There'll be time enough for rocking when we're old We can rock all day in
rocking chairs of gold but tonight I think I'd rather just go dancing
There'll be time enough for rocking when we're old, my love There'll be time
enough for talk in the nursing home Darling, time enough to write an epic
poem but tonight I think I'd rather just go dancing There'll be time enough
for talking in the home, my love There'll be time enough for sleeping when
we're dead You will have a velvet pillow for your head but tonight I think
I'd rather just go dancing There'll be time enough for sleeping when we're
dead, my love There'll be time for sex and drugs in Heaven when our
pheromones are turned up to 11 but tonight I think I'd rather just go
dancing There'll be time enough for sex and drugs in Heaven, my love and
time enough for rocking when we're old


Lyrics submitted by Anne Arbour

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    General CommentMy mind's ear can't help but hear Tom Waits singing this song.
    pumkinhedon January 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMy favorite thing about this song (and there's LOTS of things I love about this song) is that on day three of a really bad cold, I can sing along with it and hit all the low notes. That makes it almost worth being sick.
    bobgon August 08, 2014   Link

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