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Let’s Rock in the New Year

Updated on January 3, 2013

Let’s rock in the New Year

Like no other year before

Let’s do all that we can

To make this year sing


Let’s rock in the New Year

Do our very best

Put life to the test

And live like we’ve never lived before


Let’s rock in the New Year

Do all those many things

That we wanted to do

But never did before


Life has given us

Another year

Let’s take it and make it rock

Like never before


Life is so full of wonder

Full of color and joy

We need to destroy all the evil

And do all we can to make this world good again


Let’s rock in the New Year

By doing good for others

Doing good for children

And all creatures big and small


Let’s rock in the New Year

And spread love all around

Let’s make it infectious

And spread grins from shore to shore


Let’s rock in the New Year

Let’s make this year a blast

Make it sing and make it dance

Let’s do all that we can to make the good times last

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Yes, Dream On let's hope that this year will be a rockin' year for all of us with many wonderful things.

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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      I love the way you roll the new year with excitement and all good things.May this year be all you want it to be.Great way to start my day every day.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Hope this year rocks for all of you.

      Glad you enjoyed this Eddy and thanks for the vote and share.

      Only way to do it Debbie. Keep on rockin' and things will work out fine.

      That's right Leslie no one could quite rock this like B.B.

      Hope your year is great Audrey.

      B.B. never had a problem with rockin' Made.

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      Madeleine Salin 4 years ago from Finland

      I like this positive attitude! Reading this poem is a great way to start a new year. BB King sure knows how to have fun! :)

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Happy New Year!

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      MMMM....no one does it better than BB - thanks for choosing him to accompany this beautiful poem with it's warm and hopeful new years wishes!

      All the best to you, Rasma - in 2013 and always...

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Thank you sweet gypsy.. I needed to rock my friend..

      You are great thanks

      blessings

      Debbie

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh yes Rasma my great friend, wonderful words which I have to vote up,across as well as sharing all around .

      Have a wonderful weekend

      Eddy.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Happy New 2013 Year to all of you!

      So glad you enjoyed my New Year's message for a better world Mary. Thanks for the vote.

      You're right xstatic. Let's hope this year things will turn around for the better.

      Right on Bill! We have our work cut out for us.

      Let's hope for the very best botipton.

      Let's rock in this year just right Betty.

      Glad you enjoyed my New Year's message Isaac.

      Glad you enjoyed this Beckie. Nice to hear it made you happy.

      Glad you enjoyed my New Year's message and nice to hear that it brightened your day.

      Glad you enjoyed this and the video Jackie.

      Glad you enjoyed this Carla and nice to hear you had a rockin' New Year's Eve.

      Glad you enjoyed this and the video wetnosedogs.

      Glad to hear you agree Ruby. Indeed let the good times roll and let's make this a great year.

      Glad you enjoyed this Ruby Rose. I agree B.B. King does make one want to dance and be happy.

      With you all the way Genna. Let's make this a great year.

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      Genna East 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      As Ruby wrote, "Let the good times roll!" This is the perfect way to approach the New Year. Thank you for this cheerful and optimitic poem. :-)

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      Maree Michael Martin 4 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

      Such a fun and lively poem, waking me up from this flu stupor. Love the music and voice of B.B. King, he makes me smile, no matter how I am feeling. What a great poem, wonderful.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Let the good times roll, that's what i did and had a fun time. This is a new year, let us all be happy and giving to one another. Loved your upbeat attitude..Cheers.

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      I hear ya. Superb words. Great words to live by.

      Enjoying so much the video you chose.

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      Carla J Behr 4 years ago from NW PA

      I seriously did "Rock in the New Year" with a band in Pittsburgh, PA called Roxy Shazaam. Unfortunately, I'm too old for mosh pits! ha ha. Thanks for the poem with all the positive points for a great 2013.

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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Great poem and great song!

      Happy New Year!

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      Valleypoet 4 years ago

      I love the positivity of your poems Gypsy, you can't go wrong with an outlook like this for the New Year...thank you for brightening my day:-))

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Always the master of uplifting and creative poetry that always manages to put a smile on my face and a dance in my step!

      Happy New Year to you, my friend.

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      TDM 4 years ago from Welcome to my beautiful world, where magic is no longer a myth.

      Very nice, Gypsy Rose. :-)

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      Betty (Alawine) Overstreet 4 years ago from Vacaville, Ca.

      I am ready to Rock! You have a wonderful New Year.

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      Bo Tipton 4 years ago from Cecilia, KY

      A great poem for a New Calendar year. I believe each day is what we make it so this next year will be a fantastic year.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I'm right there with you Gypsy! Happy New Year and now let's get this show on the road. We have much to do!

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      Jim Higgins 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      A great wish for the New Year alright! I hope it turns out that way around the world.

      Happy New Year Gypsy!

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      Ah Gypsy, what a great start to a New Year! Rock it! You've made so many points in a packed poem...do the things we've never done before, destroy evil, do good for the children...your poem is my prayer for the New Year.

      Voted up, useful, and awesome.