Early Days

Album: New (2013)
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  • They can't take it from me, if they try
    I lived through those early days
    So many times I had to change the pain to laughter
    Just to keep from getting crazed

    Dressed in black from head to toe
    Two guitars across our backs
    We would walk the city roads
    Seeking someone who would listen to the music
    That we were writing down at home

    But they can't take it from me, if they try
    I lived through those early days
    So many times I had to change the pain to laughter
    Just to keep from getting crazy

    Hair slicked back with Vaseline
    Like the pictures on the wall
    Of the local record shop
    Hearing noises we were destined to remember
    We willed the thrill to never stop

    May sweet memories of friends from the past
    Always come to you, when you look for them
    And your inspiration, long may it last
    May it comes to you time and time again

    Now everybody seems to have their own opinion
    Who did this and who did that
    But as for me I don't see how they can remember
    When they weren't where it was at

    And they can't take it from me, if they try
    I lived through those early days
    So many times I had to change the pain to laughter
    Just to keep from getting crazy

    I lived through those early days
    I lived through those early days Writer/s: PAUL MCCARTNEY
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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