“Mexicali Rose”

“Mexicali Rose”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Mexicali Rose” that was written by Helen Stone and composed by Jack B. Tenney. The sheet music was published by M.M. Cole Publishing Company of Chicago, Illinois in 1923. The red cover features an illustration of a young woman dancing, and an inset photograph of Bing Crosby, who featured the song in his performances and records. The song was about a man comforting his “Mexicali Rose” who he had to leave for a time.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1923
associated person
Crosby, Bing
publisher
M. M. Cole Publishing Co.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.037
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.037
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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