Play Guitar

Album: Uh-Huh (1983)
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  • You may drive around in your town
    Ina brand new shiny car
    Your face in the wind your haircut's in
    And your friends think you're bizarre
    You may find a cushy job and I hope that you go far
    But if you really want to taste some cool success
    You better learn to play guitar

    Play guitar--play guitar (3X)

    You got your eyes on the cheerleader queen
    And you're walkin' her home from school
    You know that she's only seventeen
    But you know that your a fool
    You know you can't touch this stuff
    Without money or a brand new car
    Let me give you some good advice young man
    You better learn to play guitar


    All women around the world want a phony rock star
    Who plays guitar

    Well you can pump your iron and shine your shoes
    And wear your hair just right
    You go down out on cruisin' street
    'Cause you want to score tonight
    We all want to strut our stuff
    And you really want to show your scars
    Forget all about that macho shit
    And learn how to play guitar

    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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