America The Beautiful Chord-Melody

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America The Beautiful

Here are the fingerings that I use to play a chord-melody arrangement of Katherine Lee Bates and Samuel A. Ward's 1893 standard America The Beautiful. I play it in the key of G. The song is played moderately in 4/4 time.

 D+  GM7F7Em7Bb7Am11F#oD7Abo Am7Bm7CM7D7 Bm7Bb7Am11D+
E---|----------|------------|-------0-2-|------------|
B-3-|-3-0--0-3-|-3----------|-1--3--0-1-|-3--3--3--3-|
G-3-|-4-2--0-1-|-0--2---2-4-|-0--2--0-2-|-2--1--0--3-|
D-4-|-4-1--0-3-|-2--1---0-3-|-2--0--2-0-|-0--3--2--4-|
A-5-|------2-1-|-0----------|-0--2--3---|-2--1--0--5-|
E---|-3-1--0---|----2---2-4-|-----------|------------|
     1.         2.           3.          4.

 GM7Am9Bm7Em7  Am11D7 F#oD9 Db9C13Bm7Bbo  Am7Bm7C6 D+
E------------|-----------5-|-4--5--7----|-5--5--5----|
B-3--0--0--3-|--3--------5-|-4--3--7--5-|-5--3--5--3-|
G-4--0--2--0-|--0--2--2--5-|-4--3--7--6-|-5-----5--3-|
D-4--2--0--0-|--2--0--1--4-|-3--2--7--5-|-5--4--5--4-|
A----0--2--2-|--0--------5-|-4--3-------|----2--3--5-|
E-3--------0-|-----2--2----|-------7--6-|-5----------|
 5.           6.            7.           8.

  GM7   Am7Bbo Am7Ebo D7Ebo C6Bm7Am7D7#5 G6Am7Dm11G7#5
E--7--7--5--3-|-3--2--2--3-|-5--2--0----|-3--3--3--3-|
B--7-----5--2-|-1--1--1--1-|-5--3--1--3-|-5--1--1--4-|
G--4-----5--0-|-0--2--2--2-|-5--2--0--3-|-4--0--2--4-|
D--------5--2-|-2--1--0--1-|-5--4--2--4-|----2--0--3-|
A--5--------1-|-0----------|-3--2--0--3-|-5--0-------|
E--3-----5----|------------|------------|-3--------3-|
 9.            10.          11.          12.

 CM7Am7BboEo  G6F#7#5F13E7 Am7G69 CM9 D9      G6
E-3--0--0--3-|-3----------|-0--3------5-|-----3-----||
B-0--1--2--2-|-5--3--3--3-|-1--3--3---5-|-----5-----||
G-0--0--0--3-|-4--3--2--1-|-0--2--4---5-|-----4-----||
D-2--2--2--2-|----2--1--0-|-2--2--2---4-|-----------||
A-3--0--1----|-5--------2-|-0--2--3---5-|-----5-----||
E------------|-3--2--1--0-|-------------|-----3-----||
 13.          14.          15.           16.

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