Summer of 69 (Bryan Adams)


I got my first real six string, bought it at the five and dime,
played it till my fingers bled, was the summer of sixty-nine.
Me and some guys from school had a band and we tried real hard.
Jimmy quit and Jody got married, I shoulda known we´d never get far.
But when I look back now, that summer seemed to last forever
and if I had the choice, ya, I´d always wanna be there,
those were the best days of my life.
Ain´t no use in complainin´ when you got a job to do,
spent my evenin´s down at the drive-in
and that´s when I met you, ya.
Standin´ on your mama´s porch, you told me that you´d wait forever,
oh! and when you held my hand I knew that it was now or never…
those were the best days of my life.
…Back in the summer of 69…
…Man, we were killin´ time, we were young and restless,
we needed to unwind, I guess nothin´ can last forever…forever, no.
And now the times are changin´, look at everything that´s come and gone.
Sometimes when I play that old six string I think about
ya ´n wonder what went wrong…
Standin´ on your mama´s porch, you told me that you´d wait forever,
oh! and when you held my hand I knew that it was now or never…
those were the best days of my life.
oh yeah… …Back in the summer of 69…