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Billie Holiday: Good Morning Heartache Meaning


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Good Morning Heartache Lyrics

Good morning heartache
You old gloomy sight
Good morning heartache
Thought we said goodbye last night
I turned and tossed until
It seems you we have gone
But here you are with the dawn

Wish I forget you
But you're here to stay
It seems...

  1. anonymous
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    Oct 22nd report

    Billie could be singing about of number of things. Her heroin addiction, depression and her lover man that she could just as well be addicted to. Even though she loves him, he feels good to her (just like the heroin), but he's not good for her. In the end and none of it, the drugs, the heroin, or the lover want leave her alone--it's a heartache.

  2. anonymous
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    Feb 15th 2019 report

    If Billie Holiday had writhen the song then it could be her heroin addiction she's singing about,but the song was written and composed for her so it most likely is about her battle with depression.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 10th 2017 report

    From the first time i read it i got the feeling it meant spirit or somthing that came into her that wouldnt leave then read comments about addiction then heard ole diry bastard cover it and he made statements like it meant somthing that possessed hik or took control of body life

  4. anonymous
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    Jul 26th 2017 report

    My heart ache (my lover, my man) is not leaving me he stayed and watched over me protecting me. As he should...

  5. anonymous
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    Apr 23rd 2017 report

    I feel that "happiness" evades her, or maybe depression, not so much her addiction.

  6. thedon31
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    Dec 17th 2013 report

    Billie Holiday is singing about how she wakes up everyday to her heroin addiction, her daily battle with it, which eventually took her life, very sad, losing & personal song for her...

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