(It Was) A Very Good Year

Don McLean

credits


publisher: ©THE SONGWRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA
writers: Ervin M. Drake
album: Track 5 in album Rearview Mirror
release date: 2005
popularity : 16 users have visited this page.
length: 3:25

Album Information

label: HYENA Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Don McLean Rearview Mirror cover art

Lyrics

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When I was seventeen
It was a very good year for small town girls
Wed hide from the lights
When I was seventeen
When I was twenty-one
It was a very good year for city girls
With all that perfumed hair
When I was twenty-one
When I was thirty-five
It was a very good year for blue-blooded girls
Wed ride in limousines
When I was thirty-five
But now the days grow short
And now I think of my life as vintage wine
From the brim to the dregs
It was a very good year
It was a mess of good years

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 If You Could Read My Mind
  • 2 Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
  • 3 Wonderful Baby
  • 4 Love Me Tender
  • 5 (It Was) A Very Good Year
  • 6 El Paso
  • 7 My Saddle Pals and I
  • 8 And I Love You So
  • 9 Crying
  • 10 Empty Chairs
  • 11 Homeless Brother
  • 12 TB Blues
  • 13 Magdalene Lane
  • 14 Infinity
  • 15 Prime Time
  • 16 American Pie
  • 17 Run, Diana Run
  • 18 You've Got to Share