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Goodbye to you
My trusted friend

We've known each other since we were nine or te
Together we've climbed hills and trees

Learned of love and A-B-C's

Skinned our hearts and skinned our knees.
Goodbye
My friend
It's hard to die
When all the birds are singing in the sky;
Now that the spring is in the air

Pretty girls are ev'rywhere
Think of me and I'll be there.

We had joy
We had fun

We had seasons in the sun;
But the hills that we climbed
Were just seasons out of time.

Goodbye
Papa
Please pray for me
I was the black sheep of the family;
You tried to teach me right from wrong

Too much wine and too much song

Wonder how I got along.
Goodbye
Papa
It's hard to die
When all the birds are singing in the sky;
Now that the spring is in the air

Little children ev'rywhere
When you'll see them
I'll be there.

We had joy
We had fun

We had seasons in the sun;
But the wine and the song
Like the seasons have all gone.

Goodbye
Michelle
My little one

You gave me love and helped me find the sun;
And ev'ry time that I was down
You would always come around
And get my feet back on the ground.
Goodbye
Michelle
It's hard to die

When all the birds are singing in the sky;

Now that the spring is in the air
With the flowers ev'rywhere;
I wish that we could both be there.

We had lives
We had fun

We had seasons in the sun;
But the stars we could reach
Were just star-fish on the beach.



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    UnregisteredDec 22, 2013 at 10:41 pm
    When we were planning my husbands funeral, I asked him what songs he wanted sung at his memorial service. This was the first song he said. It tells of a man saying good bye to his family and friends. He is reminding them of the good times they had and the good time to come. He wants them to go on, but remember.
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    UnregisteredAug 30, 2012 at 3:34 am
    My son committed suicide in the spring at age 26 and he was always in trouble sort of the black sheep of the family but we did laugh and enjoy life and each other so this song always makes me tear up
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 12:42 pm
    'seasons in the sun' means the happy and joyfull moments or days we had with our beloved ones ,least bothered or not knowing about the hard way of life
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    UnregisteredAug 13, 2012 at 7:03 am
    I think this song is about how hard it is to die, but it also shows the bright side. It is hard to let go, but we will be reunited again, and that's what we have to look foward to.
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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 9:10 pm
    This person is saying goodbye to all the people he loves and also says the death is not an easy thing go go through. I think he is responsible for the way he is dying and that is why he is kind of suffering and regrating for the things he never did. The teaching is that we all must take advantage of our life and do what we ought to do to enjoy it. Mery, costa rica

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