Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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CONTENTS.
Aothor.                             Composer.                      Page
My heart's in the Highlands.................. ..Burns.............Old air........-----     97
I'm saddest when I sing............................Bayly.............Bishop............     98
If thou wert by my side...........................Heber.............Nelson.............     99
The Carrier Dove................................Anonymous....... Johnson...........   100
0, take me back to Switzerland....................Norton............Norton............   102
The Pilgrim Fathers...............................Hemans...........Browne............   103
Cheer, boys, cheer.................................Mackay...........Russell............   105
SONGS OF THE SEA.
The Sea.........................................Procter............Neukomm..........   109
Barney Bi ntline.................................Pitt..............Old air............   114
The White Squall.................................Johns ............Barker.............   115
The Storm.............. .........................Stevens............Old air............   120
The Minute Gun at Sea.......... ...............Sharpe............King............   122
Black-Eyed Susan..................................Gay..............Leveridge..........   125
'Twas when the seas were roaring................Gay.............Handel...........     128
A life on the ocean wave........................Sargent...........Russell............   130
A wet sheet and a flowing sea............ .......Cunningham.......Old air............   137
The Stormy Petrel................................Procter............Neukomm..........   139
Rockaway..........................................Sharpe............Russell............   141
What are the wild waves saying ?.................Carpenter..........Glover............   146
Trancadillo .......................................Gilman............Brmru............   151
Wapping Old Stairs...............................Percy.............English air........   153
The Jolly Young Waterman .... ..................Bibdin............Bibdin............   15?
Jamie's on the Stormy Sea..........................Anonymous........Covert.............   159-Th e Lass that loves a Sailor.....................Bibdin............Bibdin............   160
Poor Tom......................................... BOxlin............Bibdin............   162
Tom Bowling.......................................Bibdin...........Bibdin............   163
The Arethusa.....................................Hoare............Carolan............   167
Captain Kidd......................................Anonymous........Old air............   171
The Heaving of the Lead.........................Pearce............Shield............    I7.3
The Bay of Biscay................................Cherry............Bavy..............   175
Poor Jack........................................Bibdin............Bibdin.......... ,   178
Three Fishers...................................Kingsley..........Ilullah.............   181
Are there Tidings ? ..............................Bayly............Bishop ..........     184
The Sands o' Dee.................................Kingsley.........Boott..............   187
The Pilot..........................................Bayly.............Nelson.............   190
Treasures of the Deep............................Hemans...........Arkwright.........   191
Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep..................Willard...........Knight............   194
SONGS OF NATURE.
The Bkook........................................ Tennyson..........Anonymous.......   199
Some love to roam.................................Mackay............Russell............   202
Canadian Boat Song...............................Moore.............Old air...........   204
Bring Flowers.....................................Hemans............English air.........   206
A southerly wind and a cloudy sky...............Anonymous........Old air............   208
The Brave Old Oak...............................Chorley...... ... .Loder..............  209
TnE Ivy Green ........ .........................Bickens...........Russell............   210
Tyrolese Evening Hymn............................Hemans............Arkwright..........   215
SONGS OF SENTIMENT.
The Last Rose of Summer.........................Moore.............Old air............ 219
T'd be a butterfly.................................Bayly____.........Bayly............. 221
Those Evening Bells...........................Moore.............Old air............ 223








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