Rethink your job search with the AARP job board. Find opportunities for experienced workers today.

Reply
Valued Social Butterfly
2
Kudos
879
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

879 Views
Message 151 of 329

@matternnd wrote:
My fave is "Don't It Make You Want to Go Home" by Joe South

I like that one too. Joe South wrote a lot of good and memorable songs of the times.

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
879
Views
Valued Social Butterfly
3
Kudos
743
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

743 Views
Message 152 of 329

Mary Hopkin; Those Were the Days

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
743
Views
Valued Social Butterfly
3
Kudos
735
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

735 Views
Message 153 of 329

I just cannot let this one go unmentioned:

Marmalade; Reflections Of My Life

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
735
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
721
Views

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

721 Views
Message 154 of 329

@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?


Silver Threads among the Gold

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
721
Views
Conversationalist
2
Kudos
763
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

763 Views
Message 155 of 329

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

LaneyOfLimerick
Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
763
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
891
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

891 Views
Message 156 of 329

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

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
891
Views
Valued Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1084
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

1,084 Views
Message 157 of 329

@cs50258209 wrote:

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


Alan Jackson

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1084
Views
Highlighted
Recognized Social Butterfly
2
Kudos
1089
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

1,089 Views
Message 158 of 329

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

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
1089
Views
Info Seeker
4
Kudos
1075
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

1,075 Views
Message 159 of 329

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

Report Inappropriate Content
4
Kudos
1075
Views
Frequent Social Butterfly
3
Kudos
1076
Views

Re: The Songs About Getting Older

1,076 Views
Message 160 of 329

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!

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
1076
Views