From the recording Well, I'm Sixty-Four

Lyrics

Well, I’m Sixty-Four

Instrumental D G C D G

Verse 1
G Em
Back in 1967
C D
Paul McCartney said
G
Will you still need me
Em
Will you still feed me
C D G
When I’m sixty-four

Verse 2
G Em
It was the summer of love
Em C
The times they were a changin’
C D
And rapidly fadin’
G Em
But the summer doesn’t know
C D G
Where the fall and winter will go

Chorus

D G
Well, I’m sixty-four
D G
The years went by with a roar
D G
I ain’t no dinosaur
G C D G
Just because, well, I’m sixty-four

Instrumental G Em C D G


Verse 3
G Em
The years don’t stop for anyone
C D
By and by they go
G
Young and innocent
Em
We were back then
C D G
So much we didn’t know

Verse 4
G Em
Getting older is the road we’re on
C D
Wising up as we pass through
G
The evening
Em
Figures out
C D G
What the morning never knew

Chorus

D G
Well, I’m sixty-four
D G
The years went by with a roar
D G
I ain’t no dinosaur
G C D G
Just because, well, I’m sixty-four

Instrumental G Em C D G

End / Bridge

C D G
So, do you still need me?
C D G
Will you still feed me?
C D G
Will you receive me?
C D G
Please never leave me
C D G
Do you believe me?
G C D G
When I say, well, I’m sixty-four
C D G
I’m sixty-four
G C D G
Oh yeah! I’m really sixty-four