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Slide set: You left me for the limelight (song: Bamforth & Co., 16 slides, 1912)

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Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
In a hall of dazzling splendour stood a singer young and fair
Slide 3
Her old dad sat unnoticed -- did not share his daughter's pride
Slide 4
Tho' you are the people's idol, empty is your fame
Slide 5
You left me for the limelight, left me without a sigh
Slide 6
Now you're a star in stageland
Slide 7
I carried you so proudly, kissing your baby brow
Slide 8
You're making my heart ache now
Slide 9
To the old man's mind so simple, all the glitter and the glare
Slide 10
She sang a Northern ballad he had taught her as a child
Slide 11
It is I who need forgiveness, I who have been wrong
Slide 12**
You left me for the limelight
Slide 13
Now you're a star in stageland
Slide 14
I carried you so proudly
Slide 15
You're making my heart ache now
Slide 16
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Lucerna ID  3000284

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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