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You Are My Sunshine Lyrics

Artist: Ray Charles
Album: You Are My Sunshine

The other night dear, as I lay sleeping
I dreamed I held you in my arms
When I awoke, dear, I was mistaken
So I hung my head and I cried.

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

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 some day:

CHORUS
You told me once, dear, you really loved me
And no one else could come between.
But not you've left me and love another;
You have shattered all my dreams:

CHORUS
Comments/Interpretations
by Miriam fares on 6/4/2008 3:22am
i love this song
when i was a little girl my mum used to sing it to me
so i simply love it
by Travis Walker on 7/16/2008 10:45pm
Thanks for the lyrics, i hum this to my little girl everyday. Now i can sing it to her and give her a happy memory about her father (me)
by sarah on 9/30/2008 7:22pm
that is a great song
by rzuck on 10/9/2008 10:47am
yeeeeeee!
by bethany on 11/7/2008 5:21pm
i love travis walker's comment<3
by Sadaf on 11/29/2008 10:21am
Lovely song
by jessia on 1/26/2009 2:24pm
WHEN I WAS A LITTLE MY GRANDMA WOULD SING THIS TO ME EVERYTIME I hear this it reminds me of her
you are my sunshine is the best song ever
by Kaylee on 3/3/2009 1:13pm
i love this song because wwhen i was a little girl my nana used to always sing it to me as i fell asleep.I also love this song because it is soo soft and slow and iy really makes you think about what he is singing about.And the next reason is because it reminds me of my nana because she lives far away from where i live.I live in alberta an dshe lives in ontario.Finally i love this song because when i listen to it it reminds me of when i was a little baby.
by damian on 10/1/2010 3:47am
this was my father in laws favourite song, all his daughters sing it with love for their dad, it amazes,such a smple melody can carry so much love. were having his unveiling tomorrow
by Greybo on 11/25/2010 8:25pm
This was my first wife's favorite song. She had never heard the verses though.
by Fantastic fish on 5/24/2011 3:51pm
I am practicing this song
by joyce beasley on 8/12/2011 9:01am
my father sung this to me when i was a little girl. i am 77 years old now and my dad passed away 25 years ago but i think of him every time i hear it.
by Helen Pichel-Juan on 10/3/2011 5:54am
When I was a young teenager my mum taught me "You are my Sunshine" so that a friend and I could go to a local old peoples home and give an "old time" concert which we really enjoyed doing. I am now 57 years old and work as a care assistant in a care home for the elderly, my favourite song to sing is "You are my Sunshine" which certainly brightens up the day for the residents.....even though I dont sing too well|
by thomas neal george cross on 12/1/2011 8:56am
we love this song, it makes us happy and sad at the time
you are my sunshine<3
by rj on 2/23/2012 9:16pm
I love the songs
by Madison Malling on 2/27/2012 10:49pm
When i was a baby, my Nana sang this to me everyday. She has passed, but hr memory lives on with this song. :)
by Gabby on 4/26/2012 9:47pm
my gammy used to sing this to me when we were walking somwhere or just sitting around the house. She passed away a bit ago and im olny 13 so this song has a deep meaning for me.
by Cynthia on 5/1/2012 2:13pm
When I was a little girl, my Dad would sing this song to me. I love Louis Armstrong and so did my Dad. It is nice to share with with others who feel the same.
by DMC on 5/29/2012 5:14am
Reminds me of my ex :(
by LLL on 8/6/2012 7:33am
my mother would sing the song to all 3 of her daughters especially when we grow up
and married I never realized the lyrics and how much she meant every single word !! LoL
by Lori Anne Flanigan on 9/14/2012 12:01pm
"You Are My Sunshine Song" The reveals ones deepest love for one another in a way everyone loves it, through the many singers voices of every generation.
by JohnYates on 9/16/2012 7:45pm
My folks used to sing this to us
kids. Old memories.....now I sing it to my grandkids.... the circle
will be unbroken
by Leonora Stepanian on 11/19/2012 8:58pm
Great beat ! Positive mood style ;)
by Steve Gallison on 11/26/2012 9:13pm
This song has been passed down as a lullaby from my mother Florence, to me to my sons, JR and Blake and is now being sung as part of a nighttime routine for TREY and Allé.

Now we can share it with others.
My mother was a night club singer and shared many beautiful songs with her children and I love to keep her memory alive with my sons and grand children in hopes they pass them down.Thanks to Lyric Depot for capturing memories we can tap into.
by Kelly mills on 12/23/2012 9:38pm
I had to look up the words as i only know the chorus and sing it to my son.


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