The Who - My Generation Lyrics

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People try to put us d-down (talkin' 'bout my generation)
Just because we get around (talkin' 'bout my generation)
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (talkin' 'bout my generation)
I hope I die before I get old (talkin' 'bout my generation)

This is my generation
This is my generation, baby

Why don't you all f-fade away (talkin' 'bout my generation)
Don't try to dig what we all s-s-s-say (talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm not trying to 'cause a big s-s-sensation (talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm just talkin' 'bout my g-g-g-generation (talkin' 'bout my generation)

My generation
This is my generation, baby

Why don't you all f-fade away (talkin' 'bout my generation)
And don't try to d-dig what we all s-s-say (talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm not trying to 'cause a b-big s-s-sensation (talkin' 'bout my generation)
I'm just talkin' 'bout my g-g-generation (talkin' 'bout my generation)

This is my generation
This is my generation, baby
My my my generation

People try to put us d-down (talkin' 'bout my generation)
Just because we g-g-get around (talkin' 'bout my generation)
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (talkin' 'bout my generation)
Yeah, I hope I die before I get old (talkin' 'bout my generation)

This is my generation
This is my generation, baby
My my my generation

(Talkin' 'bout my generation)
(Talkin' 'bout my generation)
(Talkin' 'bout my generation)
(Talkin' 'bout my generation)
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation
(Talkin' 'bout my generation) this is my generation

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Out in the Street
  • 2 I Don’t Mind
  • 3 The Good's Gone
  • 4 La-La-La-Lies
  • 5 Much Too Much
  • 6 My Generation
  • 7 The Kids Are Alright
  • 8 Please, Please, Please
  • 9 It’s Not True
  • 10 I’m a Man
  • 11 A Legal Matter
  • 12 The Ox


  • Credits
    publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
    writers: Peter Townshend
    album: Track 6 in album My Generation
    release date: 1965-12-3
    popularity : 3713 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Pop
    styles: Garage Rock/Rhythm & Blues/Beat/Mod
    length: 3:19
    producer: Shel Talmy
    drums: Keith Moon
    piano: Nicky Hopkins
    bass: John Entwistle
    guitar: Pete Townshend
    lead vocals: Roger Daltrey
    percussion: Keith Moon
    vocal: John Entwistle and Pete Townshend
    Album Information
    label: Brunswick Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin