When My Years Are Stacked

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7.When My Years Are Stacked 3:39 Upbeat acoustic country, swing song about being afraid of getting old and dying alone. Violin, acoustic guitars, stand up bass, percussion and vocals.

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7. When My Years Are Stacked (3:27)
Words & music by Loretta Hagen
I bore no children
Just never had them
And I am too dang old
To plan on any now
I've been thinking
About my golden years
And who will be there
To help me get around

Chorus
When my years are stacked to the heavens
I'm afraid that I'll be alone
No goodbyes,no tear drops in someone's eyes
When mine forever close

I have a husband
But he is older
I don't know if he is going to outlive me
And if he's here still,
He'll be no help
As it is I do
Everything for him
Chorus

I have a family, sisters and brother
But they have other responsibilities
Some have children, even grand ones
They were thinking right
When they were married
Chorus

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from Mud and Stone, track released February 19, 2012

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Loretta Hagen West Milford, New Jersey

Loretta Hagen is a New Jersey-based singer-songwriter, whose musical career spans two decades. Weaving folk, country, rock and blues, she writes songs with strong, catchy melodies and passionate poignant lyrics, and delivers them with her rich alto voice. "Loretta Hagen writes songs that sound like they can come from the Heartland, but they also really come from the heart." John Platt WFUV 90.7 ... more

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