“Tackin' 'Em Down”


This sheet music for the song "Tackin' 'Em Down" was written by Bud De Sylva and composed by Albert Gumble. The music was published by Remick and Co. of New York, New York in 1908. The cover features an illustration of a man and woman dancing in a striped wallpapered room. The song “Tackin’ ‘em Down” taught a new dance of the same name, where “at first you hold your sweetie tight, and eagle rock with all your might, and then you stamp your heels in time with the melody, that’s called “tackin’ ‘em down.”

Publishing Date: 1908

Lyricist: De Sylva, BudComposer: Gumble, AlbertPublisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0439.27Accession Number: 1982.0439Catalog Number: 1982.0439.27

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 in; 31.115 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4d30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_666733

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