2 pages | PDF | 559.6 KB"Waitin' for the Light to Shine" is a song by the late American country singer, songwriter, and actor, Roger Miller. It is part of the musical adaptation of Mark Twain's novel, Big River. The song is composed in the key of E major and C-sharp minor, and it has 27 measures. The lyrics of the song are a reflection on the uncertainties of life and the hardships one must face in order to reach the light at the end of the tunnel. It conveys the idea that although life can be difficult and filled with darkness, there is always hope if we keep striving and waiting for the light to shine. The song is a testament to Miller's resilient spirit and the hope he holds for brighter days ahead. The song is filled with poetic imagery and introspective lyrics, making it a powerful and moving piece. With its earnest and sincere message, it is sure to bring comfort to those who are struggling and reassure them that better times lie ahead.