“Charley My Boy”

Description (Brief):

This sheet music is for the song “Charley My Boy” that was written and composed by Gus Kahn and Ted Fiorito. Irving Berlin Inc. of New York City published this sheet music in 1924. The cover features an illustration of a dapper young man smoking a cigarette. The illustration was signed with the initials “R.S.” and a rosebud symbol in the lower left hand corner. The song ‘s lyrics extolled the romantic prowess of Charley from a woman’s perspective.

Date Made: 1924

Publisher: Irving Berlin, Inc.

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: 1983.0424.146Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.146

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-7705-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670966

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