Sheet Music, 1900-1909
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Cover: drawing of a woodland scene with a farm in the background and flowers (Blue-Bells) in the foreground; photo inset of a man.; Publisher: New York Music Publishing House (New York)
Subject Headings (Library of Congress)
Songs -- United States -- 20th Century; Popular Music -- United States
Sheldon Harris Collection (MUM00682), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries
All alone tonight in sadness I am dreaming, And fond mem'ries paint a picture, sweetheart mine, Of your pretty eyes with lovelight brightly beaming, While we wandered by the brook in harvest time;; It was there I fondly told love's old sweet story, There you whispered Yes and said I love you too; But you left me while the moon in all its glory, Looked down and heard me say I'll wait for you.
Now the echo of the chimes across the valley (Echo) At ev'ning brings fond memories of you By the old oaken bucket I'm waiting, In the wildwood where the blue bells grew
Do you ever miss the days now gone forever, When as boy and girl we dreamed of days to be, While among the fragrant flow'rs we roamed together, Those were happy days, dear heart, for you and me: There's a change about the old place since we parted. And the little brook is slowly running dry: Sweetheart mine, with joy I read while tear drops started, Your sweet message, I am coming bye and bye.
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