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Almost Eighteen:Roy Orbison.
Recorded on RCA in 1959. Didn't chart.
Too bad, because it's a good song.
(Acoustic guitar.)

INTRO: A

#1.
A
Almost eighteen a lot of sugar and lace.
       D                      A
Almost eighteen with an angel face.
             E
She says I'm her kind of guy..
         D                         E
and if I leave her she'll die..uh, huh.

#2.
A                 
I'll flip upside down and all the way around.

I'm acting like a clown because I think I've found,
    D
the cream of the crop, I know I'll never stop..
           A                                      E
I'll go on lovin' my baby, she's a grown up lady, now.

CHORUS:
D
Full skirt, don't flirt, ballerina shoes..
B                        E
pin slips, two lips that never sing the blues.

#3.
       A
Almost eighteen, a ribbon in her hair.
       D                             A
Almost eighteen, my baby's young and fair.
            E                          D
Uh-uh, I'll never let her go..because, oh, 
                  E
I love her so, oh-oh.

#4.
            A
She's gonna have her birthday then we'll run away.

We're gonna find a preacher, let him be the teacher.
      D
Gonna Honeymoon all through the month of June..
        A                                             E
darlin' we'll have time until we're ninety nine, yea, yea.

CHORUS:
D
Wedding bells gonna ring, we're gonna be together.
B                             E
I love her, she loves me, our love'll live forever.

#5.
       A
Almost eighteen, she's a swingin' queen.
       D                           A
Almost eighteen, oh, what a lovely dream.
          E                     D                  E
Until the end of time my baby's mine, all mine, uh-huh.
       A
Almost Eighteen..

OUTRO:
A
Almost eighteen..almost eighteen..almost eighteen..(Fade.)



A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.

            
            
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