"Yesterday's Men" as written by and Graham/barson Mcpherson....
An insolent speck of youth
Being taken for a walk
So tightly by the ear
That he can hardly talk

Yesterday's men hang to today
To sing in the old-fashioned way
It must get better in the long run
Has to get better in the long run

A metropolitan marathon
Has been held today
But who you need to catch
Will be coming the other way

Yesterday's men hang to today
To sing in any old way
It must get better in the long run
Has to get better in the long run

Because when you're told to start
How far can you go
When your race is won
And you already know
Because when you're told to stop
How far will you go
When your race is run
And you already know

Yesterday's men hang to today,
To sing in any old way,
It must get better in the long run
Has to get better in the long run
Will it get better in the long run
Will we be here in the long run

Yesterday's men hang to today,
To sing in any old way,
It must get better in the long run
Has to get better in the long run
Will it get better in the long run
Will we be here in the long run

Do, do, do, hang on in the long run


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"Yesterdays Men" as written by Christopher Foreman Cathal Joseph Smyth

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    General Commentthis song is all about how hard it is growing old as a man seeing the world change in front of you and trying not to be left behind by the times.

    thinking that your run at life is coming to an end and time is running out to do thos things that you want to do.

    finally questioning wether life will get better in the end, if it will be easier.

    even as a young man this song scares me, it tells me that life is short and my race is running even if im letting it run without me.

    classic
    amazingmrpoleon June 17, 2008   Link

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