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Source:   Sheet music, 1896


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As they did in [the] days of Yore / words by Charles House ; music by G.B. Seevers.
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Image ID: 1704351

As they did in [the] days of Yore / words by Charles House ; music by G.B. Seevers.  [As thro' this world we travel, when old and gray we get. [fi...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  As they did in [the] days of Yore / words by Charles House ; music by G.B. Seevers.

Alternate Title(s)

: As thro' this world we travel, when old and gray we get. [first line] Title 2.) Parlor match. As they did in days fo yore. [uniform title] Title 3.) They have gone from my gaze like a beautiful dream. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Seevers, George, B. -- Composer
House, Chas. -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Hoey, William, 1855-1897  -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.

Notes

: Descriptive subtitle on cover: Mock ballad. Note 2.) On cover: Introduced with unbounded success by the only Wm. Hoey in a grand revival of Evans and Hoey's A parlor match. Cover includes a full-length photograph of William Hoey in costume. Note 3.) Summary: Each of the 4 verses and chorus humorously describe a state which the narrator no longer has. 1) He enjoyed his boyhood friends but no longer has them; 2) he had a watch and chain from his father but no longer has it; 3) As a prospector he gained wealth but no longer has it; 4) He brought a friend to meet his wife, but no longer has her as the friend and wife have fallen for one another.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1704348

Record ID

: 464014

Digital Item Published

: 11-5-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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