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Q: appropriate material for my father's funeral ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: appropriate material for my father's funeral
Category: Family and Home > Relationships
Asked by: haveachat-ga
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Posted: 02 Nov 2003 00:31 PST
Expires: 02 Dec 2003 00:31 PST
Question ID: 271829
I am looking for a poem or song, possibly by Bob Dylan, with lines
such as ..."I've got these tears....."       and  ...." Tears from a
long time ago..."
Subject: Re: appropriate material for my father's funeral
Answered By: juggler-ga on 02 Nov 2003 00:45 PST

I believe that you're thinking of "Thirty Years of Tears" by John

The chorus of that song is:
"These are tears from a long time ago
I got these tears... from a long time ago"

The complete lyrics are listed on the

The song is Track #8 on Hiatt's CD "Stolen Moments." Samplie audio
clips available at


search strategy:
"got these tears" "tears from a long time"

I hope this is the right song. If not, please let me know via the
"request clarification" feature and I will resume my search if
necessary. Thanks.

Clarification of Answer by juggler-ga on 02 Nov 2003 00:45 PST
Sorry for that typo:
"Sample audio clips..."
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