Paul Simon - Was A Sunny Day Lyrics




Was a sunny day
Not a cloud was in the sky
Not a negative word was heared
From the people passing by
Was a sunny day
All the birdies in the trees
And the radio's singing song
All the favorite melodies

He was a navy man
Stationed in Newport News
She was a high school queen
With nothing left to lose

CHORUS

Her name was Lorelei
She was his only girl
She called him Speedoo
But his Christian name
Was Mr.Earl

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  1. pirata1759

    Was a sunny day
    Not a cloud was in the sky
    ...

  2. Teatro Plástico

    A classic.

    The musical theme of the play and the final song of our portuguese premiere of Israel Horovitz "Hopscotch, in November 1997 in an old arquive building in Porto.

  3. papitas

    Please stop calling me Speedo. I already told you, my name is Earl. Why would you think it's "Speedo"?

  4. Bill McLaughlin

    I saw Suzzy Roche a few months aga with ex husband Louden Wainwright and their daughter Lucy Wainwright Roche.

  5. Donald Simon

    Joyful. Thank you.

  6. Tony Wood

    Maggie and Terre Roche y'all

  7. Pedro Garcia

    I love the feeling this song brings.....not a negative word from the peoples passing by...all the birdies in the tree....jejeje. Love it!

  8. Pharr Community Theater

    ove the feeling this song brings.....not a negative word from the peoples passing by...all the birdies in the tree....jejeje. Love it!

  9. tigertony1212

    I love the simply nostalgia of this song. It never gets old.
    Me encanta la nostalgia sencilla de esta canción. Nunca pierde actualidad.

  10. FightDayBoxing.com

    Takes me back to my childhood

  11. Johnny Petraglia

    She called him Speedo but his Christian name was Mr Earl

    Claire Colvin

    We had an uncle Speed in our family's earlier days, as well. Well loved and respected... ! I think of him and my grandmother, and the bond I could see between them, as siblings, when I hear this tune.

  12. tropicwave1

    Was a Sunny Day
    Paul Simon

    Was a sunny day
    Not a cloud was in the sky
    Not a negative word was heard
    From the people passing by
    Was a sunny day
    All the birdies in the trees
    And the radio's singing song
    All the favorite melodies

    He was a navy (blue) man
    Stationed in Newport news
    She was a high school queen
    With nothing left to lose
    She was a high school queen
    With nothing left to lose


    Was a sunny day
    Not a cloud was in the sky
    Not a negative word was heard
    From the people passing by
    Was a sunny day
    All the birdies in the trees
    And the radio's singing song
    All the favorite melodies

    Her name was Lore lie
    She was his only girl
    She called him Speedoo
    But his christian name
    Was Mr. Earl
    She called him Speedoo
    But his christian name
    Was Mr. Earl

    Was a sunny day
    Not a cloud was in the sky
    Not a negative word was heard
    From the people passing by
    Was a sunny day
    All the birdies in the trees
    And the radio's singing song
    All the favorite melodies

    Was a sunny day
    Not a cloud was in the sky
    Not a negative word was heard
    From the people passing by

    Written by: PAUL SIMON
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

  13. Roselyn West

    Beautiful song. Thank you for posting!

  14. Arun Aguiar

    gr8 song to listen to on this rainy new york day. but can't believe it has only 10,524 hits. gotta do something about that. maybe I'll Share on FB -- just for the heck of it :-)

  15. Ed Scerbo

    At first I was wondering what all the Maggie Roche posts were about. Then I looked at the song credits in this post. I had no idea she and Terre sang on this! (Guess Suzzy couldn't make it.) :-)

  16. J M

    Dear Maggie,
    Thank you for your generous spirit, your infectious smile, and your loving nature. Thank you for the memories of my younger days.
    Affectionately,
    Jennifer

  17. Nancy Quinn

    RIP Maggie!

  18. Peter Emmert

    R.I.P  Maggie Roche, who died on January 21, 2017.

    THIRTY SAINTS PRODUCTIONS

    Every time I see Maggie's name I feel this deep loss and my eyes well up. It's difficult to hope and I see now how much hope the Roches brought to me.

    Ali Riley

    aww, im sad about that. RIP

  19. Elle scooter

    I thought the hamonies were by Graham Nash.. they're by the Roche sisters.

  20. Roy Allen Fields

    Always liked this song because it mentions my hometown of Newport News.

    Ali Riley

    i am from western canada, specifically the rockies, and i love this song because it is the only time i participated in stealing a fancy car...and my name is laura lei!!!!!!so you can see how i thought, at 14 this song was all about ME. And now when I hear this I will think of my friend roy in Newport xoxo