When I'm Sixty-Four Lyrics - The Beatles

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When I get older losing my hair,
Many years from now,
Will you still be sending me a valentine
Birthday greetings bottle of wine?

If I'd been out till quarter to three
Would you lock the door,
Will you still need me, will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?

oo oo oo oo oo oo oo oooo
You'll be older too, (ah ah ah ah ah)
And if you say the word,
I could stay with you.

I could be handy mending a fuse
When your lights have gone.
You can knit a sweater by the fireside
Sunday mornings go for a ride.

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Doing the garden, digging the weeds,
Who could ask for more?
Will you still need me, will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?

Every summer we can rent a cottage
In the Isle of Wight, if it's not too dear
We shall scrimp and save
Grandchildren on your knee
Vera, Chuck, and Dave

Send me a postcard, drop me a line,
Stating point of view.
Indicate precisely what you mean to say
Yours sincerely, Wasting Away.

Give me your answer, fill in a form
Mine for evermore
Will you still need me, will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four?

Whoo!



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When I'm Sixty-Four | Reviewer: Marcy | 10/13/14

I'll be turning 64 on the 9th November. 'When I'm 64' came into my head a few weeks ago and have sung it every day since. I'm proud to be turning 64 and still feel young at heart. Thanks to Paul for a wonderful song...I will sing it proudly on my Birthday Haha.


Today is my husbands mum's 64th birthday! She told us she jumped out of bed, sang this song to herself and has spent the rest of the day at work! Singing these lyrics lol. When I'm celebrating my 64th I want to be just like her... young at heart, vibrant, fit, kind, loving, a wonderful nanna and best mum in the world and I'll be singing this song to myself too. We're visiting tomorrow with fruit cake, homemade cards containing these lyrics and of course... a bottle of wine hmmmm.

This is today | Reviewer: Juan | 8/27/14

I knew it was approaching when Paul McCartney was 64. Today my turn. Time is is such a strange concept, but so real... All and nothing. 17 or 64 I am here and this is the single thing it is for sure.

Holy Grey Hair Batman, I'm 64 | Reviewer: Don | 8/8/14

Well, it's happened if I see the light of day tomorrow, August 9 2014 is WHEN I'm 64,,

Never thought I would be here can't believe I'm that old

Got married in 73 and still have the same wife and got a good life who could ask for more
Will you still need me, will you still feed me when I'm 64

We will find out tomorrow stay tuned

Now I'm Sixty four | Reviewer: Len | 8/4/14

As a person of 1950 vintage, I wondered, when Sgt Pepper first appeared, what it would be like to be 64. So old! If I even lived that long!
Well, I have one day left before I'm 64. Now I know what it's like.
It's healthiness, contentment and happiness. It will be wife and children singing this song to me on my birthday, answering the questions the song asks, bringing "birthday greetings" and a "bottle of wine" to the old guy.
Thanks, Beatles.


This has been my husband and my "theme song" since we got married in 1971. We said that we would stay married until we were 64, then, at that time, we would have the option to decide whether or not to stay married! Well, he's now got 6 days left to decide! .....but then, it'll be my turn :^) No matter, it's been a great, terrific 43 and 1/2 years! What an adventure!!!! We'd do it all over again!!!!!!


absolutely perfect, the lyrics of the song fits exactly for those folks celebrating their 64th birthday, the lyrics remind the nostalgic events in one's life the past, present and future developments of growing up - older,
in course of its journey sailing forward toward happy life and graceful exist to a better world...vtljr.

this song and dads 64th bday | Reviewer: Caro Slack | 5/18/14

I am wondering if any one has an idea how to put these words into a play for my Dad. He will be 64 on june30, and he loves the Beatles so I am trying to come up with somhinng to do for these words, he will get a kick out of it. Please feel free to give me any ideas.. you can email me at sweetchefsweetchef@yahoo.com

All things must pass | Reviewer: Ljuba Stojanovic | 5/13/14

I'm 64 today and I was searching for lyrics to translate them (on Serbian)to my wife. Sgt. Pepper was first Beatles LP to be published in Yugoslavia, in 1967, and I had to buy another disc few years latter (first being worned).Beatles for ever!

64 today and none the worse for wear! | Reviewer: Jurek | 4/4/14

I echo the sentiments of the previous contributors. We grew up in a world where "new ground was being broken" and the music had a major impact on this change. It was also a time of great hope and anticipation that "we can make it better". The reality has been somewhat sobering but the music still brings back memories of a time filled with hope and anticipation that a better future was realizable. Long live the spirit of the Sgt. Peppers generation!

Here I am...64! | Reviewer: Maggie | 4/1/14

Wow...and so great to have this song to celebrate! A milestone and an achievement to have arrived healthy and happy. Lots of life lived and enjoyed. Thank you Paul for this song!

Wow aren't we the lucky ones 64 going on 44 | Reviewer: Anonymous | 3/3/14

I can't believe I am here...wealthy, healthy and wise at 64 and loving it. So very grateful all the years of hardship, impecunity, long working hours and the driving for my professional job are all over. I survived...that's another song! These are the best years of my life, no one cares about me, so I do not have to care about anyone else, so I do what I want with whom I want and where I want, without any censure, envy nor criticism received nor indeed given....fantastic, thank you god and mammon for my happiness, at last achieved, albeit temporary, until my bubble bursts with the inevitable decline into dependency, however, I will pay for this with a demand for the best, I deserve it! And I do not knit.

its come at last | Reviewer: colin fussell | 2/23/14

yes I made it, 64 today ,I bought this on the album (sgt pepper} and thought at the time what it would be like at 64, it seemed so far away but it has gone in a flash, how could someone so young write lyrics like this ? that's what made them special, I thank god I was brought up with there music

lots of happy memories of pool | Reviewer: Jack Shah | 2/1/14

Was I lucky or wot!! London based co sent me to pool to manage their electronic outlet 52 Lord St happened to be right opposite the entrance to gulley leading to the Cavern Saw most of the arists passing by Also right opposite 52 waqs the offices of Radio Caroline Saw them too and on joining Plessey at X Chang labs met some good people most made me one of theirs good friends and of course on my 64 birthday friends wore red YNWA and the song 64 In May will be 74 so back to Goa to enjoy Fish and Chips and Caju Fenny THNKS POOL THNKS BEATLES

Born and bred in Liverpool | Reviewer: Derrick | 1/24/14

I first heard this when I was 17, growing up in Liverpool. I did wonder what 64 would be like, finally made it today and life is great. Never saw the Beatles, but saw Paul M live several times, including 3 nights at the Liverpool Empire 1976.... What a simply brilliant songwriter.


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