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How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art. Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner. She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting. Toggle navigation Welcome Guest. When I'm 64 by The Beatles. Album: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Paul McCartney wrote the music for this when he was about 15, and used to play it when The Beatles were still known as The Quarrymen.
He put lyrics to it later in honor of his father's 64th birthday. McCartney wrote and sang the lead vocals on this song which asks if a woman will still be with him when he got older, when he was 64 years old. On May 17, , Paul and his then wife, Heather Mills, separated, finalizing the divorce in McCartney turned 64 on June 18, , so the answer to his musical question with regards to Mills, would be no. John Lennon said of this: "I would never even dream of writing a song like that.
George Martin arranged this in the style of a 's big band, which came to be known as "retro-rock. This was the first song recorded for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. This was a favorite of The Beatles at their early club shows, where they were required to play for hours. When their amps overheated, they would sing this around the piano. Julian Lennon , John's son, recorded a version of this that was used in commercials for Allstate insurance. This was not typical of Julian, who usually shied away from his father's legacy in an effort to forge his own identity.
The title is also the name of a BBC television show starring Paul Freeman and Alun Armstrong as two older men who fall in love with each other. In opening scenes of the musical Across The Universe , the main character, Jude, has his ticket stamped to New York by an elderly man who says that he would have left the city sooner when he was young, but he is now 64 and still working at the shipyard.
It's a definite reference to McCartney's song that didn't make it into the movie, which features only Beatles songs. Your name as you would like it displayed. Your Locaton. Your Comment. Nothin' On You B. Emmylou Harris Songwriter Interviews She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting. Songfacts Newsletter A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs.