Florrie Forde (1876-1940)
Last updated: 03.10.20
p_fordef.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Flora May Augusta Flannagan, stage-named Florrie Forde, was an Australian popular singer and music hall entertainer born if Fitzroy, Victoria.
In 1892 she made one of her earliest vaudeville performances at the Polytechnic Music Hall in Pitt Street, Sydney. She left for London in 1897 where she lived becoming one of the most popular stars of the early 20th century music hall.
She made her first appearances at the South London Palace, The Pavilion and The Oxford, all in London at three music halls in the course of one evening becoming an immediate star. Her recording career started in 1903 and had made some 700 individual recordings by 1936.
During World War I, her most famous songs were :
  • Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag (1915) by George and Felix Powell
  • It's A Long Way To Tipperary (1912) by Harry"Williams and Jack Judge
  • Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty (1916) by by Arthur J. Mills, Fred Godfrey and Bennett Scott
  • Flanagan (1910) by C.W. Murphy and Will Letters is given in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs
She collapsed and died in Aberdeen, Scotland after singing for troops..
Websites:
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Florrie Forde (1876-1940) has at least 8 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

b00tskl6fq_m.jpgAnnie, You're Just Like My Mammy
By: Joseph Geo Gilbert. Words by: Wynn Stanley, Andrew Allen.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: Lawrence Wright Music Co.
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Printed: 1927. Sheet Music.
b003yomkha_m.jpgI Ain't Never Been Kissed
By: Joseph Geo Gilbert. Words by: Edgar Leslie.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: Lawrence Wright Music Co.
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
b00wi4ji4a_m.jpgMa! (He's Making Eyes at Me)
By: Con Conrad. Words by: Sidney Clare.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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Printed: 1921. Sheet Music.
b01bdpwge8_m.jpgMeet Me in Kelly Land
By: Worton David. Words by: C.W. Murphy.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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  Printed: 1911. Sheet Music.
b0000d4zc0_m.jpgMinnetonka Song
By: Percy Wenrich. Words by: Gus Kahn.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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Printed: 1921. Sheet Music 3 pages. Limited availability.
b01bhya7ka_m.jpgPasadena
By: Harry Warren. Co-Author: Grant Clarke, Edgar Leslie.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: Lawrence Wright Music Co.
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
b0047gocji_m.jpgWe're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line
By: Michael Carr. Words by: Jimmy Kennedy.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1939. Sheet Music 2 pages.
b01dwezg68_m.jpgYou Grow Sweeter As the Years Go By
Words and Music by: Johnny Mercer.
Sung by : Florrie Forde.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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  Printed: 1939. Sheet Music.
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This list is arranged by title and contains 39 lyrics performed by Florrie Forde. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif K-K-K-Kiss Me Again Andrew Allen (music)
Wynn Stanley (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif All in Favour Harry Carlton (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Yes, We Have No Bananas Irving Cohn (music)
Frank Silver (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Daisy Bell Harry Dacre (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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url15.gif It's Nice to Have a Friend Harry Gifford (music)
Tom Mellor (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary Jack Judge (music)
Harry Williams (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Like a Good Little Wife Should Do Walter P. Keen (music)
Leigh (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Oh Flo! Did You But Know! Walter P. Keen (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Barmaid's Song, The Jimmy Kennedy (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif How'd You Like to Spoon With Me? Jerome Kern (music)
Edward Laska (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Fair, Fat and Forty Bert Lee (music)
R P Weston (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Good-Bye-Ee Bert Lee (music)
R P Weston (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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url15.gif Who's the Girl You're Going to Meet Tonight? Bert Lee (music)
W. David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif What Happened to the Manx Cat's Tail? Dan Leno Jr., Dan (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Polish Up the Handle on the Door Dan Lipton (music)
C. W. Murphy (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Forty Fousand Frushes J.P. Long (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Anona - Song Mabel McKinley (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Good-Bye London Town J.C. Moore (music)
E. W. Rogers (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Flanagan C.W. Murphy (music)
Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly? C.W. Murphy (music)
Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif In the Valley of Golden Dreams C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Man and Wife Should Always Pull Together C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Oh, Oh, Antonio C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif She's a Lassie From Lancashire C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
John Neath (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
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url15.gif Dainty Little Dame From Chicago, The Fred Murray (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif We're All Good Pals at Last Horatio Nicholls (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag Felix Powell (music)
George Asaf (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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url15.gif When the Fields Are White With Daisies W. A. Pratt (music)
C. M. Denison (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif From Poverty Street to Golden Square Herbert Rule (music)
Paul Pelman (words)
Kate Carney (sung by)
 
url15.gif Has Anyone Seen a German Band? Bennett Scott (music)
A.J. Mills (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif I've Been Out With Charlie Brown Bennett Scott (music)
A J Mills (words)
George Lashwood (sung by)
 
url15.gif Girls, Study Your Cookery Books Maurice Scott (music)
Joe Burley (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Swing Me Higher, Obadiah Maurice Scott (music)
Alfred E. Rick (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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url15.gif Waltz Me Around Again, Willie Ren Shields (music)
Will D. Cobb (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Down, Down, Down in Devonshire George A. Stevens (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Down at the Old Bull and Bush Harry von Tilzer (music)
A. B. Sterling (words)
R. Hunting (words)
P. Krone (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Jerry-Jeremiah Unknown (words & music)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif It Pays to Advertise Neil Williams (music)
Jack O'Hagan (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 76 songs sung by Florrie Forde who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
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sm15.gif K-K-K-Kiss Me Again (1922) Andrew Allen Wynn Stanley (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Ever and Ever (1900) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif All in Favour (1930) Harry Carlton Florrie Forde (sung by) from "On with the show" (1930)
sm15.gif We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line (1939) Michael Carr Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh! Father, When You Married Mother (1911) Harry Castling C. Collins (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Rose and the Buttercup (1903), The Harry Castling(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Yes, We Have No Bananas (1923) Irving Cohn Frank Silver (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Put a Bit of Salt on His Tail (1909) T.W. Connor Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Ma! (He's Making Eyes at Me) (1921) Con Conrad Sidney Clare (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Daisy Bell (1892) Harry Dacre Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Meet Me in Kelly Land (1911) Worton David C.W. Murphy (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh, the Scenery Was Absolutely Grand (1900) Frederick Eplett F.W. Leigh (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif It's Nice to Have a Friend (?) Harry Gifford Tom Mellor (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Annie, You're Just Like My Mammy (1927) Joseph Geo Gilbert Wynn Stanley (words)
Andrew Allen (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Ain't Never Been Kissed (1929) Joseph Geo Gilbert Edgar Leslie (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside (1909) John A. Glover-Kind(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Up the Rickety Stairs (1911) J. Fred Helf Arthur J Lamb (words)
Lew Dockstader (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary (1912) Jack Judge Harry Williams (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Follies of Youthity (1898), The Walter P. Keen(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Like a Good Little Wife Should Do (1901) Walter P. Keen Leigh (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh Flo! Did You But Know! (1898) Walter P. Keen(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Barmaid's Song (1930), The Jimmy Kennedy Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif How'd You Like to Spoon With Me? (1905) Jerome Kern Edward Laska (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Wouldn't Care to Change You For a New Wife Now (1903) George Le Brunn Walter P Keen (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif If She'd Only Been a Poor Girl (1903) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif She Wears No Crown of Gold (1898) George Le Brunn Fred Murray (words)
Fred W Leigh (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Twas the Last, Last Kiss! (1904) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Fair, Fat and Forty (1920) Bert Lee R P Weston (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Good-Bye-Ee (1917) Bert Lee R P Weston (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Who's the Girl You're Going to Meet Tonight? (1914) Bert Lee W. David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Like a Good Little Wife Should Do! (1901) Fred W. Leigh Walter P Keen (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif What Happened to the Manx Cat's Tail? (1930) Dan Leno Jr., Dan Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif  Polish Up the Handle on the Door (?) Dan Lipton C. W. Murphy (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Forty Fousand Frushes (1930) J.P. Long Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Mary's Ticket (1909) J.P. Long G. Wells (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Anona - Song (1903) Mabel McKinley(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Come to the Park on Chestnut Sunday (1906) Tom Mellor Alf J Lawrance (words)
H. Gifford (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif You Grow Sweeter As the Years Go By (1939) Johnny Mercer(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Van Dam Family (1918), The Billy Merson(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Queen of the English Music Hall () Miscellaneous Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Good-Bye London Town (1907) J.C. Moore E. W. Rogers (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Flanagan (1910) C.W. Murphy Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly? (1908) C.W. Murphy Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif  Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy (1914) C.W. Murphy Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif In the Valley of Golden Dreams (1913) C.W. Murphy Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Man and Wife Should Always Pull Together (1906) C.W. Murphy Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh, Oh, Antonio (1908) C.W. Murphy Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif She's a Lassie From Lancashire (1907) C.W. Murphy Dan Lipton (words)
John Neat (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Dainty Little Dame From Chicago (1901), The Fred Murray Fred Murray (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif There's Plenty of Room in the Park (1911) John Neat J.P. Harrington (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif We're All Good Pals at Last (1931) Horatio Nicholls(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif She's a Plain, Homely Girl (1901) Albert Perry G.A. Stevens (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag (1915) Felix Powell George Asaf (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Come in the Parlour, Charley! (1909) Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Last Waltz (1906), The Orlando Powell C. Hilbury (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Lotus and the Lily (1905), The Orlando Powell C. Hilbury (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif When the Fields Are White With Daisies (1900) W. A. Pratt C. M. Denison (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif From Poverty Street to Golden Square (1908) Herbert Rule Paul Pelman (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Turned Up (1924) Herbert Rule H. Castling (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Girls and Boys (1900) Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Has Anyone Seen a German Band? (1907) Bennett Scott A.J. Mills (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif I've Been Out With Charlie Brown (1909) Bennett Scott A J Mills (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Girls, Study Your Cookery Books (1908) Maurice Scott Joe Burley (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Swing Me Higher, Obadiah (1907) Maurice Scott Alfred E. Rick (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Waltz Me Around Again Willie (1906) Ren Shields Will D. Cobb (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Down, Down, Down in Devonshire (1909) George A. Stevens Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Down at the Old Bull and Bush (1905c) Harry von Tilzer A. B. Sterling (words)
R. Hunting (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Jerry-Jeremiah (?) Unknown Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Pucker Up and Whistle (1921) Nat H. Vincent Blanche Franklin (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif When the Love Bird Leaves the Nest (1927) Hugh Wade(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Pasadena (1929) Harry Warren Grant Clarke (co-author)
Edgar Leslie (co-author)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Looping the Loop With Lucy (1902) H.M. Watkins John Neat (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif Minnetonka (1921) Percy Wenrich Gus Kahn (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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sm15.gif It's a Long Way to Tipperary (1912) Harry J. Williams Jack Judge (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif It Pays to Advertise (?) Neil Williams Jack O'Hagan (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
sm15.gif Side by Side (1927) Harry Woods(w&m) Florrie Forde (sung by) wvicon.gif
     Title Composer/Song
     
youtube15.jpg Down At The Old Bull And Bush (3:00) H. von Tilzer 
youtube15.jpg Has anybody here seen Kelly (2:25) C.W. Murphy 
youtube15.jpg I do like to be beside the seaside (3:20) Oh I Do Like to Be Be Beside the Seaside/J.A. Glover-Kind 
youtube15.jpg Queen of the English Music Hall (4:30)  Miscellaneous