This Is My America

This song was written for the soundtrack to our film “My America.”

This song is a weird one for me. In many ways, (for me) it points out just how different we as Americans are, yet at the core, so very much the same. It’s difficult to explain, but this song was meant written as the theme music for EJ Winston in the movie. It’s not my kind of music, so in that way is somewhat tongue in cheek. What’s so odd, is that I fully believe with the words– I would just never choose to express myself in this way if it weren’t for essentially playing a character.

It’s this subtle difference, which illustrates that when we look at someone who is different than we are, in just about every perceptible way, that at the core, we all want what’s best for our country. We all want what’s best for our families. We all want what’s best for humanity. One of these days we’re going to wake up and realize that those of us who have been screaming at each other, have been screaming for the same thing. If we could only come together with the realization that we are the same, then there would be no need to fight at all.

Capo 5th fret (played like A) Actual key=D A G A G A G
This is my America– and it’s your America too. We may have differences D A
but when there’s strife we’re red white and blue
Together we stand, and divided just ain’t our way
So let’s pull together we’re the fuckin USA

E D A
Fight fight fight fight——We’ll fight for the USA
Fight fight fight fight —–For freedom ain’t free, on this day!
Fight fight fight fight —–We’re the land of the free and the brave
Fight fight fight fight —–We’ll fight for the USA

This is our mighty Union– the mighty United States
And we’ll fight for freedom to make this nation great
Together we stand, and divided just ain’t our way
So let’s pull together we’re the fuckin USA

Fight fight fight fight

Bridge: D A D A
This is my America— and it’s your America too D A D E
We may have differences, but when there’s strife we’re red white and blue

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