American Girl by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was featured on their debut album in 1976.
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Key of the Song:
The original key for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is D major.
Guitar Chords for American Girl by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
American Girl by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Lyrics with Chords
Intro D (Guitar 2:) E7 E7 G G A A D D E7 E7 G G A7 A7 [Verse] D E7 Well, she was an American girl G A Raised on promises D E7 She couldn't help thinkin' that there was a G A little more to life somewhere else [Pre-Chorus] A D After all it was a great big world G Em With lots of places to run to A And if she had to die tryin' she had one little promise she was gonna keep [Chorus] G A D Bm O yeah, all right, take it easy, baby, make it last all night G A D She was an American girl [Verse] D E7 Well, it was kinda cold that night G A She stood alone on the balcony D E7 Yeah, she could hear the cars roll by G A Out on 441 like waves crashin' on the beach [Pre-Chorus] A D And for one desperate moment there G Em He crept back in her memory A God it's so painful when something that's so close is still so far out of reach [Chorus] G A D Bm O yeah, all right, take it easy, baby, make it last all night G A D She was an American girl [Outro] G G G G G# A D G G G G G# A D G G G G G# A D G G G A A A D E7 G A
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