Worton David  (-1940)
Last updated: 13.09.20
According to the Internet source given below, Hubert Worton David was an English songwriter and publisher of popular music between 1904 and 1926. He worked closely with other songwriters and publishers such as Lawrence Wright. amongst his greatest successes are I Want To Sing In Opera (with Bert Lee, 1910); and Hello, Hello, Who's Your Lady Friend? (with Harry Fragson and Bert Lee, 1913)
Of ragtime interest is The Wriggley Rag (co-authored with George Arthurs -1912) published by Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., New York, USA.
Having worked with Lawrence Wright Music Co. for many years, he set up his own publishing business Worton David Ltd. in the early 1920's. As with many of his contemporaries he also used pseudonyms such as Gene Williams and Gene McCarthy. Without having access to all the original sheet music of songs given in the list of works it is not possible to vouch for the accuracy regarding exactly who wrote the music and who wrote the lyrics. Are there any surfers out there who would like to verify those details?
Websites:
url15.gif H. [Hubert] Worton David Brief biography by www.fredgodfreysongs.ca  
Worton David  (-1940) has at least 17 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

All Change For Llanfairfechan
By: Worton David.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1911. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Come With Me Down Regent Street!
By: Worton David. Words by: C W Murphy.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b00jxm3pqw_m.jpgHello, Hello, Who's Your Lady Friend?
By: Worton David. Words by: Harry Fragson, Bert Lee.
Publisher: Worton David Ltd.
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Printed: 1913. Sheet Music 4 pages.
I Can't Reach That Top Note (Ah! Ah! Ah! Ah!)
By: Worton David. Co-Author: George Arthurs, John S Baker.
Publisher: Stanley Mullen Pty. Ltd.
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  Printed: 1909. Sheet Music.
I Do Like a S'nice, S'mince Pie
By: Worton David. Co-Author: B. Lee.
Publisher: Worton David Ltd.
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Printed: 1914. Sheet Music.
I Went on My Way Rejoicing
By: Worton David. Co-Author: B. Lee.
Publisher: Harry von Tilzer Music Pub. Co.
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Printed: 1912. Sheet Music.
If It's a Lady, Thumbs Up!
By: Worton David. Co-Author: B. Lee.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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Printed: 1914. Sheet Music.
In Your X Ray Gown
By: Worton David. Co-Author: B. Lee.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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  Printed: 1913. Sheet Music 4 pages.
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.
Prisoner at the Bar
By: Worton David. Co-Author: Harry Leighton, J. Glover-Kind.
Publisher: Harry von Tilzer Music Pub. Co.
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music.
Short Stories, or, La-Diddley-Diddley-Um
By: Worton David. Words by: Maurice Scott, Ernest Shand.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1904. Sheet Music.
Sing Me a Ballad in Ragtime
By: Worton David. Co-Author: G. Arthurs.
Publisher: Star Music Co
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  Printed: 1912. Sheet Music 4 pages.
Somebody's Boy
By: Worton David. Co-Author: Fred E. Cliffe, Lawrence Wright.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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Printed: 1914. Sheet Music 5 pages.
There's a Great Big Puff-Puff Steaming Along to Me
By: Worton David. Co-Author: G. Arthurs.
Publisher: Star Music Co
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Printed: 1914. Sheet Music 4 pages.
We Really Had a Most Delightful Evening
By: Worton David.
Publisher: Harry von Tilzer Music Pub. Co.
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music.
Which Switch Is the Switch, Miss, For Ipswich?
By: Worton David. Co-Author: J. Barnett, Herman Darewski.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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  Printed: 1915. Sheet Music 5 pages.
Yiddisher-Irish Baby, The
By: Worton David. Co-Author: Fred Godfrey, Lawrence Wright.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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Printed: 1915. Sheet Music.
This list is arranged by title and contains 15 lyrics written by Worton David. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif I Do Like a S'nice, S'mince Pie Bert Lee (words)
J. Laurier (sung by)
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url15.gif I'm Going to Sing a Song F.V. St. Clair (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Waiting Here For Kate George Arthurs (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
 
url15.gif Let's Have a Chorus We Can All Sing Worton David (words)
Jack Charman (sung by)
 
url15.gif Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right Sam Mayo (words)
Fred Earle (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif When Mr. Smith Was in and Mrs. Smith Was Out Bert Lee (words)
Clarice Mayne (sung by)
 
url15.gif My New Hat C.W. Murphy (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif Then the Night Began to Fall R P Weston (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Nursie, Nursie Bert Lee (words)
Clarice Mayne (sung by)
 
url15.gif Piccadilly Trot, The George Arthurs (words)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
 
url15.gif Rest of the Day's Your Own, The J P Long (words)
Jack Lane (sung by)
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url15.gif  Stewed Prunes and Prisms George Arthurs (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
 
url15.gif When You See Me Dance the Minuet George Arthurs (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
 
url15.gif You Are My Girl- Ski George Arthurs (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
G. Arthurs (sung by)
 
url15.gif You Don't Take a Sandwich to a Picnic J. P. Long (words)
Fred Walmsley (sung by)
 
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 58 works by Worton David (-1940). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Short Stories, or, La-Diddley-Diddley-Um 1904 Maurice Scott (words)
Ernest Shand (words)
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I'm Going to Sing a Song 1906 F.V. St. Clair (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right 1908 Sam Mayo (words)
Fred Earle (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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I'm Waiting Here For Kate 1909 G. Arthurs (co-author)
Wilkie Bard (sung by)
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I Can Say Truly Rural 1909 G. Arthurs (co-author)  wvicon.gif
I Can't Reach That Top Note (Ah! Ah! Ah! Ah!) 1909 G. Arthurs (co-author)
John S Baker (co-author)
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Prisoner at the Bar 1910 Harry Leighton (co-author)
J. Glover-Kind (co-author)
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We Really Had a Most Delightful Evening 1910  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I Want to Sing in Opera 1910 G. Arthurs (words)
Wilkie Bard (sung by)
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You Are My Girl- Ski 1910 George Arthurs (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
G. Arthurs (sung by)
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Come With Me Down Regent Street! 1910 C W Murphy (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
It Isn't the Isle of Man Any Longer 1910 C W Murphy (words)  wvicon.gif
When You See Me Dance the Minuet 1911 arthurgs (co-author)
Wilkie Bard (sung by)
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You've Got to Sing in Rag Time 1911 G. Arthurs (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Meet Me in Kelly Land 1911 C.W. Murphy (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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When Mr. Smith Was in and Mrs. Smith Was Out 1911 Bert Lee (words)
Clarice Mayne (sung by)
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All Change For Llanfairfechan 1911  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Nursie, Nursie 1911 Bert Lee (words)
Clarice Mayne (sung by)
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They're All Single by the Seaside 1911 C.W. Murphy (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Piccadilly Trot, The 1912 George Arthurs (words)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
I Went on My Way Rejoicing 1912 B. Lee (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Sing Me a Ballad in Ragtime 1912 G. Arthurs (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Wriggley Rag, The (w&m) 1912 G. Arthurs (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Anything That's Good Enough For You Is Good Enough For Me 1912 G. Arthurs (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Chrysanthemums 1913 G. Arthurs (co-author)
Barry Lupino (co-author)
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Hello, Hello, Who's Your Lady Friend? 1913 Harry Fragson (words)
Bert Lee (words)
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Let's Have a Chorus We Can All Sing 1913 Worton David (words)
Jack Charman (sung by)
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If We Had No Silvery Moonlight 1913 G. Arthurs (co-author)  wvicon.gif
In Your X Ray Gown 1913 B. Lee (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Bo-peep 1913 Bert Lee (co-author)  wvicon.gif
There's a Great Big Puff-Puff Steaming Along to Me 1914 G. Arthurs (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
What Happened to Mary 1914 Bert Lee (words)  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
When You Said ''Good-Bye'' to Me 1914  wvicon.gif
Willie, Will You Leave Off Winking? 1914 Bert Lee (words)  wvicon.gif
Are We Downhearted -- No! 1914 L. Wright (words)  wvicon.gif
Brave Women Who Wait 1914 Arthur Stroud (words)  wvicon.gif
Hold Your Hand Out, Naughty Boy 1914 C.W. Murphy (words)  wvicon.gif
I Do Like a S'nice, S'mince Pie 1914 Bert Lee (co-author)
Jay Laurier (sung by)
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If It's a Lady, Thumbs Up! 1914 B. Lee (co-author)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Somebody's Boy 1914 Fred E. Cliffe (co-author)
L. Wright (co-author)
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Stewed Prunes and Prisms 1914 Wilkie Bard (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Then the Night Began to Fall 1914 R P Weston (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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You Don't Take a Sandwich to a Picnic 1915 J. P. Long (words)
Fred Walmsley (sung by)
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Which Switch Is the Switch, Miss, For Ipswich? 1915 J. Barnett (co-author)
Herman Darewski (co-author)
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Yiddisher-Irish Baby, The 1915 Fred Godfrey (co-author)
L. Wright (co-author)
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At the Vicar's Fancy Ball 1915  wvicon.gif
Nobody Else But You 1915 R Penso (words)  wvicon.gif
Rest of the Day's Your Own, The 1915 J.P. Long (co-author)
Jack Lane (sung by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
In the Valley of the Moon (w&m) 1916  wvicon.gif
Song the Kettle Is Singing, The 1916  wvicon.gif
Golden Dreamboat 1922  wvicon.gif
My New Hat 1922c C.W. Murphy (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
Annie 1923 Andrew Allen (co-author)
Jos. Geo. Gilbert (co-author)
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This Time Next Year, Here's to You - Here's to Me 1925 Fred Godfrey (words)  wvicon.gif
Show That Fellow the Door (w&m) 1925  wvicon.gif
By the Old Red Mill (w&m) 1926  wvicon.gif
Wyoming Lullaby ? as Gene Williams  wvicon.gif
Caravan ? as Gene McCarthy  wvicon.gif