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Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)

GUEST,Cookie 06 Aug 02 - 06:44 AM
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Subject: Lyr Add: LIGHTS ARE GROWING DIM (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST,Cookie
Date: 06 Aug 02 - 06:44 AM

Any help on this one? Need title & artist. Here are two verses to it. Thanks as always for any help.

Cookie

For you, the lights are brightly shining.
For me, the lights are growing dim,
And I can hear my maker calling
From the pearly walls within.
I know you've always loved another.
My chance for happiness is slim.
For you, the lights are brightly shining.
For me, the lights are growing dim.

Now I'll no longer be a burden,
And so my life will be a game,
And I'll no longer need your love, dear,
'Cause where I'm going, there is no pain.
God has taken all my troubles
'Cause he knew I couldn't win.
For you, the lights are brightly shining.
For me, the lights are growing dim.

Changed from all caps. --JoeClone, 11-Aug-02.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: For The Lights Shining Brightly ??
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 Aug 02 - 05:56 AM

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: For The Lights Shining Brightly ??
From: GUEST,MountainTyme
Date: 09 Aug 02 - 11:53 AM

"The Lights are Growing Dim" as recorded by Harvey June Van. Nice tune, have sang it, since 50's. I know no other lyric than what you typed. MountainTyme


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: For The Lights Shining Brightly ??
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 11 Aug 02 - 09:39 AM

According to http://www.bsnpubs.com/king/kingl.html

"THE LIGHTS ARE GROWING DIM," by Harvie (sic) June Van, appeared in the collection "Songs Of The Hills," various artists, Audio Lab LP AL-1515, 1959.

According to http://members.aol.com/bngoflirt2/turbollo/H.htm

You can have a .wav file emailed to you.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: For The Lights Shining Brightly ??
From: Inukshuk
Date: 24 Jan 08 - 07:20 PM

I've searched for a long time for more information on Harvey June Van and the original words to this song. I must have listened to it a hundred times on the jukebox down at the old malt shop. There doesn't seem to be much new data available.
I remember the first two lines of the second verse as:

Now I'll no longer be a burden,
And so my loss will be your gain


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Subject: Lyr Add: LIGHTS ARE GROWING DIM (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST,joanne lang
Date: 29 Nov 09 - 12:06 PM

harvie june van recorded this on king records in 1958,it's called the lights are growing dim.

For you, the lights are brightly shining.
For me, the lights are growing dim,
And I can hear my maker calling
From the pearly walls within.
I know you've always loved another.
My chance for happiness is slim.
For you, the lights are brightly shining.
For me, the lights are growing dim.

Now I'll no longer be a burden,
And so my life will be a game,
And I'll no longer need your love, dear,
'Cause where I'm going, there is no pain.
God has taken all my troubles
'Cause he knew I couldn't win.
For you, the lights are brightly shining.
For me, the lights are growing dim.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 23 Feb 10 - 06:13 PM

That was and is a great song,I can hear it my mind now
www.johnnycashsong.com


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 07 Apr 10 - 05:54 PM

My research indicates that Ms Van lives in Nashville..I desperately need to get acopy of her original. Ih her and that song when I was about 17....I am now 72...I had a small c&w group at that time..Her song and voice has never left my heart or mind,,I believe she was about 15 at the time...

Sure would love to see oor talk to her and get a copy of that sad but beautiful song...

CAN ANY ONE HELP ME????

JIM HART 303-906-4181
5535 SOUTH LOWELL BLVD.LITTLTON, COLORADO 80123 PRICE NOT A PROBLEM...


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 09 Apr 10 - 05:18 PM

A 78-rpm record is being offered for sale on eBay right now: click here.

The University of North Carolina apparently has a copy in their library. Sometimes libraries will make a copy for you. click here.

There was an LP issued in the 1960s, called "Songs of the Hills" by various artists, that contained THE LIGHTS ARE GROWING DIM sung by Harvie June Van. Bowling Green State University, in Bowling Green, Ohio, has a copy. click here.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 09 Apr 10 - 05:30 PM

There is a downloadable copy of the album "Songs of the Hills" (and lots of other stuff) at Lonesome Lefty's Scratchy Attic.

(Other Mudcatters might want to take a look at this site.)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 12 May 10 - 12:55 PM

I heard this song in 1954, recorded by her. Wonder what happened to her......


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Dec 10 - 07:47 PM

I am trying to purchase this music if anyone has a copy: jlederman17@gmail.com


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST,Robert Ferguson, Jr.
Date: 08 Jan 11 - 10:28 PM

My father was married to Harvie June ... He later divorced her and married my mother ... I created a wikipedia page for her recently:

Harvie June Van (March 2, 1940) is country music singer. She was born in Monterey, Tennessee. She first broke into the music scene in 1954 when she was only 13 by Syd Nathan of King Records. She came from a family of musicians, and her father had a local radio show in Ohio.

Personal LifeShe married her manager Bob Ferguson who would later become a RCA Record Producer and Executive. They would adopt two Native American children. Harvie would later divorce him. Today she lives in the Nashville area.

SinglesCan Can Skirt/My Sins Of Yesterday; single #1369 (1954)
Lights Are Growing Dim/I'm Just Not That Kind; single #1387 (1955)
Mama Don't Chase My Love Away/Don't Offer Me The Stars; single #1482 (1955)
False Or True/I Found Out (1955[3])
Dasher (1962)
Johnny Darling/Little Wodden Man
The Butcher Boy/Leaving Woman Blues (1959)
Natividad/Dasher (1967)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST,Bashfulbob
Date: 25 Feb 11 - 04:23 PM

If you want to hear this song it is on my website, Bashfulbob.com


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 14 Oct 15 - 03:13 AM

My question is to Robert. What ever happened to Tivvie and Tullie, her adopted children? Is Harvie June still alive?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 16 Oct 15 - 10:20 PM

Well, it took me awhile, but I found that Tulli is in Lebanon and Harvie June is in Mt. Juliet.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST,Rick Holt
Date: 16 Oct 15 - 10:40 PM

If anyone ever sees Tivvi, Tulli, or Harvie June, tell then they are in my heart.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Lights Are Growing Dim (Harvie June Van)
From: GUEST
Date: 10 Sep 17 - 12:00 AM

I don't come to this site often. However, just an update. I read that Tulli died earlier this year.


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