“Maurice Hogan's Song”

Author: Maurice Hogan
Earliest date: 1977 (Lehr/Best)
Keywords: age lament nonballad
Found in: Canada(Newf)


The singer, now sixty-four, compares the happy "dark depression days" of his youth to the go-go girl, T.V., mini-skirt-changed times he sees now. "O how I long for those bright days"


As best I can tell, all the many songs in which old guys complain about young women's casual clothing (and there are many; see the cross-references) come from guys who aren't having the slightest luck with said young women.... - RBW

Cross references


  1. Lehr/Best 75, "Maurice Hogan's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LeBe075