I Am Growing Old and Gray

DESCRIPTION: The old man laments, "I am growing old and gray ev'ry year," and laments his loss of sexual power, as well as the ability to hold liquor. The women "ask for much more" every year, but he can no longer supply it
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927
KEYWORDS: sex age bawdy
FOUND IN: US(SW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cray, pp. 53-54, "I Am Growing Old and Gray" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #10140
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain" (tune) and reference there
cf. "When I Was Young and in My Prime" (theme)
File: EM053

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