Carolina Star Song Lyrics and Chords

Tony Rice

Tony Rice ~ Carolina Star

 

Carolina Star Song Lyrics and Chords by Tony Rice

 

Carolina Star
Recorded by Tony Rice
Written by Hugh Moffatt
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Back in the hills those  
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slow rollin’ hills
 
Where  
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North Carolina comes  
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close to the stars
 
There'
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s livin’ a lady wh
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o’s shinin’ so high
 
They  
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call her the Carolina  
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Star
 
She works at the factory from  
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Monday through Friday
 
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s raisin’ three daught
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ers 
 
alone
 
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daddy’s away he
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€s chasing a dream
 
They’r
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e waitin’ for the day that he co
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mes 
 
home
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Oh 
 
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lin
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a
 
Even  
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stars get  
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lonesome now and  
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then
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lin
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Don’t yo
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u worry he’ll
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be 
 
comin'
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home 
 
again
 
He’s playin’ his songs
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in 
 
Nashville
 
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s pickin’ for tips i
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n a bar
 
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s broke and all alone but he ain
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€t ready to come home
 
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s gonna be a bluegrass pickin
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’ 
 
star
Repeat #3
 
Sometimes she wakes up just  
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thinking of him
 
She  
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remembers him beside her in the  
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night
 
While  
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out across those hills that old  
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moon is settled in
 
And those  
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Carolina stars are shining  
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bright
Repeat #3
 
Yes he  
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loves you and he'
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s comin’ h
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ome 
 
again

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Carolina Star?
– The song Carolina Star was sang by Tony Rice.

 

Who is Tony Rice?
– David Anthony Rice (June 8, 1951 – December 25, 2020), known professionally as Tony Rice, was an American guitarist and bluegrass musician. He was an influential acoustic guitar player in bluegrass, progressive bluegrass, newgrass and acoustic jazz. He was inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame in 2013.Rice’s music spans the range of acoustic from traditional bluegrass to jazz-influenced New Acoustic music to songwriter-oriented folk. Over the course of his career, he played alongside J. D. Crowe and the New South, David Grisman (during the formation of “Dawg Music”) and Jerry Garcia, led his own Tony Rice Unit, collaborated with Norman Blake, recorded with his brothers Wyatt, Ron, and Larry, and co-founded the Bluegrass Album Band. He recorded with drums, piano, soprano sax, as well as with traditional bluegrass instrumentation.

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