Autumn of My Life

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Bobby Goldsboro

Bobby Goldsboro (born January 18, 1941) is an American country and pop singer-songwriter. He had a string of pop and country hits in the 1960s and 1970s, including his signature No. 1 hit "Honey," which sold over one million copies in the United States. more »

In the spring of my life she came to me
She brought sunshine where winter winds had blown 
Then I took her for my wife in the spring of my life
And she brought me a joy I'd never known

And the years they went by in the spring of my life
And in summer she blessed me with a child 
Love continued to grow in the summer of my life 
And in every morning sun I saw her smile 

But in the autumn of my years I noticed the tears 
And I knew that our life was in the past
 Though I tried to pretend, I knew it was the end
For the autumn of my life had come at last

Now what, what do you say to a child of ten?
How do you tell him his daddy's goin' away?
Do I tell him that I reached the autumn of my life
And that he'll understand some winter's day?

Now a rose can't be found on a snow-covered ground 
And the sun cannot shine through cloudy skies 
But I'm richer, you see, for the years she gave to me
And I'm content in the autumn of my life


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