Your picture is still
On my wall, on my wall
The colors are bright
Bright as ever

The red is strong, the blue is pure
Some things last a long time
Some things last a long time

Your picture is still
On my wall, on my wall
I think about you
Often, often

I won't forget all the things we did
Some things last a long time
Some things last a long time

It's funny, but it's true
And it's true, but it's not funny

Time comes and goes, but all the while
I still think of you
Some things last a long time

Your picture is still
On my wall, on my wall
The colors are bright
Bright as ever

The things we did, I can't forget
Some things last a lifetime
Some things last a lifetime
Some things last a lifetime


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"Some Things Last a Long Time" as written by Jad Fair Daniel Johnston

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    General Commentgreat song, sad and sentimental. check out the Built to Spill cover on The Normal Years, it captures the same feeling with added anguish (and electric guitars), and Doug Martsch does a great job singing this one.
    jtn191on July 16, 2006   Link

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