You Are My Sunshine

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Information About You Are My Sunshine

The origins of "You Are My Sunshine" are murky since the rights to the song were signed over numerous times. It has since been used in various commercials, shows and videos. It was originally a country song.

"You Are My Sunshine" was first recorded in 1939, and has since been a popular children's song.

The melody of the song is an upbeat one in all versions. Each version was made to fit the specific music of the singer or band. Jimmie Davis' sung a country version of this song, and it was used to gain political mileage whilst running for governor of Louisiana and it later became the state's official song.

The original writer of the song was Oliver Hood, but there are numerous versions including those sung by The Pine Ridge Boys and Bluebird Records.

The song is best known because of the rhyming words used throughout, and the smooth, comforting way that it blends together.

This song is soaked in history and it has been featured in numerous films, television shows, television commercials, and radio commercials additionally numerous sporting teams, such as Wigan Athletic Football Club too have used this song.

The song "You are my sunshine" is frequently called "The Sunshine Song".

Charles Mitchell was a native of Speedway, Indiana.

Copyright 1994.

This song is one of two official songs for the State of Louisiana.

For further information about the song "You Are My Sunshine", check out  Wikipedia.

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

This version pays tribute to Louisiana

Louisiana my Louisiana
the place where I was borne.
White fields of cotton
green fields clover,
the best fishing
and long tall corn;.

You are my sunshine,
My only sunshine.
You make me happy
When skies are grey.
You'll never know, dear,
How much I love you.
Please don't take my sunshine away.
Crawfish gumbo and jambalaya
the biggest shrimp and sugar cane,
the finest oysters
and sweet strawberries
from Toledo Bend to New Orleans;.

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

A love song version

The other night dear, as I lay sleeping
I dreamed I held you in my arms
But when I woke dear
I was mistaken
And I hung my head and cried.

You are my sunshine my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You never know dear how much I love you
So please don't take my sunshine away.

I'll always love you
And make you happy
If you will only same the same
But leave me and love another
And you'll regret it all someday.

You are my sunshine my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You never know dear how much I love you
So please don't take my sunshine away.

In my dreams dear, you seem to leave me
When I awake my poor heart pains
So when you come back and make me happy
I'll forgive you dear, I'll take the blame.

You are my sunshine my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You never know dear how much I love you
So please don't take my sunshine away.

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Karina, Mexico

23 June 2015 at 12:52am

my baby love this song! thanks

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NAITE SKIDMORRRR, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:47am

wow guys chill with all the beef going all we can all share :) SHARING IS CARING x love you chris xox all we need in this world is peace and harmony xxx chill guys

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NAITE SKIDMORRRR, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:46am

wow guys chill with all the beef going all we can all share :) SHARING IS CARING x love you chris xox all we need in this world is peace and harmony xxx chill guys

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Kasi Carroll, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:43am

Omg back off paris he is my man add me on insta

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chris whitney, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:43am

OMGGGG I LOVE THIS SONG SO MUCCCH PEOPLE, IT MY FAVOURITIST SONG OUT OF ALL THE NUIRSERY RYHMM XX FOLLOW ME ON INSTAAAA CHEERS BIG EARS :) LOVE TO ALL THE RYHMMERS

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chris whitney, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:43am

OMGGGG I LOVE THIS SONG SO MUCCCH PEOPLE, IT MY FAVOURITIST SONG OUT OF ALL THE NUIRSERY RYHMM XX FOLLOW ME ON INSTAAAA CHEERS BIG EARS :) LOVE TO ALL THE RYHMMERS

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Kasi Carroll, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:43am

Omg back off paris he is my man add me on insta

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Kasi Carroll, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:43am

Omg back off paris he is my man add me on insta

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Kasi Carroll, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:43am

Omg back off paris he is my man add me on insta

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chris whitney, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:42am

OMGGGG I LOVE THIS SONG SO MUCCCH PEOPLE, IT MY FAVOURITIST SONG OUT OF ALL THE NUIRSERY RYHMM XX FOLLOW ME ON INSTAAAA CHEERS BIG EARS :) LOVE TO ALL THE RYHMMERS

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Paris, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:41am

OMG kasi stay away from my man he sung that song first to me so back off or there will be trouble. from Paris

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Paris, Australia

17 June 2015 at 1:40am

OMG kasi stay away from my man he sung that song first to me so back off or there will be trouble. from Paris

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Hera Barb, Australia

15 June 2015 at 6:50am

I love this song too Kasi Carroll, my BFF also sings it to me

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Kasi Carroll, Australia

15 June 2015 at 6:45am

I really like the songs my bff sings them to me while I sleep he fills me with joy and I cant imagine sleeping without him. can I please have a sighed CD of you are my sunshine and a sock of a sun thanks again kasi Love Kasi Carroll. </3

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Kasi Carroll, Australia

15 June 2015 at 6:45am

I really like the songs my bff sings them to me while I sleep he fills me with joy and I cant imagine sleeping without him. can I please have a sighed CD of you are my sunshine and a sock of a sun thanks again kasi Love Kasi Carroll. </3

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...., A place you won't know

8 May 2015 at 8:08pm

Can you feel the sunshine? How is someone the sun and how can it be took away, Oh i almost forgot i will brighten up your day but why won't you run away? And that is what I will be doing so chow!

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Cookkies, USA

29 March 2015 at 5:39am

Awesome song

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Millie, United Kingdom

27 March 2015 at 3:36pm

My dad is in Falklands forever and this song reminds me of him because he sings me it and he sang me it down the phone yesterday he sings it everyday now I am older he is in Falklands I am sad and he sang it to me when I was a baby in my little cot and he rocked me and sang it ion y cot and I fell asleep with my beatiful eyes falling like me pretending to die he cried because he thought I died and walked away and I cried and he picked me up and took me to Pizza Hut I love my dad I sing everyday I come on second time on bye please I wrote this song that is why well I did not write it my mum did and my dad sang it too me

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7 March 2015 at 3:56am

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