Manuscript/Mixed Material The Days of forty nine [textual transcriptions]. And tho' few and old / Oh my heart is filled with the days of yore / Fresh laurel--wreaths we bring today / Oh, here you see old Tom Moore, a relic of by-gone days / We are gazing now on old Tom Moore / We have worked out our claims, we have spent our gold / You are looking now on old Tom Moore
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- The Days of forty nine [textual transcriptions].
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- And tho' few and old
- Oh my heart is filled with the days of yore
- Fresh laurel--wreaths we bring today
- Oh, here you see old Tom Moore, a relic of by-gone days
- We are gazing now on old Tom Moore
- We have worked out our claims, we have spent our gold
- You are looking now on old Tom Moore
- Created / Published
- [between 1938 and 1940]
- Subject Headings
- - Gold mines and mining--California--Songs and music--Texts
- - Songs, English--Texts
- - California--Gold discoveries--Songs and music--Texts
- - Five textual transcriptions of variants of this song performed by Leon Ponce.
- 8 p.
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- Forms part of: W.P.A. California Folk Music Project collection
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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- Five textual transcriptions of variants of this song performed by Leon Ponce.
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The Days of forty nine textual transcriptions. [Between 1938 and 1940, 1938] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701029/.
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(1938) The Days of forty nine textual transcriptions. [Between 1938 and 1940] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017701029/.
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The Days of forty nine textual transcriptions. [Between 1938 and 1940, 1938] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017701029/>.
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