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Eddy Arnold – Little Man You've Had A Busy Day lyrics

Little man, you're crying, I know why you're blue
Someone took your kiddy car away
Better go to sleep now, little man, you've had a busy day

Johnny won your marbles, tell you what we'll do
Dad'll get you new ones, right away
Better go to sleep now, little man, you've had a busy day

You've been playing soldier, the battle has been won
The enemy is out of sight
Come along there soldier, put away your gun
The war is over for tonight

Time to stop your scheming, time your day was through
Can't you hear the bugle softly say?
Time you should be dreaming, little man, you've had a busy day
Little man, you've had a busy day

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    This song has special meaning to me because I used to sing it to my son before he went to sleep. His world did seem to have ups and downs for him. He didn't always fit in and doors inviting others in to play were shut in his face. When he was in his forties he remained in a coma and just before he woke up we sang a song to him. He woke up looked around and then shut his eyes and died. I wonder why I picked a song with sadness for Mike and a happy one for the rest of my children.
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