"100 Years" as written by and John C. Popper....
The sun is warm as the day is long
I just got the feeling I can do no wrong
I've got a long way to walk
Can't afford my next meal
I tell a few lies but my hunger is real

And it won't mean a thing in a hundred years
No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years

Mademoiselle tell me do you play
Well, if she shakes her head, well then that's okay
I watch her walk away in haste
There's just no accounting for some people's taste,

And it won't mean a thing in a hundred years
No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years

Big angry man in the doorway there
Just keep on walking like I don't care
Why you giving such an evil eye
Could it be you were ignored by every passerby

And it won't mean a thing in a hundred years
No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years

Play in the park for tobacco and food
Then I excuse myself but they think I'm rude
Tourist don't want me to end his show
But this colorful attraction got places to go

And it won't mean a thing in a hundred years
No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years

Sit at the pier watch the sun go down
Another lost little boy in a big old town
I want to laugh I want to cry
But no matter how hard I may try

It won't mean a thing in a hundred years
No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years

It won't mean a thing in a hundred years
No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years


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"100 Years" as written by John C. Popper

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    My InterpretationThe chorus, at least, seems pretty self-explanatory. Most of the song seems to be about some of his experiences: Lovers rejecting him, people hating him, people loving him to much, hard times, good times. But in the chorus, he says that, in 100 years, none of it will mean anything. No matter how hard he tries to change that, eventually he will be dead and forgotten. No, it won't mean a thing in a hundred years.
    TheMadTuxedoon March 18, 2015   Link

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