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 Posted: Fri Feb 21st, 2020 05:28 pm
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Title: Old Soul With A Young Heart
Lyrics Copyright © 2020-2021 Joe Givens

{V1}

To look at me you'd never know there's a young heart deep inside
It's been hangin' 'round forty years or so
Ev'ry once in awhile, he pops up to write his young-hearted songs.
And the old soul rides along..
Watchin' where the young heart goes.

I'm an old soul with a young heart and I'm not sure where I belong.
Sometimes the old guy forgets his young heart and soul.
But then something in there reminds him to keep carryin' on
I'm an old soul with a young heart and I'm not sure where I belong.

{To Chorus:}

{V2}

It's been a struggle these many years Sometimes it's been real hard
The stubborn old soul a-fightin with the cocky kid who thinks he holds all the cards.

These voices whisper back and forth, an' argue night and day.
Neither wants to listen to.. what the other one has to say!
Why can't the old soul understand the energy that youth brings?
And why won't the young heart seem to find the wisdom in old things?

{To Chorus:}

{Chorus}

I'm an old soul with a young heart..
An' I'm not sure where I belong.
Should I keep on singin' an' writin'..
Them good ol' country songs?
Or should I be more modern-like..
An' get my rockin' an' rollin' on?
I'm an old soul with a young heart..
An' I'm not sure where I belong.

{Outro}

Yeah, I'm an old soul with a young heart..
An' I'm not sure where I belong.

{END}

Last edited on Wed May 5th, 2021 07:58 pm by SongWriterJoe



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 Posted: Fri Feb 21st, 2020 07:06 pm
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Hey, Joe... I know the feeling; but, since I never belonged anyway, it doesn’t matter. This is good and nicely crafted! Kudos!

Charles



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 Posted: Fri Feb 21st, 2020 10:26 pm
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Thanks Charles Closing in on my 65th



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 Posted: Sat Feb 22nd, 2020 11:37 am
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Joe, I really like this especially the wisdom that’s in the last verse. I do think v1?, since you started with the chorus could be evened out but overall a really great idea. I think I have the opposite issue at 44 😂.



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 Posted: Sat Feb 22nd, 2020 09:43 pm
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Nice concept on aging. I sometimes forget I am not 30 anymore, but sure want to act like it.

The final verse is my favorite.



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