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Can you remember from way back when
It was the summer that we became best friends
And we made a promise that nothing could tear us apart
Now we used to hang out behind the old motel
We'd throw apples at cars and run like hell
We might've had a few close calls, but we never got caught
But when the sun went down we didn't go home yet
We would lay on the grass and smoke cigarettes
And stare up at the sky and count up all the stars, that's when

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The nights were young and we thought that they would last forever
But nothing ever does so we'll just have to remember
Though time slips by, the memories remain
I could never forget when the nights were young

Back then they said that we were way too young
But we were old enough to have some fun
And we'd laugh until it hurt and we were both in tears
Now we used to stake out the neighborhood liquor store
We couldn't go inside for a couple years more
So we'd send the older kids to sneak a couple of beers
We didn't have a care or a worry back then
We could count on each other through thick and thin
Nothing could come in between us we swore 'till the end, that's when

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The nights were young and we thought that they would last forever
But nothing ever does so we'll just have to remember
The nights were young and we swore we'd always be together
But we went our separate ways so we'll just have to remember
Though time slips by the memories remain
I could never forget when the nights were young



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