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My mother has gone on home

My mother has gone on home

Author: V. Conway
Tune: [My mother has gone on home]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My mother has gone on home,
And I am so lonely here;
There’s nothing that seems the same,
Since she is no longer near.

Refrain:
Beautiful mother, gone forever,
Waiting beside life’s crystal river
For the glad coming home of friends
She cherished while here;
Beautiful mother, free from sorrow,
Where I shall join her on the morrow,
Never again the solemn hour
Of parting to fear!

2 How dark seem the days to me,
The sun now forgets to shine
On me, as in days of yore,
For mother in vain I pine! [Refrain]

3 I miss her dear smiling face,
Wherever my footsteps roam;
I’m longing for Heav’n above,
Since mother has gone on home. [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11630

Author: V. Conway

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My mother has gone on home
Author: V. Conway
Refrain First Line: Beautiful mother

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11630
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
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The Cyber Hymnal #11630

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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