"Hazy Shade Of Winter" as written by and Paul Simon....
Time, time, time
See what's become of me...

Time, time, time
See what's become of me
While I looked around
For my possibilities
I was so hard to please

Look around
Leaves are brown
And the sky
Is a Hazy Shade of Winter

Hear the Salvation Army Band
Down by the riverside
It's bound to be a better ride
Than what you've got planned
Carry a cup in your hand

Look around
Leaves are brown
And the sky
Is a Hazy Shade of Winter

Hang onto your hopes my friend
That's an easy thing to say
But if your hopes should pass away
Simply pretend
That you can build them again

Look around
Grass is high
Fields are ripe
It's the springtime of my life

Seasons change with their scenery
Weaving time in a tapestry
Won't you stop and remember me

Look around
Leaves are brown
And the sky
Is a Hazy Shade of Winter

Look around
Leaves are brown
There's a patch of snow on the ground
Look around
Leaves are brown
There's a patch of snow on the ground
Look around
Leaves are brown
There's a patch of snow on the ground


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"A Hazy Shade of Winter" as written by Paul Simon

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    General CommentI love the cover of this classic song! I remember when The Bangles came out with it and I was completely blown away. Yes, it definitely has that "seasons of time passing" theme to it and I do believe it's about someone looking back and forward at the same time. The "hazy shade of winter" serves as a constant reminder of time which continues to pass by. But "the springtime of my life" seems to present this person with an opportunity all too known to them. Yes, I think there is regret within this song, but it addresses that we all should be aware of that hazy shade of winter and what has passed by again and again.
    Rbeals76on August 12, 2017   Link

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