Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafemuddy

Post to this Thread - Sort Descending - Printer Friendly - Home


Lyr Add: Will o' the Wisp

Q (Frank Staplin) 30 Aug 13 - 07:45 PM
GUEST,leeneia 31 Aug 13 - 10:26 AM
Q (Frank Staplin) 31 Aug 13 - 11:16 AM
GUEST,keith Fry, Melville WA 01 Sep 13 - 08:53 PM
Share Thread
more
Lyrics & Knowledge Search [Advanced]
DT  Forum
Sort (Forum) by:relevance date
DT Lyrics:





Subject: Lyr Add: Will o' the Wisp
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 30 Aug 13 - 07:45 PM

Lyr. Add: WILL O' THE WISP
Words E. L. Blanchard, Music J. H. Tully, 1872

1
Will o' the Wisp who leads astray Travelers,
till they lose their way,
Wherever my light is seen, beware!
For danger is lurking there.
Dark eyes seem to glancing be
Harmless beams enough to see,
But under those long dark lashes lie,
Will o' the Wisp's own witchery-

I'm Will o' the Wisp who leads astray Travelers,
till they lose their way.
Wherever my light is seen, beware!
For danger is lurking there.
Ah! -Yes! danger is lurking there.
Ah!- Yes! danger is lurking there.
2
Will o' the Wisp who leads by night, Mortals,
with my flick'ring light,
In every shape be sure I come
To lead the wand'rer far from home
But of all my forms there's one I'll tell,
That never fails to serve me well,
O! beware of the light of a love-lit eye,
For there lies my deepest witchery-

I'm Will o' the Wisp who leads astray Travelers,
till they lose their way.
Wherever my light is seen, beware!
For danger is lurking there.
Ah!- Yes! danger is lurking there.
Ah!- Yes! danger is lurking there.

Sheet music at Levy Sheet Music Collection.
J. L. Peters, 5999 Broadway, NYC

Thought this a cute song.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Will o' the Wisp
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 31 Aug 13 - 10:26 AM

Thanks, Q. I'm thinking of adding that melody to my collection of American piano music.

By the way, the Levy site has it indexed under "I'm Will o' the Wisp." I found it easily using Blanchard's name.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Will o' the Wisp
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 31 Aug 13 - 11:16 AM

Thanks for the Levy index name. The actual sheet music for the Blanchard-Tully song has "Will O' The Wisp."

I found piano music for "I'm Will...." at American Memory. An entirely different tune. You might be interested in this melody as well.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Will o' the Wisp
From: GUEST,keith Fry, Melville WA
Date: 01 Sep 13 - 08:53 PM

Thanks Q.
You help is much appreciated.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate
  Share Thread:
More...

Reply to Thread
Subject:  Help
From:
Preview   Automatic Linebreaks   Make a link ("blue clicky")


Mudcat time: 18 September 9:11 PM EDT

[ Home ]

All original material is copyright © 1998 by the Mudcat Café Music Foundation, Inc. All photos, music, images, etc. are copyright © by their rightful owners. Every effort is taken to attribute appropriate copyright to images, content, music, etc. We are not a copyright resource.