That Lucky Old Sun

"That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls around Heaven All Day)" is a 1949 popular song with music by Beasley Smith and words by Haven Gillespie.[1]

Background

Like "Ol' Man River", its lyrics contrast the toil and intense hardship of the singer's life with the obliviousness of the natural world.[2]

1949 recordings

Other covers

References

  1. ^ "Original versions of That Lucky Old Sun written by Beasley Smith, Haven Gillespie". SecondHandSongs. May 16, 1949. Retrieved March 1, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Bush, John, That Lucky Old Sun – Brian Wilson, AllMusic.
  3. ^ Gilliland, John. (197X). "Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #23 - All Tracks UNT Digital Library". Digital.library.unt.edu. Retrieved March 1, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b c Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940–1955. Record Research.
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 339.
  6. ^ https://www.45worlds.com/vinyl/album/nc195785us
  7. ^ "Crossroads - Lucky Old Sun". YouTube. July 30, 2009. Retrieved March 1, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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