|That Lucky Old Sun|
That Lucky Old Sun" is a 1949 popular song with music by Beasley Smith and words by Haven Gillespie.
Like "Ol' Man River", its lyrics contrast the toil and intense hardship of the singer's life with the obliviousness of the natural world.
The biggest hit version of the song was by Frankie Laine. This recording was released by Mercury Records as catalog number 5316.
It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on August 19, 1949 and lasted 22 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1.
The recording by Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3531 (78 rpm) and 47-3018 (45 rpm) (in USA) and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 9836.