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    We’re an American Band

    Grand Funk Railroad

     

    Intro: 

    Drums x4 measures

    / D5 - - - / - - - - / C5 - - - / - - - - /

    / Bb5 - - - / C - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

     

    / D5 - - - / - - - - / C5 - - - / D5 F5 E5 C5 /

     

    Verse 1:

    D5 (2)

    Out on the road for forty days

    C5                                / D5 F5 E5 C5 /

    Last night in Little Rock put me in a haze

    D5 (2)

    sweet sweet Connie doing her act

    C5                                                / D5 F5 E5 C5 /

    See had the whole show and that's a natural fact

     

    G                            D

    Playin’ all night with Freddie King

    C                                D

       I got to tell you that poker's his thing

    G                          D

        Booze and ladies keep me right

          F                                        G

    As long as we can make it to the show tonight

     

    Chorus:

                       D5

    We're an American Band

                       C5

    We're an American Band

                       Bb5

    We’re comin’ to your town

                           C5

    We'll help you party it down

                      D5             C5

    We're an American Band

     

    / D5 - - - / - - - - / C5 - - - / D5 F5 E5 C5 /

     

    D5 (2)

          Four young chiquitas in Omaha

    C5                                / D5 F5 E5 C5 /

    Waiting for the band to return from the show

    D5 (2)

    Feelin' good feelin' right it's Saturday night

             C5                         / D5 F5 E5 C5 /

    The hotel detective he was out of sight

     

    G                                D

        Now these fine ladies they had a plan

    C                                      D

    They was out to meet the boys in the band

                   G           D

    They said, "Come on dudes let’s get it on"

                      C                           D

    And we proceeded to tear that hotel down

     

    Chorus x2

     

    Solo:

    / G - - - / D - - - / C - - - / D - - - /

    / G - - - / D - - - / F5 - - - / G5 - - - /

     

    Chorus x2

     

                       D5                   C5

    We're an American Band - Woo-ooo!

                       D5                   C5

    We're an American Band - Woo-ooo!

                       D5                   C5

    We're an American Band - Woo-ooo!

     

    End on D

     

     


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.