Old Folks Song Lyrics

John Denver

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The old folks don't talk much
They talk so slowly when they do
They are rich they are poor
Their illusions are gone
They share one heart for two

Their homes all smell of time
Of old photographs
And an old fashioned song
Though you may live in town
You live so far away
When you've lived too long

Have they laughed too much
Do their dry voices crack

Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Tremble If You Must
  • 2 Sail Away Home
  • 3 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
  • 4 Mr. Bojangles
  • 5 I Wish I Could Have Been There
  • 6 Whose Garden Was This
  • 7 The Game Is Over
  • 8 Eleanor Rigby
  • 9 Old Folks
  • 10 Golden Slumbers - Sweet Sweet Life - Tremble If You Must
  • 11 Jingle Bells


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Gerard Jouannest, Jacques Roman Brel, Jean Corti, Mort Shuman
    album: Track 9 in album Whose Garden Was This
    release date: 1970
    popularity : 43 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Soft Rock
    length: 4:59

    Album Information

    label: RCA Victor
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin