Historic Sheet Music Collection



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Scranton, Pa. : Whitmore Music Pub. Co., (1920)

Some of these resources may contain offensive language or negative stereotypes. Such materials should be seen in the context of the time period and as a reflection of attitudes of the time. The items are part of the historical record, and do not represent the views of the library or the institution.


[Verse 1]
Golden Gate,
I have been dreaming of you,
Of your wond’rous land,
Of your silver sand.
Golden Gate,
You’re like an old friend that’s true,
I miss your dear old shores,
I miss your open doors;

Shores of old California.
How I miss you,
Miss your waves of blue,
And your roses too,
Flowers sweet don’t surround me,
As in days of yore,
Southern shores of old California
I’m coming back once more.

[Verse 2]
Golden Gate,
I miss your mountains so green,
All your wond’rous scenes,
I see in my dreams.
Golden Gate,
You bring back scenes of childhood,
Oh, how I long for you,
You make me feel so blue;



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