“I Am Growing Old and Gray”


The old man laments, "I am growing old and gray ev'ry year," and laments his loss of sexual power, as well as the ability to hold liquor. The women "ask for much more" every year, but he can no longer supply it

Cross references


  1. Cray, pp. 53-54, "I Am Growing Old and Gray" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #10140
  3. BI, EM053


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927
Keywords: sex age bawdy
Found in: US(SW)