I Wish I Was Eighteen Again Song Lyrics and Chords

Ray Price

Ray Price "I Wish I Was 18 Again"

 

I Wish I Was Eighteen Again Song Lyrics and Chords by Ray Price

 

I Wish I Was Eighteen Again
Recorded by Ray Price
Written by Sonny Throckmorton
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bar down in  
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Dallas an  
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old man chimed in
 
And they  
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thought he was out of his  
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head
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all being  
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young men they  
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just laughed it off
 
When they  
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heard what this old man  
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said 
 
 
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He said  
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I’ll never  
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again turn the  
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young ladies’ heads
 
Or  
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go running off into the  
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wind
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I’m  
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three quarters  
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home from the  
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start to the end
 
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I wish I was eighteen  
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again 
 
 
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Oh I  
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wish I was  
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eighteen 
 
 
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again
 
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going where I’ve never  
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been
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Now  
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old folks and old  
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oaks standing  
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tall just pretend
 
I  
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wish I was eighteen  
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again 
 
 
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Time turns the  
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pages and  
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life goes so fast
 
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years turn the dark hair all  
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gray 
 
 
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I  
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talk to some  
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young folks but they  
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don’t 
 
understand
 
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words this old man’s got to  
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say 
 
 
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Repeat #3
 
Oh I  
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wish I was  
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eighteen 
 
 
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again

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song I Wish I Was Eighteen Again?
– The song I Wish I Was Eighteen Again was sang by Ray Price.

 

Who is Ray Price?
– Noble Ray Price (January 12, 1926 – December 16, 2013) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone is regarded as among the best male voices of country music, and his innovations, such as propelling the country beat from 2/4 to 4/4, known as the “Ray Price beat”, helped make country music more popular. Some of his well-known recordings include “Release Me”, “Crazy Arms”, “Heartaches by the Number”, “For the Good Times”, “Night Life”, and “You’re the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me”. He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996. He continued to record and tour into his 80s.

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