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You Are My Sunshine (Fingerstyle) - Lance Allen
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You Are My Sunshine (Fingerstyle) - Lance Allen  (4/4)

Arranged By: Lance Allen (lanceallenstudio.com)
YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?=45&v=JRat33K-5z4


Melody: (Chorus and Verse)
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                     G
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e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-0-------0-------|-----0-------0---|-----------------|
G|---------0---2---|-----------------|---------2-------|-0-------0-------|
D|-----0-----------|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-3---------------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|
       You are my    sunshine              my only    sunshine

                     C                                   G
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|---------0-------|-----0-----------|-----------------|
B|-------------0---|-1---------------|---------3---1---|-0---------------|
G|-----0---2-------|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----0-------0---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----0-------0---|
A|-----------------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-----------------|
E|-3-------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-------3-------|
     You make me    happy    when             skies are gray

                     C                                   G
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|---------0-------|-----0-----------|-----------------|
B|-------------0---|-1---------------|---------3---1---|-0---------------|
G|-----0---2-------|-0---------------|-----2-----------|---------0-------|
D|-----0-------0---|-----2-------2---|-------------2---|-----0-------0---|
A|-----------------|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-----------------|
E|-3-------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-------3-------|
  You'll never know dear               how much I      love you

                                       D7                G
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-0-----------1---|-------------0---|-----------------|
G|---------0---2---|-----------------|-2-------2-------|-0---------------|
D|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|-----0-------0---|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|-2-------2-------|-3-------3-------|
        please don't take        my sunshine           away.
 

Chorus:
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G          G        G       G
You are my sunshine my only sunshine
G           C     C              G       
You make me happy when skies are gray
G            C         C          G
You'll never know dear how much I love you
G           G       D7        G
please don't take my sunshine away. 


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

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
That no one else could come between
But now you've left me and love another
You have shattered all my dreams

Chorus
        
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You Are My Sunshine... - Lance Allen
You Are My Sunshine (Fingerstyle) - Lance Allen
This version of the song is arranged By: Lance Allen (Lance Allen Studio)

Lance Allen is an award winning fingerstyle guitarist, composer, and teacher. Native of Kentucky, Lance learned the ropes of playing guitar. Many of his early influences were Metallica, Nirvana, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Led Zeppelin, and Dave Matthews.

Lance began teaching guitar in high school, and then continuing with some private students in college as well. Check him out at http://lanceallenstudio.com/

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You Are My Sunshine is a popular song first recorded in 1939. It has been declared one of the state songs of Louisiana as a result of its association with former state governor and country music singer Jimmie Davis. The song is copyright 1940 Peer International Corporation, words and music by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell. According to a 1990 article by Theodore Pappas, the original song was written by Oliver Hood.

Two versions of "You Are My Sunshine" were recorded and released prior to Jimmie Davis' version. The first was recorded for Bluebird Records (RCA-Victor's budget label) on August 22, 1939 by The Pine Ridge Boys (Marvin Taylor and Doug Spivey), who were from Atlanta. The second was recorded for Decca Records on September 13, 1939 by The Rice Brothers Gang. This group was originally from north Georgia, but had relocated to Shreveport, Louisiana, where they were performing on the city's KWKH radio station. The version by Jimmie Davis was recorded for Decca Records on February 5, 1940.

Source: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

You Are My Sunshine... - Lance Allen




You Are My Sunshine... - Lance Allen
Adder: Cindy Green [ BigGreenC ]
Date: 7/19/2012
Updated: 6/10/2020
Tab By: willc
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Genre: Traditional
 
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