“Charley My Boy”

“Charley My Boy”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Charley My Boy” that was written and composed by Gus Kahn and Ted Fiorito. Irving Berlin Inc. of New York City published this sheet music in 1924. The cover features an illustration of a dapper young man smoking a cigarette. The illustration was signed with the initials “R.S.” and a rosebud symbol in the lower left hand corner. The song ‘s lyrics extolled the romantic prowess of Charley from a woman’s perspective.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Irving Berlin, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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