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Thursday, July 17, 2008

As Good As I Once Was



Not X-rated, but it's got a little content, so think twice if you don't like flirtation in the barroom.

Jack recommended this one for my father, a follow-up to that last post. Roll over Schubert.

Here are the lyrics, also a little dicey :)

As Good As I Once Was

She said, "I've seen you in here before."
I said, "I've been here a time or two."
She said, "Hello, my name is Bobby Jo
Meet my twin sister Betty Lou
And we're both feeling kinda wild tonight
and you're the only cowboy in this place
and if you're up for a rodeo
I'll put a big Texas smile on
your face"
I said, "Girls,"

[Chorus]
I ain't as good as I once was
I got a few years on me now
but there was a time, back in my prime
when I could really lay it down
and if you need some love tonight
then I might have just enough
I ain't as good as I once was
but I'm as good once as I ever was

I still hang out with my best friend Dave
I've known him since we were kids at school
last night he had a few shots
got in a tight spot, hustlin' a game of pool
with a couple of redneck boys
one great big bad biker man
I heard Dave yell across the room
"Hey buddy, how 'bout a helping hand."
I said, "Dave,"

[Chorus]
I ain't as good as I once was
my how the years have flown
but there was a time back in my prime
when I could really hold my own
But if you wanna fight tonight
guess those boys don't look all that tough
I ain't as good as i once was
but I'm as good once,as i ever was

I used to be hell on wheels
back when I was a younger man
Now my body says, "You can't do this boy"
but my pride says, "Oh, yes you can"

I ain't as good as I once was
that's just the cold hard truth
I still throw a few back, talk a little smack
when I'm feelin' bullet proof
so don't you double dog dare me now
'cause I'd have to call your bluff

I ain't as good as I once was
but I'm as good once,as I ever was
may not be good as I once was
but I'm as good once,as I ever was


Thanks Jack. I'll pass it along.

therapydoc

3 comments:

Jack said...

Hope it helps. :) It makes me chuckle.

YZF said...

I actually know that song! You can thank R for that...

therapydoc said...

I thought so!