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Additional title: Beth Beth Beth my darling I love only thee only thee. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I know a lovely maiden with face and form so fair. [first line]
Additional title: I love only thee. [alternative title]
Gardner, W. A. (Lyricist)
Lawrence, A. B. (Singer)
Gardner, W. A. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: W.A. Gardner
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes a photograph of A. B. Lawrence on which is written: First introduced and sung with phenomenal success, by Americas universal baritone favorite. Photograph include reproduction of signature: Yours mirthfully, A. B. Lawrence.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by W.A. Gardner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0828a430-c590-012f-eb80-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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