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Bye, bye, miss american pie

	    G      C  Em 
A long  long time ago... 
Am            Em
I can still remember 
         C                    D   (D9 D D4 D} 
How that music used to make me smile 
    G          C    Em 
And I knew if I had my chance 
     Am                 Em
That I could make those people dance 
     Em               C           D 
And maybe  they?d be happy for a while 
     G  C      Em 
But february made me shiver 
       Am          Em     
With every paper I?d deliver. 
 Em   C               D 
Bad news on the doorstep 
C                   D             Same for all the verses. 
I couldn?t take one more step 
  G      D/F#      Em 
I can?t remember if I cried 
       Am              C 
When I read about his widowed bride 
G             D/F#       Em 
But something touched me deep inside 
C           D     G 
The day the music died 
  
  G   C          G       D 
So bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
         G        C                   G          D 
And them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         Em                        A7 
Singin?  this?ll be the day that I die 
 Em                       D   (D9 D D4 D D9 D) 
This?ll be the day that I die 
G   D/F#          Em 
Did you write the book of love 
       Am                C 
And do you have faith in God above 
Em            D           (D4 D D9 D) 
If the Bible tells you so?  
   G     D/F#     Em 
Do you believe in rock ?n roll 
    Am          C 
Can music save your mortal soul 
   Em               C             D 
And can you teach me how to dance real slow?  
        Em                  D 
Well  I know that you?re in love with him 
       Em                D 
`cause I saw you dancin? in the gym 
    C           Em7/B    Am  
You both kicked off your shoe 
       C                    D 
Man  I dig those rhythm and blues 
        G     D/F#     Em 
I was a lonely teenage broncin? buck 
       Am                   C 
With a pink carnation and a pickup truck 
    G     D/F#   Em 
But I knew I was out of luck 
    C       D     G 
The day the music died 
I started singin? 
G   C          G       D 
Bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
         G        C                   G          D 
And them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         Em                        A7 
Singin?  this?ll be the day that I die 
 Em                       D  (D9 D D4 D D9 D) 
This?ll be the day that I die 
        G      D/F#          Em 
Now for ten years we?ve been on our own 
    Am                C 
And moss grows fat on a rollin? stone 
  Em                  D         (D4 D D9 D) 
But that?s not how it used to be 
         G      D/F#         Em 
When the jester sang for the king and queen 
     Am               C 
In a coat he borrowed from james dean 
      Em         Am                D 
And a voice that came from you and me 
        Em                 D 
Oh  and while the king was looking down 
    Em              D 
The jester stole his thorny crown 
    C    Em7/B       Am 
The courtroom was adjourned 
C                D 
No verdict was returned 
        G       D/F#   Em 
And while lenin read a book of marx 
    Am            C 
The quartet practiced in the park 
    G      D/F#  Em 
And we sang dirges in the dark 
    C       D     G 
The day the music died 
We were singing 
G   C          G       D 
Bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
         G        C                   G          D 
And them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         Em                        A7 
Singin?  this?ll be the day that I die 
 Em                       D  (D9 D D4 D D9 D) 
This?ll be the day that I die 
G      D/F#    Em 
Helter skelter in a summer swelter 
    Am                    C 
The birds flew off with a fallout shelter 
Em               D 
Eight miles high and falling fast 
G       D/F#   Em  
It landed foul on the grass 
    Am                  C 
The players tried for a forward pass 
         Em            Am             D 
With the jester on the sidelines in a cast 
        Em               D 
Now the half-time air was sweet perfume 
      Em                     D 
While the sergeants played a marching tune 
C       Em7/B    Am 
We all got up to dance 
        C                D 
Oh  but we never got the chance! 
           G       D/F#     Em 
`cause the players tried to take the field 
Am                  C 
The marching band refused to yield 
G        D/F#      Em 
Do you recall what was revealed 
    C       D     G 
The day the music died?  
We started singing 
G   C          G       D 
Bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
         G        C                   G          D 
And them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         Em                        A7 
Singin?  this?ll be the day that I die 
 Em                       D  (D9 D D4 D D9 D) 
This?ll be the day that I die 
 
    G        D/F#         Em 
Oh  and there we were all in one place 
Am           C 
A generation lost in space 
     Em               D         (D4 D D9 D) 
With no time left to start again 
        G           D/F#    Em 
So come on: jack be nimble  jack be quick! 
Am                  C 
Jack flash sat on a candlestick 
    Em            Am            D 
Cause fire is the devil?s only friend 
    Em                   D 
Oh  and as I watched him on the stage 
   Em                     D 
My hands were clenched in fists of rage 
C       Em7/B    Am 
No angel born in hell 
      C                   D 
Could break that satan?s spell 
            G            D/F#   Em 
And as the flames climbed high into the night 
Am                C 
To light the sacrificial rite 
     G      D/F#     Em 
I saw satan laughing with delight 
    C       D     G 
The day the music died 
He was singing  
 
G   C          G       D 
Bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
         G        C                   G          D 
And them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         Em                        A7 
Singin?  this?ll be the day that I die 
 Em                       D 
This?ll be the day that I die 
 
G       D/F#     Em 
I met a girl who sang the blues 
    Am                   C 
And I asked her for some happy news 
Em                      D          (D4 D D9 D) 
But she just smiled and turned away 
G      D/F#        Em 
I went down to the sacred store 
      Am                  C 
Where I?d heard the music years before 
Em                         Am             D 
But the man there said the music wouldn?d play 
Em                      D 
And in the streets: the children screamed 
Em                        D 
The lovers cried  and the poets dreamed 
C         Em7/B     Am 
But not a word was spoken 
    C                     D 
The church bells all were broken 
G       D/F#      Em 
And the three men I admire most 
    Am                   C 
The father  son  and the holy ghost 
G               D/F#     Em 
They caught the last train for the coast 
C           D     G 
The day the music died 
And they were singing 
 
G   C          G       D 
Bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
         G        C                   G          D 
And them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         Em                        A7 
Singin?  this?ll be the day that I die 
 Em                       D  (D9 D D4 D D9 D )
This?ll be the day that I die 
They were singing 
 
G   C          G       D 
Bye-bye  miss american pie 
         G            C 
Drove my chevy to the levee 
        G         D 
But the levee was dry 
     G         C                   G         D 
Them good old boys were drinkin? whiskey and rye 
         C              D          G  C  G 
Singin?  This?ll be the day that I d--i--e!!          (The Best!!) 
 
 
Ricardo Palombello:(Cada vez  mais) Quem conhece  gosta! 

	  

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