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from 35 Biggest Hits

"As Good As I Once Was" is track #29 on the album 35 Biggest Hits. It was written by Toby Keith/scott Emerick.
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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
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, 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 fat biker man
I heard David yell across the room
"Hey buddy, how 'bout a helping hand?"

I said, "Dave, 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' bulletproof

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

Songwriters
Toby Keith/Scott Emerick

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