Intro:
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Verse 1:
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Well I was born the year that disco died, and
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U2 was in high school, thank the Lord that they survived
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Got my first taste on a cigar 45, and
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since that kiss I rocked all day and partied every night. We still
 

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argue about who's better, Elton John or Billy Joel. We still
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wonder if Kurt really wrote the songs she sang in Hole. No we’ll
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never stop believin', it's the journey of our lives. So won’t you
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help me pour some sugar on these memories tonight
 
Sing it
 
Chorus:
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Long live rock, Long live roll
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Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sayin'
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Don't give up, don't grow old
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Long live crazy nights and records made of gold. Long live
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rock         and         roll
 
Verse 2:
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Summer of '96, I got my first guitar. I
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played it till my fingers said, "You're gonna be a star"
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Grunge was everything, at least it was to me.
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Marshall in my Chevy Sprint, just runnin' down a dream. We still
 

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argue about who's better, Motley Crew or g’n’r. We still
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can't believe Van Halen turned into Van Hagar. Now the
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record shops are gone for good and no one seems to care, but
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me and you and all our friends keep livin' on that prayer
 
Sing it
 
Chorus:
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Long live rock, Long live roll
Ebadd9       Bb                   Fsus4
Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sayin'
Bb                   Gm
Don't give up, don't grow old
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Long live crazy nights and records made of gold. Long live
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rock         and         roll
 
Instrumental: -Whoa, oh oh-
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Bridge: -Play these chords only once-
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Went to bed in Cleveland, woke up in Tenessee. No
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matter where I roam tonight, I'm chasing history
 
Verse 3:
 
We still
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argue about who's better, The Beatles or The Stones. They’re
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forever 27      Jimmy, Janis, Brian Jones. And we
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stand here in their memory, 'Cause their songs, they still survive. So
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throw your lighters up and, darling, sing with me tonight
 
Come on!
 
Chorus: x2:
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Long live rock, Long live roll
Ebadd9       Bb                   Fsus4
Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sayin'
Bb                   Gm
Don't give up, don't grow old
Ebadd9       Bb                      Fsus4
Long live crazy nights and records made of gold. Long live
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rock         and         roll
 
Bb                    Gm
Long live rock, Long live roll
Ebadd9       Bb                   Fsus4
Long live big guitars and music for the soul, sayin'
Bb                   Gm
Don't give up, don't grow old
Ebadd9       Bb                      Fsus4
Long live crazy nights and records made of gold. Long live
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                                         Long live
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rock         and         roll
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