Summer Of '69 Lyrics

I got my first real six-string
Bought it at the five-and-dime
Played it till my fingers bled
It was the summer of '69

Me and some guys from school
Had a band and we tried real hard
Jimmy quit and Joey got married
I shoulda known we'd never get far
Oh 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

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 reckless
We needed to unwind
I guess nothin' can last forever - forever

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 wonder what went wrong

Standin' on your mama's porch
You told me it would last forever
Oh the way 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

It was the summer of '69

Me and my baby in '69

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Songwriter(s): Bryan Adams, James Douglas Vallance
Record Label(s): 1984 A&M Records
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Meaning to "Summer Of '69" song lyrics (31 meanings)
steaf September 26, 2011-14:46

Dear Bryn, the way u sang its really outstanding & mind blowing. Its really a rockins song re... Let's bryn rock one more song
saiful December 2, 2011-14:01

Its awesome.its different from all other reminds us the golden time of our life.wish i could go back to the past..
Sharan Ajith November 17, 2011-12:19

yep this song takes u back to the good ol days of rock n roll alrite ... but mainly it takes me back to those days i used to skip about, play n spend time dreaming... the times that rolled down my eye
LIVERPOOLROBERT August 28, 2011-9:33

I love this song. Reminds me of the time in Rochdale with my girl. What a time we had. Every time Ihear it on the radio I dream of those days.
PUNAM TIRKEY August 14, 2011-12:22

this song reminds me of my old days when i was with my friends, with the time we all have moved further, but yes still i love that old happy days
Rickdaruler13 July 19, 2011-23:18

Yeah its funny how a song like this you would never think about what he really meant... You know ones a musical genius when they can write a song about one thing and we just interpret it wrong
Siddh July 8, 2011-3:34

Its really honor to hear this lyrics from BRYAN ADAMS. This songs helps u to recollect ur golden college and teen days.
steve DUSTOFF 47 June 21, 2011-11:36

yes! flying missions and listening to afvn playing tunes out of saigon,it really was the summer of 69!
sumu May 28, 2011-10:36

boy i m in love wit this song for the very first time i listen to it.Feeling lucky dat Bryan Adams came to my country(Nepal).
Cierra Lunsford May 23, 2011-8:40

You have no idea how much I love this song!!! It's so amazing! It's my all time favorite song! Bryan Adams is Amazingggg (:
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