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"'''When I'm 25 or 64'''" is the tenth [[Thing a Week]], released November 18, 2005. It is a mashup of [[Wikipedia:Chicago (band)|Chicago]]'s "[[Wikipedia:25 or 6 to 4|25 or 6 to 4]]" and [[Wikipedia:The Beatles|the Beatles]]' "[[wikipedia:When I'm Sixty-Four|When I'm Sixty-Four]]."
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Tenth [[Thing a Week]], released November 18, 2005.
 
*This is a mashup of [[Wikipedia:Chicago (band)|Chicago]]'s "25 or 6 to 4" and [[Wikipedia:The Beatles|the Beatles]]' "When I'm Sixty-Four."
 
 
*This is the first of two [[Thing a Week]] tracks that draws from a Beatles song written by [[Wikipedia:Paul McCartney|Paul McCartney]]; for the other, see [[I Will]].
 
*This is the first of two [[Thing a Week]] tracks that draws from a Beatles song written by [[Wikipedia:Paul McCartney|Paul McCartney]]; for the other, see [[I Will]].
*[[Len Peralta|Len]]'s [[Visual Thing a Week]] illustration is done in the style of [http://www.chicagotheband.com/discography.htm Chicago album covers]; it appears to be patterned most closely on [http://www.chicagotheband.com/discography05a.htm Chicago V]. "LXIV" is 64 in Roman numerals.
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*[[Len Peralta|Len]]'s [[Visual Thing A Week]] illustration is done in the style of [http://www.chicagotheband.com/albums.html Chicago album covers]; it appears to be patterned most closely on [http://www.chicagotheband.com/chicago-v.html Chicago V]. "LXIV" is 64 in Roman numerals.
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
 
*Because of the questionable legality of the mashup, it was left off of the CD release of [[Thing a Week One]], which is thus the only one of the Thing a Week albums with fewer than 13 tracks. (Compare [[Thing a Week Four]], which has 14 tracks.)
 
*Because of the questionable legality of the mashup, it was left off of the CD release of [[Thing a Week One]], which is thus the only one of the Thing a Week albums with fewer than 13 tracks. (Compare [[Thing a Week Four]], which has 14 tracks.)
*For the same reason, the track is available for [http://www.jonathancoulton.com/songdetails/When%20I'm%2025%20or%2064 free download]; in the words of [[Jonathan Coulton|Coulton]], "It’s illegal, and so it’s totally free. Please don’t sue me."
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*For the same reason, the track is available for [http://songs.jonathancoulton.com/free/mp3/When_I'm_25_or_64.mp3 free download]; in the words of [[Jonathan Coulton|Coulton]], "It's illegal, and so it's totally free. Please don't sue me."
  
 
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When I'm 25 or 64
ReleaseThing a Week One
Length3:31
Release date11-18-2005
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"When I'm 25 or 64" is the tenth Thing a Week, released November 18, 2005. It is a mashup of Chicago's "25 or 6 to 4" and the Beatles' "When I'm Sixty-Four."

Trivia[edit]

Availability[edit]

  • Because of the questionable legality of the mashup, it was left off of the CD release of Thing a Week One, which is thus the only one of the Thing a Week albums with fewer than 13 tracks. (Compare Thing a Week Four, which has 14 tracks.)
  • For the same reason, the track is available for free download; in the words of Coulton, "It's illegal, and so it's totally free. Please don't sue me."
Thing-a-Week One
1. See You All in Hell · 2. My Monkey · 3. W's Duty · 4. Shop Vac · 5. Baby Got Back · 6. Someone Is Crazy · 7. Brand New Sucker · 8. Sibling Rivalry · 9. The Town Crotch · (*) When I'm 25 or 64 · 10. Podsafe Christmas Song · 11. Furry Old Lobster · 12. Drive