Goodnight, Irene – The Weavers 1950 Sheet Music


Dimensions: approx. 9 x 12 inches

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Dimensions: approx. 9 x 12 inches

Spencer Music Corp. of New York published this sheet music with words and music by Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly) and John Lomax. The cover features The Weavers and Gordon Jenkins on Decca Records. Six months after Leadbelly died, this song of his sold two million copies. With its 1950 recording of Goodnight Irene, the Weavers brought folk music to the ‘American Hit Parade.’ Music, for piano, vocals and guitar, covers two pages. Cover has signature across title as shown in photo. Half-inch tears along the edges and spine have been repaired with archival document tape to prevent further tearing.