“A Little Bit Independent” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “A Little Bit Independent” was written by Edgar Leslie and composed by Joe Burke. The sheet music was published by Donaldson, Douglas and GumbileInc., in New York, New York in 1935. The cover notes that the music contains an “additional Chorus for Piano Accordion arranged by Pietro Deiro.” The cover features an inset photograph of Ken Sparnon, who “successfully featured” the song with his orchestra. The rest of the cover is yellow and cream with a profile drawing of a woman.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Sparnon, Ken
Donaldson Douglas & Gumble Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 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

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