Rock íní roll band    (intro)

 

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1. Well, we were just another band out of Boston,

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††† on the road to try and make ends meet.

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††† playin' all the bars, sleepin' in our cars,

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††and we practiced right down out in the street.

 

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†† No, we didn't have much money,

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††† we barely made enough to survive,

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††† but when we got up on stage and got ready to play,

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††† people came alive.

 

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Rock 'n' roll band, everybody's waiting, gettin' crazy, anticipating

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Love, and music, play, play, play, yeah yeah yeah yeah !

 

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2. Dancin' in the streets of Hyannis,

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††† we were getting pretty good at the game

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††† people stood in line and didn't seem to mind,

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††† you know, everybody knew our name.

 

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††† Livin' on rock 'n' roll music,

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††† never worried 'bout the things we were missin',

 

 

 

 

 

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††† when we got up on stage and got ready to play,

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††† everybody'd listen.

 

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Rock 'n' roll band, everybody's waiting, gettin' crazy, anticipating

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Love, and music, play, play, play!

 

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3. Playin' for a week in Rhode Island,

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††† a man came to the stage one night,

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††† he smoked a big cigar and drove a Cadillac car,

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††† and said, "Boys I think this band's outta sight".

 

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††† Sign a record company contract,

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††† you know I've got great expectations,

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††† when I hear you on the car radio,

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††† you're gonna be a sensation.

 

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Rock 'n' roll band, everybody's waiting, gettin' crazy, anticipating

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Love, and music, play, play, play !

 

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††† Yeah, yeah !

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)††† (Boston)