Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 218

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
14 SONGS FROM "WALKING HAPPY" VAN HEUSEN, JIMMY. 14 Autograph Musical Manuscripts, including 3 Signed, working drafts of the vocal score for the musical Walking Happy, in pencil and colored pencil, with holograph titles and most with holograph lyrics. Including all songs except "Clog and Grog" and "A Joyful Thing." Together 69 pages, 4to, most on separate sheets, some stapled together at upper left, 10 printed staves on recto with blank verso; some with faint toning at all edges; custom calf clamshell box with gilt title. Np, [1963-67]

Additional Details

"Walking Happy." Signed "Such a Sociable Sort." Signed "How D'ya Talk to a Girl." Signed twice "Think of Something Else" "Where Was I" "If I Be Your Best Chance" "What Makes it Happen" "Use Your Noodle [Noggin']" "You're Right, You're Right" "I'll Make a Man of the Man" "I Don't Think I'm in Love" "It Might as Well Be You [Her]" "People Who are Nice" "You're Right, You're Right" (reprise).
with--The program for Walking Happy printed in the June 13-July 29, 1967 issue of Curtain Call magazine. 4to, printed wrappers, stapled binding.
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.