"Old" as written by and Paul Simon....
The first time I heard â??Peggy Sueâ??
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

First time I smoked
Guess what, paranoid
First time I heard â??Satisfactionâ??
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
Getting old

We celebrate the birth of Jesus on Christmas day
And Buddha found nirvana along the lotus way
About 1,500 years ago the messenger Mohammad spoke
And his wisdom like a river flowed
Through hills of gold
Wisdom is old
The Koran is old
The Bible's old
Greatest story ever told

Work 'em out

The human race has walked the earth for 2.7 million
And we estimate the universe at 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

Take your clothes off
Adam and Eve

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"Old" as written by Paul Simon

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    General Commenthahahha oh man is this a joke no comments! oh man I find that funny and ridiculous I mean just read the lyrics its pure brilliance I tell ya! 10/10 on the songwriting talent scale.
    floydian18on July 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti have to agree with you there, what an awesome song... Paul Simons a genious!!
    "Man you're old"
    Sir Syco Sxyon August 21, 2006   Link

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