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Neil Young – Old Man lyrics

Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.
Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.

Old man look at my life,
Twenty four
And there's so much more
Live alone in a paradise
That makes me think of two.

Love lost, such a cost,
Give me things
That don't get lost.
Like a coin that won't get tossed
Rolling home to you.

Old man take a look at my life
I'm a lot like you
I need someone to love me
The whole day through
Ah, one look in my eyes
And you can tell that's true.

Lullabies, look in your eyes,
Run around the same old town.
Doesn't mean that much to me
To mean that much to you.

I've been first and last
Look at how the time goes past.
But I'm all alone at last.
Rolling home to you.

Old man take a look at my life
I'm a lot like you
I need someone to love me
The whole day through
Ah, one look in my eyes
And you can tell that's true.

Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.
Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.



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    pamelah
    This song is simply about the rancher that cane with the ranch he bought in California. This is common in Canada as well, where Young is from, Common misconception is that the song is about his father who left the home while Young was still a young child. This ranch was purchased after living in the posh Laurel Canyon. Cass Eliot, the Turtles, Joni Mitchel, the Doors all had homes in the Canyon. Charlie Manson was a close neighbor and acquaintance who looked to Neil to further as Neil puts it, his "song spewing."
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      This song is simply about the rancher that cane with the ranch he bought in California. This is... Read more →

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