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Otis Redding
Words By Art P. Alexakis
Music By Everclear With Portland Symphony
Songs From An American Movie Volume 1: Learning How To Smile


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Do you remember when we were hungry

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Do you remember when we were cold

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Do you remember when we were happy

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Do you remember, do you remember

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Do you remember when we were lucky

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We were living the life almost every night

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I would wrap you in my thin white arms

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Sit and watch the stars die

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             Aye aye aye aye aye

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Yeah do you remember when we were the losers

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Do you remember when we were the lame
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Do you remember when we were the lovers

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  Do you remember, do you remember

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Do you remember when we were strung out

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Eating top ramen and macaroni and cheese
  
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We would get so lost in that basement room

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Let Otis Redding sing us to sleep

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I wish that I had one more life

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I don't want to be wasted 
I don't want to live inside this daydream anymore
I just want to be happy again
I don't want to be wasted 
I don't want to be blind
I don't want to be wasted 
I don't want to live inside this daydream anymore
I just want to be happy again
I don't want to be wasted, I don't want to be blind
I don't want to be wasted, I don't want to be blind
I don't want to be wasted, I don't want to be blind

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I wish I could be like all my heroes

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I wish I could be like all yours too

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I wish I could sing like Otis Redding

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pm..............
I wish I could play this guitar in tune

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Do you remember when we were hungry

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A|-3-----------------5-------6-----|
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Do you remember when we were cold

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Do you remember when we were happy 

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in a way no one outside could ever know

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I wish that I had one more life
How I wish that I had one more life to live

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I don't want to be wasted 
I don't want to live inside this daydream anymore
I just want to be happy again
I don't want to be wasted
I don't want to be blind
I don't want to be wasted 
I don't want to live inside this daydream anymore
I just want to be happy again

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I don't want to be wasted I don't want to be

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I don't want to be wasted I don't want to be

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I don't want to be wasted I don't want to be blind

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Oh I don't want to be blind
No I don't want to be blind

            
            
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