Historical information

Will You Remember (Sweetheart)was written Sigmund Romberg with the words by Rida Johnson Young. It was sung by Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy in the musical "Maytime"
"Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" is a song which was written by James A. Bland (1854–1911), an African American who wrote over 700 songs. It is an adaption by Bland of the traditional "Carry Me Back to Ole Virginny" popular since the 1840s and frequently sung by Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. It was sung in the 1937 musical "Maytime"


this item is an example of songs that were popular in the mid 20th century.

Physical description

Sheet music for "Will You Remember (Sweetheart)" The cover is black/white and has details of the composer and lyricist. There is a drawing of Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy as in the musical film MayTime. The cost is 2/-.
It also contains music for "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny".