The Last Ten Years (Superman) Lyrics - Kenny Rogers
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Oh, the last ten years, it's been quite trip
Over thirty-six-hundred spins around without a cosmic slip
But within the realm of our atmosphere
We're 'bout as out of whack as we've ever been in a million years
We watched the Y2K scare in a panic
An' we watched as time proved Nostrodamus wrong
An' we watched as Mother Nature shook the planet
An' cellular replaced the telephone
We lost Charlie Brown, Ray Charles an' Johnny Cash
We even lost Superman, mhm.
Well, the last ten years, look at the hills we've climbed
The best golfer's black, the best rapper's white an' it's about damn time
But we best beware, there's a brand new fight, you see
An' I hate to say we might be our own worst enemy
We watched Oklahoma sifting through the damage
sponsored linksAn' we watched a US President get caught
We watched shareholders watch their savings vanish
We all cried when we watched those towers fall
We lost Minnie Pearl, Ron Reagan and Sam I Am
We even lost Superman, mhm.
Expensive gas an' free downloads
The dot-com boom, an' reality shows
What's gonna happen next is anypony's guess
Satellite radio and hybrid cars
Hoof-held computers an' a trip to Mars
It's all become a part of who we are
In the last ten years.
In the last ten years
We lost George Harrison, John Paul and June Carter-Cash
Hell, we even lost Superman
Gonna miss you. Chris...
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wonderful reflection by kenny | Reviewer: tony james | 7/20/14
I was spellbound listening to this timeless song. It underscores the reality of our changing world, transcent nature of life and the dangers inherent in technological advancement. Love u kenny.
C and W | Reviewer: Bill Heath | 12/6/11
I don't like c/w music but I do like this song.
Since it's release we've lost Bert Jansch,John
Martyn and many more musicians.
As Bert was my guitar hero, to emulate Kenny's last line, "I'll miss you Bert"
OMG | Reviewer: Dylon Michael | 2/17/09
OMG i loved this song so much and all of it is true. Its one of the first songs i have heard about what has happened in the world and I listen to a lot of music. So i recommend all to listen to it (you can listen to it over and over again and never get tired of it).
Peace love cake and sticky notes
Big Fan Fron St lucia | Reviewer: Anonymous | 10/13/08
Kenny Rogers..... I always love this guys music he is fantastic. The song really make the best of memory past in words. Kenny you made my day with this song, and i think like every body that hear this song and even now just thinking of it cried when they heard the part.."we even lost superman". That song is amaising. I LOVE IT. Sing another one like that. Keep up the good work
god i love this song | Reviewer: Enrique Estolas | 2/16/08
i love country music so much in my entire life, but this song by kenny r. it touches me much that i even cry when i first hear this... god bless usa all!!! thank you kenny for this wonderful song. from enrique estolas of the phillipines. I love you all country singers....
AWSOME SONG | Reviewer: Anonymous | 1/30/08
THIS IS THE GREATEST SONG I'VE HEARD IN MY ENTIRE LIFE, IT REALLY GETS TO THE WHOLE POINT OF WHAT WENT ON IN SUCH A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. MAY ALL OUR HEREOS R.I.P ESP. CHRIS AND HIS WIFE... AMERICAS ONE AND ONLY SUPERMAN
The Last Ten Years (Superman) | Reviewer: Chester | 12/13/07
Kenny did a good job narrating what happened in the last decade. We will never witness such good music ever again. I wish the up and coming musicians get to serious business and write meaningful music. Imagime simple things like "cellular replaced the telephone" "Y2K panic" making a hit. Well done Kenny
Too gud | Reviewer: Anonymous | 11/21/07
Kenny is always gud but this is his best arguably. Chris was more than a superman for us, he was almost every kid's hero. may his soul RIP
From India with love | Reviewer: Jay | 10/10/07
America lost a hero, but the world lost Christopher Reeves. It's hard not to shed a tear when Kenny Rogers sings that we lost superman, coz that's what Reeve's truly was - a Superman to millions around the world.
Great song! | Reviewer: Mandy | 7/2/07
I love this song! It makes us appreciate what we still have and remember all that we have lost and how much has changed in only ten years. It's a great song to remember Christopher Reeve. One of very few songs that are dedicated to him.
the best yet | Reviewer: sharon | 12/26/06
Kenny Rogers said he didn't want to make a come back but then he should not have sang this song . It is the best yet and I have been a Kenny Rogers fan for years but this song makes me cry to stop and take a look at who we have lost. Very, very good song....loved it
Great Song | Reviewer: Anonymous | 12/21/06
Really makes a great point about how the world is different and what has changed over the last 10 years. Reminds me of things I'd forgotten had happened.
loved that song | Reviewer: alice chadderton | 10/20/06
tells it like it was. a lot has happened in the last ten years.
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