|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|
|Collection||Maxwell House Coffee, Hoboken Division, Collection|
|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 . 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.)
|Year Range from||1940|
|Year Range to||1940|
Maxwell House Coffee plant
World War II
|Caption||pg  front cover|
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