Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1915

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Successfully introduced by Kitty Gordon.

Popular edition. Leo. Feist Inc. New York
Ascherberg Hopwood & Crew Ltd. London England

Inset portrait of Kitty Gordon on cover

Words by Joe McCarthy. Music by Fred. FischerBy the writers of "There's a Little Spark of Love Still Burning" "I Want to Go to Tokio"

Copyright MCMXV by Leo. Feist, Inc., Feist Building, New York

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Abstract

VERSE 1
Norway, far away in Norway,
There I found the idol of my heart;
My thoughts all are drifting your way,
I love you, still though we’re apart.

CHORUS
When I sailed away from Norway,
I could hardly say “Goodbye,”
For when I saw you standing in the doorway,
My heart just seemed to cry, “My Darling!
Thelma, Thelma, how I love you,”
After all is said and done,
I’ll return some day to Norway
And the Land of the Midnight Sun.

VERSE 2
Nighttime, always in the nighttime,
That is when I miss you most of all;
I pine for your Northern lighttime,
I seem to hear your distant call.

CHORUS

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