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Seventeen

Marvin Adcock

June 27, 2018

Genre: Country

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This is a love story told from a little different perspective. Thanks for listening!


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Stephen Winnett

Hey Marvin, nice song definitely something I can relate to. This has a nice melody and the music has a nice feel to it though it felt like it should be a love song more than a sad reflective song. Lyrically there was some nice imagery. I really dug the song, the only 2 things that kinda stuck out were, it has been done quite a bit so I was hoping for something from a unique perspective and also, you lost me a bit on the bridge type section, I felt the lyrics in there could have been a little stronger. Im not even sure that this song needed one for me personally. Overall it was still a fantastic job and I absolutely enjoyed listening to it!

June 27, 2018

Marvin Adcock

Thanks Stephen, I appreciate your thoughts pal.

June 27, 2018

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Joseph Guerra

I liked it from the beginning Marvin and I could also hear Don Williams doing that song, but I could also hear George Strait

June 29, 2018

Marvin Adcock

Thanks Joseph for listening and for taking time to comment. I appreciate your ideas!

June 30, 2018

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Jack Speer

Marvin, you’ve got that earworm melody going on here and I love the line, “That when they close their eyes they feel inside like seventeen.”  I can totally relate.  I can hear Alan Jackson singing this song…

July 01, 2018

Marvin Adcock

Thanks Jack! I believe Alan would be one of the few artists who would not be afraid to sing a song that deals with growing older. Thanks for listening pal.

July 02, 2018

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Stephen Winnett

Hey Marvin, nice song definitely something I can relate to. This has a nice melody and the music has a nice feel to it though it felt like it should be a love song more than a sad reflective song. Lyrically there was some nice imagery. I really dug the song, the only 2 things that kinda stuck out were, it has been done quite a bit so I was hoping for something from a unique perspective and also, you lost me a bit on the bridge type section, I felt the lyrics in there could have been a little stronger. Im not even sure that this song needed one for me personally. Overall it was still a fantastic job and I absolutely enjoyed listening to it!

June 27, 2018

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Marvin Adcock

Thanks Stephen, I appreciate your thoughts pal.

June 27, 2018

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Joseph Guerra

I liked it from the beginning Marvin and I could also hear Don Williams doing that song, but I could also hear George Strait

June 29, 2018

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Marvin Adcock

Thanks Joseph for listening and for taking time to comment. I appreciate your ideas!

June 30, 2018

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Jack Speer

Marvin, you’ve got that earworm melody going on here and I love the line, “That when they close their eyes they feel inside like seventeen.”  I can totally relate.  I can hear Alan Jackson singing this song…

July 01, 2018

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Marvin Adcock

Thanks Jack! I believe Alan would be one of the few artists who would not be afraid to sing a song that deals with growing older. Thanks for listening pal.

July 02, 2018


I'm amazed how age has seemed to creep up on me
It was only yesterday I was seventeen
Wearin' jeans that fit, oh where'd I get all that strength
It got away from me the further I got away from seventeen

There's not much I haven't tried since I was seventeen
I'm not as confused as I used to be or as naive
But I'll never understand just how a man who's lived like me
Could ever keep a woman like her past seventeen

I wonder what happened to the friends I had at seventeen
And if they became all of the things that they dreamed
Do they hold every hug a little longer, and believe like me
That when they close their eyes they feel inside like seventeen

Jokes aren't as funny as the old ones were
I've never gotten used to being called sir
Today I'd rather spend my time with her...
The woman I've loved since I was seventeen

I'm amazed how age had a way of creepin' up on me
It was only yesterday I was seventeen
But I wouldn't trade all the gray or memories
Cause then I would miss the life I've lived since seventeen

But I'm still amazed how age seemed to creep up on me

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