Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still

DESCRIPTION: "It's been a year since last we met, We may never meet again. I have struggled to forget, But the struggle was in vain. For her voice lives in the breeze...." The sailor lives, dreams, and ornately alludes to the memory the sweetheart he left behind
AUTHOR: Words: J. E. Carpenter / Music: W. T. Wrighton
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Heart Songs); reportedly written 1864
KEYWORDS: love separation nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Warner 157, "Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still" (1 text plus a songster version, 1 tune)
Colcord, pp. 165-166, "Her Bright Smile" (1 text, 1 tune)
Spaeth-WeepMore, pp. 31-32, "Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still" (1 text, 1 tune)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #871, p. 58, "Her Bright Smiles Haunt Me Still" (3 references)
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Roud #4353
RECORDINGS:
Eleazar Tillett and Martha Etheridge, "Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still" (on USWarnerColl01)
File: Wa157

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