"There's a Lump of Sugar Down in Dixie"

"There's a Lump of Sugar Down in Dixie"

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This sheet music is for the song “There’s a Lump of Sugar Down in Dixie,” with lyrics by Alfred Bryan and Jack Yellen and music by Albert Gumble. It was published by Jerome H. Remick and Company of Detroit and New York, in 1918.

There's a Lump of Sugar Down in Dixie" was featured in the musical extravaganza Sinbad, which opened at the Winter Garden on February 14, 1918 and ran for 164 performances. The show re-opened and moved several times completing its run on March 29, 1919 for an additional 240 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
publishing date
recording artist
Jolson, Al
Jerome H. Remick & Co.
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of The Jolson Centennial Committee (through Nathaniel P. Berman)
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