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This is with Frank Ferrera's Hawaiian Trio (1929).   This is more of an instrumental with just the steel guitar doing most of the work and a ukulele doing backup.  Annette sings just one verse and she sings the words so slow you want her to speed it up.  I don't know what they were attempting in this one, perhaps just a slow moody instrumental.  You just have to imagine the Hawaiian sunset in the distance as it slowly sinks in the west.  They recorded this in August, 1929 in New York so it was probably hot and humid in the studio.  That may have set the mood for the song. Frank Ferrera had been recording for Columbia for quite some time when they recorded this one. In the 1929 Columbia record directory Frank Ferrera is listed under a number of different names. He is listed as: Frank Ferrera, Hawaiian guitar,as Ferrara's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet, and as Ferrara's Instrumental Sextet.

Forget-Me-Not

Promise never to forget me
life without thee is but pain
linger yet where  first time I met thee
say you'll never roam again