When the moon is in the Seventh House
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars
This is the dawning of the age of Aquarius
Age of Aquarius
Aquarius!
Aquarius!

Harmony and understanding
Sympathy and trust abounding
No more falsehoods or derisions
Golden living dreams of visions
Mystic crystal revelation
And the mind's true liberation
Aquarius!
Aquarius!

When the moon is in the Seventh House
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars
This is the dawning of the age of Aquarius
Age of Aquarius
Aquarius!
Aquarius!
Aquarius!
Aquarius!



Let the sunshine, let the sunshine in, the sunshine in
Let the sunshine, let the sunshine in, the sunshine in
Let the sunshine, let the sunshine in, the sunshine in



Oh, let it shine, c'mon
Now everybody just sing along
Let the sun shine in
Open up your heart and let it shine on in
When you are lonely, let it shine on
Got to open up your heart and let it shine on in
And when you feel like you've been mistreated
And your friends turn away
Just open your heart, and shine it on in

FADE


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    General CommentIf I remember correctly, the Age of Aquarius actually begins in 2012, not 2000. Right now we're in the age of Pisces.
    Johnny0225on February 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyes. let the sun shine in. great song.
    weezerific:cutleryon April 30, 2003   Link
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    General Commentan anthem, incredible
    pabloon May 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti really like this song. im surprised there are only two other comments
    crash&burnon December 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti luv this song it makes like no sense but it kicks ass
    ebonyeyeson August 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFrom the musical "Hair", in which freedom and peace is said to be ushered in with the Age of Aquarius. It is an astrological age that will begin sometime between 2150 and 2595 depending on who you listen to. The New Age movement in the 1960s believed the time to be at the cusp of the Age of Pisces, hence the "dawning of the Age of Aquarius". The dawning would involve radical change as some in the 60s attempted. The promise of rapid technological and sociological advancement was consistent with the idea of peace and brotherhood.

    Contrast with Zager and Evans' "In the year 2525", in which dire predictions are made instead.
    yellowmixon March 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe more things change, the more they stay the same.
    ejsyiiion September 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI don't understand the expression "dreams of visions", maybe the writer is referring to esoteric dreams because you don't have "dreams of visions", you either have one or the other.

    Secondly, I don't know if the term "mystic crystal revelation" has any connection to the use of the crystal ball and to witchcraft: I certainly hope not. Apart from this the song is a great one in my view.

    The references to the moon being in the seventh zone and Jupiter lining up with Mars are not astrological references in my view since, even as commentators have noted, the first of these things occurs daily, the other several times a year.

    In my view this is a reference to ancient history after the flood where the ignoble ancestor, Tammuz, was referred to as the 'moon god'. His father and his brother were the rulers Jupiter (Anu) and Mars (Enlil) respectively.

    The seventh house is not a reference to the seventh constellation of the zodiac, in my view, but to the house of condemned prisoners in the netherworld which comprised seven chambers separated by seven gates: the underworld into which Ishtar, the wife of the "moon god", descended leading to her, and subsequently to her husband's, confinement there.

    The song is therefore saying that when Tammuz is in prison and the rulers Anu and Enlil are in agreement then the ordinary people (planets) will find peace and the princes (stars) will be filled with love.

    This song sounds to me like a beautiful rendition of historical events that actually took place in the Middle East around 2200 BC at the dawn of this present civilization.

    Roger
    roger7on October 28, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSILENCE TELLS ME SECRETLY EVERYTHING... after so many years, this key phrase from LET THE SUNSHINE IN still give me the shivers every time this great anthem of the flower power era is played. there's an sparkling adaptation on YouTibe that's a must see youtube.com/… - and so this is JAMES RADO catsociety.nl/esa/… co-author of that magical period of the sixties, forever captured and displayed in the epic rock opera HAIR is - eVa
    evasurgaon July 08, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI BELIEVE IN GOD AND I BELIEVE THAT GOD BELIEVES IN CLAUDE... THAT'S ME! Undoubtly embodying the mightiest anthem of the Flower Power Era, Hair's closing song is full of mystical reference and enigmatic meanings. James Rado learns us another way than Timothy Leary's... So, let's reject! The correct lyrics of LET THE SUNSHINE IN is located here: catsociety.nl/esa/… - eVa
    evasurgaon July 17, 2011   Link

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