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VP_016184 Verse 1My daddy had three sweethearts and he loves them all today, With in his heart are pictures of the three; One's a child of seven, one's a maid of seventeen, The third is a mother just turn'd seventy; Now daddy loves my mother and the girls that used to be, For they are all the same sweet girl, you see. Chorus 1For at seven, seventeen and seventy Daddy loved the same sweet girl, At seven she was the little girl next door, The girlie he'd rob the apple orchard for, And at seventeen she was a wonderful dream How she set his heart awhirl, And at seventy he loves the memory Of the beautiful girl who used to be, For at seven, seventeen and seventy Daddy loved the same sweet girl. Verse 2I keep the faded tin-types of long ago, Beside my mother dear; These three pictures tell me of a love so wonderful, A love that cheer'd my daddy year by year; But daddy is a lucky man when all is said and done, To capture three such loving hearts in one.
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Olman, Abe; Egan, Raymond B; and Starmer, "At Seven, Seventeen and Seventy : Daddy Loved The Same Sweet Girl" (1917). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 4619.