Pennies From Heaven
Rose Murphy Lyrics


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Every time it rains, it rains pennies from heaven
Don't you know each cloud contains pennies from heaven?
You'll find your fortune's fallin' all over the town
Be sure that your umbrella is upside down

Trade them for a package of sunshine and flowers
If you want the things you love, you must have showers
So, when you hear it thunder, don't run under a tree
There'll be pennies from heaven for you and me

Every time, every time it rains, it's gonna rain pennies from heaven
Don't you know every cloud contains lots of pennies from heaven
You'll find your fortune's fallin', baby, all over the town
Be sure, be sure that your umbrella is upside down

Trade them for a package of sunshine and flowers
If you want the things you love, you've got to have showers




So, when you hear it thunder, don't run under a tree
There'll be pennies from heaven for you and me

Overall Meaning

The opening line of the song "Every time it rains, it rains pennies from heaven" sets an optimistic tone, likening the small coins to a gift from the heavens. The song's meaning lies in this metaphor - not just for the literal idea of receiving money from the sky, but as a larger symbol for unexpected gifts or moments of good fortune. The lyric urges listeners to keep an open mind and an open heart, always be ready for the next shower of pennies to come their way. Rainy days aren't seen as a negative event, but rather as an opportunity for potential blessings.


Line by Line Meaning

Every time it rains, it rains pennies from heaven
Whenever it rains, we can expect the universe to shower us with blessings.


Don't you know each cloud contains pennies from heaven?
The clouds aren't just water-vapor, they have wealth that is waiting to be showered upon us.


You'll find your fortune's fallin' all over the town
The universe is generous enough to bestow wealth upon all of us.


Be sure that your umbrella is upside down
Remain open-minded and receptive to the abundance the universe has to offer.


Trade them for a package of sunshine and flowers
Use the wealth showered on us by the universe to acquire things that make our life more pleasant and joyful.


If you want the things you love, you must have showers
To get what we want in life, we must remain receptive to the universe's blessings, even if they come in unexpected ways.


So, when you hear it thunder, don't run under a tree
Do not be afraid of life's challenges and instead face them courageously.


There'll be pennies from heaven for you and me
If we remain open-minded and receptive to the universe's abundance, we can expect wealth to be showered upon us.




Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston

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