We continue our search for bizarre double items in our collection of sheet music. In a previous post, we showed the creativity of illustrators and/or music publishers to produce additional print runs. We don’t have the answers on the why and when of graphical omissions, additions and changes. Some were intended and crudely created. Others happened brilliantly by accident or were economically inspired. When stumbling on these trouvailles we are puzzled, disconcerted, amused or perplexed. Perhaps you’ll share these emotions with us when comparing the following pairs…
If you’ve never been to the Moulin Rouge to hear Mistinguett sing Susie, here is your chance!
Perhaps you’d prefer to hear and see the American ‘Susie‘? We found this version sung by Eddie Cantor:
We close this post with a wonderful design for the cover of ‘If You Knew Susie’ by Orla Muff (1925). Classy!