Someday

Steve Earle

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"Someday" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Steve Earle. It was released in October 1986 as the third single from the album Guitar Town. The song reached #28 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song features in the 2007 film Bridge to Terabithia.


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1986
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There ain't a lot that you can do in this town 
You drive down to the lake and then you turn back around 
You go to school and you learn to read and write 
So you can walk into the county bank and sign away your life 
I work at the fillin' station on the interstate 
Pumpin' gasoline and countin' out of state plates 
They ask me how far into Memphis son, and where's the nearest beer 
And they don't even know that there's a town around here 

Someday I'm finally gonna let go 
'Cause I know there's a better way 
And I wanna know what's over that rainbow 
I'm gonna get out of here someday 
Someday 

Now my brother went to college 'cause he played football 
I'm still hangin' round cause I'm a little bit small 
I got me a 67 Chevy, she's low and sleek and black 
Someday I'll put her on that interstate and never look back

Someday I'm finally gonna let go 
'Cause I know there's a better way 
And I wanna know what's over that rainbow 
I'm gonna get out of here someday 
I'm gonna get out of here someday 
Someday
Someday

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Steve Earle

Steve Earle ( /ˈɜrl/; born Stephen Fain Earle on January 17, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle grew up near San Antonio, Texas, and began learning the guitar at age 11. more »

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Written by: STEVE EARLE

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10 facts about this song

Song Classification
"Someday" is a song that belongs to the genre of country rock.
Album
The song is from Steve Earle's debut studio album, "Guitar Town," which was released in 1986.
Music Industry Impact
The album "Guitar Town" is credited with helping to start the alt-country movement in the 1980s.
Chart Success
The single peaked at the number #28 in the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in October 1986.
Lyrics Theme
The song is generally about a young man living in a small town, dreaming of leaving and starting fresh somewhere new.
Billboard Recognition
The album containing "Someday," i.e., "Guitar Town," was listed by Rolling Stone magazine at #489 in its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Music Collaboration
Richard Bennett, an accomplished musician and producer, co-produced the album and played guitar on the track.
Acclaim
Both "Guitar Town" and another track from the same album, "Goodbye's All We've Got Left," received a lot of radio play, which helped to establish Steve Earle's reputation as a musician.
Songwriting
Like all the songs on the "Guitar Town" album, "Someday" was written by Steve Earle himself.
Grammy Nomination
The album "Guitar Town" was nominated for two Grammy awards - Best Male Country Vocalist and Best Country Song for the title track.

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