"Swinging on a Star"

"Swinging on a Star"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Swinging on a Star,” with lyrics by Johnny Burke and music by Jimmy Van Heusen. It was published by Burke and Van Heusen, Inc. in New York, New York in 1944. The song was featured in the 1944 Paramount Pictures musical comedy-drama Going My Way, directed by Leo McCarey and starred Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, and Risë Stevens. The cover features an image of Bing Crosby, who performed this song in the film.
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Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
depicted (sitter)
Crosby, Bing
Burke and Van Heusen, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
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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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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