“Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You”

Description (Brief):

This sheet music is for the song “Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You.” This ballad had lyrics written by J. Keirn Brennan, and music composed by Ernest R. Bail. The sheet music was published by M. Witmark and Sons of New York City around 1916. The orange cover features a central illustration of a man wishing his woman farewell as she picks flowers. This sheet music is a good example of how many publishers used colorful covers to try to boost sales.

Date Made: 1916

Lyricist: Brennan, J. KeirnComposer: Ball, Ernest R.Publisher: M. Witmark & SonsM. Witmark & Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Related Event: World War I


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0424.011Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.011

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-010e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670825

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