On the Sunny Side of the Street

Peggy Lee, Benny Goodman Sextet, Goodman GroupBuy this song

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving int… more »

Walked with no one and talked with no one
And I had nothing but shadows 
Then one morning you passed 
And I brightened at last
Now I greet the day and complete the day
With the sun in my heart 
All my worry blew away
When you taught me how to say

Grab your coat and get your hat
 Leave your worry on the doorstep 
Just direct your feet
To the sunny side of the street 
Can't you hear a pitter-pat?
And that happy tune is your step
Life can be so sweet 
On the sunny side of the street 

I used to walk in the shade 
With those blues on parade 
But I'm not afraid 
This Rover crossed over

If I never have a cent
I'd be rich as Rockefeller 
Gold dust at my feet
On the sunny side of the street 
Grab your street

Written by: Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh


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