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"The Moon Shines on the Moonshine" Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3873

This collection contains the sheet music for "The Moon Shines on the Moonshine", lyrics by Francis De Witt and music by Robert Hood Bowers. The song was performed by Bert Williams of the Ziegfeld Follies. The collection consists of five pages of sheet music with lyrics, featuring an advertisement for sheet music available for purchase on the back.

Dates

  • 1920

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection contains the sheet music for "The Moon Shines on the Moonshine", lyrics by Francis De Witt and music by Robert Hood Bowers. The song was performed by Bert Williams of the Ziegfeld Follies. The collection consists of five pages of sheet music with lyrics, featuring an advertisement for sheet music available for purchase on the back.

Biographical/Historical Note

"The Moon Shines on the Moonshine" was performed by Bert Williams (1874-1922), a Bahamian American performer in the Vaudeville era (circa 1880-1930). After several years of success in performing with multiple vaudeville and minstrel acts, Williams joined the Ziegfeld Follies, a Broadway act known for elaborate vaudeville shows, in 1910.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480