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When you come back to Georgia / words and music by George Herrmann.
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When you come back to Georgia / words and music by George Herrmann.  [There's a dear old gray-haired lady, with tear dimmed eyes. ...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  When you come back to Georgia / words and music by George Herrmann.

Alternate Title(s)

: There's a dear old gray-haired lady, with tear dimmed eyes. [first line of song] Title 2.) When you come back to Georgia you will find me true. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Herrmann, George -- Lyricist
Herrmann, George -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design shows drawing of a man with his finger to his mouth, and a woman looking away from him. Note 2.) Dedicaton on cover: Dedicated to the Atlanta Consitution. Note 3.) Summary: An elderly woman sits, still in love with the man who deserted her years ago, to whom she promised to remain faithful; she doesn't know that he died in England, so she keeps on saying her prayers for him.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256674

Record ID

: 609556

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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