Mudcat Café message #2067793 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #3004   Message #2067793
Posted By: EBarnacle
03-Jun-07 - 10:44 PM
Thread Name: Songs about getting really old?
Subject: RE: Songs about getting really old?
How'd we get this far without mentioning the Dutchman?

re: Seeger's "How do I know my youth is all spent?..." I once asked him how come the melody is so similar to Officer Krempke's chorus in Bernstein's West Side Story. He commented that they are probably both descended from Fair Harvard.