The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #50242   Message #762228
Posted By: toadfrog
08-Aug-02 - 08:36 PM
Thread Name: Chords Req: America the Beautiful
Subject: RE: Help: America The Beautiful, For Sep 11
The problem with "mountain majesties" is that it isn't colloquial English. My favorite version is Garrison Kiellor's, sung to the tune of "Tell Me Why"

O beautiful for spacious skies
For amber waves of grain, for pur
Ple mountains majesty above
The fruited plain, America!