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Classics IV; Traces (Souveniers of times together)

Marty Robbins; Amoung My Souveniers

Marty Robbins; Some Memories Just Won't Die

Jim Croce; Photographs & Memories

Rose Garden; Long Time (not sure about this one. Just empty, spent time)

Motherlode; When I Die

Rascal Flatts; When the Sands Run Out

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Gordon Lightfoot; Circle Of Steel (...that's how it goes)

Lulu; To Sir With Love (...from crayons to perfume)

Blur; To The End (What happened to us? Soon it will be gone forever.  ....to the end)

Ozzy Osborne; Dreamer

Garth Brooks; Too Toung To Feel This Old

Les Cowboys Fringants; Toune d'Automne (Forgive me. I have no idea what this song is about. All I know is that it's a Tune Of Autumn (of life?). Maybe somebody can translate it for me. I love the music.)

 

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Elton John; Circle Of Life.

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Donovan; People Used To

Donovan; There Was A Time

Donovan; Hurdy Gurdy Man (Histories of ages past,....down thru all eternity, the crying of humanity).

Donovan; Riki Tiki Tavi (When I was a young man, I was lead to believe.....  When I got a little older...)

Donovan; Yellow Star (It's all in the dance of life, my friend)

Donovan; The Quest. (You've just begun for to awaken)

Donovan; Lalena (Can your part get much sadder? That's your lot in life Lalena. I can't blame ya)

Donovan; Gold Watch Blues (We only take men who work until they die)

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Mike & The Mechanics; The Living Years 

4 Him; Future Generations

Eagles; It's Your World Now

Fireballs; Goin' Away

 

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"Time" by Pink Floyd.
Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day.
Fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way.
Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town.
Waiting for someone or something to show you the way.

Tired of lying in the sunshine staying home to watch the rain.
You are young and life is long and there is time to kill today.
And then one day you find ten years have got behind you.
No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun.

When you run and you run to catch up with the sun, but it's sinking;
Racing around to come up behind you again.
The sun is the same in a relative way that you're older.
Shorter of breath and one day closer to death.

Every year is getting shorter; never seem to find the time.
Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines.
Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way.
The time is gone, the song is over,
Thought I'd something more to say.

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"When I'm Sixty-Four" by the Beatles

 

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@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.

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Mary Hopkin; Those Were the Days

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I just cannot let this one go unmentioned:

Marmalade; Reflections Of My Life

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