The day that's gone can never come again

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Title
The day that's gone can never come again
Additional title: The day that's gone can never come again. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We sat within the garden she and I. [first line]
Names
Waters, Safford (Composer)
Waters, Safford (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Primrose & West Music Pub. Co. ; Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Desertion
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Lacking cover.
Content: Summary: The narrator describes a meeting with a former girlfriend who had left him for another; he describes love as a day that has gone and can ever return; but she apologizes, acknowledging that she belongs to the narrator.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Safford Waters.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f901daa0-c591-012f-7d0c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The day that's gone can never come again" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1765-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The day that's gone can never come again" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1765-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). The day that's gone can never come again Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1765-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The day that's gone can never come again