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"Back in the USA" was a previously unreleased song that Amercian rock band Green Day included on their greatest hits album "Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band". "Back in the USA" and the album was released on November 17, 2017. The album features 20 earlier hits and 2 new songs.

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Intro:
e|---------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------|
B|---------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------|
G|-6--6--6-6-6--10-10-10/8/6-|-3--3--3-3-3--5-5-5/6-6-6-6-|--------------6-6-6/5-5-5-5-5-|
D|-6--6--6-6-6---x--x--x-x-x-|-3--3--3-3-3--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-6--6--6-6-6--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-4--4--4-4-4---8--8--8/6/4-|-1--1--1-1-1--3-3-3/4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6--4-4-4/3-3-3-3-3-|
E|---------------------------|----------------------------|-4--4--4-4-4------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4-|
A|-3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4-|
E|-1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2-|

Verse:
*Let the first chord ring out before palm muting*
     PM------------------------|      PM------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|--------------------------------|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

     PM--------|     PM--------|      PM------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
E|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|

     PM------------------------|      PM------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|--------------------------------|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

     PM--------|     PM--------|      PM------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4--|
E|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2--|

Pre-Chorus:
e|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|----------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-|

Chorus:
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|---------------------------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|---------------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----4--6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----4--6-|
E|---------------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----2--4-|

Pre-Verse:
e|---------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------|
B|---------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------|
G|-6--6--6-6-6--10-10-10/8/6-|-3--3--3-3-3--5-5-5/6-6-6-6-|--------------6-6-6/5-5-5-5-5-|
D|-6--6--6-6-6---x--x--x-x-x-|-3--3--3-3-3--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-6--6--6-6-6--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-4--4--4-4-4---8--8--8/6/4-|-1--1--1-1-1--3-3-3/4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6--4-4-4/3-3-3-3-3-|
E|---------------------------|----------------------------|-4--4--4-4-4------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4-|
A|-3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4-|
E|-1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2-|

Verse 2:
     PM------------------------|      PM------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|--------------------------------|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

     PM--------|     PM--------|      PM------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|
E|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|

     PM------------------------|      PM------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|--------------------------------|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

     PM--------|     PM--------|      PM------------------|
e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--6--6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4--|
A|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4--|
E|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2--|

Pre-Chorus:
e|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|----------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-|

Chorus:
e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|---------------------------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|---------------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

e|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----4--6-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----4--6-|
E|---------------------------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----2--4-|

Outro:
e|---------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------|
B|---------------------------|----------------------------|------------------------------|
G|-6--6--6-6-6--10-10-10/8/6-|-3--3--3-3-3--5-5-5/6-6-6-6-|--------------6-6-6/5-5-5-5-5-|
D|-6--6--6-6-6---x--x--x-x-x-|-3--3--3-3-3--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|-6--6--6-6-6--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-4--4--4-4-4---8--8--8/6/4-|-1--1--1-1-1--3-3-3/4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6--4-4-4/3-3-3-3-3-|
E|---------------------------|----------------------------|-4--4--4-4-4------------------|

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4-|
A|-3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4--3/4-4-|
E|-1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2--1/2-2-|

In the "second half" of the verse, another guitar softly plays a picking pattern in the background
and is very hard to hear.
You can choose to ignore it (because it doesn't make a big difference), or just randomly pick the
respective (power) chords.

Second half of verse:
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----|
G|-6--8-6-5-6-5-6-5-|---5---5---6---6-|---6---6---6---6-|----|
D|------------------|-8---8---6---6---|-4---4---4---4---|-6~-|
A|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----|
E|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----|


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| x   Dead note
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down
| PM  Palm mute
| ~   Let ring

Other versions of Back In The Usa

- Back in The UsaChords
- Back in The Usa (Ver. 2)Chords
- Back in The Usa (Ver. 2)Tabs

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