"Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula"

"Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula,” with music by Pete Wendling and lyrics by E. Roy Goetz and Joe Young. It was published by Waterson, Berlin and Snyder Company in New York, New York, in 1916. This song was featured in the Broadway musical extravaganza in two acts Robinson Crusoe, Jr. which opened at he Winter Garden on February 17, 1916 and ran for 139 performances. The cover features an image of American singer, comedian, and actor Al Jolson (1886-1950) who performed this song in the show.
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Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
depicted (sitter)
Jolson, Al
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of The Jolson Centennial Committee (through Nathaniel P. Berman)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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