I Think I'm Going Bald
by Rush

Album: Caress Of Steel (1975)
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  • I looked in the mirror today
    My eyes just didn't seem so bright
    I've lost a few more hairs
    I think I'm going bald
    I think I'm going bald

    Seems like only yesterday
    We would sit and talk of dreams all night
    Dreams of youth
    And simple truths
    Now we're so involved
    So involved with life

    Walk down vanity fair
    Memory lane everywhere
    Wall Street shuffles there
    Dressed in flowing hair

    The wire

    Once we loved the flowers
    Now we ask the price of the land
    Once we would take water
    But now it must be wine
    Now we've been
    And now we've seen what price, peace of mind
    Take a piece of my mind

    My life is slipping away
    I'm aging every day
    But even when I'm grey
    I'll still be grey my way Writer/s: ALEX ZIVOJINOVICH, GARY LEE WEINRIB, NEIL ELWOOD PEART
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Comments: 3

  • Bergantinos from Salou, Cataluna, Spain“I Think I’m Going Bald” was written for Kim Mitchell, who at the time was the frontman of the band Max Webster and a close friend of the band. Track three, “Lakeside Park,” was a reference to a park in St. Catharines, Ontario where Neil grew up and worked during the summer as a teenager.
  • John from Asheville, NcAnother not-so-favorite of mine. I dig the music. It harkens back to their debut record. The lyrics, while intentionally not serious, just don't do anything to move this song along. It's one of the more insignificant and "who cares" moments in the band's lengthy catalogue.
  • Kent Lyle from Cincinnati, OhAlex dusted off his riff from "In the Mood", tweaked it a little, and built an entirely new song around it. Very economical.
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