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Fiddler On The Roof – Sunrise, Sunset lyrics

Is this the little girl I carried,
Is this the little boy at play

I don't remember growing older,
When did they?

When did she get to be a beauty,
When did he grow to be so tall?

Wasn't it yesterday when they were small?

Sunrise, sunset (x2),
Swiftly flow the days.

Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers,
Blossoming even as we gaze

Sunrise, sunset (x2),
Swiftly fly the years
One season following another,
Laiden with happiness and tears.

What words of wisdom can I give them,
How can I help to ease their way?

Now they must learn from one another,
Day by day.

They look so natural together.

Just like two newlyweds should be.

(Perchik and hodel)
Is there a canopy in store for me?

Sunrise, sunset (x2),
Swiftly fly the years,
One season following another,
Laden with happiness,
And tears

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  • b
    This song is parents watching their kids newly married and very surprised how soon the years have flown by. They barely noticed they are getting older when they are already on their own.
    This makes me notice of how little time parents have to influence and inspire their kids before they are parents themselves.
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    I like that Fiddler On The Roof,, movie and it's songs because it's so practical and down to earth as the seasons. It portrays cultural traditions of one group of people. We all have traditions in our own background. The songs, I like are, Sunrise Sunset, Miracles Of Miracles, If I Were A Rich Man, Tradition, I like the Bottle Dance Too. Classic movies and songs like that stays with us forever, its life right .. or as one song says "TO LIFE"
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