Old friend, so you're in trouble again, you ask me today,
To try and find a little time, and maybe buy a glass of wine,
Old friend, I'm coming through

Old friend, yes I remember you, always a smile on your face,
Oh a memory from years before, an old man and a little boy,
Old friend, I remember you

You used to take me fishing down by the wishing well,
One day you threw a wish in, and we listened while it fell,
And you made a wish

"When the years are heavy, and my heart is growing cold,
Well I wish when the evening comes that there'll always be
Some old friend who'll miss me too"

Well I do, so friend I'm coming through
Yes, for you I'll always find the time, we will have a bottle
Of wine, old friend, I'm here by your side, oh, to the very end,
Old friend, I miss you too, my dear old friend
Old friend, old friend


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    The song's about two inseparable friends, like brothers. Who had and will always have a wonderful time together. Real Friendsship is forever eventhough time can separate two people they will always stay in mind of each other. A positive song from a wonderful artist.

    andrwon July 30, 2007   Link
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    this song remind me of the man that was there when my real dad wasn\'t he went febuary 2019 thank you for being in my life for 15 years see you again old friend

    kingvkellyon December 18, 2021   Link

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