The Political Meaning of “Those Were the Days” (from “All in the Family”)

….a half-century memorial

Written by Lee Adams and Charles Strouse — Those Were the Days lyrics copyright Sony/ATV Music Publ., LLC
  1. Boy, the way Glenn Miller played,

Songs that made the Hit Parade,

Guys like us, we had it made,

Those were the days.

2. Didn’t need no welfare state,