I Never Thought I'd Live to Be a Hundred

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"I Never Thought I'd Live to be a Hundred"
Song by The Moody Blues from the album To Our Children's Children's Children
Released 21 November 1969
Recorded May–September 1969
Length 1:06
Label Threshold Records
Writer Justin Hayward
Producer Tony Clarke
To Our Children's Children's Children track listing
Side one
  1. "Higher and Higher"
  2. "Eyes of a Child I"
  3. "Floating"
  4. "Eyes of a Child II"
  5. "I Never Thought I'd Live to be a Hundred"
  6. "Beyond"
  7. "Out and In"
Side two
  1. "Gypsy (Of a Strange and Distant Time)"
  2. "Eternity Road"
  3. "Candle of Life"
  4. "Sun is Still Shining"
  5. "I Never Thought I'd Live to be a Million"
  6. "Watching and Waiting"

"I'd Never Thought I'd Live to be a Hundred" is a 1969 song by The Moody Blues, from their album To Our Children's Children's Children, and written by Justin Hayward.

The song is a short ballad with the theme of accomplishment and longevity. The realization of all that the narrator has accomplished makes it seem as if he has lived to be a hundred.[citation needed]

The sequel to the song, "I Never Thought I'd Live to be a Million", which lasts only half a minute, has the same theme, except that the narrator has now reached a million years of age. This indicates that the narrator is God.

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