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Cover: drawing of an African American woman rocking a Caucasian baby to sleep; Publisher: Melody Shop (Williamsport)
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
I have heard the melodies of sadness, And the melodies of joy and gladness, Dreamy strains, but still not so appealing, As the lullabys that come a-stealing.
Go to sleep ma' honey, While yo' Mammy dries her eyes, Strains from those southern sweet lullabys, Songs while honey's sleeping, Songs while Mammy's weeping, Strains come o'er you creeping, Sweet lullabys Go to sleep ma' honey, While yo' Mammy dries her eyes, Strains from those southern sweet lullabys, Songs while honey's sleeping, Songs while Mammy's weeping, Strains come o'er you creeping, Sweet lullabys
In my dreams I fancy music's playing, In my dreams I hear sweet music saying, Just one more for days of yore you're sighing, For your Mammy's lullaby you're crying.
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