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“I'll Always Be in Love with You”

Image for “I'll Always Be in Love with You”
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I'll Always Be in Love with You,” the theme song from the film “Syncopation.” Herman Green and Ruby Stept composed the music and wrote the lyrics to the song. Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Inc. of New York, New York published the sheet music in 1929. The pink cover features an inset photograph of Morton Downey, who performed the song in the film. Below his portrait photograph is a group photograph of Waring’s Pennsylvania, who starred in the film along with Barbara Bennett, Bobby Watson, and Dorothy Lee.
Currently not on view
Green, Bud
Stept, Sam H.
composer; lyricist
Ruby, Herman
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
Green & Stept Inc.
date made
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
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place made
United States: New York, New York City