Battleship Maine (II), Sheet Music 02
 


Citation

Morgan, Bert, “Battleship Maine (II), Sheet Music 02,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed January 29, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31377.


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Title

Battleship Maine (II), Sheet Music 02

Description

This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.

Subject

Popular music--United States
Spanish-American War, 1898--Songs and music
Patriotism--Songs and music
Love--Songs and music
Maine (Battleship No. ACR-1)--Songs and music

Alternative Title

My Sweetheart Went Down on the Maine, The Gallant Sailor

Creator

Morgan, Bert

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Spatial Coverage

Transcription

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

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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

Associated Date

1898

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Native American Ballads - 236

File name

113_BattleshipMaine_II_Sheet_02

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