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Written by dennis deyoung
Lead vocals by dennis deyoung

This old man
He worked for thirty years with
Two strong hands, in the factory light his
Lunch box held all his needs with
Coffee sandwiches and dreams
For me

This old man
He taught me many times
To undertand, that showing love is simply
Nothing you should have o hide
Don't keep your feelings locked inside
He said

When I was young
I dreamed a young man's dreams
I saw in you reyes
The things I'd never seen
But now I grow old
But I don't really mind
Cause can't you see with my family
We'll share these timeless memories



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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 2:56 pm
    This song always makes me cry. Ths song is talking about when we are young we have so many dreams and plans, but when we have a family, we give up our dreams for it. As we grow old we see the dream and plans of our own children. It makes me cry though because family as we know it is lost.

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