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18 and Life Lyrics

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Skid Row

TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresGlam Metal, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Album rating :  88.5 / 100
Votes :  67
5. 18 and Life (3:50)
Track rating :  92.5 / 100       Votes :  8       [ ]
[Bolan, Snake]

Ricky was a young boy, He had a heart of stone.
Lived 9 to 5 and worked his fingers to the bone.
Just barely got out of school, came from the edge of town.
Fought like a switchblade so no one could take him down.
He had no money, oooh no good at home.
He walked the streets a soldier and he fought the world alone
And now it's

18 and life You got it
18 and life you know
Your crime is time and it's
18 and life to go
[repeat above]

Tequila in his heartbeat, His veins burned gasoline.
It kept his motor running but it never kept him clean.
They say he loved adventure, "Ricky's the wild one."
He married trouble and had a courtship with a gun.
Bang Bang Shoot 'em up, The party never ends.
You can't think of dying when the bottle's your best friend
And now it's


"Accidents will happen" they all heard Ricky say
He fired his six-shot to the wind - that child blew a child away.

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Skid Row - Album Credits
  • Sebastian Bach : Vocals, Songwriting (track 9)
  • Dave "The Snake" Sabo : Guitars, Backing Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 5-11)
  • Scott Hill : Guitars, Backing Vocals, Songwriting (track 1)
  • Rachel Bolan : Bass, Backing Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-10)
  • Rob Affuso : Drums, Percussion, Songwriting (track 1)
Additional musicians
  • Matt Fallon : Songwriting (track 11)
Other staff
  • Michael Wagener : Producer, Recording, Mixing Engineer
  • Dave Kent : Additional Engineer
  • Bob Defrin : Art Direction
  • Gina Guarini : Logo Design
  • David Michael Kennedy : Photography (front cover)
  • Mark Weiss : Photography (back cover)
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