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Glory Days
Written by: Bruce Springsteen
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: ()

I had a friend was a big baseball player
Back in high school
He could throw that speedball by you
Make you look like a fool boy
Saw him the other night at this roadside bar
I was walking in, he was walking out
We went back inside sat down had a few drinks
But all he kept talking about was

Glory days well they’ll pass you by
Glory days in the wink of a young girl’s eye
Glory days, glory days

Well there’s a girl that lives up the block
Back in school she could turn all the boy’s heads
Sometimes on a friday I’ll stop by
And have a few drinks after she put her kids to bed
Her and her husband bobby well they split up
I guess it’s two years gone by now
We just sit around talking about the old times,
She says when she feels like crying
She starts laughing thinking about


My old man worked 20 years on the line
And they let him go
Now everywhere he goes out looking for work
They just tell him that he’s too old
I was 9 nine years old and he was working at the
Metuchen ford plant assembly line
Now he just sits on a stool down at the legion hall
But I can tell what’s on his mind

Glory days yeah goin back
Glory days aw he ain’t never had
Glory days, glory days

Now I think I’m going down to the well tonight
And I’m going to drink till I get my fill
And I hope when I get old I don’t sit around thinking about it
But I probably will
Yeah, just sitting back trying to recapture
A little of the glory of, well time slips away
And leaves you with nothing mister but
Boring stories of glory days

Chorus (repeat twice)

Assorted all rights, oh yeahs, come on nows, hoots, etc til fade

Shows Played At:
10-22-2011: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
06-23-2011: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
07-29-2008: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-14-2008: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
06-12-2008: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
04-21-2008: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
10-20-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-20-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-08-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
09-02-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
08-30-2007: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
07-28-2007: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-21-2007: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-30-2007: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
06-26-2007: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
12-21-2005: The Belly Up – Aspen, CO
10-29-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-22-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-20-2005: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
09-05-2005: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
08-27-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
08-25-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
Number of Shows: 22