John Prine Lyrics

Overview / Lyrics (see all) / Photos / Videos / News

print correct

Souvenirs Lyrics

from Live

"Souvenirs" is track #11 on the album Live. It was written by Peters.
Edit
"Souvenirs" is track #11 on the album Live. It was written by Peters.
For Example...
What chart rank did the song debut? What is the song about? Has it won any awards?, etc.
Cancel Submit
Thank You For Your Submission
Your introduction will appear once it has been deemed awesome by our team of wizards.

Submit Corrections Cancel

All the snow has turned to water
Christmas days have come and gone
Broken toys and faded colors
Are all that's left to linger on

I hate graveyards and old pawn shops
For they always bring me tears
I can't forgive the way they rob me
Of my childhood souvenirs

Memories they can't be boughten
They can't be won at carnivals for free
Well it took me years to get those souvenirs
And I don't know how they slipped away from me

Broken hearts and dirty windows
Make life difficult to see
That's why last night and this mornin'
Always look the same to me

I hate reading old love letters
For they always bring me tears
I can't forgive the way they rob me
Of my sweetheart's souvenirs

Memories they can't be boughten
They can't be won at carnivals for free
Well it took me years to get those souvenirs
And I don't know how they slipped away from me

Songwriters
PETERS

Published by
Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

Featured Video video

Jack Johnson, Phoenix, Thirty Seconds…

Featured Video

Listen to John Prine Radio on Last.fm, Radio.com or Jango

Poll

Vote Now
Next Poll