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American Idiot Chords & Tabs

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American Idiot Tab

                                      GREEN DAY AMERICAN IDIOT
                                          tabber-sean love

GT.1 = billy-joe armstrong
Gt.2= jason white

played= moderately fast

standard tuning 
E-------------
A-------------
D-------------
G-------------
B-------------
e-------------


(verse)
-----------------------------------------x1 with PM (gt. 1)
-----------------------------------------then
--------6-6-6-------6--------------------x3 without PM(gt.1&2)
-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6--6--4--------------
-6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4--6--4--------------listen to song to find out 
-4-4-4---------2-2-----4--2--------------the drum and gt.timing

(chorus)
--------------------------------------------x2(second time doesnt
--------------------------------------------play the last chord)
-6-x12------------8-x12---------------------(gt. 1&2)
-6-------6-x12----8-------6-x12 ------------
-4-------6--------6-------4(dif timing)-----
---------4----------------4-----------------

(verse)
-----------------------------------------x2
-----------------------------------------
--------6-6-6-------6--------------------
-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6--6--4--------------(gt1&2)
-6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4--6--4--------------listen to song to find out
-4-4-4---------2-2-----4--2--------------the drum and gt. timing


(chorus)
--------------------------------------------x2(second time doesnt
--------------------------------------------play the last chord)
-6-x12------------8-x12---------------------(gt. 1&2)
-6-------6-x12----8-------6-x12 ------------
-4-------6--------6-------4(dif timing)-----
---------4----------------4-----------------


(verse)
-----------------------------------------x4
-----------------------------------------
--------6-6-6-------6--------------------(gt. 1&2)
-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6--6--4--------------
-6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4--6--4--------------
-4-4-4---------2-2-----4--2--------------


(gt. 2 solo)
-------------------------------------(gt. 2)
-------------------------------------
-------------------------------------
-10------8---------6------8-----10---
-8-x6----6-x1------4-x2---6-x5--8-x3-
-------------------------------------


(gt.2 solo cont.)
---------------------------------------(gt. 2)
---------------------------------------
-3-(x6)4-(x1)-5-(x1)-4-(x1)-3-(x3)-----
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/g/green_day/american_idiot_tab_ver_5.html ]
(gt.2 solo cont.)
--------------------------8------(gt.2)
-----9------11------9------------
-8-8----8-8-----8-8----88----8---
---------------------------------
---------------------------------
---------------------------------


(gt. 2 solo cont.)
--------------------------------------(gt. 2)
--------------------------------------
--------------------------------------
-10------8---------6------8-----10----
-8-x6----6-x1------4-x2---6-x5---8-x3-
--------------------------------------


(gt.2 solo cont.)
---------------------------------------(gt. 2)
---------------------------------------
-3-(x6)4-(x1)-5-(x1)-4-(x1)-3-(x1)-----
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------

(gt.2 solo cont.)
--------------------------------- (gt.2)
-------7-------------------------
--6------------------------------
---------------------------------
---------------------------------
---------------------------------


(gt.1 solo)
---------------------------------x4
-7--7---7---7~~~(let ring)-(gt.1)
---6--6---6----------------------
---------------------------------(gt.2 is playing the verse)
---------------------------------
---------------------------------


(verse)
-----------------------------------------x5
-----------------------------------------
--------6-6-6-------6--------------------(gt. 2)
-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6--6--4--------------
-6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4--6--4--------------
-4-4-4---------2-2-----4--2--------------



(chorus)
------------------------------------------x2(second time doesnt
------------------------------------------play the last chord)
-6-x12----------8-x12---------------------(gt. 1&2)
-6-------6-x12--8-------6-x12 ------------
-4-------6------6-------4(dif timing)-----
---------4--------------4-----------------


(verse)
-----------------------------------------x1 with PM (gt. 1)
-----------------------------------------x3 (gt.1&2)
----------6-6-6--------6-----------------
-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6--6--4--------------
-6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4--6--4-------------- 
-4-4-4-----------2-2------4--2-----------


(verse)
-----------------------------------------x1 with pm (gt1. )
-----------------------------------------(gt.2 plays the last 
--------6-6-6-------6--------------------3 chords)
-6-6-6--6-6-6--4-4--6--6--4--------------
-6-6-6--4-4-4--4-4--4--6--4-------------- 
-4-4-4---------2-2-----4--2--------------


not saying that im the best but this is probobly one of the best tabs for this song you can get 
i play guitar pretty good and if im not playing with my (band) im playing along with the song 
it sounds really close if you have any sugjestions send me an e-mail at seanlove_2002@hotmail.com
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