Song facts: The lyricist, Katharine Lee Bates, and composer, Samuel A. Ward, of “America the Beautiful” never actually met.

Harmonica type: diatonic

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Oh beautiful, for spacious skies
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for amber waves of grain
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for purple mountain majesties
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above thy fruited plain

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A-me-ri-ca, A-mer-i-ca
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God shed his grace on thee
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And crown thy good with brotherhood
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From sea to shining sea

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