Good Old Days - Weird Al Yankovic

Oh some times I think back to when I was younger
life was so much simpler then
Dad would be up at dawn, he'd be watering the lawn
or maybe going fishing again

Oh and mom would be fixing up something in the kitchen
fresh biscuits or hot apple pie
and I'd spend all day long in the basement
torturing rats with a hack-saw and pulling the wings off of flies

Those were the good ol' days
those were the good ol' days
the years go by, but the memory stays
and those were the good ol' days

I still remember good ol' Mr. Fender
who ran the corner grocery store
Oh, he'd strolled down the aisles with a big friendly smile
and he'd say Howdy when you walked through the door

Always treated me nice, gave me kindly advice
I don't know why I set fire to his place
Oh I'll never forget the day I bashed in his head
Well you should've seen the look on his face

Let me tell ya now...

Those were the good ol' days
those were the good ol' days
the years go by, but the memory stays
and those were the good ol' days

Do you remember sweet Michelle?
She was my high school romance.
She was fun to talk to and nice to smell
So I took her to the homecoming dance
Then I tied her to a chair and I shaved off all her hair
And I left her in the desert all alone
Well sometimes in my dreams
I can still hear the screams
Oh I wonder if she ever made it home....

I tell ya...

Those were the good ol' days
those were the good ol' days
the years go by, but the memory stays
and those were the good ol' days

Let me tell ya buddy...

Those were the good ol' days
those were the good ol' days
the years go by, but the memory stays...

And those were the good ol' days

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