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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, K's Choice

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10: 1993-2003 - Ten Years Of album at
K's Choice's, "Home"
The dated Lyrics:
I was born in a cradle of love...
When I was seven years old I had a friend named Tom...
When I was 15 I was very confused...
I was 20 years old when I met you...
I'm 26 and I still love you...
Why They're dated:
If Sarah wrote this song, then the year that this person was born was 1972, if it was Gert, then 1970. She sings about when he/she was seven which was either 1977 or 1979. When this person was 15, the year was 1985 or 1987. When he/she was 20 the year was 1990 or 1992. This song says "I'm 26" not "I was 26". This song came out in 2000. He/she is no longer 26. Therefore this song belongs beacause it was talking about a then-current age which can be translated into an actual year.
Submitted by: Rad

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