I'm Seventy-Two Today

DESCRIPTION: "I'm seventy-two today, my boys; They say I'm growing old. I feel as young as I used to be; My heart is strong and bold." The old man says he can and will ride and court as well as ever (if perhaps a bit faster), and expects to enjoy the process
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Warner)
KEYWORDS: age courting
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 433, "I'm Seventy-Two Today" (1 text)
Warner 158, "Seventy-Two Today" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST R433 (Full)
Roud #4387 and 7485
cf. "If I Were As Young As I Used to Be (Uncle Joe)" (plot)
File: R433

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