Two Little Girls in Blue

DESCRIPTION: A young man finds his uncle gazing at a photograph in tears. When asked why, the uncle explains the photo is of the boy's mother's sister, who married the uncle. The uncle and his wife have parted, and now he regrets it
AUTHOR: Charles Graham
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (original publication)
KEYWORDS: family separation
FOUND IN: US(MA,MW,So) Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (10 citations):
FSCatskills 106, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text, 1 tune)
Dean, pp. 74-75, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text)
Stout 41, pp. 57-58, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (2 texts plus 2 fragments)
Randolph 816, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text)
Cambiaire, p. 12, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text)
MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 163-164, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text)
Browne 115, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (2 texts plus mention of 5 more, 2 tunes)
Leach-Labrador 61, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text)
Spaeth-ReadWeep, pp. 181-181, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 fragmentary text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Margaret Bradford Boni, editor, _Songs of the Gilded Age_, with piano arrangements by Norman Lloyd and illustrations by Lucille Corcos, Golden Press, 1960, pp. 77-79, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST FSC106 (Partial)
Roud #2793
RECORDINGS:
Leo Boswell, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (Columbia 15290-D, 1928)
W. C. Childers, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (Gennett 7223/Champion 16098 [as Enos Wanner]/Supertone 9778 [as Andy Hopkins], 1930; Champion 33042, n.d.)
Murray Keller, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (Brunswick 188, 1927)
Bradley Kincaid, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (Decca I.4456, n.d.)
Bela Lam and His Green County Singers, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (OKeh, unissued, 1927)
R. Sheaves, "Two Little Girls in Blue" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "'Tis Not Always the Bullet that Kills" (plot)
SAME TUNE:
Two Little Girls In Blue (Parody) (Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 125-126)
File: FSC106

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