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golden oldie

A form of entertainment, especially a song, that was very popular in the past and is still enjoyed by many people. I love listening to the golden oldies. It takes me back to a simpler time.
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golden oldie

1 an old song or film that is still well known and popular. 2 someone who is no longer young but is still successful in their field. informal
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golden oldie

A recording, film, or other entertainment item that was once very popular and is still admired. This slangy term was born in the 1960s and originally applied to phonograph records but soon was broadened. For example, “I always do my aerobics workouts to tapes of golden oldies.”
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