Father's a drunkard and mother is dead

Out in the gloomy night, sadly I roam

Author: Nellie H. Bradley
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Nellie H. Bradley

Nellie Bradley (died 13 Feb 1927). She was the author of many familiar temperance songs and helped in the camps and hospitals during the Civil War. Mrs. Bradley wrote many patriotic songs which her sister would sing in the hospitals. After the war Mrs. Bradley became active in temperance activities and wrote many songs, plays, cantatas and pageants on that subject. Obituary, The Evening Star, February 14, 1927, p. 7 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out in the gloomy night, sadly I roam
Title: Father's a drunkard and mother is dead
Author: Nellie H. Bradley
Refrain First Line: Mother, O why did you leave me alone
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Bible Temperance Hymns #d34

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Bible Temperance Hymns #28

Heavenly Echoes #d90

Pure Light #d80

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Songs of Beulah #94

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Temperance Chimes #46

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