Artist Violent Femmes
Album Why Do Birds Sing?
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C          F              G
Do you like American music?
C      F         G
I like American music
C          F              G C  F         G
Do you like American music?    Baaaaaaabyyy

C      F      G        C           F       G
I want you to hold me, I want your arms around me
C      F      G        C  F     G
I want you to hold me, Baaaaaaabyyy
C          F      G        C      F       G
Did you do too many drugs?  I did too many drugs
C           F      G        C  F     G
Did you do too many drugs too, Baaaaaaabyyy

         Fm                   Em
You were born too late, I was born too soon
    F                         G
But Every time I look at that ugly moon
                  C    F    G          C
It reminds me of you! it reminds me of you
G   G     G     G
 Ah oh ah oh ah oh

C        F           G     C                 F     G
I need a date to the prom, would you like to come along
C                    F         G        C     F     G
{spoken} Will nobody go to the prom with me, Baaaaaaabyyy
C                  F      G     C                  F       G
They didn't like American music, they never heard American music
C                    F         G     C     F      G
They didn't know the music was in my soul, Baaaaaaabyyy

         Dm                   Em
You were born too soon, I was born too late
    F                         G
But every time I look at that ugly lake,
                 C   F    G           C
It reminds me of me! It reminds me of me
G   G     G     G
 Ah oh ah oh ah oh

Interlude -x4-: C F G

C            F       G
Do you like American music?
C          F        G
I like all kinds of music
C           F      G      C      F     G
But I like American music best, Baaaaaaabyyy


         Dm                   Em
You were born too late, I was born too late
    F                         G
But every time I look at that ugly lake,
                 C   F    G           C   F    G
It reminds me of me! It reminds me of me
                 C   F    G           C
It reminds me of me! It reminds me of me
F    G           C     G           C     F           C
It reminds me of me, reminds me of me, reminds me of me!
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Nikki Hurst

The chorus chords are incorrectly ‘you were born too late, I was born too soon’ is Am E not Fm Em or Dm Em.

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