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“You Can Look and You Can Listen But M-U-M is the Word”

“You Can Look and You Can Listen But M-U-M is the Word”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song "You Can Look and You Can Listen But M-U-M Is The Word" was written and composed by Jason Brockman and J. Fred Helf. The music was published by Hitland Music Publishers of New York, New York in 1908. The cover has a solid yellow background, with an illustration of two men standing up, with the dandy giving the straight man a wink and a nudge not to tell the Missus about his times down at the dance café.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
1908
publisher
Hitland Music Publishers
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 33.655 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1982.0439.07
catalog number
1982.0439.07
accession number
1982.0439
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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