Kodak and Paul Anka: “Times of Your Life”

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“Times of Your Life” is a popular song and advertising jingle made famous in the 1970s by Canadian singer Paul Anka, who recorded it in 1975 for an album of the same title. It was written by Roger Nichols (melody) and Bill Lane (lyrics).

Kodak created an advertising campaign in 1975 that featured Anka singing a jingle entitled “Times of Your Life”. While the tune was being heard across the United States in a commercial, Anka decided to record and release it as a single in late 1975. The song became a hit in the U.S., reaching number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 1976 and remaining in the Top 40 for 12 weeks. The previous month, “Times of Your Life” had spent one week atop the Billboardeasy listening (adult contemporary) chart, Anka’s only recording to do so.


Anka began including the song in his concert appearances, particularly during his shows in Las Vegas, Nevada. The performance of the song is often accompanied by a video montage featuring Anka and his family and friends. In 2015, Anka’s recording was used in a series of retrospective promos for the final season of the AMC television series Mad Men.

“Times Of Your Life”

Good morning, yesterday
You wake up and time has slipped away
And suddenly it’s hard to find
The memories you left behind
Remember, do you rememberThe laughter and the tears
The shadows of misty yesteryears
The good times and the bad you’ve seen
And all the others in between
Remember, do you remember
The times of your life (do you remember)Reach back for the joy and the sorrow
Put them away in your mind
The mem’ries are time that you borrow
To spend when you get to tomorrowHere comes the setting sun (comes the setting sun)
The seasons are passing one by one
So gather moments while you may
Collect the dreams you dream today
Remember, will you remember
The times of your life
Gather moments while you may
Collect the dreams you dream today
Remember, will you remember
The times of your life
Of your life
Of your lifeDo you remember, baby
Do you remember the times of your life
Do you remember, baby
Do you remember the times of your life
 sourced from wikipedia.com & azlyrics.com

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