"I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"

"I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"

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This sheet music is for the song “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows,” with music by Harry Carroll and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy. It was published by McCarthy and Fisher, Inc. in New York, New York in 1918. This song was featured in the Broadway musical Oh, Look!, with book by James Montgomery, music by Harry Carroll, and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy. Oh, Look! opened at the Vanderbilt Theater on March 7, 1918. This musical was later revised for a touring company featuring the Dolly Sisters.
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sheet music
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McCarthy and Fisher Inc.
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United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 23.495 cm
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National Museum of American History
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