Good Times
by Chic

Album: Risque (1979)
Charted: 5 1
  • Good times, these are the good times
    Leave your cares behind, these are the good times
    Good times, these are the good times
    Our new state of mind, these are the good times

    Happy days are here again
    The time is right for makin' friends
    Let's get together, how 'bout a quarter to ten
    Come tomorrow, let's all do it again

    Boys will be boys, better let them have their toys
    Girls will be girls, cute pony tails and curls
    Must put an end to this stress and strife
    I think I want to live the sporting life

    Good times, these are the good times
    Leave your cares behind, these are the good times
    Good times, these are the good times
    Our new state of mind, these are the good times

    A rumor has it that it's getting late
    Time marches on, just can't wait
    The clock keeps turning, why hesitate
    You silly fool, you can't change your fate
    Let's cut the rug, a little jive and jitterbug
    We want the best, we won't settle for less
    Don't be a drag, participate
    Clams on the half shell and roller-skates, roller-skates

    Good times, these are the good times
    Leave your cares behind, these are the good times
    Good times, these are the good times
    Our new state of mind, these are the good times

    Good times!

Comments: 3

  • Bill from Pensacola, FlYou are right Emma, this is a great roller skating song, and all it's
    children.....from Rappers Delight on...
  • Emma from Knoxville, TnThat was a good roller skating song, crossing may legs infront of me turning around on my skates, can't do that now I have the vinyl.
  • Doug from Oakland, CaGood Times signaled the end of the black civil rights movement from the Sixties and beckoned the Buppie materialism of the Eighties and beyond.
    "Lets put an end to the stress and strife
    I think I want to live the sporting life"

    Clams on the half shell and roller skates?I love this song musically but feel totally betrayed by the lyrics.
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