It's been a long time since I walked
Through this old town
But oh how the memories start to flow
And there's the old movie house
They finally closed it down
You could find me there every Friday night
Twenty years ago.

I worked the counter at the drugstore down the street
But nobody's left there I would know
On Saturday mornings that's where
All my friends would meet
You'd be surprised to know what a dime would buy
Twenty years ago.

All my memories from those days come gather round me
What I'd give if they could take me back in time
It almost seems like yesterday
Where do the good times go?
Life was so much easier twenty years ago.

I guess I should stop by Mr. Johnson's hardware store
His only son was my friend Joe
But he joined the army back in 1964
How could we know he would never come back
Twenty years ago


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Twenty Years Ago Lyrics as written by Michael Spriggs Dan Tyler

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    General CommentMy son and his high school friends recorded video tapes throughout their four years. After graduation, one of the boys edited this song onto the composite tape. After the first play through, we were all in tears. It's even more emotional now that two decades have passed... Thank you Mr, Kenny Rogers and Messrs. Tyler, Newton, Noble and Spriggs.
    cealemelagon February 02, 2014   Link

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