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Paul McCartney: Ever Present Past

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Paul McCartney, the famous musician who was a member of the Beatles, has a new album. The album is called Memory Almost Full. “Ever Present Past” is a song on the new album.

Lyrics:

I’ve got too much on my plate

Don’t have no time to be a decent lover

I hope it isn’t too late

Searching for the time that has gone so fast

The time that I thought would last My ever present past

I’ve got too much on my mind

I think of everything to be discovered

I hope there’s something to find

Searching for the timethat has gone so fast

The time that I thought would last

My ever present past

The things I think I did I did, I did, I did

The things I think I did When I was a kid

I couldn’t understand a word that they were saying

But still I hung around and took it all in

I wouldn’t join in with the games that they were playing

It went by, it went by, in a flash

It flew by, it flew by, in a flash

There’s far too much on my plate

Don’t have no time to be a decent lover

I hope it’s never too late

Searching for the time that has gone so fast

The time that I thought would last

My ever present past

The things I think I did I did, I did, I did

The things I think I did When I was a kid When I was a kid

Words

I’ve got too much on my plate: I have too much to do
Don’t have no time: I don’t have any time. (It is not correct to say “Don’t have no time” in English conversation.)
I hung around: I spent time with a person (or at a place).
I took it all in: I observed.
in a flash: very quickly.