“Lazybones” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Lazybones.” The song was written and composed by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael. The music was published by the Southern Music Publishing Company Incorporated of New York, New York around 1932. The cover features a green and yellow geometric pattern on the cover with an inset photograph of Ethel Shutta, who featured the song.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
composer; lyricist
Mercer, Johnny
Carmichael, Hoagy
Shutta, Ethel
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.