Mother and Home

In a lone graveyard, near the dear old home

Author: Wm. M. Golden
Tune: [In a lone graveyard, near the dear old home]
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Author: Wm. M. Golden

[William Golding] Born: January 28, 1878, Webster County, Mississippi. Died: May 13, 1934, in a traffic accident near Eupora, Mississippi. Buried: Spring Valley Cemetery #2, Mathiston, Mississippi. Son of James and Camella Hood Golding (his surname changed later), it is said he wrote most of his songs while serving an eight-year sentence in the state penitentiary. His only child reportedly died young.  Go to person page >

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First Line: In a lone graveyard, near the dear old home
Title: Mother and Home
Author: Wm. M. Golden
Language: English
Refrain First Line: From this earth dear mother's gone
Publication Date: 1927
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1927.


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