"Don't Hold Everything! (Let Everything Go)"

"Don't Hold Everything! (Let Everything Go)"

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This sheet music is for the song, “Don't Hold Everything! (Let Everything Go),” with words by B. G. De Sylva and Lew Brown, and music by Ray Henderson. It was published by De Sylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc. in New York, New York in 1928.

"Don't Hold Everything! (Let Everything Go)" was featured in the musical, Hold Everything, with music by Ray Henderson, Book by Jack McGowan, and lyrics by Lew Brown and B. C. DeSylva. Hold Everything opened on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre on October 10, 1928, and closed on October 5, 1929, for a run of 409 performances.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artist Helen Van Doorn Morgan (1899-1963). Morgan created sheet music covers mostly from 1920-1930.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
1928
publisher
DeSylva, Brown and Henderson, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.1 cm x 22.9 cm; 11 7/8 in x 9 in
ID Number
1987.0914.12
accession number
1987.0914
catalog number
1987.0914.12
Credit Line
Gift of Susan Ostroff
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