Green Day - I Was There Lyrics

Green Day 39/Smooth cover art
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Looking back upon my life
And the places that I've been
Pictures, faces, girls I've loved
I try to remember when
Faded memories on the wall
Some names I have forgotten
But each one is a memory I
Look back on so often

[Chorus x2]
I look into the past
I want to make it last
I was there

Looking back what I have done
There's lots more life to live
At times I feel overwhelmed
I question what I can give
But I don't let it get me down
Or cause me too much sorrow
There's no doubt about who I am
I always have tomorrow

[Chorus x2]

Looking back upon my life
Faded memories on the wall
Looking now at who I am
I don't let it get me down

Looking back upon my life
And the places that I've been
Pictures, faces, girls I've loved
I try to remember when
But I don't let it get me down
Or cause me too much sorrow
There's no doubt about who I am
I always have tomorrow

[Chorus x2]
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 At the Library
  • 2 Don't Leave Me
  • 3 I Was There
  • 4 Disappearing Boy
  • 5 Green Day
  • 6 Going to Pasalacqua
  • 7 16
  • 8 Road to Acceptance
  • 9 Rest
  • 10 The Judge's Daughter


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E., Iii Wright, Frank Edwin Wright Iii, John Kiffmeyer, Tre Cool
    album: Track 3 in album 39/Smooth
    release date: 1990
    popularity : 69 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Power Pop/Punk
    length: 3:35
    producer: Andy Ernst and Green Day
    engineer: Andy Ernst
    composer: Green Day
    lyricist: John Kiffmeyer
    Album Information
    label: Lookout! Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin