Old Man Lyrics

Neil Young


album: Track 6 in album Harvest
release date: 1972-2-14
popularity : 24 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic/Classic Rock/Country Rock
length: 3:25
producer: Elliot Mazer and Neil Young
guest performer: Stray Gators
guest background vocals: James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt
banjo: James Taylor
composer: Neil Young
lyricist: Neil Young

Cover Art

Neil Young Harvest cover art
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Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.
Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.

Old man look at my life,
Twenty four and there's so much more
Live alone in a paradise
That makes me think of two.

Love lost, such a cost,
Give me things that don't get lost.
Like a coin that won't get tossed
Rolling home to you.

Old man take a look at my life I'm a lot like you
I need someone to love me the whole day through
Ah, one look in my eyes and you can tell that's true.

Lullabies, look in your eyes,
Run around the same old town.
Doesn't mean that much to me
To mean that much to you.

I've been first and last
Look at how the time goes past.
But I'm all alone at last.
Rolling home to you.

Old man take a look at my life I'm a lot like you
I need someone to love me the whole day through
Ah, one look in my eyes and you can tell that's true.

Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.
Old man look at my life,
I'm a lot like you were.


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Out on the Weekend
  • 2 Harvest
  • 3 A Man Needs a Maid
  • 4 Heart of Gold
  • 5 Are You Ready for the Country?
  • 6 Old Man
  • 7 There‚Äôs a World
  • 8 Alabama
  • 9 The Needle and the Damage Done
  • 10 Words (Between the Lines of Age)