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Title
Come back to me I love you so
Additional title: 'Tis now a year since last you sailed, my bonnie blue eyed sailor boy. [first line]
Additional title: Don't you hear the ocean roar as it beats up on the shore. [first line of chorus]
Names
Butler, Florence Aimée (Composer)
Butler, Florence Aimée (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Publisher: Florence Aimée Butler
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Lutes
Separation (Psychology)
Fans (Accessories) -- American -- United States
Waltzes
Ocean
Attachment behavior
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Citation/reference: Dedication on cover and above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to Corinne.
Citation/reference: Summary: The narrator waits for her boyfriend, a sailor, to return from a voyage, although she is depressed he is not near, since she hopes to be his bride. Onlookers shake their head since they know that the boyfriend's ship has sunk, but she continues to wait.
Citation/reference: Cover drawing shows a woman playing a lute; a fan hangs on her belt.
Statement of responsibility: by Florence Aimée Butler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2bd2450-c591-012f-32bf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Come back to me I love you so" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-175c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Come back to me I love you so" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-175c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Come back to me I love you so Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-175c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Come back to me I love you so