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Ridin' down the highway
Goin' to a show
Stop in all the by-ways
Playin' rock 'n' roll
Gettin' robbed
Gettin' stoned
Gettin' beat up
Broken boned
Gettin' had
Gettin' took
I tell you folks
It's harder than it looks

It's a long way to the top
If you wanna rock 'n' roll
It's a long way to the top
If you wanna rock 'n' roll
If you think it's easy doin' one night stands
Try playin' in a rock roll band
It's a long way to the top
If you wanna rock 'n' roll

Hotel, motel
Make you wanna cry
Lady do the hard sell
Know the reason why
Gettin' old
Gettin' grey
Gettin' ripped off
Under-paid
Gettin' sold
Second hand
That's how it goes
Playin' in a band

It's a long way to the top
If you wanna rock 'n' roll
It's a long way to the top
If you wanna rock 'n' roll
If you wanna be a star on stage and scream
Look out it's rough and mean
It's a long way to the top
If you wanna rock 'n' roll



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    UnregisteredAug 17, 2012 at 10:13 am
    The title of the song explains it all. It is about it being "a long way top if you wanna rock n roll
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    UnregisteredAug 5, 2012 at 10:08 am
    To me this song is not just about being in a rock band but trying to achieve a high set goal but that it can be achievable they are of course weaving some of their experiances playing in a band as well
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    UnregisteredJul 19, 2012 at 9:51 pm
    It means to me that life is never easy and takes hard work to overcome all obstacles but with perseverance we will make it to the top
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    UnregisteredMay 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm
    If you want to be a rock star, be careful what you wish for, cuz it's not as easy as people think.
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    UnregisteredMar 3, 2012 at 7:13 am
    Its a hard life being a rocker and that u get beat up along the way of getting to a show

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