Chords and Lyrics for America, the Beautiful
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Music by Samuel Augustus Ward Words by Katharine Lee Bates VERSE 1 C G O beautiful for spacious skies, C For amber waves of grain, G For purple mountain majesties, D7 G Above the fruited plain. C G America! America! C God shed His grace on thee, C7 F7 C And crown thy good with brotherhood, F G C From sea to shining sea! VERSE 2 C G O beautiful for pilgrim feet, C Whose stern impassioned stress, G A thoroughfare for freedom beat, D7 G Across the wilderness. C G America! America! C God mend thine ev'ry flaw, C7 F C Confirm thy soul in self-control, F G C Thy liberty in law! VERSE 3 C G O beautiful for heroes proved, C In liberating strife, G Who more than self their country loved, D7 G And mercy more than life. C G America! America! C May God thy gold refine, C7 F C Till all success be nobleness, F G C And ev'ry gain divine! VERSE 4 C G O beautiful for patriot dream, C That sees beyond the years, G Thine alabaster cities gleam, D7 G Undimmed by human tears. C G America! America! C God shed his grace on thee, C7 F C And crown thy good with brotherhood, F G C From sea to shining sea!
Below is a list of all the chords in this song. Click on a chord to learn how to play the chord on a particular instrument.
|Banjo||C Major C7 D7 F Major F7 G Major|
|Guitar||C Major C7 D7 F Major F7 G Major|
|Mandolin||C Major C7 D7 F Major F7 G Major|
|Piano||C Major C7 D7 F Major F7 G Major|
|Ukulele||C Major C7 D7 F Major F7 G Major|
Sheet Music for America, the Beautiful
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