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Where the silv'ry Colorado wends its way / words by C.H. Scoggins ; music by Chas. Avril
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Image ID: 2001171

Where the silv'ry Colorado wends its way / words by C.H. Scoggins ; music by Chas. Avril  [The twilight softly gathers 'round my home among the hills. ...]

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Image Title

:  Where the silv'ry Colorado wends its way / words by C.H. Scoggins ; music by Chas. Avril

Alternate Title(s)

: The twilight softly gathers 'round my home among the hills. [first line of song] Title 2.) There's a sob on ev'ry breeze, and a sigh comes from the trees. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Avril, Charles -- Composer
Scoggins, C. H. (Charles H.) -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Gilson, Lottie -- Singer
Walters, Nellie -- Singer

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 36 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Introduced with great success by Lottie Gilson, "the little magnet"; cover includes photograph of Lottie Gilson. Note 2.) On cover: Played by Helen May Butler's Ladie's Military Brass Band of 50 members; Featured by Reese V. Prosser in Al. G. Field's Minstrels. Note 3.) On cover: A big hit with Miss Nellie Walters of Harris and Walters; cover includes photograph of Nellie Walters. Note 4.) On p. 2: "The pathetic story of The rosary", text reprinted from the Boston Post, Feb. 2, 1902. Note 5.) Summary: The narrator recalls the happy relationship with his wife and mourns that she is now buried near the Colorado River.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1901

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 2001171

Record ID

: 1935963

Digital Item Published

: 2-17-2011; updated 3-25-2011

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