Maurice Hogan's Song
DESCRIPTION: The singer, now sixty-four, compares the happy "dark depression days" of his youth to the go-go girl, T.V., mini-skirt-changed times he sees now. "O how I long for those bright days"
AUTHOR: Maurice Hogan
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Lehr/Best)
KEYWORDS: age lament nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lehr/Best 75, "Maurice Hogan's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Good Old Days of Adam and Eve" (theme) and references there
NOTES: As best I can tell, all the many songs in which old guys complain about young women's casual clothing (and there are many; see the cross-references) come from guys who aren't having the slightest luck with said young women.... - RBW
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