Tag Archives: popular music

Sad songs say so much : love lost, betrayed and prevented

As a companion post to our teeth-achingly sweet post about Valentine’s Day from 2012, here are a selection of songs from the John Arpin Sheet Music Collection featuring scorned lovers, sad sops, shallow cads, and general romantic ne’er do wells.
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Valentine’s Day: sugary sweet pop songs from the 1910s

In recognition of the high-sucrose holiday of St. Valentine’s Day, here are a selection of some of the more fluffy pieces of sheet music from the John Arpin Sheet Music Collection.
All Alone: a tenacious telephone technology tune

All Alone, “Harry Von … Continue reading

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