"Goodnight, Ladies" was written by Edwin Pearce Christy in 1847 and was originally called "Farewell, Ladies".

Nowadays, the chorus is often sung alone as "Merrily We Roll Along" to the tune of "Mary Had a Little Lamb".

Notes

One old score calls this an Alpine Melody

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In this video Lew Dite explains how his family would have sing-a-longs when he was younger. When they played "Goodnight, Ladies" he knew the night was over and everyone would go home.
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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Goodnight, Ladies

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This song can be found in the book "The American College Song Book" (1882).

Thanks to Monique for creating the midi tune!

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