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When I Was A Boy Lyrics

"When I Was A Boy" was written by John Entwistle.
"When I Was A Boy" was written by John Entwistle.

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When I was a baby, I hadn't a care in the world
But now I'm a man, my troubles fill my head
When I was five, it was good to be alive
But now I'm a man, I wish that I were dead

My how time rushes by
The moment you're born you start to die
Time waits for no man
And your life's spent, it's over before you begin

As I sit here at my window
My life comes back to me
It's been so long since the good days
It's been so long

And I count up all the wasted years
The hopes and the fears
The laughs and the tears
And I wonder, I wonder, I wonder what went wrong

When I was a boy I had the mind of a boy
But now I'm a man, ain't got no mind at all
When I was in my teens I had my share of dreams
But now I'm a man, ain't got no dreams at all

My how time rushes by
The moment you're born you start to die
Time waits for no man
And your life's spent, it's over before you begin

As I sit here at my window
My life comes back to me
It's been so long since the good days
It's been so long

And I count up all the wasted years
The hopes and the fears
The laughs and the tears
And I wonder, I wonder, I wonder what went wrong

Songwriters
JOHN ENTWISTLE

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