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You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are gray
You'll never know, dear, how much I love you
Please don't take my sunshine away

The other night, dear
As I lay sleeping
I dreamt I held you, in my arms
When I awoke, dear I was mistaken
And I hung my head, and cry

I'll always love you, and make you happy
If you will only say the same
But if you leave me, to love another
You'll regret it all someday

You told me once dear, you really loved me
And no-one else could come between
And now you've left me, to love another
You have shattered all my dreams

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine...
You make me happy when skies are gray
You'll never know, dear, how much I love you
Please don't take my sunshine away



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    UnregisteredDec 4, 2013 at 6:02 am
    This isn't some form of a biblical tune. This is about that thing we call love. Someone being basically being your source of life, brightness, and happiness, your sun. Why would we ever want our sunshine to leave? We'd die, or basically end up preferring death to the monotony and sadness that will come with the absence of our sun. Without them, there is no will to go on, no hope for any type of future. However, if our sun leaves us to complete and enlighten the life of another person, it is almost fact that no one will ever appreciate them as much as they did and no one will ever value that sun as much as they did and no one will receive them as amazingly as they did. "You are my sunshine." The world that we live in and the things that surround us can be utterly saddening and a very ugly place, but with our sunshine, we're all good, we're happy. Such a beautiful meaning contained a simple metaphor.
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    UnregisteredMay 5, 2012 at 7:42 pm
    This version i interpret as god singing to each one of us expressing his eternal love for us despite our inevitable sins and falling for another (the devil) along lifes journey. And that he's always waiting for our eventual return.

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