A Different World

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Bucky Covington

William Joel "Bucky" Covington III (born November 8, 1977) is an American country music singer. He placed eighth on the 5th season of the Fox Network's talent competition series American Idol. In December 2006, he signed a recording contract with Lyric Street Records. His self-titled debut album, p… more »

We were born to mothers who smoked and drank 
Our cribs were covered in lead based paint
No child proof lids, no seat belts in cars
Rode bikes with no helmets, and, still, here we are, still, here we are
We got daddy's belt when we misbehaved 
Had three TV channels you got up to change 
No video games and no satellite 
All we had were friends, and they were outside, playin' outside 

It was a different life
When we were boys and girls 
Not just a different time
It was a different world

 School always started the same every day
The pledge of allegiance, then someone would pray
Not every kid made the team when they tried 
We got disappointed and that was all right; we turned out all right 


No bottled water, we drank from a garden hose
And every Sunday all the stores were closed 

[Chorus x 2]

It was a different world


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A Different World