“Good-Bye, Good Luck, God Bless You”

“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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1916
lyricist
Brennan, J. Keirn
composer
Ball, Ernest R.
publisher
M. Witmark & Sons
M. Witmark & Sons
Place Made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.011
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.011
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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