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It’s Midnight And I’m Not Famous Yet
Written by: Jimmy Buffett & Steve Goodman
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett
Peak Chart Position: Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart: #32

Originally from the Album: Somewhere Over China (1982)
Additional Discography:
Live in Las Vegas, NV (2003)

Lyrics:
Catch the elevator from the penthouse suite
And take it down to the casino
The God almighty sound of money movin' round
Can be heard all the way to Reno

Chorus
Well it's midnight and I'm not famous yet
Tryin' to win it all with one more bet
Nothin' can stop my thirty-two hop
Or my ten dollar yo-yo-yo
It's midnight and I'm just gettin' ready to go
Lester Polyester signs another marker
Like the high rollers do
Seven come eleven
His brand new baby needs Gucci shoes
Well it's midnight and she's not famous yet

Tryin' to break the bank with one more bet
Nothin' can stop my thirty-two hop
Or my ten dollar yo-yo-yo
It's midnight and Lester's gettin' ready to roll

Instrumental

They're pagin' someone we know
Lester hits a Keno
he's not leavin' yet
Vacuum cleaners hummin'lounge act still is strummin'
It's their twenty fourth set
Well it's midnight and they're not famous yet
Tryin' to win with one last bet
Nothin' can stop my thirty-two hop
Or my ten dollar yo-yo-yo
It's midnight got nowhere to go

Shows Played At:
10-15-2011: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-20-2003: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-18-1997: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-05-1996: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-02-1996: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
06-22-1996: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-20-1996: Blockbuster Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
06-17-1996: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-14-1996: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-07-1996: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-03-1996: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-01-1996: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
05-30-1996: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
05-29-1996: Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto,
06-12-1982: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
Number of Shows: 15