Battleship Maine (II), Sheet Music 02
One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink on the front side. The document appears to be from a pad perforated along the top edge. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There is a moderate tear at the upper left edge. There is a paper clip rust stain at the center top edge. There is a check mark handwritten at the lower right corner. There is a note handwritten in pencil at the upper right corner.
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The Battleship Maine.
Change to 12/8 time
6/4 or 12/8
Once I had a sweetheart, noble, brave and true,
fearless as the sunrise, gentle as the dew. We had loved and
waited, he had named the day. We had pledged to wed each other
in the month of May. We had pledged to wed each other
in the month of May. Out on the high seas he sailed
under the red, white and blue. Faithful to country and home
faithful to captain and crew