Gladys Knight & The Pips: “The Way We Were – Try To Remember”

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Hey, you know, everybody’s talkin’ about the good old days, right
Everybody, the good old days, the good old days
Well, let’s talk about the good old days
Come to think of it as, as bad as we think they are
These will become the good old days for our children, hum
Why don’t we, ah
Try to remember that kind of september, when
When life was slow and oh, so mellow, hum
Try to remember, and if you remember then follow
Oh, why does it seem the past is always better
We look back and think
The winters were warmer
The grass was greener
The skies were bluer
And smiles were bright
Can it be that it was all so simple then
Or has time rewritten every line
And if we had the chance to do it all again
Tell me
Would we
Could we
Memories, like the corners of my mind
Misty watercolor memories
Of the way we were
Scattered pictures of the smiles we left behind
Smiles we gave to one another
For the way we were
Hahaa
Oh, can it be that it was all so simple then
Or has time rewritten every line
And if we had the chance to do it all again
Tell me, haha
Would we
Could we
Memories, may be beautiful and yet
What’s too painful to remember
We simply choose to forget
So it’s the laughter we will remember
Whenever we remember
The way we were
Remember, the way we were

Songwriters: Alan Bergman / Marilyn Bergman / Marvin Hamlisch
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