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= 90 bpm

American Woman
Lenny Kravitz Drummer: Cynthia Black
Album: The Meters
Transcription by Miles Ryan 1969

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"American woman, stay away from me American woman, mama let me be"
"Now woman, stay away ... American woman, listen what I say

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"Don't come hangin' 'round my door, I don't wanna see your face no more. I got more important things to do,
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than spend my time growin' old with you"

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"Don't come hangin' 'round my door I dont' wanna see your shadow no more Colored lights can hipnotize, sparkle someone else's eyes

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Now woman, get away ... American woman, listen what I say
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"American woman, I said get away American woman, listen what I say
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"Now woman, get away American woman, listen what I say"

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"American woman, stay away from me American woman, mama let me be"

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