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Now, I know you may think this a little self indulgent, but, hey... we all wake up feeling this way now and then, and I think Daddy's old saying is as true now as it was back then.
I think he stole the quote from an old music hall song, when all the young men were off to war, and the older blokes (Violins) were left @ home to care for the ladies!  Maybe Rod Stewart found his insperation for "Some Guys have all the luck" from this situation!

When a man gets to feeling past his best, and his reflection is looking tired and gray,
When he cannot do, all the things he used to do, it's time to tell him what my daddy used to say:

Chorus: There's many a good tune played on an old violin, but you should play some every day, hey-hey,
there's many a good tune played on an old violin, old violins get better by the day.

When his hair is getting gray and thin, and his aches and pains more tiresome by the day, and when he goes to town, he does his dancing sitting down, it's time to tell him what my daddy used to say:

When his bag of tools aint sharp as it should be, and his lady friends don't never wanna stay, when his spirit hits the ground, because good lovong can't be found, it's time to tell him what my daddy used to say:

When he starts to curse the weeks the days the hours, and the seconds that tick his time away, when he thinks he's had his best, when he thinks he's failed life's test, it's time to tell him what my daddy used to say:

(c) Dave Forshaw 2000
(Samhanesson Music)

Keep your tool sharp and your instrument well tuned, that's what I say, ...You never know when you may need it!!

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By the way, I play this one nice and country, with that "Dum-chingah" beat!