Like an Owl in the Desert
DESCRIPTION: "Like an owl in the desert I weep, mourn and cry; If love should overtake me I surely would die." "I can love like a lawyer... I can love an old sweetheart Till a new one comes along." "I can love him and kiss him... And turn my back on him ...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1915 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: love betrayal
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 304, "Like an Owl in the Desert" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanV 304, "Like an Owl in the Desert" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)
cf. "Farewell He" (subject) and references there
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