SUMMER OF Õ69   (Bryan Adams)

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INTRO

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VERSE 1

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I got my first real six-string, bought it at the five-and-dime

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Played it Ōtil my fingers bled, it was the summer of Õ69

 

VERSE 2

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Me and some guys from school, had a band and we tried real hard

 

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Jimmy quit and Jody got married, I shoulda known weÕd never get far

 

CHORUS 1

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Oh, and when I look back now, that summer seemed to last forever

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And if I had the choice, yeah, IÕd always wanna be there

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Those were the best days of my...

INTER

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VERSE 3

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AinÕt no use in complaining, when you got a job to do

Spend my evenings down at the drive-in and thatÕs when I met you

 

CHORUS 2

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Standing on your mama'sporch, you told me that you wait forever

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Oh, and when you held my hand, I knew it was now or never

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Those were the best days of my life

 

INTER

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That was the summer of '69

 

BRIDGE

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Man, we were  killinÕ time, we were young and restless, we needed to unwind

 

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I guess  nothing  can  last   forever, forever

 

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VERSE 4

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And now the times are changing, look at evÕrything thatÕs come and gone

Sometimes when I play that old six-string, I think about ya wonder what went wrong

CHORUS 3

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Standing on your mama'sporch, you told it would last forever

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Oh, and when you held my hand, I knew it was now or never

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Those were the best days of my...

INTER

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...life                                                  Oh, yeah                    Back in the summer of...

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..Õ69                                                      huhuh                      Back in the summer of...

OUTRO (fade)

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..Õ69                                                          oh yeah                      Me and my baby in...

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..'69                                                           Ooohh

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                                                                       It was the summer, summer of Ō69

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