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Have to post the lyrics to this song. Sung by Mark Wills (I know scary – country music, me??) and written by (according to my info) Chris Dubois and David Lee. Everytime I hear this song, I’m taken back to those long ago childhood years. They retreat further into the past every day.

Saw Star Wars at least eight times,
Had the Pac-Man pattern memorized,
I’ve seen the stuff they put inside stretch armstrong,
I was Roger Staubach in my backyard,
Had a shoebox full of baseball cards,
And a couple of Evel Kinevel stars on my right arm,
Well I was a kid when Elvis died,
And my Momma cried…

It was 1970 something,
In the world that I grew up in,
Farrah Fawcett hairdo days,
Bellbottoms and 8-Track tapes,
Looking back now I can see me,
Oh man did I look cheesy,
I wouldn’t trade those days for nothing,
Oh it was 1970 something.

It was the dawning of a new decade,
We got our first microwave,
Dad broke down and finally shaved those sideburns off,
I took the stickers off of my rubix cube,
Watched MTV all afternoon,
My first love was Daisy Duke in those cut off jeans,
Space Shuttle fell out of the sky,
And the whole world cried…

It was 1980 something,
In the world that I grew up in,
Skating rinks and black Trans-Ams,
Big hair and parachute pants,
Looking back now I can see me,
Oh man did I look cheesy,
I wouldn’t trade those days for nothing,
Oh it was 1980 something.

Now I got a mortgage and an SUV,
But all this responsibility,
Makes me wish,
Sometimes…

It was 1980 something,
In the world that I grew up in,
Skating rinks and black Trans-Ams,
Big hair and parachute pants,
Looking back now I can see me,
Oh man did I look cheesy,
I wouldn’t trade those days for nothing,
Oh it was 1980 something,
1970 something,
Oh it was 19 something.

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