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Big Band Sheet Music Collection

 Unprocessed — Box: 03533 C
Identifier: H2011-080

Content Description

The collection consists of thirty five pieces of Big Band sheet music found at 118 N. Willow Avenue in Pierre (S.D.). Big Band is a type of music ensemble associated with the jazz and swing era of the 1920s to 1940s. Big Band music was a major source of entertainment from the 1920s-1940s throughout the United States and in South Dakota. The collection includes sheet music for various instruments with each song. The index below includes the song title and copyright year.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920s-1940s


0.25 Cubic Feet


3533C Merry Christmas, 1945 Song of India, 1937 Blue Rain, 1939 G.I. Jive, 1943 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, 1942 I Ain’t Got Nobody, 1941 Love Me or Leave Me, 1928 Sunrise Serenade, 1938 My Sugar is So Refined, 1946 All or Nothing at All, 1940 A Study in Green, 1939 After You’ve Gone, 1942 Sleepy Time Gal, 1925 White Christmas, 1942 Who, 1925 Johnson Rag, 1917 Careless, 1939 To Each His Own, 1946 Blues on Parade, 1940 Chopin’s Polonaise, 1945 Moonlight Bay, 1912 Secretly, 1943 The Trolley Song, 1944 Danny Boy, 1913 Tuxedo Junction, 1940 Moonlight Bay, 1913 There’ll Be Some Changes Made, 1923 Blue, 1922 Silver Wings in the Moonlight, 1943 Kentucky, 1943 I’ll Walk Along, 1944 A Friend of Yours, 1944 You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want to Do It), 1913 Dance With a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stockin’), 1940 “Gimme” A Little Kiss, Will “Ya,” Huh?, 1926