While I Still Got the Time

Album: Learn to Live (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darious Rucker penned this song with Country music songwriter Rivers Rutherford and Learn to Live producer Frank Rogers.
  • Rucker discussed this song on his record label's website: "For me, this song wasn't so much about turning 40; it was the whole lifetime of being in Hootie and getting married and the life we lived. This song is a 'thank you' to my wife; I want to live my life being happy. All the dumb crap we did in our younger days, I just want to be happy with you. In the chorus - 'I want laugh like I'm not afraid to cry' - I love that line. That song is just special to me. I remember shaking Rivers Rutherford's and Frank Rogers' hands when we finishing and saying, 'thank you.'"

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