Mister Sun

Words & Music:

Traditional Children's


           A         B7

Oh, Mister Sun, Sun, Mister Golden Sun,

E7                   A

Please shine dawn on me.

A                    B7

Oh, Mister Sun, Sun, Mister Golden Sun,


Hiding behind a tree.


A                         E

These little children are asking you

   A                         E

To please came out so we can play with you.

          A         B7

Oh Mister Sun, Sun, Mister Golden Sun,

E7           A

Please shine down on me.


Oh Mister Moon, Moon, bright and silvery moon.

Please shine down on me.

Oh Mister Moon, Moan, bright and silvery moon.

Come from behind that tree.


I like to ramble, I like to roam,

But I like to find myself at home.

When the moan, moan, bright and silvery moon,

Comes shine down on me.



The provenance of the attached easy arrangement is unknown.  It is part of a collection that people gave me over the years.  Please inform me if correctly attribute it.

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