The Better I Was

by Ted Lehman - Songwriter

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I got a T-Shirt that said "The Older I get, The Better I Was" and I thought there's a song there, I just had to pull it out.


The Better I Was

Words by Ted Lehman and Nancy Lehman, Music by Ted Lehman
Copyright © 2011
Verse: (G) C-G-D-G-D-G-D(C)G
Bridge: Dm-Am-G-Am-Dm-Am-C-D-G
Chorus: C-G-D-G-C-G-D-G

I’ve been around
Done lots of stuff,
some of it easy,
Most of it tough.
I tell lot's of stories
folks can’t get enough,
the older I get
the better I was.

If I got your ear
then you got my love
the older I get,
the better I was

I was the leader
of a rock ‘n roll band
I got people dancin'
with a wave of my hand,
I was king of the world,
universally loved.
the older I get,
the better I was

I was better than most
you can't prove me wrong
I do my thing
like singin' my song
I don't do it for kisses
don't do it for hugs
the older I get,
the better I was

the older I get,
the better I was
Don't got any proof
what I say is the truth
it's all up to you
to call my bluff
the older I get,
the better I was


released August 15, 2011
Written, recorded, produced and performed by Ted Lehman (ASCAP) (c) Copyright 2011
With Lyrical help from Nancy Lehman



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Ted Lehman - Songwriter Baldwin, Georgia

Ted Lehman was born on Long Island, a child of the 60's & 70's when he began writing songs and performing them. Ted's music has been covered by many other independent artists over the years. Ted is interested in more artists covering his songs, licensing his compositions and recordings for TV, Film, and video games.
For licensing inquiries contact APR Music Publishing, LLC
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