John McCormack - Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere mp3 album
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" was originally a poem entitled "Beautiful Isle" by Jessie Brown Pounds. The words were written in the winter of 1896, during a period of miserable weather. Persuaded or possibly forced to stay home, the words were written within an hour's time. It was set to music by John S. Fearis, who had purchased the poem for five dollars, and the song was published in 1897. Frank Luther, 1950 on Decca single 24915. Mantovani, 1961 from album Songs of Praise. John McCormack, 1916 on Victor red seal 64428. Oscar Seagle, 1917 on Columbia single A2487
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" is a song with words by Jessie Brown Pounds and music by John Sylvester Fearis written in 1897. Her 1896 poem "Beautiful Isle" became the song "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere", which was sung at President McKinley's funeral and criticized by President Wilson. Henry Fillmore Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Daniel B. Towner Portage County, Ohio Christian Standard. A 1908 recording for Edison by Harry Anthony and James Harrison was very popular, as was a 1916 version by John McCormack. Anthony and Harrison, 1908.
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Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Lyrics by Jessie B. Pounds (as Jessie Brown Pounds) Music by John S. Fearis (as . Fearis) Performed by John McCormack Source: Library and Archives Canada/ Beautiful Isle of Somewhere 1921/AMICUS 31399650 (1897). Humoresque q. 01 n° 7 Composed by Antonín Dvorák Performed by Fritz Kreisler, 1905 Sound recording courtesy of British Library. Get the App. View Full Site.
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