American Pie   Don McClean

Part 1: Fill in the blanks with some of the following verbs:

'd be - remind - remember - dance - knew - used to - change

A long long time ago
I can still __________________
How that music _______________ make me smile
And I _____________ that if I had one chance

I could make those people____________
And maybe they_________________ happy for a while
did (x2) do singing dancing dance tells teach have write died believe save saw knew

_______ you __________ the book of love
And ________ you _____________ faith in God above
If the Bible _______________ you so
Now do you ____________________ in rock n roll
And can music _______________ your mortal soul

And can it ______________ me how to _______________ real slow
Well I know that you're in love with him
Cause I ______________ you ________________ in the gym
You both kicked off your shoes
And I _____________ good rhythm & blues

I was a lonely teenage brock of luck
With a great carnation and a pick up truck
But I _______________ that I was out of luck
The day the music ________________
I started _________________

Part 2: Chorus. Find what are the words that don't appear and replace them with one of the following:

Levee(x2) - will be (x2) - die(x2) - pie - dry - chevy - rye - whiskey - Bye (x2)

Goodbye, goodbye miss American chip
Drove me crazy to the country
But the country was far
And good old boys were drinking
vodka and tea singing
This is the day that I cry
This is the day that I cry

Part 3: As in the first section some verbs do not appear, try to replace them with one of these:

Asked - turned - cried - screamed - dreamed - died - wouldn't - went - sang - heard - singing - caught - admire - spoken - broken

I met a girl who ____________ the blues
And I ______________ her for some happy news
But she just smiled and ______________ away
Well I _____________ down to the sachet store
Where I ______________ the music years before

But the man there said the music _____________ play
Well now in the streets the children __________________
The lovers _____________ and the poets __________________
But not a word was _______________
The church bells were all ______________

And the three men I _____________ the most
The father, son, and the holy ghost
They ______________ the last train for the coast
The day the music _____________
I started ________________
(Chorus x2)


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