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    "Those Were The Days" Lyrics

    Henry Mancini

    Boy, the way Glenn Miller played
    songs that made the hit parade.
    Guys like me we had it made.
    Those were the days.
    Didn't need no welfare state,
    ev'rybody pulled his weight,
    gee our old LaSalle ran great.
    Those were the days.
    And you knew who you were then,
    girls were girls and men were men.
    Mister we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again.

    People seemed to be content,
    fifty dollars paid the rent,
    freaks were in a circus tent.
    Those were the days.
    Take a little Sunday spin,
    go to watch the Dodgers win.
    Have yourself a dandy day,
    that cost you under a fin.
    Hair was short and skirts were long.
    Kate Smith really sold a song.
    I don't know just what went wrong,
    those were the days.
    This song was submitted on August 10th, 2013 and last modified on November 28th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © T. R. O. INC.
    Written by Gene Raskin.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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