Michael Carr  (1904-1968)
Last updated: 10.08.20
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
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
By: Michael Carr. Words by: Tommie Connor, Maggie 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
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
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 by composer and contains 1 song sung by Maggie Carr 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)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 49 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)
I Was in the Mood 1933 Eddie Pola (co-author)
He Was a Handsome Young Soldier (w&m) 1933 Eddie Pola (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Dreamy Serenade (w&m) 1934 Fred Grundland (co-author)
Lewis Ilda (co-author)
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Ole Faithful (w&m) 1934 Hamilton Kennedy (co-author)  wvicon.gif
I Love You Very Much, Madame (w&m) 1934 Fred Grundland (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Strange 1934 Lewis Ilda (words)
Old Timer 1935 Lewis Ilda (words)
Orchids to My Lady (w&m) 1935
Wheel of the Wagon Is Broken, The 1935 Elton Box (words)
Desmond Cox (words)
Gentleman Obviously Doesn't Believe, The 1935 Edward Pola (co-author)
Girl With the Dreamy Eyes, The (w&m) 1935 Eddie Pola (co-author)  wvicon.gif
General's Fast Asleep, The (w&m) 1935 Jimmy Kennedy (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Dinner For One Please, James (w&m) 1935  wvicon.gif
Misty Islands of the Highlands (w&m) 1935 Jimmy Kennedy (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Getting Around and About 1935 Lewis Ilda (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Sunset Trail, The 1936 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Why Did She Fall for the Leader of the Band? 1936 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
Did Your Mother Come From Ireland? (w&m) 1936 Jimmy Kennedy (words)
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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)
South of the Border 1939 Jimmy Kennedy (words)  wvicon.gif
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
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
You're In My Arms 1941 Jack Poppewell (words)
Celia Lipton (sung by)
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He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings 1941 Eric Maschwitz (words)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
First Lullaby, The 1941 Popplewell (words)
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)
Can't You See the Silver Lining? 1943 Jack Popplewell (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm in Love With a Soldier 1944 Tommie Connor (words)  wvicon.gif
My Beautiful Sarie Marais 1945 Tommie Connor (words)  wvicon.gif
Across the Purple Sage (w&m) 1945  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)
My Heart Is Irish (w&m) 1954  wvicon.gif
Black Mask Waltz, The 1954 arr.: Winifred Atwell  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
Kon-Tiki 1961  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
White Horses (w&m) 1968 Ben Nisbet (co-author)  wvicon.gif