10 Pieces of Sheet Music, Most with Songs Popular in the Late 1940s and 1950s.
Lot 759. 10 Pieces of Sheet Music, Most with Songs Popular in the Late 1940s and 1950s. But not all! One is from the 1920s, and another, the 1970s. Here is the list: “Serenade of the Bells,” Kay Twomey and others, 1947, Albert Wilfred Barbelle illustration on the cover, vg+ to ex. “Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly)” by Larry Morey and Eliot Daniel, 1948, from Walt Disney’s “So Dear to My Heart,” vg-ex. “‘A’ You’re Adorable (The Alphabet Song)” by Buddy Kaye and others, 1948, Kaye on the cover, ex. “Daddy’s Little Girl” by Bobby Burke and Horace Gerlach, 1949, vg. “Shrimp Boats” by Paul Mason Howard and Paul Weston, 1951, Jo Stafford on the cover, which has two names added, otherwise vg+ to ex. “The Little Shoemaker” by Geoffrey Parsons and Rudi Revil, 1954, vg+ to ex. Based on Revil’s “Le Petit Cordonnier” in French, this song was a No. 2 hit in 1954 for the Gaylords in the U.S. In England, it became Petula Clark’s first charted hit. “Hernando’s Hideaway” from “The Pajama Game” by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, 1954, a name added twice to the cover, otherwise ex. “The Nick Nack Paddy Whack Song (Children’s March),” special version including Hammond Organ and Guitar, 1959, vg+. “The Glow-Worm,” music by German composer Paul Lincke with English words by Lilla Cayley Robinson, 1921, ex; the Mills Brothers, using updated lyrics by Johnny Mercer, had a hit with this song in 1952. And “Morning Has Broken” by Eleanor Farjeon and Cat Stevens, 1972, vg+ to ex. Minimum Bid $15.