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“Pretty Eyed Baby”

“Pretty Eyed Baby”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Pretty Eyed Baby” that was written and composed by Mary Lou Williams and William Johnson. The Pickwick Music Corporation published the sheet music in 1943. The cover features an illustration of the song as a record.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1943
publisher
Pickwick Music Corporation
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.116
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.116
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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