Love's Old Sweet Song

DESCRIPTION: In our youth at dusk love's song "wove itself into our dream." Now, "still to us at twilight comes love's old song." "Till the end, when life's dim shadows fall" love is found "the sweetest song of all"
AUTHOR: Words: J. Clinton Bingham ; Tune: James L. Molloy (1884) (Source: MUNFLA/Leach)
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (McCormack recording)
KEYWORDS: age love nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18217
RECORDINGS:
John McCormack, "Love's Old Sweet Song" (Victor 6776, 1927)
Maudie Sullivan, "Just a Song At Twilight" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

NOTES: The description follows McCormack's recording. Maudie Sullivan's is a fragment. Maudie Sullivan sang another McCormack song indexed here: "Little Town in the Old County Down." - BS
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