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Rick Nelson – You Are My Sunshine lyrics

You are my sunshine
My only sunshine
You make me happy
When the skies are grey
You'll never know dear
How much I love you
So please don't take
My sunshine
Away


The other night dear
As I lay sleeping
I dreamed I held you in my arms
When I awoke dear
I was mistaken
And I held
My head
And cried

You are my sunshine
My only sunshine
You make me happy
When the skies are grey
You'll never know dear
How much I love you
Please don't take
My sunshine
Away

You are my sunshine
My only sunshine
You make me happy
When the skies are grey
You'll never know dear
How much I love you
Please don't take
My sunshine
Away

Please don't take my sunshine away x5



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    UnregisteredAug 18, 2012 at 1:36 am
    It's about someone being your world. The reason why they wake up in the morning and go to sleep at night and their reason to be happy about life. It doesn't matter what the circumstance, that person makes them happy. I think it's also about them leaving, whether it's a break up or a death or just one of life's curve balls, they're gone, and it's a terrible feeling. My boyfriend used to sing this to me and he passed away and, like the woman who lost her son, it makes me cry every time I hear it. It's so terribly sad to lose someone who means so much.
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    UnregisteredJun 21, 2012 at 11:20 pm
    There is definitely more to this sone than what is displayed here. It can have 2 meanings. 1st meaning: a death of a loved one who was cherished beyond all means. A love that you will never, never replace. I. E. Death of a parent, death of a loving spouse, sibling, etc. Like romeo and juliet. I don't know why it is a baby's song! 2nd. A lover who has lost his one and only soul mate or true love to another. He/she is totally depressed and yearns for his lover and is begging the other person who took his one and only love away from him not to take his sunshine away. Definitely not a kid's song.
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    UnregisteredFeb 28, 2012 at 4:04 am
    You are my sunshine, is the song my son would sing when he was 3 or 4, I have him on tape singing it, I cherish it because he passed away at the age of 24. I have a battery operated clock, I never have set it, or knew that it even played music, all of a sudden one night at 6: 10 it started to play you are my sunshine in a digital tune, it plays everynight, there is no where on the clock to pick a song or any kind of an alarm sound. I sing along with it and think of my son evan, he was and still is my sunshine.
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 7:49 am
    I have always sang this song to my baby and now I'm reading the lyrics and have never heard of the other part where it says the other night dear. To me this song now means that this person actually lost her baby after having her and loving her. I think the baby was born sick and she's praying to god not to take her cause of the difference her baby makes her feel and so she dreamed of her baby because shes missing her baby but when she woke up she relized it was just a dream so she held her head and cried. This is terrible my baby is now looking at me like why would you make this my song. Time to look for a new one.
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    UnregisteredMar 13, 2012 at 3:32 pm
    I began singing this to my little boy while he was in the womb. It is the one thing that will calm him during any fit he will stop and just listen to me sing it then proceed to cry again after the song is over. Lol. I also changed the second verse to last night when I was sleeping I dreamt I held you in my arms and then all was right because you were always mine. I just like this more than the original. Lol.

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