Twenty Years Ago

Album: They Don't Make Them Like They Used To (1987)
  • It's been a long time since I walked
    Through this old town
    But oh how the memories start to flow
    And there's the old movie house
    They finally closed it down
    You could find me there every Friday night
    Twenty years ago.

    I worked the counter at the drugstore down the street
    But nobody's left there I would know
    On Saturday mornings that's where
    All my friends would meet
    You'd be surprised to know what a dime would buy
    Twenty years ago.

    [Chorus]
    All my memories from those days come gather round me
    What I'd give if they could take me back in time
    It almost seems like yesterday
    Where do the good times go?
    Life was so much easier twenty years ago.

    I guess I should stop by Mr. Johnson's hardware store
    His only son was my friend Joe
    But he joined the army back in 1964
    How could we know he would never come back
    Twenty years ago

    [Chorus] Writer/s: DAN TYLER, MICHAEL SPRIGGS, MICHAEL I. NOBLE, WOOD NEWTON
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., INTUIT MUSIC
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