Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to In The Good Old Days (when Times Were Bad) by Skeeter Davis. Please check back for more Skeeter Davis lyrics.

In The Good Old Days (when Times Were Bad) Lyrics

Artist: Skeeter Davis
Album: Skeeter Sings Dolly

We get up before sunup to get the work done up
We'd work in the fields till the sun had gone down
We've stood and we've cried as we helplessly watched
A hailstorm a beating our crops to the ground
We've gone to bed hungry many nights in our past
In the good old days when times were bad
No ammount of money could buy from me the mem'ries that I have of them
No ammount of money could pay me to go back and live through it again

I've seen daddy's hands break open and bleed
And I've seen him work till he's stiff as a board
And I've seen mother lay and suffer in sickness
In need of a doctor we couldn't afford
Anything at all was more than we had in the good old days when times were bad
We've got up before we found ice on the floor
Where the wind would blew snow through the cracks in the wall
And I couldn't enjoy then havin' the boy friend
I had nothin' decent to wear at all
So I longed for love that I never had in the good old days when times were bad
No ammount of money...
In the good old days when times were bad in the good old days when times were bad

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Skeeter Davis Lyrics
Skeeter Davis Skeeter Sings Dolly Lyrics

More Skeeter Davis Music Lyrics:
Skeeter Davis - Evil On Your Mind Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Head Over Heels In Love With You Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Homebreaker Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Joshua Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Most Wanted Man Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Only The Strong Survive Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Raining In My Heart Lyrics
Skeeter Davis - Why So Lonely Lyrics