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With you beside me
Additional title: The skies of life are often clouded, the roads of fate are hard to tread. [first line of song]
Additional title: With you beside me, what need I care. [first line of chorus]
Morse, Theodore F., 1873-1924 (Composer)
Browne, Raymond A., 1871-1922 (Lyricist)
Irving, Bob (Composer)
Penn, William H. (Arranger)
Delaro, Hattie (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Sol. Bloom
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Music Division
Love songs
Content: Printed as the music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. Sunday, May 26, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Content: On cover: Sung by Hattie Delaro. Cover design includes photograph of Hattie Delaro.
Content: Cover design includes drawing of a woman listening to an elongated sea shell.
Content: Composer attribution: on cover, music is credited to Theodore F. Morse; on caption music is credited bo Bob Irving, arranged by Wm. H. Penn.
Content: Summary: The narrator comments that aspects of life may cause doubt, but with love, things are much better.
Statement of responsibility: words by Raymond A. Browne ; music by Theodore F. Morse.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21736880
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21738653
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9941250-c595-012f-44ab-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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With you beside me