Standing in the rain
With his head hung low
He couldn't get a ticket
It was a sold out show

Heard the roar of the crowd
He could picture the scene
Put his head to the wall
And like a distant scream

He heard one guitar
It just blew him away
He saw stars in his eyes
And the very next day

He bought a beat up six string
In the second hand store
Didn't know how to play it
But he knew for sure

That one guitar
Felt good in his hands
It didn't take long
To understand

Just one guitar
Slung way down low
Was a one way ticket
Only one way to go

So he started rockin'
And he's never gonna stop
Gonna keep on rockin'
Someday gonna make it to the top

And be a jukebox hero
(Got stars in his eyes)
He's a jukebox hero
He took one guitar

(Jukebox hero)
(Stars in his eyes)
Jukebox hero
(Stars in his eyes)

He'll come alive tonight
In a town without a name
In a heavy downpour
Thought he cast his own shadow

By the backstage door
Like a trip through the past
To that day in the rain
And that one guitar

Made his whole life change
Now he needs to keepa rockin'
He just can't stop
Gonna keep on rockin'

That boy has got to stay on top
And be a jukebox hero
(Got stars in his eyes)
He's a jukebox hero

(Got stars in his eyes)
Yeah, jukebox hero
(Stars in his eyes)
With that one guitar

(Stars in his eyes)
He'll come alive
Come alive tonight
Yeah, he's gotta keepa rockin'

Just can't stop
Gonna keep on rockin'
That boy has got to stay on top


Lyrics submitted by angelvamp13

"Jukebox Hero" as written by Mick Jones Lou Gramm

Lyrics © SOMERSET SONGS PUBLISHING INC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentOk questor842 Live in your own little world, this has no metphorical value whatsoever I mean it might have been one of the bandmembers expirances, but I am quite sure it has no metaphorical value.
    Olexon June 11, 2004   Link

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