Michael Carr  (1904-1968)
Last updated: 07.04.21
According to the Internet source given below, Michael Carr (real name Maurice Alfred Cohen), was a British popular music composer and lyricist born in Leeds.
Brought up in Dublin he ran away to sea in his teens eventually becoming a journalist in the USA. Under the name of Michael Carr, he played a number of small roles in Hollywood films. By 1934 he had settled in London where he wrote and co-wrote (mainly with lyricist Jimmy Kennedy) several songs for such performers as Florrie Forde and Gracie Fields. His best remembered songs are:
  • South of the Border (Down Mexico Way (1939) with Jimmy Kennedy
  • We're Going to Hang out the Washing on the Siegfried Line (1939) with Jimmy Kennedy

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Michael Carr  (1904-1968) has at least 7 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b011efmbqu_m.jpgCome To My Arms Baby
Words and Music by: Michael Carr.
Words by: Dickie Henderson
Publisher: David Toff
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Printed: 1959. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b00n4yva6c_m.jpgHe Was a Handsome Young Soldier
Words and Music by: Michael Carr.
Co-Author: Eddie Pola
Publisher: Lawrence Wright Music Co.
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Printed: 1933. Sheet Music 3 pages.
Home Town
Music by: Michael Carr.
Words by: Jimmy Kennedy
Sung by: Flanagen & Allen
Publisher: Jos Geo Gilbert Ltd Music Publishers
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Printed: 1937. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b01bllmafo_m.jpgI Love To Sing
Music by: Michael Carr.
Words by: M. Carr
Sung by: Vera Lynn
Publisher: Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.
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  Printed: 1943. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b00k21ka0w_m.jpgRosita
Words and Music by: Michael Carr.
Co-Author: Jimmy Kennedy
Publisher: Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1940. Sheet Music.
b0047gocji_m.jpgWe're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line
Music 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.
b00k1f6f4y_m.jpgYou're In My Arms
Music by: Michael Carr.
Words by: Jack Poppewell
Sung by: Celia Lipton
Publisher: World Wide Music Co
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Printed: 1941. Sheet Music 4 pages.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 50 works by Michael Carr (1904-1968). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
At the End of the Day 1933 Harry Nesbit (words)
Max Nesbit (words)
He Was a Handsome Young Soldier (w&m) 1933 Eddie Pola (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I Was in the Mood 1933 Eddie Pola (co-author)
Dreamy Serenade (w&m) 1934 Fred Grundland (co-author)
Lewis Ilda (co-author)
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I Love You Very Much, Madame (w&m) 1934 Fred Grundland (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Ole Faithful (w&m) 1934 Hamilton Kennedy (co-author)
Fred Waring (sung by)
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Strange 1934 Lewis Ilda (words)
Dinner For One Please, James (w&m) 1935 Jackie Heller (sung by)
Milton Watson (sung by)
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General's Fast Asleep, The (w&m) 1935 Jimmy Kennedy (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Gentleman Obviously Doesn't Believe, The 1935 Edward Pola (co-author)
Getting Around and About 1935 Lewis Ilda (words)
Girl With the Dreamy Eyes, The (w&m) 1935 Eddie Pola (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Misty Islands of the Highlands (w&m) 1935 Jimmy Kennedy (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Old Timer 1935 Lewis Ilda (words)
Orchids to My Lady (w&m) 1935
Song Writer in Love 1935  wvicon.gif
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Wheel of the Wagon Is Broken, The 1935 Elton Box (words)
Desmond Cox (words)
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Did Your Mother Come From Ireland? (w&m) 1936 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Sunset Trail, The 1936 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Why Did She Fall for the Leader of the Band? 1936 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Home Town 1937 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
P. Misraki (words)
Flanagen & Allen (sung by)
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Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot, The 1937 Tommy Connor (words)
Jimmy Leach (words)
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Cinderella, Stay in My Arms 1938 Jimmy Kennedy (words)  wvicon.gif
Two Bouquets 1938 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Handsome Territorial, The 1939 Jimmy Kennedy (words)  wvicon.gif
On the Outside Looking In (w&m) 1939
Somewhere in France With You (w&m) 1939  wvicon.gif
South of the Border 1939 Jimmy Kennedy (words)  wvicon.gif
We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line 1939 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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Rosita (w&m) 1940 Jimmy Kennedy (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
First Lullaby, The 1941 Popplewell (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings 1941 Eric Maschwitz (words)  wvicon.gif
You're In My Arms 1941 Jack Poppewell (words)
Celia Lipton (sung by)
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Can't You See the Silver Lining? 1943 Jack Popplewell (words)  wvicon.gif
I Love To Sing 1943 Tommie Connor (words)
P. Misraki (words)
Vera Lynn (sung by)
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There's a Cowboy Ridin' 1943 Stan Bowsher (words)
I'm in Love With a Soldier 1944 Tommie Connor (words)  wvicon.gif
Across the Purple Sage (w&m) 1945  wvicon.gif
My Beautiful Sarie Marais 1945 Tommie Connor (words)  wvicon.gif
My First Love Was Irish 1946 Jimmy Kennedy (words)  wvicon.gif
Little Homes of Ireland, The 1947 Richard Pascoe (words)  wvicon.gif
Confetti (w&m) 1951
When You Talk About Old Ireland 1951 Tommie Connor (words)
Black Mask Waltz, The 1954 arr.: Winifred Atwell  wvicon.gif
My Heart Is Irish (w&m) 1954  wvicon.gif
Come To My Arms Baby (w&m) 1959 Dickie Henderson (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
If You Ain't Got Love (w&m) 1960  wvicon.gif
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White Horses (w&m) 1968 Ben Nisbet (co-author)  wvicon.gif
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youtube15.jpg Song Writer in Love 2:38 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Carr