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Old 04-08-2008, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Forget Sinatra! The feisty Young at Heart chorus prefers fast, loud songs

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“Eyeeeeee feel Good!” Dora Morrow shouts into a microphone, then growls her best James Brown. "Like I knew that I would …”

American Story: ‘Young’ senior citizens rock out - American Story with Bob Dotson - MSNBC.com
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Old 04-11-2008, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
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Oh my, they put a whole new spin on "I Want To Be Sedated" didn't they? Some of those songs become refreshingly honest when you think about them applying to seniors... and when they are sung by people who have wavering voices. A lot of sincerity in their voices, and it's a touching reminder that these singers have seen a bit of life.
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Old 04-14-2008, 08:27 AM
 
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I saw them on our local TV station in Boston. After they showed the clip and the interview with the director, the newsman said, "well, they're not much older than the Rolling Stones"!
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Old 04-14-2008, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Oxygen Ln. AZ
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Last night we watched a Led Zepplin concert.
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Old 04-15-2008, 07:33 PM
 
Location: On Our Boat
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Well, since some restaurants consider my wife and I senior citizens at our age (59/60) and we can order off of the Senior Menu, we will tell you how we "rock out": play poker, have a shot or two of Jose' Cuervo (or Butter Baby) and a few Bud Lights plus watch/listen to DVD concerts of Chicago, BTO, Queen or Deep Purple. Oh we can have so much fun on a Friday or Saturday night!!!!!!!!
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