Old

ŠPaul Simon, released on You're the One, 2000

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The first time I heard "Peggy Sue"

I was 12 years old

Russians up in rocket ships

and the war was cold

now many wars have come and gone

Genocide still goes on

Buddy Holly still goes on

but his catalog was sold

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First time I smoked

guess what - paranoid

First time I heard "Satisfaction"

I was young and unemployed

Down the decades every year

Summer leaves and my birthday's here

And all my friends stand up and cheer

And say man you're old

Getting old

Old

Getting old

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We celebrate the birth of Jesus on Christmas Day

And Buddah found Nirvana along the Lotus Way

About 1,500 years ago the messenger Mohammed spoke

And his wisdom like a river flowed

Through hills of gold

Wisdom is old

The Koran is old

The Bible is old

Greatest story ever told

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Disagreements?

Work 'em out

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The human race walked the Earth for 2.7 million

And we estimate the universe about 13-14 billion

When all these numbers tumble into your imagination

Consider that the Lord was there before creation

God is old

We're not old

God is old

He made the mold

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Take your clothes off

Adam and Eve

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