Tell Taylor : Down by the old mill stream

Tell Taylor : Down by the old mill stream


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About 'Down by the old mill stream'

Artist: Taylor, Tell (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:14 October 1876
Died:24 November 1937
The Artist:Tell Taylor was a United States songwriter. By far his biggest hit was "Down by the Old Mill Stream" from 1910, one of the most commercially successful Tin Pan Alley publications of the era.
My darling I am dreaming of the days gone by,
When you and I were sweethearts beneath the summer sky;
Your hair has turned to silver, the gold has faded too;
But still I will remember where I first met you.

Down by the old mill stream, where I first met you,
With your eyes of blue, dressed in gingham too,
It was there I knew that you loved me true,
You were sixteen, my village queen,
By the old mill stream.

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