Written and Recorded by Jimmie Davis
Cause He's my sunshine my only sunshine
I'm happy now with Jesus near me
Christ is my sunshine my only sunshine
I'll always love Him and sing His praises
Who sang the the song Christ Is My Sunshine?
- The song Christ Is My Sunshine was sang by Jimmie Davis.
Who is Jimmie Davis?
- James Houston Davis (September 11, 1899 - November 5, 2000) was an American politician, singer and songwriter of both sacred and popular songs. Davis was elected for two nonconsecutive terms from 1944 to 1948 and from 1960 to 1964 as the governor of his native Louisiana.
Davis was a nationally popular country music and gospel singer from the 1930s into the 1960s, occasionally recording and performing as late as the early 1990s. He appeared as himself in a number of Hollywood movies. He was inducted into six halls of fame, including the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame, and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. At the time of his death in 2000, he was the oldest living former governor as well as the last living governor to have been born in the 19th century.