This is an original 1913 piece of sheet music (Large Format). Words and music by J. R. Shannon. Copyright © 1913 by Jerome H. Remick & Co. The cover design by Starmer features couples dancing.
This 100+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Large crease - bottom right corner. Some light surface rub. There are some small tears along the right margin edge. Please note that the front cover is partially detached.
The beginning of the 20th century saw an explosion in the publishing of sheet music for popular parlor songs. Every middle-class home had a piano and folks entertained themselves with these sweetly sentimental or patriotic tunes. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of these songs in Large Format sheet music form that includes many World War I songs, as well as the popular vaudeville songs of the day including some Black Americana titles. The artwork featured on each cover is as fascinating and diverse as the music itself. Whether your interest is musical history, cover design art, WWI songs, or you are simply looking for the unusual -- a unique, original piece of framable art -- this collection has something for you! Please note that while the music is complete in these items, many of these pieces are in a condition that we generally avoid in other types of ephemera -- e.g. with tears, spine separation, chipping, signatures, etc. However, this is common for vintage sheet music, and it is obvious from their condition that these items were "well-loved" and we offer them with as clear a condition summary as possible.