In The Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)

Album: In The Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad) (1969)
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  • We'd get up before sun-up to get the work done up
    We'd work in the fields till the sun had gone down
    We've stood and we've cried as we have bristly watched
    A hailstorm a' beatin' our crops to the ground
    We've gone to bed hungry many nights in the past
    In the good old days when times were bad

    No amount of money could buy from me
    The memories that I have of then
    No amount of money could pay me
    To go back and live through it again

    I've seen daddy's hands break open and bleed
    And I've seen him work till he's stiff as a board
    An' I've seen momma layin' in suffer and sickness
    In need of a doctor we couldn't afford
    Anything at all was more than we had
    In the good old days when times were bad

    We've got up before and found ice on the floor
    Where the wind would blow snow through the cracks in the wall
    And I couldn't enjoy then, havin' a boyfriend
    I had nothing decent to wear at all
    So I long for a love that I never had
    In the good old days when times were bad

    No amount of money could buy from me
    The memories that I have of then
    No amount of money could pay me
    To go back and live through it again

    In the good old days when times were bad
    In the good old days when times were bad

    Writer/s: DOLLY PARTON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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