Standing on the corner with a nickel or a dime
There use to be a rail car to take you down the line
Too much beer and whiskey to ever be employed
And when I got to Nashville, it was too much soldiers joy
Wasted on the wayside, wasted on the way
If I don't go tomorrow, you know I'm gone today

Back babe, back in time
I want to go back when you were mine
Back babe, back in time
I want to go back when you were mine

Black highway all night ride
Watching the times fall away to the side
Clear channel way down low
Is comin' in loud and my mind let go

Peaches in the summertime, apples in the fall
If I can't have you all the time, I won't have none at all
Oh, I wish I was in Frisco in a brand new pair of shoes
I'm sittin' here in Nashville with Norman's Nashville blues
So come all you good time rounders listenin' to my sound
And then drink a round to Nashville for they tear it down

Back babe, back in time
I want to go back when you were mine
Back babe, back in time
I want to go back when you were mine
Hard weather, drivin' slow
Buggies and the hats in town for the show
Oh darlin', the songs they played
All I got left of lovin' me

Back babe, back in time
I want to go back when you were mine
Back babe, back in time
I want to go back when you were mine