Old Rock 'n Roller Song Lyrics

The Charlie Daniels Band

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He's just an old rock 'n' roller playing music in a backstreet bar.
He sings a little flat and he never learned to play the guitar.
But he keeps on belting out them rhythm and blues,
"Long Tall Sally" and "Blue Suede Shoes".
He never faced the fact that he's never gonna be a star.
He's just an old rock 'n' roller playing music in a backstreet bar.

He had a record in the sixties, it was big enough to go Top Ten.
And though he tried and he tried he never could make it happen again.
He's been living twenty years on bourbon and pride.
Jerry Lee went crazy and Elvis died.
Then his third wife left him but he never really thought it would last.
And now she ain't nothing but another little blast from the past.

But sometimes at night when the music and the crowd is having fun,

Track Listing

  • 1 (What This World Needs Is) A Few More Rednecks
  • 2 Was It 26
  • 3 Oh, Atlanta
  • 4 Midnight Wind
  • 5 Saturday Night Down South
  • 6 Play Me Some Fiddle
  • 7 Simple Man
  • 8 Old Rock 'n Roller
  • 9 Mister DJ
  • 10 It's My Life
  • credits


    album: Track 8 in album Simple Man
    release date: 1989
    popularity : 50 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country Rock
    length: 2:59

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    script: Latin