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Submitted by: matt j t

Casting Crowns
American Dream
Key of D

Verse 1:
D - Bm (repeat many times)

Prechorus:
Em - G - D (2x)

Chorus: (use power chords)
D - G - B - G (2x)
B - D - G (2x)

Verse 2:
D - Bm (repeat many times)

Prechorus:
Em - G - D (2x)

Chorus: (use power chords)
D - G - B - G (2x)
B - D - G (2x)

Bridge:
D - Bm (repeat many times)

Prechorus:
Em - G - D (2x)

Chorus: (use power chords)
D - G - B - G (2x)
B - D - G (2x)

Ending:
D - G - B - A (2x)
(end with D)
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The other versions I've seen 
aren't as accurate as this one. 
Try it out and tell me what you think!
Please vote 5.0!!! - (matt j t)

 

Comments about this tab

matt j t - 2005-01-25

Just to tell you guys, the "D" is a D5!

x x 5 7 7 x


matt j t - 2005-01-27

Oops! What I meant was:

x 5 7 7 x x

Sorry!


Andy Miller - 2005-02-11

Hey, Matt j t!
what are power chords?
-Andy Miller


matt j t - 2005-02-12

Power chords are just like saying "5" chords

for example: Em - G - D (use power chords) means

E5 - G5 - D5.


Andy Miller - 2005-02-13

Matt j t,
so how do you play the power chords?
-Andy Miller


matt j t - 2005-02-14

This is how to play the "power chords" on this song:

D = x 5 7 7 x x

G = 3 5 5 x x x

B = x 2 4 4 x x

A = 5 7 7 x x x -or- x 0 2 2 x x

E = 0 2 2 x x x

I hope that helps.


matt j t - 2005-02-15

Just to let you know, the only chord that is not a "power chord"
is the "Bm" in the verses and the bridge.


MTMK - 2005-06-17

Matt....you ROOOOOOCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


matt j t - 2005-06-21

thanks matty!!!!


walking4jesus - 2005-06-29

the Em is actually an Emaj, to F#/A to G, at least thats what sounds best to me


matt j t - 2005-06-30

about the Em....i know it's Emaj.....but i meant to say E5....which is the same as Em


gsus_freak7 - 2005-07-01

Gee...I don't know... I have the real copy righted Book and this is almost the same exact chords ( except for flats or minors or sumin like that.) But its illegal to copy the real chords. ;) ><>


castingcrowns14 - 2005-07-02

can any one give me the lyrics with them? the words help me know when to transfer to different chords. thanx!


matt j t - 2005-07-08

yeah i'll give them to u...........and hey gsus_freak7, i figured this out myself.....i know that it is wrong to copy from the book......i guess that's how good my tab is...... ;) oh yeah......who voted on this that made it less then 5.0?


gsus_freak7 - 2005-07-18

ok, misjugdement i guess. Forgimme?


matt j t - 2005-07-19

yeah don't worry about it....


DaGeek - 2005-11-16

Are you sure it's a B in the chorus? When I play it, it sounds odd... What's the power chord version of B? Maybe that will work.


matt j t - 2005-11-18

I posted it above, but incase you didn't see:

B = x 2 4 4 x x


beattitudekorah - 2006-04-23

hey matt ta very much

u rock

ta!


rapids36 - 2007-01-12

your right it is key of D so try improv. Have fun w/ it its kind of slow 4 improv, but its a good song so its fun anyway!


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