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18 And Life

Lyrics

Ricky was a young boy
He had a heart of stone
Lived 9 to 5 and worked his
Fingers to the bone
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Ricky was a young boy
He had a heart of stone
Lived 9 to 5 and worked his
Fingers to the bone
full lyrics

Features of This Track

pop metal qualities
a subtle use of vocal harmony
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
minor key tonality
dirty electric guitar riffs
an aggressive male vocalist
political lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Damm soon good.....the man hits those high notes, got goose bumps love this freaking man!!!!!
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This makes me feel old... I like Youth Gone Wild better.
And yeah, the subject matter is sad but have you ever listened to Janie's Got A Gun???
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peake2581
Sad , and hard to handle was there and still paying for it daily
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..you got it... \m/
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Is no one going to talk about how f**ked up this song is?
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Love them,!
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Brings back lots of memories.you t h was great.gettin g old sucks
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Still Jam hard to this song
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This is one of my favorite voices of the 80's band. Love Sabastian
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For Ronnie...i remember
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I came to say it's nuts how many people love this song it's a badаss track! And yet somehow sheeple either never realized or at least not at the time, is that this whole fuсκіng album rocks! Because if they had Sebastian would probably not be broke!? Oh & by broke I mean "rockstar broke"of course & thats not to be mistaken with "real life" broke obviously!! (-; S.Killer♥ ψYour Friendly Neighborhood Psychopathψ
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Yes I agree with you, it sounds like your "friend" is a fuсκіng asshοlе! It's not exactly what I came here to comment on. However I'm not exactly sure what the real or official definition of "Best Friend" but I'm fairly sure it's not someone that purposely shoots you 6×... I can say one thing for SURE & it's that the feeling that you were "Best Friends" it was defiantly not a mutually shared feeling. S.Killer♥ ψYour Friendly Neighborhood Psychopathψ
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Beautiful song!!
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What an a$$hole
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What an asshoel
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But I'm still walking talking me
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Funny thing when I was a teen my best friends name was Ricky and he shot me 6 times in the stomach
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The vocals are outstanding
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Brings back memories 90$
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Brings back memories 90$
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Skid row kicks a**
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Bad a** song !!! Awesome !!!
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one of the best songs from that era love the 80's
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Thanks for the assist Sebastian as this song helped get those jeans off oh so many times.
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One of my all time favorites
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Im never gonna forget watching this music video and thinking how cool it would be to meet these guys, then when i did and they played this made not only my night but a life experience
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man this tune brings back the memories!!!! ! killer jam .... ROCK ON EVERYONE
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One of my favorite songs from my teenage years
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Good song,great voice!!!
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Love Skid Row, & this song.
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You can't think of dying when the bottles your best friend
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Love this song
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18 and life��
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Ricky's the wild one
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God dam right
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This s**t rock's!
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18 And Life,, my God this brings back memories.. Great cd. Sebastian def puts on a great show. ROCK ON Everyone
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Lived it, though the glory is an insatiable lie.

Rest In Peace Charlie Holmes....
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This song is true to most of us cast out kids that had only the streets to raise us! Only the really strong survive!
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Awesome song
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Grew up wanting to live this song, ROCK IT
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Reminds me of guitar hero
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Awesome band they were a great
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They were a bad a** band.
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when music was music...ahhh
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Awesome song. Your crime is time.
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Love this song !!!!
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This song makes you think, it's a pity that music like this isn't made anymore
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Like the song,brings memories
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A person I grew up with, will be in prison for the rest of his life - not kooh, no more fun, no more freedom, no more love, you belong to the state , your just a number, no more mc Donald's :/ , no more fun or potential of, you get the point
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