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Janis Ian: At Seventeen Meaning

Song Released: 1975


At Seventeen Lyrics

I learned the truth at seventeen
That love was meant for beauty queens
And high school girls with clear skinned smiles
Who married young and then retired
The valentines I never knew
The Friday night charades of youth
Were spent on one more...

  1. anonymous
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    Feb 21st 2019 report

    An enduring good old song from JANIS IAN about enduring the pains and hardships the poor seventeen year old teenage girls go through in search of love and acceptance, compare to the coming realization known of the more so called beautiful,rich and self-centered ones that seemed to have it all come back to them somehow.


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