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Silver Threads among the Gold Re: The Songs About Getting Older

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@nyadrn wrote:

""Hope I die before I get old," sang 21-year-old Roger Daltrey in 1965—and 43 years later, he's still singing it. Rock 'n' roll has always been invested in a Byronic cult of blazing youth and beautiful corpses. But as tyros have turned into reunion-tour warhorses, rockers have had to come to terms with the ironies—and the indignities and the glories—of old age."

 

What are the songs that talk about getting older, looking back, etc?


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Has anyone mentioned "Landslide" by Stevie Nicks yet or "When I'm 64" by The Beatles? Those were the first ones to come to mind.  Woman Very Happy

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I remember my dad singing When your old wedding ring was new!

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Living on Love  ----  not sure who the author is, but it is Country Western


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"Creakin and Achin Aint  What I Had In Mind" , by the Blue Ridge Brothers.

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Living on Love  ----  not sure who the author is, but it is Country Western

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Young at Heart by Frank Sinatra beacause that's how I feel.  However, a close second is the Beatle's song "When I'm 64" because it's so funny, even though I'd have to think back a long way to remember being 64!

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Like a rock - Bob Seeger

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A VERY old song: "Silver Threads Among the Gold".

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Randy Travis' Forever and Ever Amen.   Alan Jackson's Remember When

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