Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1921

Comments

MacIntosh Collection

Artist: Barbelle

Canada: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., (1921)

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[Verse 1]
Just like the sunrise, you came to me it seems,
Just like the sunrise, you woke me from my dreams.
You were my sunshine, in days that used to be;
I await the sunset, for now you’re leaving me.

[Chorus]
Tho’ it’s time for parting, and my tears are starting,
Leave me with a smile.
Tho’ your heart may cry dear;
When you say good-bye, dear,
Leave me with a smile.
Maybe it’s forever,
So while we’re together,
For a little while;
Hold me like a flower,
For one little hour,
And leave me with a smile.

[Verse 2]
Your smiles are sunshine upon a rainy day,
They bring me gladness, and drive my blues away.
Before you go, dear, just smile once more for me;
It will always be, dear,
My treasured memory.

[Chorus]

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