John Lennon

Life Begins at 40

John Lennon

 

- "We'd like to welcome you here to the Dakota Country And Western Club
And in return for Miss Yoko Ono's wonderful gift of a very strange...
I'd like,this morning, to sing you a little ditty that occured to me in the throes of my sleep
It's called "Life Begins At 40"

They say life begins at forty;
age is just a state of mind.
If all that's true,
you know, that I've been dead for thirty-nine.

And if life begins at forty,
well, i hope it ain't the same
it's been tough enough without that stuff
I don't wanna to be born again.

Well, I tried to sweep the slate clean
with a new broom ev'ry day
if that don't work,
I'll jerk around until my next birthday

yeah, life begins at forty,
age is just a state of mind.
Well, if all that's true
you know that I've been dead for thirty-nine.

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