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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: July 9, 2001
Album:  Steers and Stripes
Written by: Kix Brooks - Don Cook - Ronnie Rogers
Transcribed by: Alice S. Franceschini

         ONLY IN AMERICA    Brooks & Dunn

Intro chords:  E A B B 
E               A              B   B  E                 A            B  B               
Sun coming up over New York Ci-ty    School bus driver in a traffic jam
A                B                     E    E
Starin' at the faces in her rearview mirror 
A                                       B   B
Looking at the promise of the Promised Land 
E               A               B   B  E       A             B  B 
One kid dreams of fame and for-tune   One kid helps pay the rent 
A          B                 E    A                        B   B
One could end up going to prison One just might be presi-dent
CHORUS:
E   A             B    B                         E
   Only in Americ-a Dreaming in red, white and blue
E   A             B      B                              C#m
   Only in Americ-a 1.)Where we dream as big as we want to 
                2.) go to lead, to key change chorus
C#m     A           C#m            A            E   A             B   
We all get a chance     Everybody gets to dance    Only in Americ-a
1.) go to 2nd verse


E               A               B  B  E                A                B   B
Sun going down on an L.A. free-way   Newlyweds in the back of a limou-sine
A           B                   E      E  A                       B    B
A welder's son and a banker's daughter    All they want is every-thing
E              A                B   B  E           A          B    B
She came out here to be an act-ress   He was the singer in a band
A                B                E  E
They just might go back to Okla-homa 
A                                         B    B 
And talk about the stars they could have been 
Go to chorus, using 2.)
KEY CHANGE CHORUS:
F   Bb            C    C                               F   
   Only in Americ-a  Where we dream in red, white and blue
F   Bb            C   C                              Dm
   Only in Americ-a Where we dream as big as we want to
Dm      Bb             Dm      Bb  
We all get a chance Everybody gets to dance
F   Bb            C                    B                             Dm  
   Only in Americ-a (only in America) And we dream as big as we want to
F    Bb            C
   (Only in Americ-a)


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