S1 E1, Keep On The Sunny Side – Transcript

“There’s a dark and a troubled side of life, there’s a bright and a sunny side too. Though we meet with the darkness and strife, the sunny side we also may view.” So begins the song, Keep on the Sunny Side, which was the title track to the 1964 album of the same name by the Carter Family, featuring special guest vocals by Johnny Cash. The song was first released by the Carter family in 1928, although it was written In 1899 by Ada Blenkhorn, a prolific hymn writer who, according to, wrote the lyrics to over 320 christian hymns​*​.