Where the silv'ry Colorado wends its way

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Title
Where the silv'ry Colorado wends its way
Additional title: The twilight softly gathers 'round my home among the hills. [first line of song]
Additional title: There's a sob on ev'ry breeze, and a sigh comes from the trees. [first line of chorus]
Names
Scoggins, C. H. (Charles H.) (Lyricist)
Avril, Charles (Lyricist)
Starmer (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1903
Copyright Date: 1910
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Separation (Psychology)
Reminiscing
Pathos
Bereavement
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Ownership: Gift of the Columbia Broadcasting System Inc., [1974].
Content: Cover design by Starmer includes drawing of the Colorado River flowing among mountains.
Content: Summary: The narrator recalls the happy relationship with his wife and mourns that she is now buried near the Colorado River.
Statement of responsibility: words by C.H. Scoggins ; music by Chas. Avril
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 766abc70-c599-012f-85b5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Where the silv'ry Colorado wends its way