"The Cry of the Wild Goose"

"The Cry of the Wild Goose"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Cry of the Wild Goose,” with words and music by Terry Gilkyson. It was published by American Music, Inc. in Hollywood, California in 1949. The cover features an image of American singer, songwriter and actor Frankie Laine (1913-2007), who had a U. S. chart-topping hit with his recording on Mercury Records in 1950.
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Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
depicted (sitter)
Laine, Frankie
music publisher
American Music, Inc.
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 24.13 cm
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accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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