"Borrowed Time" as written by and John Lennon....
Yeah yeah!
Don't look now, but here come the eightees!

I was so cool back in sixty-five
I had it made 'cause I understood what to do to survive
I had my car, and I made the scene
Didn't give a damn about no gasoline
They can go to hell
My friend we never thought about the world
And its realities
The promised land was ours
We were the Great Society

I'm so confused by the things I read, I need the truth
But the truth is, I don't know who to believe
The left say yes, and the right says no
I'm in between and the more I learn
Well, the less that I know
I got to make a show

Livin' high, living fine
Livin' high on borrowed time

Yes! No!
Yes! No!
No! Yes!
No! Yes!

Faith be with me now
I'm just a dreamer in a dreamland
Faith be with me now
I'm just a dreamer in a dreamland

'Cause we're
Livin' high
Livin' fine (You know I'm livin' fine)
Livin' high (Yes I'm livin' high)
On borrowed time (On borrowed time)
Livin' high (Whoohoo!)
Livin' fine (Ahhh!)
Livin' high
On Lake Shore Drive (Midnight ride)
Livin' high (We're livin' high)
On Leslie Lane (Let's go back and play it again!)
Livin' high (We're livin' high)
On Red Bud Trail (On Red Bud, Red Bud Trail!)
Livin' high
On Central Drive (He's on Central Drive!)
Livin' high (We're livin', livin' high)
On Prestwick Drive (Catch me on Prestwick Drive
Livin' high (...gettin' in and drivin' my Mercedes
Livin' fine (...up and down and up and down - shit! I don't)

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"Borrowed Time" as written by Angus Mckinnon Young Brian Johnson

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    General CommentInteresting take on the 80's. It was a time of Russian vs the U.S....of Iran entering the picture, and of the beginning of distrust of our elected "leaders." (I use the term loosely.) The song is about how it seemed easier in the 60's without a care in the world (although the Vietnam War was in progress so I can't imagine that being the case, especially since most people watched the war come into their living rooms each night after dinner via TV.) We were a powerhouse of a country at that time and perhaps that made him feel both confident and complacent. All the man wants to do is "live high" and feel good. He doesn't like the feel of the 80's...
    IllToast2Thaton April 09, 2012   Link

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