“Twilight A-Stealing”


"Twilight a-stealing over the sea, Shadows are falling, dark on the lea, Borne on the night wind, voices of yore Come from the far-off shore." The singer tells of the home beyond the twilight where memories and good things wait


  • Ritchie Family, "Twilight A-Stealing" (on Ritchie03)
  • The Stoneman Family, "Twilight Is Stealing over the Sea" (Victor, unissued, 1928)


  1. Ritchie-SingFam, pp. 30-31, "[Twilight A-Stealing]" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Ritchie-Southern, p. 49, "Twilight A-Stealing" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #5745
  4. BI, JRSF030


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1928 (recording, Stoneman Family)
Keywords: religious home
Found in: US