The Allman Brothers Band

Old Before My Time

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There is a long hard road that follows far behind me

and It’s so cold I’m about to die.

Chasin’ a dream around the world that’s got me feelin’ down

tho it used to make me high.

Lookin’ for answers, searchin’ for the truth

in an ocean of lies.

Tryin’ to find a reason to make the whole thing rhyme.

Can make you old before your time.

When I was younger

I thought I ruled the world.

It was an oyster at my feet.

Dancin’ to my own drum

fishin’ out the pearl.

Wish I would have been much more discreet.

I’ve lived a lifetime actin’ out a part.

It’s been a long up-hill climb.

Now all the things that used to mean so much to me.

Have made me old before my time.

Wanderin’ aimlessly

wonderin’ aloud.

Could it ever be much different now.

Remind me of the past, I slippped into a dream.

Funny things ain’t never what they seem.

"Slide solo"

Living like children, never doing what we are told.

Would not hesitate to take a chance.

That road behind me now is paved with fool’s gold.

It’s almost time for the victory dance.

No more feelin’ guilty for things I never did.

Feelin’ nothin’ for my crimes.

Livin’ like a gypsy, dreamin’ like a kid Make me old before your time.

There is a long hard road that winds so far behind me.