Worton David  (-1940)
Last updated: 27.10.19
According to the Internet source given below, Hubert Gorton 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!
Music 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?
Music 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-Authors: 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 Want to Sing in Opera
Music by Worton David. Words by: Bert Lee.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music 5 pages.
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.
Prisoner at the Bar
By Worton David, Co-Authors: 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
Music 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-Authors: 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-Authors: 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-Authors: Fred Godfrey, Lawrence Wright.
Publisher: B. Feldman & Co.
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Printed: 1915. Sheet Music.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 48 works by Worton David (-1940). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Short Stories, or, La-Diddley-Diddley-Um 1904 Maurice Scott, Ernest Shand  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I Can Say Truly Rural 1909 Geo. Arthurs  wvicon.gif
I Can't Reach That Top Note (Ah! Ah! Ah! Ah!) 1909 George Arthurs, John S Baker  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I'm Waiting Here For Kate 1909 George Arthurs  wvicon.gif
Come With Me Down Regent Street! 1910 C W Murphy  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
I Want to Sing in Opera 1910 Bert Lee  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
It Isn't the Isle of Man Any Longer 1910 C W Murphy  wvicon.gif
Prisoner at the Bar 1910 Harry Leighton, J. Glover-Kind  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
We Really Had a Most Delightful Evening 1910  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
All Change For Llanfairfechan 1911  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Nursie Nursie 1911 Bert Lee
They're All Single by the Seaside 1911 C.W. Murphy  wvicon.gif
When You See Me Dance the Minuet 1911 George Arthurs  wvicon.gif
You've Got to Sing in Rag Time 1911 George Arthurs  wvicon.gif
Anything That's Good Enough For You Is Good Enough For Me 1912 G. Arthurs  wvicon.gif
I Went on My Way Rejoicing 1912 B. Lee  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Sing Me a Ballad in Ragtime 1912 G. Arthurs  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Wriggley Rag, The 1912 George Arthurs  wvicon.gif
Bo-peep 1913 Bert Lee  wvicon.gif
Chrysanthemums 1913 George Arthurs, Barry Lupino  wvicon.gif
Hello, Hello, Who's Your Lady Friend? 1913 Harry Fragson, Bert Lee  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
If We Had No Silvery Moonlight 1913 George Arthurs  wvicon.gif
In Your X Ray Gown 1913 B. Lee  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Are We Downhearted -- No! 1914 wrrightl  wvicon.gif
Brave Women Who Wait 1914 Arthur Stroud  wvicon.gif
Hold Your Hand Out, Naughty Boy 1914 C.W. Murphy  wvicon.gif
I Do Like a S'nice, S'mince Pie 1914 Bert Lee  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
If It's a Lady, Thumbs Up! 1914 B. Lee  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Somebody's Boy 1914 Fred E. Cliffe, Lawrence Wright  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Stewed Prunes and Prisms 1914  wvicon.gif
There's a Great Big Puff-Puff Steaming Along to Me 1914 G. Arthurs  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
What Happened to Mary 1914 Bert Lee  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
When You Said "Good-Bye" to Me 1914  wvicon.gif
Willie, Will You Leave Off Winking? 1914 Bert Lee  wvicon.gif
At the Vicar's Fancy Ball 1915  wvicon.gif
Nobody Else But You 1915 R Penso  wvicon.gif
Rest of the Day's Your Own, The 1915 J.P. Long  wvicon.gif
Which Switch Is the Switch, Miss, For Ipswich? 1915 J. Barnett, Herman Darewski  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Yiddisher-Irish Baby, The 1915 Fred Godfrey, Lawrence Wright  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
In the Valley of the Moon 1916 Words & Music by David  wvicon.gif
Song the Kettle Is Singing, The 1916  wvicon.gif
Golden Dreamboat 1922  wvicon.gif
Annie 1923 Andrew Allen, Jos. Geo. Gilbert  wvicon.gif
Show That Fellow the Door 1925 Words & Music by David  wvicon.gif
This Time Next Year, Here's to You - Here's to Me 1925 Fred Godfrey  wvicon.gif
By the Old Red Mill 1926 Words & Music by David  wvicon.gif
Caravan ? as Gene McCarthy wvicon.gif
Wyoming Lullaby ? as Gene Williams wvicon.gif