Battleship Maine (II), Sheet Music 03
One leaf preprinted with staff lines handwritten in pencil on the front side. The document is in excellent physical condition. The document was laminated. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner.
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My Sweetheart Went Down on the Maine, The Gallant Sailor
Published by The Morgan Music Company, Macomb, Illinois. c. 1898.
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
Musical notation, English
The Battleship Maine
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 & Blue. Faithful to country & home