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Title Sheet music: He's My Uncle. Lyric by Charles Newman. Music by Lew Pollack. Introduced by Dick Powell on the "Maxwell House Coffee Time" Program. 1940.
Object Name Music, Sheet
Catalog Number 2015.001.0032
Collection Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Sheet music: He's My Uncle. Lyric by Charles Newman. Music by Lew Pollack. Introduced by Dick Powell on the "Maxwell House Coffee Time" Program. Publisher: Bregman, Vocco and Conn, Inc., New York, copyright 1940.

Folio, 9" x 12", 6 pp.

Notice of Powell's introducing the song is noted on the cover and above the music on page 3. Includes a version with lyrics for school children on page [2]. A patriotic song that preceded America's entry into World War II by over a year.

The largest (then) Maxwell House Coffee plant was established in Hoboken in 1938. Powell introduced this song on the October 17, 1940 radio program sponsored by Maxwell House. (He made the record in a recording session on Oct. 9, 1940.)

(A few days later, on Oct. 27th, Dennis Morgan sang it on "The Jell-o Program Starring Jack Benny.)


Date 1940
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1940
Search Terms Maxwell House Coffee plant
World War II
Caption pg [1] front cover
Imagefile 295\20150010032.TIF
Classification Music
Radio
Advertising
Business & Commerce
Entertainment