The Most Awesome Playlist About Aging | Next Avenue

A few years ago, as I began working on what has become Next Avenue, and pondering a gray hair that somehow showed up uninvited in my eyebrow one day (more on that later), I began to collect songs about aging.

Who can forget when Simon and Garfunkel came out with the album Bookends? I was 15 and remember closing my eyes and singing in an achingly heartfelt falsetto:

Can you imagine us years from today? Sharing a park bench quietly

How terribly strange to be seventy

via The Most Awesome Playlist About Aging | Next Avenue.

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