this old man

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This Old Man is an English song that was published in 1906. It is still very popular among children all over the world.

This Old Man, also known as Knick, Knack, Paddy Whack, was recorded in 1953 by the American folk singer Pete Seeger.

This Old Man is a favourite tune of Lieutenant Columbo (played by Peter Falk). He often whistles it and that keeps him in a good spirit.

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