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I'm not talking about songs that have a dated sound (there's more than I could ever list). I'm referring to songs with a specific date or year in the lyrics, that are mentioned as the present or future. Like Prince's "1999" (which will not be played as much now that it's date has come and gone). These are songs for which the present or future they refer to, has come and gone. 1999 was the future in 1982, 1999 has now passed.

What I am NOT looking for, are songs like Bowling for Soup's "1985" which are written after the date they are talking about. This song is looking back, or written from the point of view of after the date mentioned.

We also accept lyrics that mention prices that are now dated, such as 10 cent pay phone calls. Lyrics that mention a persons age at the time and that person is now past said age, and lyrics that mentioned events that were current at the time of the song but have now passed are also accepted.

Basically anything that definitively dates a song by any means other than the way it "sounds". Words/phrases/singing styles or instruments that were used commonly in a time period but are no longer used that much today are not accepted.

Dated References, Beatles

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Beatles', "Back in the USSR"
The dated Lyrics:
Back in the US, Back in the US, Back in the USSR!
Why They're dated:
USSR ceased to be a nation in 1992. Now it's Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus...
Submitted by: Paul Warren
The Beatles', "Back in the USSR"
The dated Lyrics:
Flew in from Miami Beach B.O.A.C.
Why They're dated:
B.O.A.C., or British Overseas Airways Corporation, no longer exists as such. It became part of British Airways in 1974.
Submitted by: Marc
The Beatles', "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
The dated Lyrics:
It was twenty years ago today
When Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play
Why They're dated:
The song was written in 1966 or 1967, so now it would be 'sixty years ago today.'
Submitted by: Sir Alan George Palgut I
The Beatles', "Taxman"
The dated Lyrics:
'Taxman, Mr. Wilson / Taxman, Mr. Heath'
Why They're dated:
George Harrison's 'Taxman' contains several specific historical references, including naming the political leaders of Great Britain responsible for the tax policy of which Harrison complains (in 1966, Britain's Prime Minister was Harold Wilson - leader of the left-of-center Labour Party. His political opposite at the time was Edward Heath - leader of the right-of-center Conservative Party).
Submitted by: Laura
The Beatles', "When I'm Sixty-Four"
The dated Lyrics:
Will you still need me
Will you still feed me
When I'm sixty-four
Why They're dated:
Sadly, John and George died before they could reach that age, and Ringo's already 65. So now (as of this writing), the song only logically applies to Paul.
Submitted by: ayane
The Beatles', "When I'm Sixty-Four"
The dated Lyrics:
Will you still need me
Will you still feed me
When I'm sixty-four?
Why They're dated:
John and George both died before reaching 64, and Ringo and Paul have both made it past 64.
Submitted by: David Jones

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