I Love You Just Like Lincoln Loved the Old Red, White, and Blue

Title

I Love You Just Like Lincoln Loved the Old Red, White, and Blue

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Schwartz, Jean, 1878-1956
Jerome, William, 1865-1932
Young, Joe, 1889-1939
love songs
Presidents
Memorial music

Description

Song depicts story of man describing his love for a departed lover by comparing it with Abraham Lincoln's devotion to the United States. Cover depicts color images of young couple in foreground with Abraham Lincoln, soldiers, and flags in the background with red, white, and blue border. Signature of J. Blom in pencil across front. Page 2 is first page of song "Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat."

Creator

William Jerome, Joe Young, and Jean Schwartz

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1914

Contributor

Harry Williams Music Co., Inc.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301014
469815950

Coverage

New York

Transcription

I LOVE YOU LIKE LINCOLN LOVED THE OLD RED-WHITE & BLUE

Words by Wm. Jerome and Joe Young. Music by Jean Schwartz

[drawing of Lincoln surrounded by soldiers and a young couple holding hands]

Maddy Williams Music Co. 154 West 46th Street New York.


Try This On Your Piano.

Sit Down. You're Rocking The Boat.

Words by Wm. Jerome and Grant Clarke. Music by Jean Schwartz.

Johnny was a sailor Mary was a cook Johnny took her sailing on a briney brook; Johnny tried to kiss her on the angry sea

Mary married Johnny shortly after that They lived in a houseboat furnished like a flat. Lots of little sailors rolling on the floor

Copyright MCMXIII by Harry Williams Music Co. 154 West 46th St. New York

For Sale By All Dealers.


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I Love You Just Like Lincoln Loved The Old Red, White and Blue.

Lyric by William Jerome and Joe Young. Music by Jean Schwartz.

Piano.

Down on an old-time battle field at Gettysburg P.A. A lad and lassie standing there 'twas Decoration day, While placing flowers on each mound where

My daddy fought with little Phil. the laddie said with pride. But my dear daddy fought with Lee, the lassie proudly sighed, My father wore a suit of blue and your

Copyright 1914 by Harry Williams Music Co. Inc. N.Y. Copyright Canada 1914 by Harry Williams.


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honored heroes lie, The song-birds mating in the trees, They heard the laddie sigh.

dad a suit of gray, That's why we both bring roses here, On Decoration Day. I

Chorus.

love you just like Lincoln loved the old Red, White and Blue, He gave his life for the


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dear old flag, And I'd give my life for you; My Star Spangled Banner love, Shall never be untrue; I love you just like dear old Lincoln loved the old Red, White and Blue.


Try This on Your Piano.

Don't Blame It All On Broadway

Words by Harry Williams & Joe Young. Music by Bert Grant.

Chorus. Moderato con moto.

Don't blame it all on Broadway, you have yourself to blame Don't shame the name of dear, old Broadway for in any other Town it's just the same Your life is what you make it.

Copyright MCMXIII by Harry Williams. Music Company, Inc., New York. Copyright Canada MCMXIII by Harry Williams. Music Company, Inc., New York. Performing Rights Secured. International Copyright Secured.

FOR SALE BY ALL DEALERS

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

6
35 cm

Citation

William Jerome, Joe Young, and Jean Schwartz, “I Love You Just Like Lincoln Loved the Old Red, White, and Blue,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed May 31, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19444.