"This Old Guitar" as written by and John Denver....
This old guitar ain't mine to keep
Just taking care of it now
It's been around for years and years
Just waiting in its old case
It's been up and down the country roads
It's brought a tear and a smile
It's seen its share of dreams and hopes
And never went out of style
The more I play it, the better it sounds
It cries when I leave it alone
Silently it waits for me
Or someone else I suppose

This old guitar
This old guitar
This old guitar

This old guitar has caught some breaks
But it never searched for gold
It can't be blamed for my mistakes
It only does what it's told
It's been a messenger in times of trouble
In times of hope and fear
When I get drunk and seeing double
It jumps behind the wheel and steers

This old guitar ain't mine to keep
It's mine to play for a while
This old guitar ain't mine to keep
It's only mine for a while

This old guitar
This old guitar
This old guitar
This old guitar
This old guitar
This old guitar
This old guitar


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"This Old Guitar" as written by Neil Young

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    General Commentits not a bad neil young song. One of neils friends got this guitar about 30 years ago that used to belong to hank williams (one of neils influences). He gave it to neil and Neils had it every since.
    underoath_55on April 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI want that old guitar. What stories it has to tell.
    voltafan101on October 26, 2007   Link

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