This Old House – about getting older

1954, I heard on the radio a song about an old house and an old man who had become too tired to fix it even further. Now I myself am grown old, but I still play guitar and make uploads to soundcloud, so if time, listen to my fingers:

With an increasing twist
title=”With an increasing twist” – photo by im pastor rick, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT! – click on the picture to enter Pastor Rick’s photo galleries on Flickr.com

Billy Graham / George Younce = this ole house …

related:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Ole_House
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http://www.songlyrics.com/shakin-stevens/this-old-house-lyrics/

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House on a hill top
title=”House on a hill top” – photo by im pastor rick, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT! – click on the picture to enter Pastor Rick’s photo galleries on Flickr.com
below a third pic from Pastor Rick:
Bathing Beauty
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do you know the movie “Shipping News”? There they pull an old house with ropes to the other end of the town…
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/shipping-news/
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About frizztext

writer, photographer, guitarist

32 responses to “This Old House – about getting older

  1. Great fingers, Frizz!
    Grown old? No! Getting wiser: yes!
    πŸ™‚

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  2. That house is a perfect house, indeed. πŸ™‚

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  3. Loved listening to your guitar playing just now with my coffee, here in a little country town about 60 miles east of San Francisco, so here you are too. Perfect way to start the day. I really like the thoughts you and Marina posted; so true that the soul travels and that brings happiness.

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  4. Your fingers sound pretty young to me. πŸ™‚ Thanks for the nice music this morning!
    And now you can say your music has been heard in Washington, State too. Lisa

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  5. first time I heard the song – love it

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  6. I love this song Frizz! For the first time I had problems listening to your sound cloud and had to download it instead of just clicking!

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  7. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    That photo of the old house is INCREDIBLE!! It’s a work of art in its old age.

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  8. I remember that song. I loved how easy the words were to remember. I sang along many times – very popular. Geat post … super fingerstyle playing and photos.

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  9. great sound wonderful pictures
    you are as old as you feel my young friend…

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  10. Always enjoy hearing you play, Dietmar.

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  11. Thoroughly enjoyed this post.
    And you are good on the guitar. Bravo!

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  12. Wise fingers, knowing and experienced fingers with accents and nuances new fingers can’t express… yet.

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  13. You play the guitar well and I enjoyed it. Too bad the first house was neglected. It was definitely a beautiful house once.

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  14. I am listening to you dear Frizz, I loved this post. And your playing fingers πŸ™‚ Thanks and Love, nia

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  15. Fantastic post … enjoyed everything about it.

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  16. Enjoyed both you and George playing and singing a song I’ve always loved! That poor old house posted by Pastor Rick is amazing — hard to figure how it stood long enough for the pictures, lol! What neat photos!

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  17. Oh my, that twisted old house is beyond repair!
    But your fingerplaying on the guitar grows stronger!

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