Born in the USA chords
Bruce Springsteen

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Intro
B B E E
Verse 1
B Born down in a dead man's town
The first kick I took was when I hit the ground
EEnd up like a dog that's been beat too much
Till you spend half your life just covering up, now
Chorus
B Born in the USA, I was born in the USA, I was
E Born in the USA, born in the USA now
Verse 2
B Got in a little hometown jam
E They're still there, he's all gone
So they put a rifle in my hand
E Sent me off to a foreign land
To go and kill the yellow man
Chorus
B Born in the USA, I was born in the USA, I was
E Born in the USA, I was born in the USA
Verse 3
B Come back home to the refinery
Hiring man said "son if it was up to me"
E Went down to see my VA man
Out by the gas fires of the refinery, I'm
He said "son, don't you understand now"
Instrumental
B B E E
Verse 4
B I had a brother at Khe Sahn
Fighting off them Viet Cong
B Born in the USA, I was born in the USA now
E They're still there, he's all gone
Verse 5
B He had a woman he loved in Saigon
I got a picture of him in her arms now E
Verse 6
B Down in the shadow of the penitentiary
Out by the gas fires of the refinery, I'm
B B E E
E Ten years burning down the road
Nowhere to run ain't got nowhere to go
Chorus
B Born in the USA, I was born in the USA now
B Come back home to the refinery
E Born in the USA, I'm a long gone daddy in the USA now
B Born in the USA, born in the USA
E Born in the USA, I'm a cool rocking daddy in the USA now
Outro
B B E E
To go and kill the yellow man
B B E E
B B E E
B B E E
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Original Song Key: B Major