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On the back of a schoolbus singing "I Love Rock & Roll"
Put another dime in the jukebox, "Let the Good Times Roll"
Grab the back of a Buick Skylark
Just like Michael J. Fox
Grind the trucks on your brand new skateboard
Just like Tony Hawk
Delorean
Those days are gone
We could breakdance, pop-lock our wrists kid
Before your grunge rock ever existed

Years may seem so distant
Feels like a million miles
Troubles were non-existant
1985

Run DMC were the kings of rock then, at the record store
Megatron versus Optimus Prime yeah
Commodore 64
Delorean
Out on the lawn
Flux Capacitor in the back and
We're pushin' eighty while the Libyans attack and...

Don't want to be
On the marquee
Twenty years will fade to nothing
Pop the clutch and then we'll see


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    General CommentIt's partly about the 80's, which were a fun decade to look back at. I also feel this song is kinda about how time flies by sometimes.
    DemonHunteron December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentya kno im doin research on my christian bands and FIF was never one to right it out much in their lyrics besides in closing...i guess this song was just for fun!
    doin_researchon June 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhat is pop-lock and DMC? and what are Libyans? I could probably find out but I'm just to lazy. It sounds like it has to do with transformers.
    clutteron June 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentPop lock is a style of breakdance.
    DMC stands for Run DMC, popular rap trio.
    Pushing 80 while the Libyans attack refers to a scene in Back To The Future.
    Panic!on January 24, 2007   Link

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