“School Days”


"'Tis sweet to go back in memory To days of youth so dear to me When we could find a secluded spot And gather the blue forget-me-not." The singer recalls when "life was smooth as a poet's rhyme." He fondly remembers the old schoolhouse and childhood


This sounds so nineteenth-century-parlor-song, it's uncanny. But I don't know of any sheet music version. - RBW


  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 251-252, "School Days" (1 text)
  2. BI, ThBa250


Author: Edgar Hamm?
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Keywords: nonballad youth
Found in: US(Ap)