I Wish
Stevie Wonder Lyrics


Looking back on when I
Was a little nappy headed boy
Then my only worry
Was for Christmas what would be my toy
Even though we sometimes
Would not get a thing
We were happy with the
Joy the day would bring
Sneaking out the back door
To hang out with those hoodlum friends of mine
Greeted at the back door
But thought I told you not to go outside
Tryin' your best to bring the
Water to your eyes
Thinkin' it might stop her
From woopin' your behind
I wish those days could come back once more
Why did those days ever have to go
I wish those days could come back once more
Why did those days ever have to go
'Cause I love them so
Brother says he's tellin'
'Bout you playin' doctor with that girl
Just don't tell I'll give you
Anything you want in this whole wide world
Mama gives you money for Sunday school
You trade yours for candy after church is through
Smokin' cigarettes and writing something nasty on the wall (you nasty boy)
Teacher sends you to the principal's office down the wall
You grow up and learn that kinda thing ain't right
But while you were doin'it-it sure felt outta sight
I wish those days could come back once more
Why did those days ever have to go
I wish those days could come back once more
Why did those days ever have to go

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Written by: STEVIE WONDER

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Theresa Champagne

This Christmas is looking quite sparse for us, but I told my children that I will not hear any complaints, or self pity.

Then I quoted, "even though we sometimes wouldn't get a thing, we were always happy with the joy the day would bring..."

And that is how it is going to be this Christmas, like it or not.

So glad to have grown up with the best music!

Thank you, Stevie!



All comments from YouTube:

Dave Bowman

This song does not age. It's the sign of a genius.

Terry Chavez

I'm a Metal Guy from the 80's--"BUT DAMM STEVIE COULD JAM--WITH TGE BEST OF ANYONE---PERIOD"!?!

Wolfgang Fricke

true.

Cockney Red

that word "genius" is used waaaaay too often......but in Stevie's case,absolutely correct.
A music God,Stevie Wonder has probably influenced more musicians than the Beatles.
ALWAYS loved him in all his phases.

SK2870

He definitely is a genius❤️❤️❤️❤️

Matthew Fudge

Indeed.

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Adam Jackson

This song is like a fine wine: it keeps getting better with time!

Dappledsunlight

Gotcha in that ! Beautiful in every way, total control of the rythmn by a blind man. Its just moving and damn spanky. Will never be bettered. Take care.😎🧡👍

LeemSVG

@reallythankful 2 Hes got a point, most people will buy a cheap ass supermarket shelf wine

reallythankful 2

@Not-so-smart aleck
Huh ?

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