Shadow of the Pines

DESCRIPTION: The singer recalls walking with his love in the shadow of the pines. But "some hasty words were spoken...." and she departed in anger. Now he awakens from his dreams calling her name, and hopes that she will forgive him
AUTHOR: Hattie Loomis & G. O. Lang ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1895
KEYWORDS: love separation loneliness
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
McNeil-SFB1, pp. 135-136, "Shadow of the Pines" (1 text, 1 tune)
BrownSchinhanV 694, "In the Shadow of the Pines"; 695, "In the Shadow of the Pines" (1 text plus an excerpt, 2 tunes)

Roud #4289
RECORDINGS:
Gene Autry, ""In the Shadow of the Pine" (Gennett 7265/Champion 16050Supertone 9704, 1930; Melotone [Canada] 45071/Champion 45071, c. 1935; Montgomery Ward M-4933, 1936; Decca 5464, 1937; Rex [UK] 9457, 1939)
Archibald & Fish, "In the Shadow of the Pines" (CYL: Edison [BA] 2073, n.d.)
Carter Family, "In the Shadow of the Pines" (Decca 5539, 1938; Montgomery Ward M-8003, 1939)
[Byron] Harlan & [Frank] Stanley, "In the Shadow of the Pines" (Columbia 258, 1901)
Kelly Harrell, "In the Shadow of the Pine" (Victor 20657, 1927; on KHarrell02)
Carl Harris, "In the Shadow of the Pine" (Challenge 229, 1927)
Herb Jennings, "In the Shadow of the Pine" (Champion 15209, 1927)
Earl Johnson & his Dixie Entertainers [or Dixie Clodhoppers], "In the Shadow of the Pine" (OKeh 45192, 1928; rec. 1927)
Buell Kazee, "In the Shadow of The Pines" (Brunswick 216/Vocalion 5221, 1928)
M. O. [Murray?] Keller, "In the Shadow of a Pine" (Brunswick 188, 1927)
Bascom Lamar Lunsford, "In the Shadow of the Pines" (on BLLunsford01)
Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Trio, "In the Shadow of the Pines" (Silvertone 5006 [possibly as Dock Roberts, his real name]/Challenge 229 [as Carl Harris]/Champion 15209 [as Billy Jorday]/Gennett 6025, 1927; Supertone 9252, 1928; rec. 1926) (Conqueror 8208, 1933; Conqueror 8566, 1935)
Connie Sides, "In the Shadow of the Pine" (Columbia 15009-D, rec. 1924)
Ernest Stoneman, "In the Shadow of the Pine" (OKeh 45048, 1926) (Pathe 32380/Perfect 12459, 1928)

NOTES: The liner notes to the Kelly Harrell album mention "somebody's happy idea of having Harrell sing the last line of the chorus out of tempo." This seems, however, to be a traditional approach to the song -- Lunsford also breaks the tempo, although in a different way. - RBW
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File: MN1135

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