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Source:   Sheet music, 1897


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Come back to me I love you so / by Florence Aimée Butler.
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Image ID: 1165471

Come back to me I love you so / by Florence Aimée Butler.  ['Tis now a year since last you sailed, my bonnie blue eyed s...] (c1897)

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Image Title

:  Come back to me I love you so / by Florence Aimée Butler.

Alternate Title(s)

: 'Tis now a year since last you sailed, my bonnie blue eyed sailor boy. [first line] Title 2.) Don't you hear the ocean roar as it beats up on the shore. [first line of chorus]

Creator

: Butler, Florence Aimée -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: Butler, Florence Aimée -- Lyricist

Published Date

: c1897

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

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

Standard Reference

: Cover drawing shows a woman playing a lute; a fan hangs on her belt.; Summary: The narrator waits for her boyfriend, a sailor, to return from a voyage, although she is depressed he is not near, since she hopes to be his bride. Onlookers shake their head since they know that the boyfriend's ship has sunk, but she continues to wait.; Dedication on cover and above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to Corinne.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1897

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1165471

Record ID

: 464416

Digital Item Published

: 4-27-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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