Search Tips

Quotation Marks—Enclosing a multiword phrase in quotation marks tells the search engine to list only sites that contain those words in that exact order.

The following must appear in ALL CAPS and with a space on each side.

AND—Indicates that the records found must contain all the words joined by the AND operator. For example, to find objects that contain the words wizard, oz, and movie, enter wizard AND oz AND movie.

OR—Records found must contain at least one of the words joined by OR. For example, to find objects that contain the word dog or the word puppy, enter dog OR puppy.

AND NOT—Indicates that the records found cannot contain the word that follows the term AND NOT. For example, to find objects that contain the word pets but not the word dogs, enter pets AND NOT dogs.

Online Collections

My Blue Heaven

sheet music

1927

What makes a hit song? From the late nineteenth century and the popularity of the home piano to the dollar-a-song tunes a listener can download today, many factors contribute to a song's popularity. Some songs, however, endured throughout most of this period. Walter Donaldson wrote the music for and George Whiting the lyrics to "My Blue Heaven," a song still recorded and sung today. This sheet music, for that song, dates from its first introduction in 1927. The cover design features typical dramatic Jazz-age graphics.

ArtistWalter Donaldson | George Whiting
Materialphotomechanical
OriginNew York, NY
Object ID78.7565

All artifact images, interpretive information, and website text
© The Strong.