I Loved You Better Than You Knew

DESCRIPTION: "Our hands are clasped at last forever, Perhaps we'll never meet again, I loved you as I could no other, This parting fills my heart with pain." The singer rehearses all that she will suffer, demonstrating the theme "I loved you better than you knew."
AUTHOR: Johnny Carroll ((?)
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (copyright)
KEYWORDS: love farewell betrayal rambling
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Randolph 738, "I Loved You Better Than You Knew" (1 text); also 755, "The Broken Heart" (the "A" text includes a stanza from this piece)
Randolph/Cohen, pp. 493-495, "The Broken Heart" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 755A)
BrownSchinhanV693, "I Loved You Better Than You Knew" (1 short text, 1 tune)

Roud #6434
RECORDINGS:
The Carter Family, "I Loved You Better Than You Knew" (Victor 23835, 1933)
File: R738

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