All American Boy Song Lyrics

Bobby Bare

Bobby Bare Detroit City cover art
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Gather 'round, cats, and I'll tell you a story
About how to become an All American Boy
Buy you a guitar and put it in tune
You'll be rockin' and rollin' soon.
Impressin' the girls, pickin' hot licks, and all that jazz

I-I bought me a guitar a year ago
Learned how to play in a day or so
And all around town it was well understood
That I was knockin' 'em out like Johnny B. Goode
Hot licks, showin' off, ah number one.

Well , I 'd practice all day and up into the night
My papa's hair was turnin' white
Cause he didn't like rock'n'roll

Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Detroit City
  • 2 Is It Wrong
  • 3 Lorena
  • 4 Shame on Me
  • 5 I'd Fight the World
  • 6 Dear Wastebasket
  • 7 All American Boy
  • 8 I Don't Believe I'll Fall in Love Today
  • 9 Brooklyn Bridge
  • 10 She Called Me Baby
  • 11 The Gods Were Angry With Me
  • 12 Book of Love


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Edward Severin Browne
    album: Track 7 in album Detroit City
    release date: 1963-8
    popularity : 99 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country/Ballad/Vocal

    Album Information

    label: RCA
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin