Don't let her lose her wayAdditional title: "Don't let her lose her way!" her mother used to say. [first line of chorus]Additional title: In the pretty country village where I liv'd when but a boy. [first line]
NamesWitt, Max S. (Composer)Taggart, George H. (Lyricist)Barry, Lydia (d. 1932) (Singer)Ballin, Charles (Dedicatee)
American popular songs
Sheet music, 1897
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1897Place: LondonPublisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locationsMusic Division
NotesContent: Dedication above caption title: Dedicated to our friend Chas. Ballin.Content: On cover: Sung with phenomenal success by the beautiful contralto Miss Lydia Barry. A leading ballad in public estimation.Content: Cover designer's device in lower left of picture.Content: Cover includes photograph of a woman at a doorstep speaking to a young girl and young boy. A field is in the distance.Content: Summary: The narrator recalls when he was a child and used to walk a neighbor, Kate, to school; Kate's mother warned him not to let Kate lose her way. Years later as adults, Tom sees Kate and wants to walk her home; Kate refuses but Tom reminds Kate of her mother's words, saying they apply currently as they did when they were children.Statement of responsibility: words by George H. Taggart ; music by Max S. Witt.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of ResourceNotated music
IdentifiersUniversal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00f61fc0-c592-012f-1c6e-58d385a7bc34
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