The Middle Age Crazy Lyrics was written by Sonny Throckmorton in 1977 and became a #4 hit song for Jerry Lee Lewis.
This is Classic Country, delivered by one of the very best in the business.
Jerry Lee's recordings for Sun are great Classic Rock sounds, but his Country music side puts him on an entirely different level.
As one individual remarked after listening to a Jerry Lee Lewis Country Album...
"This man's voice consistently puts the listener's goosebumps at strict attention, in a way that propels him beyond many country singers today, to a level just a shade below the King himself."
Can't argue with that can you?
Over the years, I've always said Merle Haggard is my favorite Country music singer, but when you listen to Lewis and read what's said about his music it's hard not to realize that he truly was just a shade below the King.
As I enjoy comparing "Best Beer Songs/Bar Songs" ever written, this one fits right in.
For many of you who believe "The Killer" was just a Rock-n-Roll artist, listen to his Country songs on these pages and then judge for yourself how well he really tells a story with feeling.
I think you'll be surprised the emotion he puts into his songs.
The Middle Age Crazy Lyrics in this song seems as though it was written for Jerry Lee's Lifestyle, with the closing lyrics, "Trying to prove he still can".
Enjoy this Classic Country song from 1977.
Middle Age Crazy
Recorded by Jerry Lee Lewis
Written by Sonny Throckmorton
Today he traded his big 98 Oldsmobile
He got a heck of a deal...On a new Porsche car
He ain't wearing his usual grey business suit
He's got jeans and high boots...With an embroidered star
An today he's forty years old going on twenty
Don't look for the grey in his hair...'Cause he ain't got any
He's got a young thing beside him...That just melts in his hand
He's middle aged crazy
Trying to prove he still can
He's gotta a woman he's loved for a long long time at home
Ah but the thrill is all gone...When they cut down the lights
They've got a business that they spent a while comming by
Been a long uphill climb...But now the profits are high
But today he's forty years old going on twenty
And he hears of sordid affairs and he ain't had any
And the young thing beside him...You know she understands
That he's middle aged crazy
Trying to prove he still can
"Tear Time" takes you through a feminine emotional experience and will touch your heart with the lyrics, "All it takes is the smallest thought of you...Then tear time starts crying all night through." Read more...
Visit the Jerry Lee Lewis Amazon store.
A Top Ten Country Album with a near perfect cover of the song, "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry." A truly unique cover of this Hank Williams standard. Read more...
Visit the Johnny Tillotson Amazon store.
Suzy Boggus does Patsy Montana proud in this live video of Montana's "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart."
Montana's cowboy song lyrics paints a different picture of a woman who wants to rope and ride and sleep out under the stars, just like her Cowboy Sweetheart. Read more.
Patsy Cline songs are the voice of the average woman...the waitress at the diner, the counter girl at the all-night truck stop, or even the stay-at-home mom who stops to wonder what happened to all her dreams. Patsy Cline was their voice. Read more...
One of the all time classic country cheating songs that finds the singer having a torrid affair with a lover in another city and state. Read more...
Merle performs his classic #1 song live with Jewel. It is one of the better versions of the song ever recorded as a duet. Simply put...Jewel is a Diamond and Merle is pure Gold. Read more.