Sam Mayo  (1877-1938)
Last updated: 04.10.20
According to the Internet source given below, Sam Mayo was an English music hall entertainer, pianist and songwriter born in London.
His career started by singing in pubs and clubs with his brothers Ted and Maurice Cowan. As a music hall entertainer he was billed as "The Immobile One". His stage dress was a long overcoat or dressing gown whilst he sang deadpan at the piano. The greater part of his material was written by himself.
He died in Charing Cross, London.
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This list is arranged by title and contains 44 lyrics performed by Sam Mayo. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Are Yer Goin' to Have One? Alan Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif At a Minute to Seven Last Night Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Bread and Marmalade S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Chinaman, The Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home Worton David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Down and Out Blues, The Flanagen & Allen (sung by)  
url15.gif Eskimo, The S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Far, Far Away Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Fiddle De Diddle De Dee S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards J.P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif  He's Got No Work to Do Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Can't Forget the Days When I Was Young Worton David (words)
Ada Reeve (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Didn't Stop Running S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif I Ran Straight Home With the News Fred Godfrey (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Was Having Breakfast in Bed Cartly (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Went Round the Following Morn James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif If You Want to Get on in Revue Marie Lloyd (sung by)
Hilda Glyder (sung by)
Daisy James (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Frightened and Why Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Going to Sing a Song F.V. St. Clair (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Kind Friends S. Mayo (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  Most Miserable Man on Earth, The S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif My London Gal John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Then the Night Began to Fall R P Weston (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Policeman, The Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Poor Old Pa! Arthur Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Pushing Young Man, The Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Put That Gramophone Record on Again S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Sh! I Jumped on a Bus Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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url15.gif Smith, Jones, Robinson and Brown John P. Harrington (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Tally-Ho! W. David (words)
N. Wallace (sung by)
 
url15.gif Things Are Worse in Russia S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif We All Jumped Out of Bed Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif We Don't Want Another War S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif When I Woke Up in the Morning S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Widow's Song, The S. Mayo (sung by)  
url15.gif Wind Blew Hard From the North South West, The Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Would You Like to Know the Reason? John P Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 49 songs sung by Sam Mayo 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)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif Would You Like to Know the Reason? (1903) Harry Allen John P Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Ran Straight Home With the News (1913) Fred E. Cliffe Fred Godfrey (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Kind Friends (1902) Ted Cowan(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif I'm Going to Sing a Song (1906) Worton David F.V. St. Clair (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right (1908) Worton David Sam Mayo (words)
Fred Earle (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Then the Night Began to Fall (1914) Worton David R P Weston (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right (1908) Fred Earle Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Five Pound (£5) Note (1889), The Frederick Eplett Fred Ogden (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Eskimo. = (Zam Dammy, Zam Dammy, Zam Buk Joe.) (1913), The Fred Godfrey F.E. Cliffe (words)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Most Miserable Man on Earth (1905), The William Hargreaves(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Lots of Littles Make a Lot (1902) Harry Leighton(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I Played My Concertina (1909) H.C. Lovell W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Are Yer Goin' to Have One? (1922) Sam Mayo Alan Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif At a Minute to Seven Last Night (1906) Sam Mayo W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Chinaman (1906), The Sam Mayo W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home (1907) Sam Mayo W. David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Famous Whispering Whatnot (1931), The Sam Mayo S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Far, Far Away (1912) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Fiddle De Diddle De Dee (1906) Sam Mayo Arthur Ricks (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! (1910) Sam Mayo W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards (1903) Sam Mayo J.P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif  He's Got No Work to Do (1909) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away (1911) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif I Was Having Breakfast in Bed (?) Sam Mayo Cartly (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif I Went Round the Following Morn (1904) Sam Mayo James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif My Breakfast in Bed (1922) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif My London Gal (1904) Sam Mayo John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale (1908) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Policeman (1907), The Sam Mayo David Worton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Poor Old Pa! (1922) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Pushing Young Man (1906), The Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Put That Gramophone Record on Again (1922) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif  Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture (1907) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Sh! I Jumped on a Bus (1908) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence (1904) Sam Mayo James Hargreaves (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Things Are Worse in Russia (1928) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo (1910) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif We All Jumped Out of Bed (1903) Sam Mayo Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif We Don't Want Another War (1935) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif When I Woke Up in the Morning (1904) Sam Mayo E. Bateman (words)
F.W. Leigh (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Wind Blew Hard From the North South West (1908), The Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
L. St John (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Bread and Marmalade (1915) Will Terry Frank Wood (words)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Didn't Stop Running (?) Unknown S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif  Night Watchman (?), The Unknown S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Night Watchman (?), The Unknown S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif Widow's Song (?), The Unknown S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif I'm Frightened and Why (1904) Harry Wincott Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
sm15.gif I'm Going Home to My Mother! (1904) Harry Wincott H. Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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sm15.gif Stop! Stop! Stop! (1903) Harry Wincott H. Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 58 works by Sam Mayo (1877-1938). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards 1903 J.P. Harrington (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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We All Jumped Out of Bed 1903 Harry Leighton (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
arr.: Leslie Smith
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I Went Round the Following Morn 1904 James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
I'm Afraid, and Why (w&m) 1904  wvicon.gif
My London Gal 1904 John P. Harrington (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence 1904 James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
S. Mayo (sung by)
When I Woke Up in the Morning 1904 E. Bateman (words)
F.W. Leigh (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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At a Minute to Seven Last Night 1906 W. David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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Chinaman, The 1906 W. David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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Fiddle De Diddle De Dee 1906 Arthur Ricks (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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Pushing Young Man, The 1906 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home 1907 W. David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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I'm Going to Sing a Song 1907 W. David (words)  wvicon.gif
Policeman, The 1907 David Worton (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture 1907 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
Tally-Ho! (w&m) 1907 W. David (words)
Nellie Wallace (sung by)
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When the Summer Breezes Blow 1907 W. David (words)
Arthur Lennard (sung by)
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Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale (w&m) 1908 Sam Mayo (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Sh! I Jumped on a Bus 1908 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
Wind Blew Hard From the North South West, The 1908 Worton David (words)
L. St John (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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He's Got No Work to Do 1909 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
Where Do Flies Go in the Winter Time? 1909 F. Leo (words)
Bert Weston (sung by)
Ernie Mayne (sung by)
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Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! 1910 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
Ben Albert (sung by)
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Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo 1910 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away 1911 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
Far, Far Away 1912 Worton David (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
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In Germany I Sang Before the Kaiser. (w&m) 1912  wvicon.gif
I'm a Member of the Blue Hungarian Band (w&m) 1914  wvicon.gif
If You Want to Get on in Revue 1918 Hilda Glyder (words)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
Hilda Glyder (sung by)
Daisy James (sung by)
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I Can't Forget the Days When I Was Young (w&m) 1919 Ada Reeve (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Many Happy Returns of the Day (w&m) 1919  wvicon.gif
A.B.C. of Love, The (w&m) 1920
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
If You Get a Good Man, Hold Him Tight (w&m) 1920
In Any Old House (w&m) 1920
Smith, Jones, Robinson and Brown 1920 John P Harrington (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
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I Know Where the Flies Go (w&m) 1921  wvicon.gif
Roast Beef of Old England (w&m) 1921
When I Kiss My Baby Good-Night (w&m) 1921
Where Have Those Golden Sovereigns Gone To? (w&m) 1921
Are Yer Goin' to Have One? 1922 Alan Martyn (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
My Breakfast in Bed (w&m) 1922 Sam Mayo (sung by)
Our Princess (w&m) 1922
Poor Old Pa! (w&m) 1922 Sam Mayo (sung by)
Put That Gramophone Record on Again (w&m) 1922 Sam Mayo (sung by)
Washing the Plates and Dishes (w&m) 1922
Johnnie, I'll Come Back to You (w&m) 1923
Things Are Worse in Russia (w&m) 1928 Sam Mayo (sung by)
What Are You Going to Do With All Your Money (w&m) 1928
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Rabbitt and Pickled Pork (w&m) 1929
Famous Whispering Whatnot, The 1931 Sam Mayo (sung by)  youtube15.jpg
Let's All Yawn Together (w&m) 1931  wvicon.gif
Baby (w&m) 1932  wvicon.gif
Old Tin Can, The (w&m) 1932
Moo, Maa, Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! (w&m) 1935
We Don't Want Another War (w&m) 1935 Sam Mayo (sung by)
Bullocks (w&m) 1936
Down and Out Blues, The (w&m) 1938 Flanagen & Allen (sung by)  wvicon.gif
I Was Having Breakfast in Bed ? Cartly (words)
Sam Mayo (sung by)
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg Bread and Marmalade 3:00 Sam Mayo
youtube15.jpg The Famous Whispering Whatnot (1931) 4:17 Sam Mayo
youtube15.jpg Sam Mayo (1930) 5:52 Sam Mayo
youtube15.jpg Sam Mayo (1932) 3:34 Sam Mayo