I'm Gonna Be a Star

Story Behind The Song

The life of a musician

Song Description

Sacrificing everything to play the blues!

Song Length 3:31 Genre Blues - Rock, Blues - Country
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Welcoming, In High Spirits Subject Musician, Change
Similar Artists The Allman Brothers Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan Language English
Era 2000 and later


I'm Gonna Be a Star
By Randy Bishop (ASCAP), Copyright 2013

I've packed up my belongings
My wife and my guitar
Couldn't make it in this one-horse town
I need a brand new bar
A honkey tonk to sing in
Don't want to travel far
So I'm headin' down to Memphis
Where I'm gonna be a star

Drivin' down the freeway
On highway 55
It's a quarter after midnight
When I start to come alive
Thinkin' 'bout our future
As my wife sleeps in the car
Yeah, I'm headin' down to Memphis
Where I'm gonna be a star

Nobody's gonna tell me that I can't compete
The music game has always been a dead end street
But all I need's a break or two
To get back on my feet
So I'll keep on tryin'
Keep on tryin' to believe

We reach our destination
And I see my name in lights
It says appearing nightly
Please come in to watch the fights
But I am not discouraged
To thine own self be true
Just come on down to Memphis
We are gonna play some blues
'Cause if I'm gonna be a star
I've got no time to lose

Lyrics Randy Bishop Music Randy Bishop
Producer Randy Bishop Publisher ROKIT Music
Performance Randy Bishop
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