[D]Well, I've been singing most my[G] lifetime
Of Rock[D]all, Strong Men and Botany[A] Bay;
Singing[D] songs of
love and hope and[G] freedom
While[A] time has slowly slipped a[D]way.
Have you noticed the policemen getting younger?
And the busmen, they're getting younger too.
While all my friends
are getting older,
I have stayed the same, you know, it's true.
CHORUS: And, Janie Mac, I'm nearly forty.
I think my hair is turning grey.
I'll be on the pension very shortly,
how I long for yesterday!
We're so long together it's a record.
We should be in the Guinness Book of Fame.
For twenty-five long years we've
And just for spite, we'll do the same again.
But there's silver threads in Tom's whiskers,
And Derek with the beard, he's getting bald.
While though he's getting
kind of grumpy,
While I, I'm not just getting old.
So all you knockers and begrudgers
You will admit we have that touch of class.
If not, we'll send you our new record
you can stick it up your....