Cherry Bomb

Album: The Lonesome Jubilee (1987)
Charted: 8
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  • Well I lived on the outskirts of town
    In an eight room farmhouse, baby
    When my brothers and friends were around
    There was always somethin' doin'
    Had me a couple of real nice girlfriends
    Stopped by to see me every once in a while
    When I think back about those days
    All I can do is sit and smile

    That's when a sport was a sport
    And groovin' was groovin'
    And dancin' meant everything
    We were young and we were improvin'
    Laughin' laughin' with our friends
    Holding hands meant somethin' baby
    Outside the club "Cherry Bomb"
    Our hearts were really pumpin'
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah

    The winter days they last forever
    And the weekends went by so quick
    Went ridin' around this little country town
    We were goin' nuts, girl, out in the sticks
    One night me with my big mouth
    A couple guys had to put me in my place
    When I see those guys these days
    We just laugh and say do you remember when

    That's when a sport was a sport
    And groovin' was groovin'
    And dancin' meant everything
    We were young and we were improvin'
    Laughin' laughin' with our friends
    Holding hands meant somethin' baby
    Outside the club "Cherry Bomb"
    Our hearts were really pumpin'
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah

    Say yeah, yeah, yeah
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah

    Seventeen has turned thirty-five
    I'm surprised that we're still livin'
    If we've done any wrong
    I hope that we're forgiven
    Got a few kids of my own
    And some days I still don't know what to do
    I hope that they're not laughin' too loud
    When they hear me talkin'
    Like this to you

    That's when a sport was a sport
    And groovin' was groovin'
    And dancin' meant everything
    We were young and we were improvin'
    Laughin', laughin' with our friends
    Holding hands meant so much baby
    Outside the club "Cherry Bomb"
    Our hearts were really pumpin'
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah
    Say yeah, yeah, yeah Writer/s: John Mellencamp
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 1

  • Eli Elias from South Of The BorderThe more I still listen to his music, the more I still think of those young days. I use to sings all his songs, I have a bad voice and that did not matter. I just wanted to sing to the music. I wanted to tell Jacky adam lee that she was my everything. His songs one day inspired me to do it. His Kissed a Black girl in a video, Wow. This guy is really kool, my girl was korean. His music always has made me remember of my past girls. The girls on his video looked sooo good. There was so much art in his videos, of all kinds
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