Back When We Were Young Song Lyrics and Chords

Tom T. Hall

Back When We Were Young~Tom T. Hall

 

Back When We Were Young Song Lyrics and Chords by Tom T. Hall

 

Back When We Were Young
Written and Recorded by Tom T. Hall
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Back when we were  
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young everybody came to  
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see 
 
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Everybody wanted to  
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be us back when we were  
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young
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We loved each other  
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so all our friends told one  
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another
 
And we even told each  
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other back when we were  
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young
 
It was laughin’ it was dancin’ it was  
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cigarettes
 
And bourbon flavored  
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kisses
 
It was  
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alligator shoes and new blue suits
 
And anything that money  
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wishes
 
It was sittin’ up all night and waitin’  
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for the dawn
 
To bring another  
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wondrous 
 
day
 
It was  
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holdin’ hands and thinkin’
 
That tomorrow is a million years  
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away
repeat #1
It was rollin’ sevens every time
 
And  
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thinkin’ it was never ever gonna  
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end
 
Back  
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then we even thought of time itself
 
As bein’ something of a passing  
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friend
 
It was buyin’ one another things we didn’t  
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need
 
And birthdays were so  
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corny
 
Back  
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then we even had some friends
 
Live as far away as  
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California
 
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young
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Back When We Were Young?
– The song Back When We Were Young was sang by Tom T. Hall.

 

Who is Tom T. Hall?
– Thomas T. Hall (born May 25, 1936) is an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer. He has written 12 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash “Harper Valley PTA” and the hit “I Love”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is included in Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Songwriters. He became known to fans as “The Storyteller,” thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting.

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