“Carolina Moon” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Carolina Moon” that was written and composed by Benny Davis and Joe Burke. The sheet music was published by the Joe Morris Music Company of New York City in 1928. The red and white cover has an illustration of a powdered woman in a large gown looking at roses under the moonlight. There is an inset photograph of Guy Lombardo in the lower left corner of the cover, who performed the song with his group, the Royal Canadians. The illustration is signed “Leff.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians
Burke, Joe
Davis, Benny
Joe Morris Music Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 23.495 cm
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

Visitor Comments

8/15/2015 12:54:26 PM
Great Number. Carolina is a popular name for several similar melodies
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