Letter in the Candle, The

DESCRIPTION: "There's a letter in the candle, It points direct to me, How the little spark is shining, From whoever can it be." The singer describes the "writer From far across the sea." Her last letter in a candle meant her sailor was coming home....
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love separation reunion
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Randolph 777, "The Letter in the Candle" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Spaeth-WeepMore, pp. 37-38, "The Letter in the Candle" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #7412
File: R777

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