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You Are My Sunshine

Johnny Cash

You Are My Sunshine Lyrics

[Verse 1]
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 bowed my head and I cried


[Chorus]
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


[Verse 2]
I've always loved you and made you happy
And nothing else could come between
But now you've left me to love another
You have shattered all of my dreams

[Chorus]
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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About “You Are My Sunshine”

“You Are My Sunshine” was written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell in 1939. It’s been covered more times than you’d want to list, but this one by Johnny Cash is one of the most popular interpretations of the song.

It’s worth to note that some historians claim Paul Rice actually wrote the tune and sold it to Davis.