I've been searching unsuccessfully for the singer/s of a song "why does the sun keep on shining?

Tried unsuccessfully on Google with nary a nibble. So could someone put me out of my misery and tell me who performed the golden oldie: "Why does the sun keep on shining? Why does the surf rush to shore? Don't they know it's the end of the world, It ended when you said good-bye. These may not be the exact words but are as close as I can remember them. Surely somebody can go one-up on Google!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Ms. Skeeter Davis - End of the World off of the Blueberry Hill Album

    Why does the sun go on shining

    Why does the sea rush to shore

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    'Cause you don't love me any more

    Why do the birds go on singing

    Why do the stars glow above

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    It ended when I lost your love

    I wake up in the morning and I wonder

    Why everything's the same as it was

    I can't understand, no, I can't understand

    How life goes on the way it does

    Why does my heart go on beating

    Why do these eyes of mine cry

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    It ended when you said goodbye

    Why does my heart go on beating

    Why do these eyes of mine cry

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    It ended when you said goodbye

    Source(s): Link to buy the song from Target http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/602-5803828-8...
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    This was on answers already!!! From Diane B 2 months ago

    Great song made popular by Skeeter Davis in the early 60's... I've heard it was written by a woman who's father had just died, which gives the lyrics a different spin.

    If the question was actually the lyrics quoted in the title, that's pretty deep. It's an accurate description though of the feelings of loss after a death (or any kind of serious loss), rephrased as a pop song so it could also apply to loss of a lover.

    Why does the sun go on shining

    Why does the sea rush to shore

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    'Cause you don't love me any more

    Why do the birds go on singing

    Why do the stars glow above

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    It ended when I lost your love

    I wake up in the morning and I wonder

    Why everything's the same as it was

    I can't understand, no, I can't understand

    How life goes on the way it does

    Why does my heart go on beating

    Why do these eyes of mine cry

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    It ended when you said goodbye

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  • 1 decade ago

    Get the words right and you'll get the song.....

    Skeeter Davis - The End of The World

    Artists > Skeeter Davis > The End Of The World

    Why does the sun go on shining,

    Why does the sea rush to shore.

    Don't they know, it's the end of the world,

    Cause you don't love me anymore.

    Why do the birds go on singing,

    Why do the stars glow above.

    Don't they know, it's the end of the world,

    It ended when I lost your love.

    I wake up in the morning and I wonder.

    Why everything's the same as it was.

    I can't understand, no I can't understand,

    How life goes on the way it does.

    Why does my heart go on beating,

    Why do these eyes of mine cry.

    Don't they know, it's the end of the world,

    It ended when you said goodbye.

    Why does my heart go on beating,

    Why do these eyes of mine cry.

    Don't they know, it's the end of the world,

    It ended when you said goodbye.

    Or by The Carpenters

    Why does the sun go on shining?

    Why does the sea rush to shore?

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    'Cause you don't love me anymore?

    Why do the birds go on singing?

    Why do the starts glow above?

    Don't they know it's the end of the world

    It ended when I lost your love

    I wake up in the morning and I wonder

    Why ev'rything is the same as it was

    I can't understand, no, I can't understand

    How life goes on the way it does!

    Why does my heart go on beating?

    Why do these eyes of mine crying?

    Don't they know it's the end of the world?

    It ended when you said goodbye

    Don't they know It's the end of the world?

    It endend when you said goodbye

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  • 1 decade ago

    It's The end of the world by The Carpenters.

    Also played on Girl Interrupted. Makes me cry everytime.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Its called "the end of the world", by Skeeter Davis.

    Hope it helps!

    xoxo

    Niki

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  • 1 decade ago

    The answer you are looking for is Skeeter Davis

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  • Hippie
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    1 decade ago

    "The End of the World" by Skeeter Davis .

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  • DAWN J
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    1 decade ago

    it's called"end of the world"by skeeter davis.

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  • 1 decade ago

    That song is in Girl Interrupted. Someone kills themselves too it. Reallly good movie, powerful. Have you seen it?

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  • Robin
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    4 years ago

    John lennon - Instant karma?

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