Do They Miss Me at Home?
DESCRIPTION: "Do they miss me at home, do they miss me?" The singer asks for assurance that he is remembered. He recounts various ways people might show how they miss them.
AUTHOR: Words: Caroline Atherton Mason / Music: S. M. Grannis
EARLIEST DATE: 1852 (sheet music published by Oliver Ditson & Co.)
KEYWORDS: home separation loneliness nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Randolph 858, "Do They Miss Me at Home?" (1 text)
Huntington-Gam, pp. 294-295, "Do They Miss Me At Home?" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 131-133, "Do They Miss Me at Home?" (1 text, 1 tune); also p. 133, "Do They Miss Me in the Trenches" (1 text, a parody of the preceding)
Spaeth-WeepMore, p. 18, "Do They Miss Me at Home?" (1 text, 1 tune)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #494, p. 33, "Do They Miss Me at Home" (3 references)
Do They Miss Me in the Trenches (Silber-CivWarFull, p. 133)
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