This sheet music is for the song “Sweet Mandy” that was written and composed by Al Bernard. The sheet music was published by the Triangle Music Publishing Company in 1922, and sold for 50 cents. The song was a duet by Al Bernard and Ernest Hare, and the song was recorded on Brunswick record number 2347. Bernard was well known as a blackface minstrel singer, but later in his career became a prolific recording artist for many labels, and Bernard and Hare often recorded duets together.
National Museum of American History
Location: Currently not on view
publisher: Triangle Music Pub. Co. Inc.
ID Number: 1983.0424.004
accession number: 1983.0424
catalog number: 1983.0424.004
date made: 1922
Physical Description: paper (overall material)
Physical Description: ink (overall material)
Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
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place made: United States: New York, New York