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Only a dream / words by Jack Everett Fay ; music by James B. Oliver.
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Only a dream / words by Jack Everett Fay ; music by James B. Oliver.  [Fair as a flow'r she comes to me, out from the shades of nig...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  Only a dream / words by Jack Everett Fay ; music by James B. Oliver.

Alternate Title(s)

: Fair as a flow'r she comes to me, out from the shades of night. [first line of song] Title 2.) Only a dream that thrills me with delight.

Creator(s)

: Oliver, James B. -- Composer
Fay, Jack Everett -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Bennett, William H. -- Former owner
Early, John J. -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes photograph of John J. Early. Note 2.) On cover: Sung with great success by the celebrated baritone John J. Early. Note 3.) Signature of former owner on cover at top center: William H. Bennett. Note 4.) Summary: The narrator describes a romantic attraction to a woman, but then reveals it was only a dream; if only the dream could last forever, he would be with her.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256518

Record ID

: 609652

Digital Item Published

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

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