Best friends in a pickup truck, we were Panama City bound
Eight hours in the back, wind blowin’ with the sun beatin’ down
Makin’ plans to raise some hell, celebratin’ our senior year
I had a trash bag full of clothes and a suitcase full of beer
We got pulled over by the Alabama state patrol
But they never found the booze, so they had to let us go

If I could do it again, you know I’d do it the same

Got a room at the Beach Club Inn, it was a dump but we didn’t care
Between the cruisin’ and the beach and the clubs we were hardly ever there
We’d get drunk and raise some hell and I’d play my guitar in the sand
Everyone would come and sing along and the pretty girls would dance
The Florida shore it really put a spell on me
Turned a quiet Sunday school boy into the life of the party

If I could do it again you know I’d do it the same
I’d pass out on the beach drinkin’ Golden Grain
I’d wake up covered in sand with that bottle in my hand
Then I’d go for a swim and start drinkin’ again
Oh I’d break all the rules, just like I used to do
If I could do it again, yeah

I met a girl from Tennessee, no I don’t remember her name
But I can still see her top pulled down and that belly button ring
We kissed but I didn’t tell, no, I had to keep it hush on the down low
I had girlfriend back at home and she didn’t need to know
Sure I felt a little guilty as we dusted off our clothes
But she was wild and she was fine Lord, worth every lie I told

If I could do it again, you know I’d do it the same
With the one night stands and the drinkin’ games
You know I’d check out the girls at the clubs, hookin’ up whenever I could
Sex on a beach never tasted as good
I’d break my first love’s heart, forget to hide the fingernail marks
If I could do it again, yeah

I’d get sunburned on a new tattoo, lose my favorite jeans and my tennis shoes
Get kicked out of my hotel room and sleep in the truck for a night or two
Blow all my money, have to call my dad and work two months to pay him back
Take bong hits and laugh like hell, flick the police off and get hauled to jail
If I could do it again I’d do it the same, not one regret I wouldn’t change a thing


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    General CommentFantastic song, my theme as a high school senior.Love it.
    wakechiqueon April 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love it!!!! I want to start living my life like a Corey Smith song. haha.
    pinkgummibearson May 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti cant even begin to describe how much this song is like spring break 2007.

    first off, we went to panama city beach and we rode in a blue ford f150. we stayed at the plaza motel. it was a shit hole. when we first got there, the handle fell off our door and we couldnt check in for 3 hours because they had to run to lowes to get a new door. when they got the new door, they got the wrong size, so it was too short.

    my friend had a guitar that he payed every day in the sand on the beach. he also met a girl who was from tennessee and he spent all week with her. she also had a belly button ring. my best friend also ended up pantless on the beach with a guy who incidentally ended up being from her hometown (they didnt know each other before) and they went to the same college. he also had a girlfriend back at home.

    one of the other people that went with us also got kicked out of our hotel room because he was a dick.

    we also traded a some choice beverages with the janitor in exchange for some mary jane. our neighbor rose some hell, and got taken to jail.

    long story short.. this is an amazing song that reminds me of some pretty amazing times :)
    chocolatemooseon November 19, 2007   Link
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    General Comment^^^sounds fantastic, but no one cares.

    corey's all about the drinkin and partying.
    gardengrove95on March 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgardengrove95: no he's not. Apparently you haven't heard the rest of his songs.

    Anyways, this song is just saying that he doesn't regret what he did. He'd do it all over again.
    That's the way you should live life ;-)
    southern05belleon September 03, 2009   Link

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