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Thu April 19, 2012
Aging ... time marches on in song
Aging is a high price to pay for maturity. But, getting old seems to be the only way to live a long time. One advantage of being old … you’ve already learned everything the hard way.
Peter Pan has figured out how to stay young forever, but apparently it involves “fairy dust”. Here’s the always-perky Cathy Rigby in her post Olympic career with the anti-aging classic “I Won’t Grow Up”:
Being 64 years old was unimaginable back in the days when you couldn’t trust anyone over 30. The Beatles give aging a psychedelic spin in this segment from Yellow Submarine:
Going beyond psychedelic is this 1970 spoken-word piece from William Shatner. “It Was A Very Good Year” has never sounded so bizarre, and never will again: