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Only Sixteen Lyrics

from Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 (Remastered)

"Only Sixteen" is track #4 on the album Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 (Remastered). It was written by Cooke, Sam.
"Only Sixteen" is track #4 on the album Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 (Remastered). It was written by Cooke, Sam.

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She was only sixteen, only sixteen
I loved her so
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

We'd laugh and we'd sing
And do the little things
That made my heart glow
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

Why did I give my heart so fast
It never will happen again
But I was a mere lad of sixteen
I've aged a year since then

She was only sixteen, only sixteen
With eyes that would glow
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know

(Then why did you give your heart so fast)
Oh, it never will happen again
(But you were a mere lad of sixteen)
I've aged a year since then

She was only sixteen, only sixteen
With eyes that would glow
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know
But she was too young to fall in love
And I was too young to know
 

Songwriters
COOKE, SAM

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