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Ricky was a young boy, he had a heart of stone
Lived 9 to 5 and worked his fingers to the bone
Just barely out of school, came from the edge of town
Fought like a switchblade so no one could take him down
He had no money, oooh no good at home
He walked the streets a soldier and he fought the world alone

18 and life you got it
18 and life you know
Your crime is time and it's
18 and life to go X 2

Tequila in his heartbeat, his veins burned gasoline
It kept his motor running but it never kept him clean
They say he loved adventure, Ricky's the wild one
He married trouble and had a courtship with a gun
Bang bang shoot 'em up, the party never ends
You can't think of dying when the bottle's your best friend

And now it's

18 and life you got it
18 and life you know
Your crime is time and it's
18 and life to go X 2

Accidents will happen they all hear Ricky say
He fired his six-shot to the wind that blew a child away

18 and life you got it
18 and life you know
Your crime is time and it's
18 and life to go X 2



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