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Your own
Additional title: Messenger boy. Your own. [uniform title]
Additional title: My love will be ever your own. [alternative title]
Additional title: The twilight is dimming and fading the sun's sinking low in the west. [first line of song]
Additional title: Your own, your own, always! forever! your own. [first line of chorus]
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Keller, Edgar (1868-1932) (Cover designer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content : Cover design by Edgar Keller includes a floral pattern.

Content : Summary: It is nighttime and the character is in bed describing the attributes of night; but he can only think of his love for his girlfriend.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 81ebdce0-c599-012f-e9f7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Your own