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VP_013783 Verse 1In the pale moonlight, on a summer night, stood a youth and a maiden fair, And he held her fast while the moments passed and he kissed her lips and hair, It is sad I know, but I have to go, on the eve of our wedding day, 'Tis our Country's call we must give up all but I'll love you though far a way. Chorus 1Fare thee well, my Daisy Bell, May God watch over thee, at break of day, I go a way, For my Country has need of me, If in the strife I lose my life grieve not t'will all be well, Beyond the skies I'll wait for thee so farewell Daisy Bell. Verse 2'Mid the raging hell of the shot and shell, lay a youth wounded unto death, And a comrade tried kneeling by his side, listened for his dying breath, In the glazing eyes raised to summer skies, shone the lovelight so soft and fair, And a feeble voice 'mid the awful noise, sweetly rose on the sultry air.
1 score (6 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
The Huntington Piano Company
Fry, Wm. H and Mabon, F. J, "Farewell Daisy Bell" (1905). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 4177.