“The Kinkajou” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Kinkajou,” that was composed by Harry Tierney and written by Joseph McCarthy. The music was published by Leo Feist Inc. of New York, New York in 1926. The book was written by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson, and the musical starred Bebe Daniels and John Boles, and was an RKO Production. The cover is a deep red color featuring an illustration of a seductive looking woman wearing a wide brim hat with red tassels. The song is from Ziegfeld’s musical "Rio Rita" and the woman on the cover is the character of Rio Rita.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
McCarthy, Joseph
Tierney, Harry
Leo Feist, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 30.7 cm x 23.2 cm; 12 1/16 in x 9 1/8 in
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman

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