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Beautiful dreamer


by Don Gibson. Buy album CD: Other Songs I - IC


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Stephen C. Foster (1826-1864)

Beautiful Dreamer Serenade


1Beautiful dreamer, wake unto me,
2Starlight and dewdrops are waiting for thee;
3Sounds of the rude world heard in the day,
4Lull'd by the moonlight have all pass'd a way!


5Beautiful dreamer, queen of my song,
6List while I woo thee with soft melody;
7Gone are the cares of life's busy throng, --
8Beautiful dreamer, awake unto me!
9Beautiful dreamer awake unto me!


10Beautiful dreamer, out on the sea
11Mermaids are chaunting the wild lorelie;
12Over the streamlet vapors are borne,
13Waiting to fade at the bright coming morn.


14Beautiful dreamer, beam on my heart,
15E'en as the morn on the streamlet and sea;
16Then will all clouds of sorrow depart, --
17Beautiful dreamer, awake unto me!
18Beautiful dreamer, awake unto me!


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Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto.
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.

Original text: Beautiful Dreamer, "the last song ever written" by Stephen C. Foster. Composed but a few days previous to his death (New York: W. A. Pond, 1864). Facsimile in Stephen Foster, Household Songs, Earlier American Music 12, introduction by H. Wiley Hitchcock (New York: Da Capo Press, 1973): 89-93. M780.82 E13 no. 12 Toronto Metro Public Reference Library.
First publication date: 1864
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 1998.
Recent editing: 1:2002/4/27

Composition date: 1864
Rhyme: aabb ababb




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Album: Other Songs I - IC Lyrics
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  1. (i'd be a) legend in my time
  2. A Chance I Had To Take
  3. Above And Beyond
  4. Almost
  5. As much
  6. Baby we're really in love
  7. Beautiful dreamer
  8. Big hearted me
  9. Born Loser
  10. Canaan's land
  11. Didn't work out did it
  12. Do you think
  13. Don't tell me your troubles
  14. Even tho'
  15. Everybody but me
  16. Far far away
  17. Final Examination
  18. Foggy river
  19. Foolish me
  20. Good Deal Lucille
  21. Green Green Gras Of Home
  22. Green, green grass of home
  23. How Do You Tell Someone
  24. How's the world treating you
  25. Hurtin' inside
  26. I can't leave

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