Nights I Can't Remember, Friends I'll Never Forget

Album: Shock'n Y'all (2003)
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  • Me and JB and Sonny, we grew up on the buddy plan
    Weren't we some bad mothers, closer than brothers
    Had a rockin' little three-piece band
    Yeah we wrote a lot of songs about women
    Then we tried to sing 'em pretty for the girls
    Pushin' everythin' we did to the limit
    Livin' right out on the edge of the world.

    I recall on summer night at a party
    We were sophomores hangin' out by the lake
    I got off on some wine with a waitress
    Sonny had a girlfriend that just couldn't wait
    JB hooked up around midnight
    With an ugly girl from up in the city
    He downed every can of beer in the cooler
    Just tryin' to drink that poor thing pretty.

    Hey me and the boys we made a lot of noise
    And we, sang all our songs for free
    We partied through college, acquired some knowledge
    Never did get a degree
    We did it our way lookin' back on the good days
    There's still not a lot I regret
    Nights I Can't Remember, Friends I'll Never Forget.

    I grew up and got married, took a job with the FPL
    Sonny's got a good life, a baby and a good wife
    And everyday he carries the mail
    JB is a cross-country trucker
    And he called last night from South Carolina
    He said I fallen in love with a waitress
    That I met at a Waffle House diner.

    He said the years seem to roll on faster
    Than they did back when we were kids
    Then we need us a break from the grindstone
    That's exactly what we did.

    We put in a phone call to Sonny
    Then we stayed out all night long
    We drank a few cold ones, then told a few old ones
    And sang another verse to the song.

    Yeah we were boys who made a lot of noise
    And we, sang all our songs for free
    We partied through college, acquired some knowledge
    Never did get a degree
    We did it our way lookin' back on the good days
    There's still not a lot I regret
    There's some Nights I Can't Remember, with Friends I'll Never Forget.

    All those Nights I Can't Remember, Friends I'll Never Forget. Writer/s: Scott Emerick, Toby Keith
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Tokeco Tunes
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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