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The phrase "It was a very good year" is often applied to wine, as the vintages differ in quality. Here, Sinatra sings about the years he remembers fondly in his romantic life and the girls that were part of it. As he's now older, he looks back fondly on these memories, bringing up the wine analogy as the memories have aged well with time.
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It Was a Very Good Year lyrics:


When I was seventeen
It was a very good year
It was a very good year for small town girls
And soft summer nights
We'd hide from the lights
On the village green
When I was seventeen

(Interlude)

When I was twenty-one
It was a very good year
It was a very good year for city girls
Who lived up the stair
With all that perfumed hair
And it came undone
When I was twenty-one

(Interlude)

When I was thirty-five
It was a very good year
It was a very good year for blue-blooded girls
Of independent means
We'd ride in limousines
Their chauffeurs would drive
When I was thirty-five

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But now the days are short
I'm in the autumn of the year
And now I think of my life as vintage wine
From fine old kegs
From the brim to the dregs
It poured sweet and clear
It was a very good year

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Most listeners came from Italy. This song's text is medium. It's interesting that the singer singing this track has a lot of albums. This song has just 3 mirrors; you can help the project indicating mirrors on YouTube. This song is one of the longest sings on the website. This song is included into 2 albums, namely: September of My Years. These albums are the most famous albums of the artist. Song mirrors tip: You can easily change low-quality mirror by means of the button at the bottom of the page or to reduce its rating on the track page.

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