A Century Of Ballads 1810-1910, Their Composers & Singers

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MODERN BALLADS AND COMPOSERS 275
and " In Love's Domain," following these up later with "The Harbour Lights," which they sang throughout their tour. With the name of Kennerley Rumford is associated Squire's biggest popular success, "Three for Jack," which the former sang at seventy-two concerts on one tour.
The year before this, however, had been pub­lished two other successful songs, "The Jolly Sailor" and "Like Stars Above." Squire had the words of the latter for over a year, and in the meanwhile some other composer had used them under another title. The latter's setting was not very well known, and Squire persuaded the com­poser to sell him the copyright of the words on condition that he published the song under a different name.
"The Jolly Sailor," so often sung by the late Denham Price, was the first of Squire's successful
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