"19 Somethin'" as written by Mick Hucknall, and Brand Nubian....
I saw Star Wars at least 8 times
Had the Pac-Man pattern memorized
And I've seen the stuff they put inside,
Stretch Armstrong
Yeah

I was Roger Staubach back in my back yard
Had a shoebox full of baseball cards
And a couple of Evil Kinevil scars
On my right arm
Well, I was a kid when Elvis died
And my mama cried

It was 1970-something
In the world that I grew up in
Farrah Faucett hair-do days
Bell bottoms and 8-track tapes
Lookin' back now I can see me
And oh man, did I look cheesy
But I wouldn't trade those days for nothin'
Aww, It was 1970-something

It was the dawning of a new decade
We got our first microwave
Dad broke down and finally shaved
Them old sideburns off
I took the stickers off of my Rubix cube
Watched MTV all afternoon
My first love was Daisy Duke
In them cut off jeans
A Space Shuttle fell out of the sky
And the whole world cried

It was 1980-something
In the world that I grew up in
Skating rinks and Black Trans Ams
Big hair and parachute pants
Lookin' back now I can see me
And oh man, did I look cheesy
But I wouldn't trade those days for nothin'
Aww, It was 1980-something

Now I got a mortgage and an SUV
But all this responsibility
Makes me wish sometimes
Sometimes....

It was 1980-something
In the world that I grew up in
Skating rinks and Black Trans Ams
Big hair and parachute pants
Lookin' back now I can see me
And oh, man did I look cheesy
But I wouldn't trade those days for nothin'
Aww, It was 1980-something

1970-something
Aw, it was 19-Something



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    General Commentgreat song. not much has changed, star wars is still big, pac man, rubiks cubes. i have those, i wasnt even alive in 1970s and only like 2 years in the 80s so...
    bluboy431on March 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOMG i love this song o find it soo funny its the song that got me liking country music
    whatever&moreon August 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI heard him sing this Live last night at the David's House Concert and it was AMAZING!!!!!
    At first he really didnt want to sing it but finally he did and he rocked the house!!!
    ovrwrkd&undrpaidon December 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commentohh, the one hit wonder.
    fightoff__yrdemonson January 05, 2009   Link
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    General Commentwell, not really, but haha. i love this song anyway!
    fightoff__yrdemonson January 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentNever heard of him. LOVE the lyrics, though. (Gotta listen to this one via Youtube!). The best music was 70's/80's, although probably few would agree.
    ILUVUon May 30, 2012   Link

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