“My Mammy”

“My Mammy”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “My Mammy, The Sun Shines East-The Sun Shines West.” The lyrics were written by Joe Young and Sam Lewis and the music was composed by Walter Donaldson. The song was published by Irving Berlin, Inc. in 1918. The cover features a framed photo of Al Jolson in the center with floral arrangements on either side, and notes that Al Jolson sang it in the Broadway show “Sinbad.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
1918
lyricist
Young, Joe
composer
Donaldson, Walter
performer
Jolson, Al
lyricist
Lewis, Sam M.
publisher
Irving Berlin, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ID Number
1982.0736.07
accession number
1982.0736
catalog number
1982.0736.07
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Plowman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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