God Bless America

Words & Music by Irving Berlin
Recorded by Kate Smith, 1938

C    Em     G      G7            C     C/B  Am7      
God bless America, land that I love;

Am7/G    F       Fdim      C    C/B   Am7
Stand beside her,     and guide her

Am7/G       C             G          C      F      C
Through the night with a light from above.

Dm7      G          G7         C   C/B    Am7
From the mountains     to the prairies,

Am7/G G        G7            C     CM7   C7   C7/G
To the oceans     white with foam,

F   Fdim  Dm7  C         C/B Am7 Dm7  C    Dm7   C    CM7   C7  C7/G
God bless  A - mer - i - ca,      my home sweet home,

F    Fdim Dm7  C         C/B  Am7 Dm7 C    G7    C          
God bless  A - mer - I - ca,      my home sweet home.

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