Long Live Rock & Roll

Album: Baptized (2013)
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  • Well I was born
    The year that disco died
    And U2 was in high school
    Thank the Lord that they survived
    Got my first taste, on a Seger 45
    And since that Kiss I rocked out
    All day and partied every night

    We still argue about who's better
    Elton John or Billy Joel
    We still wonder if Kurt really
    Wrote the song she sang in Hole
    No we'll never stop believing
    That's the Journey of our lives
    So won't you help me 'Pour Some Sugar'
    On these memories tonight?

    Sing it
    Long live rock
    Long live roll
    Long live big guitars and music for the soul
    Sing it
    Don't give up, don't grow old
    Long live crazy nights and records made of gold
    Long live rock and roll

    Summer of '96, I got my first guitar
    I played it till my fingers said
    "You're gonna be a star"
    Grunge was everything, at least it was to me
    A Marshall in my Chevy Sprint
    Just running down a dream

    We still argue about who's better
    Motley Crew or G&R
    We still can't believe Van Halen
    Turned into Van Hagar
    Now the record shops are gone for good
    And no one seems to care
    But me and you and all our friends
    'Keep Living On That Prayer'

    Sing it
    Long live rock
    Long live roll
    Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sing
    Don't give up, don't grow old
    Long live crazy nights and records made of gold
    Long live rock and roll

    Went to bed in Cleveland
    Woke up in Tennessee
    No matter where I'll roll tonight
    I'm chasing history

    We still argue about who's better
    The Beatles or The Stones
    They're forever 27
    Jimmy, Janis, Brian Jones
    And we stand here in their memory
    'Cause their songs, they still survive
    So throw your lighters up
    And, darling, sing with me tonight

    Come on

    Long live rock
    Long live roll
    Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sing
    Don't give up, don't grow old
    Long live crazy nights and records made of gold
    Long live rock and roll

    Long live rock
    Long live roll
    Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sing
    Don't give up, don't grow old
    Long live crazy nights and records made of gold

    Long live rock and roll Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER A. DAUGHTRY, MARTIN JOHNSON, SAM S. HOLLANDER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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