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You Are My Sunshine
Words and Music by Jimmie Davis & Charles Mitchell - 1940
Recorded by more than 350 artists and translated into 30 languages.
GeneAutry's version reached number 1 on the Billboard Top Hillbilly Recordings chart in 1942.
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The other night dear as I lay sleeping,
I dreamed I held you in my arms,
When I awoke 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 gray.
You'll never know dear how much I love you,
Please don't take my sunshine away.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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