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Old People
written by John Hiatt

Old people are pushy
They don't have much time
They'll shove you at the coffee shop
Cut ahead in the buffet line

They'll buy two for a dollar and fifty
Then they'll argue with the checkout girl
They've lived so much behind them
They're tryin' to slow down this Goddamn world

[Chorus]:
Old people are pushy
They're not mushy
Old people are pushy 'cause life ain't cushy

Old people are pushy
They'll drive how they wanna drive
And go as slow as they want to
They don't care who stays alive

And they'll kiss that little grandbaby
Up and down the back and all around the front
They don't care what you think of them
That baby's got somethin' that they want

[Chorus]

Old people are pushy
'cause you don't know how they feel
And when you pretend you do
Well, they know it's not real

Pretty soon it's gonna be all over
Good enough reason not to let you pass
They can seem like sweet little old people
But they are not about to kiss your ass

[Chorus]