Song From an American Movie
As Recorded by Everclear on "SFAAM #1: Learning How to Smile"
Tabbed by Jason P (jasonsevercleartabs@hotmail.com)

   (Banjo/Mandolin arranged for guitar: played easiest with a capo on 12th fret)
e|-----15------15------15------15------15------15-----15------15--|x1
B|-----15--12--15------15--12--15------15--12--15-----15--12--15--| 
G|-12--------------12--------------12--------------12-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

   G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|x1
B|----------3-----------3--5b-5p3-----------3----------3--5b-5p3--|
G|----------0-----------0-------------------0----------0----------|
D|------0-----------0-------------------0-----------0-------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-\0h3---------0h3-----------------0h3---------0h3---------------|
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e|-----15------15------15------15------15------15-----15----------|
B|-----15--12--15------15--12--15------15--12--15-----15-17p15p12-|
G|-12--------------12--------------12--------------12-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

   G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|x1
B|---------3-----------3--5b-5p3-----------3--------------3-------|
G|---------0-----------0-------------------0----------0h2---------|
D|-----0-----------0-------------------0-----------0--------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0h3---------0h3-----------------0h3---------0h3----------------|
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e|-----15------15------15------15------15------15-----15----------|
B|-----15--12--15------15--12--15------15--12--15-----15-17p15p12-| 
G|-12--------------12--------------12--------------12-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

   D               C9              G
e|---------2------------------------------------------------------|x3
B|---------3---------------3---------------3--------------3-------|
G|-----2-------2-----------0---------------0----------0h2---------|
D|-0-------------------2-------2-------0-----------0--------------|
A|-----------------3----------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h3---------0h3----------------|
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e|-----15------15------15------15------15------15-----15----------|
B|-----15--12--15------15--12--15------15--12--15-----15-17p15p12-| 
G|-12--------------12--------------12--------------12-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
The only thing that ever made sense to me
Is the words to a song from an American movie
The only thing that ever made sense in my life
 
   Bm                              C9
e|-------------------------------------------------3-------0------|x1
B|-----------------3-----------------------------------3-------3--|
G|---------4-----------4-------4-----------0----------------------|
D|-----4-------4-----------4-----------2-------2------------------|
A|-2-------------------------------0h3----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
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e|-----15------15------15------15------15------15------15---------|
B|-----15--12--15--12--15--12--15------15--12--15--12--15--12--15-| 
G|-12------------------------------12-----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Is the sound of my little girl laughing through the window of a summer night

   G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|x1
B|---------3---------------3---------------3--------------3-------|
G|---------0---------------0---------------0--------------0-------|
D|-----0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0------0------0----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0h3-------------0h3-------------0h3-------------0h3------------|
 |                                                                |
e|-----15--------------15--------------15-------------15----------|
B|-----15-17p15p12-----15-17p15p12-----15-17p15p12----15-17p15p12-|
G|-12--------------12--------------12--------------12-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
I sit alone in the back yard wishing I could be inside

   Bm                              C9
e|-------------------------------------------------3-x------------|x1
B|-----------------3-------------------------------3-x------------|
G|---------4-----------4-------4-----------0----------------------|
D|-----4-------4-----------4-----------2-------2------------------|
A|-2-------------------------------0h3----------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
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e|-----15------15------15------15------15------15-----------------|
B|-----15--12--15--12--15--12--15------15--12--15--12-x-----------| 
G|-12------------------------------12-----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
Just the sound of my little girl laughing makes me happy to be alive.

   G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|x3
B|---------3-----------3--5b-5p3-----------3----------3---5b-5p3--|
G|---------0-----------0-------------------0----------0-----------|
D|-----0-----------0-------------------0-----------0--------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0h3---------0h3-----------------0h3---------0h3----------------|
 |                                                                |
e|-----15------15------15--------------15------15-----15----------|
B|-----15--12--15------15-17p15p12-----15--12--15-----15-17p15p12-|
G|-12--------------12--------------12--------------12-------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
     Makes me happy just to be alive
     Makes me happy just to be alive
     Makes me happy just to be alive

   G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|x1
B|---------3-----------3--5--3--0---------------------------------|
G|---------0-----------0-----------0------------------------------|
D|-----0-----------0----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0h3---------0h3------------------------------------------------|
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e|-----15------15------15-----------------------------------------|
B|-----15--12--15------15-17p15p12--------------------------------|
G|-12--------------12--------------12-----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Suggestion by Craig Johnson (navyseal1313@hotmail.com)

This sounds more accurate to me and is how I play it.

Intro
|---15----15----15----15----15----15----15----15|
|------12----------12----------12----------12---|
|0-----------0-----------0-----------0----------|
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|---10----10----10----10----10----10----10----10|
|------12----------12----------12----------12---|
|0-----------0-----------0-----------0----------|
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|---15----15----15----15----15----15----15----15|
|------12----------12----------12----------12---|
|0-----------0-----------0-----------0----------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
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|---10----10----10----10----10----10----10-12-10---|
|------12----------12----------12----------------12|
|0-----------0-----------0-----------0-------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
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Suggestion by JR LaFollette (soggypeaches@yahoo.com)

Correction for SFAAM Part 1

e| --15--------15---------15------------15--------|
b|--------12---------------------12---------------|
g|------------------0-------------------------0---| 

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