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* "This Is My Idea" from ''WesternAnimation/TheSwanPrincess'' encapsulates Derek and Odette's childhoods, from their first meeting as young children through their shared summers as adolescents and teens, ending with them finally falling in love as young adults.


* Music/ThePetShopBoys' "Being Boring" starts with a flashback to the 1920s (first verse) and continues with the narrator's life in the 1970s (second verse) and 1990s (third verse).

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* Music/ThePetShopBoys' Music/PetShopBoys' "Being Boring" starts with a flashback to the 1920s (first verse) and continues with the narrator's life in the 1970s (second verse) and 1990s (third verse).



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* "The Hook" by Stephen Malkmus charts part of the protagonist's life in six year increments verse by verse. It begins "at age 19 I was kidnapped by Turkish pirates", continues "by 25 I was respected as an equal" and then the final verse begins "by 31 I was the captain of a Galleon".


* Music/ImogenHeap's "The Listening Chair" is sung in various styles as it progresses. At first the lyrics are childish and fluffy however as she ages it becomes more serious and often times rather melancholy.

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* Music/ImogenHeap's "The Listening Chair" is sung in various styles as it progresses.progresses, each minute representing 7 years of her life. At first the lyrics are childish and fluffy however as she ages it becomes more serious and often times rather melancholy. What's more, while the song was ''started'' in 2014, Heap intends to continue adding another minute to the song every 7 years until AuthorExistenceFailure stops her.


* Music/TraceAdkins - "You're Gonna Miss This"
** Similarly,Music/DariusRucker- "It Won't Be Like This For Long"

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* Music/TraceAdkins - "You're Gonna Miss This"
This" (teenager, newlywed, mother of young children)
** Similarly,Music/DariusRucker- Similarly, Music/DariusRucker- "It Won't Be Like This For Long"Long" (by the protagonists's daughter's age: newborn, preschooler, thinking ahead to when she's a teenager and when she gets married)



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* Music/WynonieHarris' "Sittin' on It All the Time" goes through the life of the song's virginal subject (15, 22, 25, 31, 35, 44, 49, 52, and 63 - by that age, she's too old for the singer).


** Similarly, Darius Rucker - "It Won't Be Like This For Long"

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** Similarly, Darius Rucker - Similarly,Music/DariusRucker- "It Won't Be Like This For Long"


* "It'll Come Back," a top 20 country hit for sentimental artist Red Sovine (ages 3, 10 and 17; in the final verse, she has left home). Sovine � far better known for his recitations about truck drivers � did sing on some songs, as he did with this one. This hit, from 1974, was his biggest solo ''singing'' hit.

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* "It'll Come Back," a top 20 country hit for sentimental artist Red Sovine (ages 3, 10 and 17; in the final verse, she has left home). Sovine -- far better known for his recitations about truck drivers -- did sing on some songs, as he did with this one. This hit, from 1974, was his biggest solo ''singing'' hit.

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* "Do You Wanna Go To Heaven" by T.G. Sheppard, a No. 1 country smash from 1980, where a broken man, in his later years, recalls his progression from living a Christ-centered live as a young boy to his broken-down life years later. Over the song's course, the song tells of the man's baptism (as a young boy), where he is asked the titular question (to mean, "Do you promise to live according to Christian values?), to his first sexual experience at his senior prom (his girl, a highly desirable girl named Bonnie Lou asking him if they can enjoy a highly satisfying and incredible sexual experience) ... to the present, where he is now a broken man, sitting in a tavern and indiscriminately asks a woman, possibly a prostitute, if they can have sex, to which she consents. The song grows darker in tone as the man's age progresses from young man to the present.


* Tracy Lawrence's "Time Marches On" is an interesting variant that follows the whole family. In the first verse, the children are young and playing around; in the second, the children are in their teens and their parents are concerned; in the third, the children are old enough to be grandparents, the mother is senile and the father is dead.

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* Tracy Lawrence's Music/TracyLawrence's "Time Marches On" is an interesting variant that follows the whole family. In the first verse, the children are young and playing around; in the second, the children are in their teens and their parents are concerned; in the third, the children are old enough to be grandparents, the mother is senile and the father is dead.



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* "I Know It's Today" serves as this in ''Theatre/ShrekTheMusical'', with the first verse sung by Young Fiona, the second sung by Teen Fiona, and the third sung by Adult Fiona.


* Clay Walker - "One, Two, I Love You" (ages 5, college age, and family age with children)

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* Clay Walker Music/ClayWalker - "One, Two, I Love You" (ages 5, college age, and family age with children)


* Tanya Tucker - "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane" (ages 15, family age with children, and 83)

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* Tanya Tucker Music/TanyaTucker - "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane" (ages 15, family age with children, and 83)



** Similarly, [[Music/HootieAndTheBlowfish Darius Rucker]] - "It Won't Be Like This For Long"

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** Similarly, [[Music/HootieAndTheBlowfish Darius Rucker]] Rucker - "It Won't Be Like This For Long"


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* A TV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qy9caUnvGs commercial]] for [=McDonald's=] had a song with a "Little Sister" theme (toddler, child, "homecoming queen").

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* A TV [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qy9caUnvGs commercial]] for [=McDonald's=] had a song with a "Little Sister" theme (toddler, child, "homecoming queen").

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* "It'll Come Back," a top 20 country hit for sentimental artist Red Sovine (ages 3, 10 and 17; in the final verse, she has left home). Sovine – far better known for his recitations about truck drivers – did sing on some songs, as he did with this one. This hit, from 1974, was his biggest solo ''singing'' hit.

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* "It'll Come Back," a top 20 country hit for sentimental artist Red Sovine (ages 3, 10 and 17; in the final verse, she has left home). Sovine far better known for his recitations about truck drivers did sing on some songs, as he did with this one. This hit, from 1974, was his biggest solo ''singing'' hit.



* Jeffrey Lewis’ "Back When I Was 4" looks back on ages 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 16, 22, 27, 31, 40, 50, 63, 74, 87, 106 and 128.

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* Jeffrey Lewis’ Lewis� "Back When I Was 4" looks back on ages 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 16, 22, 27, 31, 40, 50, 63, 74, 87, 106 and 128.



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* Showbread's ''The Death (Anorexia)'' Consists of alternating between "When I was a... (a baby, small, a child, of age)" showing the optimism of the Anorexia's youth, contrasted with the gloomy, horrible "now I am..."

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* Showbread's Music/{{Showbread}}'s ''The Death (Anorexia)'' Consists of alternating between "When I was a... (a baby, small, a child, of age)" showing the optimism of the Anorexia's youth, contrasted with the gloomy, horrible "now I am..."

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