Beers Ago

Album: Clancy's Tavern (2011)
Charted: 52
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  • I had a hand me down ride painted rattle can red
    Second hand tires with poor boy tread
    Made a lot of almost love in the bed of that
    Truck that got stuck a lot
    Just letter jacket boys singing Jerry Jeff songs
    Drinking everything we could get our hands on
    Learning 'bout right by doin' it wrong
    Hopin' we didn't get caught

    And we spent what little bit of money we had
    On wintergreen Skoal and main street gas
    Go get your girl, go make a drag
    If your lucky you can take her cross the rail road tracks
    Where the man in the moon works his magic
    On the second runner up of the 4H pageant
    Seems like yesterday even though
    That was fourteen hundred and fifty two beers ago, oh

    Skipped that town on my birthday
    For eighteen years I was headed that way
    Where old red stopped I just stayed
    In a room without a view
    I met a one look girl in a two bit bar
    I had a place, she had a car
    I won her heart with my guitar
    I sang her the homesick blues, 'bout

    Spendin' what little bit of money we had
    On wintergreen Skoal and main street gas
    Go get your girl, go make a drag
    If your lucky you can take her cross the rail road tracks
    Where the man in the moon works his magic
    On the second runner up of the 4H pageant
    Seemed like yesterday even though
    That was fifteen hundred and sixty two beers ago

    Yeah, spendin' what little bit of money we had
    On wintergreen Skoal and main street gas
    Go get your girl and go make a drag
    If your lucky you can take her cross the rail road tracks
    Where the man in the moon works his magic
    On the second runner up of the 4H pageant
    Seemed like yesterday even though
    That was sixteen hundred and fifty two beers

    Whole lot of highway, a whole lot of years
    Sixteen hundred and fifty three beers ago, oh oh Writer/s: Bobby Pinson, Toby Keith
    Publisher: O/B/O CAPASSO, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Jenny from Victoria, B.c. CanadaI am amazed at Toby Keith's breath control in this song "Beers Ago". I try to sing along but can't seem to have enough breath to keep up. Well done Toby!.
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