“Old Man's Lament (II)”


"When I was young and in my prime, I could get a hard on any time," but now he is old and is almost non-functional. The singer tells of all the things he used to be able to do, and warns listeners, "The time soon will ome when you'll be the same as I."

Cross references


  1. Logsdon 50, pp. 238-240, "The Old Man's Lament" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #10105
  3. BI, Logs050


Author: unknown
Earliest date: before 1976 (collected by Logsdon from Riley Neal)
Keywords: bawdy age nonballad
Found in: US(SW)