“Why do the birds go on singing? Why do the tides rush to sure? Don’t they know it’s the end of the world? It?

which group recorded this

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Beautiful song. It's called "The End of the World" and was released by Skeeter Davis in December 1962. It was popular during the 1960s. The music was composed by Arthur Kent and the lyrics were written by Sylvia Dee. You can watch and listen to Skeeter Davis singing it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l-GpISGBFY

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    Click here for lyrics: http://www.jacquedee63.com/theendoftheworld.html

    The song has been covered by a number of artists on albums, including The Carpenters, Loretta Lynn, Herman's Hermits, Carola, Bobby Vinton, John Cougar Mellencamp, Johnny Mathis, Julie London, Eddy Arnold, Dottie West, Nancy Sinatra, Sonia Evans, Twiggy, Claudine Longet, Agnetha Fältskog (of ABBA fame), Rosie Flores, Patti Page, Anne Murray, Nina Gordon, Vonda Shepard, Exposé, The Vanguards, Leigh Nash, Brilliant, Lobo and others.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    By Skeeter Davis.

  • 1 decade ago

    Tides rush to 'shore', not to 'sure'.


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