Audio Recording Just a baby's prayer at twilight

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Just a baby's prayer at twilight
From Edison records catalog: After you have listened to this Re-Creation a few times you will probably decide it is one of the most perfectly rendered songs you ever heard. Notice, particularly, the orchestra accompaniment in the refrain. This lyric gives a new idea to the many "war-lyrics" that have been written. "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight, for a Daddy Over There." Few parents will hear that, as the Homestead Trio sings it, without being affected. The three singers are Gladys Rice, Betsy Lane Shepherd and Amy Ellerman.
Contributor Names
Jerome, M. K., 1893-
Lewis, Sam M., 1885-1959.
Young, Joe, 1889-1939.
Homestead Trio. prf
Created / Published
Orange, N.J. : Edison, 1918.
Subject Headings
-  Ballads
-  World War, 1914-1918--Songs and music
-  Vocal trios with orchestra
-  Popular music--1911-1920
-  Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1918/Mills Music Inc., 1948..
-  Coupling date: 4/29/1918.
-  Cutout date: 10/31/1929.
-  On label: female voices with orchestra.
-  With (reverse side): Lorraine (My beautiful Alsace-Lorraine) / Vernon Dalhart and chorus.
1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Edison Diamond Disc 80406[-R]
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Chicago citation style:

Jerome, M. K, Sam M Lewis, Joe Young, and Homestead Trio. Prf. Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight. Orange, N.J.: Edison, 1918. Audio.

APA citation style:

Jerome, M. K., Lewis, S. M., Young, J. & Homestead Trio. Prf. (1918) Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight. Orange, N.J.: Edison. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Jerome, M. K, et al. Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight. Orange, N.J.: Edison, 1918. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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