Take This Letter to My Mother, Sheet Music 01
 


Citation

Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907, “Take This Letter to My Mother, Sheet Music 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 29, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31878.


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Title

Take This Letter to My Mother, Sheet Music 01

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
Mothers and sons--Songs and music
Letters--Songs and music
Prayers--Songs and music

Creator

Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

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Transcription

Take This Letter To My Mother

Take this letter to my mother Far across the deep blue sea,
How she wept when first we parted How her heart did ache with pain -

It will fill her heart with pleasure. She'll be glad to hear from me.
When she said "Good bye, God Bless You We may never meet again.

Associated Date

1877

File name

113_TakeThisLetterToMyMother_Sheet_01

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