Gloomy Sunday

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Harris April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists… more »

Sunday is gloomy 
My hours are slumberless  Dearest the shadows 
I live with are numberless 

 Little white flowers 
Will never awaken you
Not where the black coach
Of sorrow has taken you

 Angels have no thoughts 
Of ever returning you
 Would they be angry 
If I thought of joining you

 Gloomy Sunday

 Gloomy is Sunday 
With shadows I spend it all
My heart and I
Have decided to end it all

Soon there'll be candles 
And prayers that are said I know
Let them not weep
Let them know that I'm glad to go

 Death is no dream 
For in death I'm caressin' you
With the last breath of my soul
I'll be blessin' you

 Gloomy Sunday

Dreaming, I was only dreaming 
I wake and I find you asleep 
In the deep of my heart here

 Darling I hope
That my dream never haunted you
My heart is tellin' you
How much I wanted you
 Gloomy Sunday


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