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A mother's cry
Additional title: I search for my girl with her wayward feet. [first line]
Additional title: Mother, the Army has heard your cry, and it never will pass a lost one by. [first line of chorus]
Adriance, Paul (Composer)
Booth, Maud Ballington (1865-1948) (Lyricist)
Booth, Ballington (1857-1940) (Lyricist)
Pidgin, Charles Felton (1844-1923) (Copyright holder)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Cambridge, Mass.
Publisher: Chas. F. Pidgin
Library locations
Music Division
Runaway children
Volunteers of America
Sheet music
Content: Lacking cover.
Content: Maud B. Booth and Ballington Booth, former members of the Salvation Army, were founders of the Volunteers of America.
Statement of responsibility: words by Commander Ballington Booth and Mrs. Maud B. Booth ; music by Paul Adriance.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f8b0930-c58f-012f-4526-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Wikipedia Citation

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A mother's cry