | 3/24/2003
I agree with the "A" being an "Am"....Other than that this is a great job!
-debeck | 4/6/2004
yes i have also seen toby on cmt...at the beginning when its just him playing the intro does anybody know the strumming pattern?
-beans89 | 11/17/2004
This is lightyears later, but I believe the reason everyone is confused on E is because only the first 4 strings are capoed. Leave B and E open, use an E chord instead of the Em - it makes a difference, even with the rest of the chords.
Later Tabbers! Keep up the good work!
-billybobhodo | 5/9/2005
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