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Good-Bye, Little Girl of My Dreams


Words by Richard Howard

Music by A. Fred Phillips

New York (37th St & Broadway): Published by F.B. Haviland Pub. Co. (1913)

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[Verse 1]
I wonder and wonder, if there’ll come a day,
when the girl for my dreams will exist.
I, wonder and wonder and hope that there may,
For only in dreams have we kissed.
I see her fair face ev’ry night in my dreams,
it’s as sweet as the roses that bloom,
But soon it is morn and then she is gone,
So I say as she fades with the moon.

Good bye little girl of my dreams
Good bye little girl of my dreams,
I’d like to feel,
That you are real,
For you are mine it seems,
Love- light in your eyes brightly gleams,
You say just for me that it beams
So I’ll love only thee,
Tho’ in dreams it may be,
Good bye little girl of my dreams

[Verse 2]
There’s millions of girls in this beautiful world,
there’s a girl for each boy so they say;
So I’ll wait thro’ the years’ till my dream-girl appears,
For I know I shall meet her some day
How happy I’d be at the break of dawn,
Just to find her at rest in my arms,
Never more have to sigh,
Never more say good bye,
To the girl of those wonderful charms.




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