Come back Jamie dear

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Come back Jamie dear
Additional title: Come back, Jamie dear, without you life is drear. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Sad is my heart as I sit here tonight, and think of the years long passed by. [first line]
Duval, Curtis (Composer)
Duval, Curtis (Lyricist)
Riley, F. E. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: National Music Company
Library locations
Music Division
Mothers & children
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A pathetic ballad.
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to F. E. Riley.
Content: On cover: drawing of a woman holding a letter.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by C.A. Duval.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 11710db0-c58f-012f-f00e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Come back Jamie dear