"Way Back Then" as written by and Prine....
Night is falling
We're doing the things we do
You are acting just like me
I'm acting just like you
Do you remember
When you were my friend?
That's the way I'd like things
Just like way back then

Baby's sleeping
Brother is on the run
I am out undoing
All the good I've done
If you loved me
Tell you what I would do
Wrap the world in silver foil
Bring it home to you

Lately, I feel
That I can't pretend
I may never, ever see
The likes of you again
I take a walk, I come back home
Then I sit a spell
Watch the ponies dance around
The empty wishing well

Night has fallen
I've said the things I did
The only baby sleeping
Is when I was a kid
Do you remember
When you were my friend?
That's the way I'd like things
Just like way back then


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"Way Back Then" as written by Prine

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    General CommentI love this song! I know Prine's later stuff isnt as good as his early material but this is one of the best I think off Missing Years. I like the lyrics. It seems that hes met or got thinking about someone who used to be his friend, and the sad feelings of loss and regret that stem from that.
    Mr_Soulon April 02, 2007   Link

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