What does A Child of the Fifties mean?

The Statler Brothers: A Child of the Fifties Meaning

Album cover for A Child of the Fifties album cover

Song Released: 1982


A Child of the Fifties Lyrics

I grew up a child of the 50s
Learned to dance to the beat of rock & roll
Television was my friend
I Love Lucy, Rin Tin Tin
Kissed my first girl when I was 10 years old

Verse 2 (Phil):
Took a turn for the worse in the 60s
Saw some real...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 2nd 2014 !⃝

    A song about looking back at life. The singer is thinking about his childhood in the 1950s and how great it was. He's reminiscing about his childhood joys (Rin Tin Tin, I Love Lucy). Comparing that with the 1960s and the Vietnam war, and the 1980s (present day) and how much more complex things are being a father and provider.


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