"Rock 'n' Roll Singer" as written by and Donald Michael Kasen....
My daddy was workin' nine to five
When my momma was havin' me
By the time I was half alive
I knew what I was gonna be
But I left school and grew my hair
They didn't understand
They wanted me to be respected as
A doctor or a lawyer man
(But I had other plans)

Gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
Gonna be a rock 'n' roll star
Gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll,
A rock 'n' roll star

Well I worked real hard and bought myself
A rock 'n' roll guitar
I gotta be on top some day
I want to be a star
I can see my name in lights
And I can see the queue
I got the devil in my blood
Tellin' me what to do
(And I'm all ears)

Gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll star
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll,
A rock 'n' roll star
(I hear it pays well)

Well you can stick your nine to five livin'
And your collar and your tie
And stick your moral standards
'Cause it's all a dirty lie
You can stick your golden handshake
And you can stick your silly rules
And all the other shit
That they teach to kids in school
('Cause I ain't no fool)

Gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll star
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll,
A rock 'n' roll star

Gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
Gonna be a rock 'n' roll star
Gonna be a rock 'n' roll singer
I'm gonna be a rock 'n' roll,
A rock 'n' roll star
Yes I are


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"Rock 'N' Roll Singer" as written by T. Comer P. Carrack

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    General CommentThis is what AC/DC does absolutely best--a driving beat and heavy guitars combined with lyrics that perfectly and honestly lay out the ambitions of any boy who ever dreamed of playing guitar and singing on stage. Bon Scott's phrasing is incredible and I love his witty asides before the chorus ("I hear it pays well," he sneers).
    DirtyDupeon January 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentumm yeha first one to post
    this is an exclelent and doesnt need anylising by anyone
    jimmykon November 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis is bon's life story. if u don't believe me read high voltage cd booklet
    ac/dc_fanon June 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is were young ideas start. Hey dad remember me saying when I was 13 "But I had other plans"
    RACC/E5150on October 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of my favorites from high voltage....although every song from ac/dc is amazing...but i probably play this, live wire, tnt and she's got balls the most lmao
    hayesrjon January 23, 2010   Link

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