Guitar chords with lyrics
American Pie Don McLean "American Pie"
Performance Notes: Acoustic guitar, with open position chords. Chords G+G 320033 D MajorD xx0232 E minor 7Em7 022030 A minorAm x02210 C majorC x32010 E minorEm 022000 D7D7 xx0212 Am7Am7 x02010 or x02213 A7A7 x02020 or x02223 Prologue (Strum Freely / Slowly usu. only the once per chord) G+G D MajorD E minor 7Em7 A minorAm C majorC A augmentedA | long, long time ago | I can ... E minorEm D MajorD G+G D MajorD E minor 7Em7 (G+G) | music used to make me smile | And | I ... A minorAm (G+G) C majorC E minorEm C majorC | I could make those people dance and | ... D MajorD E minorEm A minorAm E minorEm A minorAm | while | But February made me shiver ...| C majorC G+G A minorAm C majorC D MajorD | Bad news on the doorstep I | ... (C majorC) (D7D7) G+G D MajorD E minorEm (G+G) Am7Am7 D MajorD | can't remember if I cried when I | ...
G+G D MajorD E minorEm C majorC (Am7Am7) D7D7 G+G C majorC G+G (D7D7) | something touched me deep in-...| | Del Segna al Coda (Play from Segna till it says to go to the Coda) Chorus ( in a slightly faster tempo ) (SEGNA) |*G C majorC G+G D MajorD G+G C majorC So |* bye-bye, Miss A_|_merican Pie ... G+G D MajorD G+G C majorC G+G D MajorD TO CODA | levee was dry. Them |good ole boys were ... E minorEm A7A7 E minorEm D7D7 | this'll be the day that I | die | This'll ...| Verses 1,2,3,4. |G+G |A minorAm |C majorC |A minorAm |E minorEm |D MajorD | % |G+G D MajorD |E minorEm |Am7Am7 |C majorC |E minorEm | |A7A7 |D MajorD | % |E minorEm |D MajorD |E minorEm |D MajorD |C majorC G+G |A7A7 |C majorC |D7D7 |G+G D MajorD | _______ | 1.2.3. *| |E minorEm |A minorAm |C majorC |G+G D MajorD |E minorEm |C majorC |D7D7 |G+G C majorC |G+G D7D7 *| ______ | 4. |G+G D MajorD |D MajorD C majorC |G+G D MajorD |G+G C majorC |G+G D MajorD |G+G C majorC |G+G D MajorD | | He was singing | etc. |E minorEm |A7A7 |E minorEm |D7D7 | For the 5th verse, play the prologue, adding the chords in (x) in and substituting a chord for a previousey written one when you see (C majorC) Am7Am7 (Ie: play a C majorC instaid of, not as well as, the Am7Am7) Also remember to go back to the slow strumming for the 5th verse. Coda C majorC D7D7 G+G C majorC G+G | This'll be the day that ...| . Written out by The Loan Arranger email@example.com 20/11/96 (rev 11/97)