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VP_010992 Verse 1I watched a sweet little laddie, One day at play, and I heard him say; Daddy, dear, what is an angel? His daddy sighed, and then replied: Chorus 1Angels have souls that are pure, Angels have hearts full of love. They hear the pray'rs of babies, Watching each one from above. They're always hovering near, Banishing sorrow and fear. God calls them angels in Heaven; But we call them 'mothers' down here. Verse 2Ev'ryone learns in his childhood, Paradise lies, in dear mother's eyes; It's just like sweet angels singing, When mother croons, Lullabye tunes:
Dedicated to "your mother and mine"
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Kalmar, Bert; Ruby, Harry; and Barbelle, "Angels : We Call Them Mothers Down Here" (1921). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 3151.