Sam Mayo  (1877-1938)
Last updated: 03.06.21
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 46 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? Sam Mayo (music)
Alan Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif At a Minute to Seven Last Night Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Bread and Marmalade Will Terry (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Chinaman, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Down and Out Blues, The Sam Mayo (words & music)
Flanagen & Allen (sung by)
 
url15.gif Eskimo, The Fred Godfrey (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Far, Far Away Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Fiddle De Diddle De Dee Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards Sam Mayo (music)
J.P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif  He's Got No Work to Do Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Can't Forget the Days When I Was Young Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
Ada Reeve (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Didn't Stop Running Unknown (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Played My Concertina H.C. Lovell (music)
W. David (words)
Arthur Osmond (sung by)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Ran Straight Home With the News Fred E. Cliffe (music)
Fred Godfrey (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Was Having Breakfast in Bed Sam Mayo (music)
Cartly (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Went Round the Following Morn Sam Mayo (music)
James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif If You Want to Get on in Revue Sam Mayo (words & music)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
Hilda Glyder (sung by)
Daisy James (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Frightened and Why Harry Wincott (music)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Going to Sing a Song Worton David (music)
F.V. St. Clair (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Kind Friends Ted Cowan (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right Worton David (music)
Sam Mayo (words)
Fred Earle (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Most Miserable Man on Earth, The William Hargreaves (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif My London Gal Sam Mayo (music)
John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Night Watchman, The Unknown (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
W. Bard (sung by)
 
url15.gif Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Policeman, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Poor Old Pa! Sam Mayo (music)
Arthur Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Pushing Young Man, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Put That Gramophone Record on Again Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Sh! I Jumped on a Bus Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence Sam Mayo (music)
James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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url15.gif  Smith, Jones, Robinson and Brown Sam Mayo (music)
John P. Harrington (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
 
url15.gif Tally-Ho! Sam Mayo (music)
W. David (words)
N. Wallace (sung by)
 
url15.gif Then the Night Began to Fall Worton David (music)
R P Weston (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Things Are Worse in Russia Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif We All Jumped Out of Bed Sam Mayo (music)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif We Don't Want Another War Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif When I Woke Up in the Morning Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Widow's Song, The Unknown (words & music)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Wind Blew Hard From the North South West, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
url15.gif Would You Like to Know the Reason? Harry Allen (music)
John P Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
 
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
pdf15.gif She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence Piano, Voice Sam Mayo (Music)
Alan Martyn (words)
This list is arranged by composer and contains 48 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 (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)
Arthur Osmond (sung by)
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)
B. Albert (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)
W. Bard (sung by)
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)
W. Bard (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)
Frank Seeley (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)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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We All Jumped Out of Bed 1903 Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
arr.: Leslie Smith
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I Went Round the Following Morn 1904 James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
I'm Afraid, and Why (w&m) 1904  wvicon.gif
My London Gal 1904 John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence 1904 James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (sung by)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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When I Woke Up in the Morning 1904 E. Bateman (words)
F.W. Leigh (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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At a Minute to Seven Last Night 1906 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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Chinaman, The 1906 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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Fiddle De Diddle De Dee 1906 Arthur Ricks (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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Pushing Young Man, The 1906 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home 1907 W. David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. 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)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture 1907 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
Tally-Ho! (w&m) 1907 W. David (words)
N. Wallace (sung by)
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When the Summer Breezes Blow 1907 W. David (words)
A. Lennard (sung by)
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Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale (w&m) 1908 S. Mayo (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Sh! I Jumped on a Bus 1908 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
Wind Blew Hard From the North South West, The 1908 Worton David (words)
L. St John (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
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He's Got No Work to Do 1909 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
Where Do Flies Go in the Winter Time? 1909 F. Leo (words)
Bert Weston (sung by)
E. Mayne (sung by)
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Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! 1910 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
B. Albert (sung by)
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Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo 1910 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away 1911 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (sung by)
Far, Far Away 1912 Worton David (words)
S. 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)
S. Mayo (sung by)
My Breakfast in Bed (w&m) 1922 S. Mayo (sung by)
Our Princess (w&m) 1922
Poor Old Pa! (w&m) 1922 S. Mayo (sung by)
Put That Gramophone Record on Again (w&m) 1922 S. 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 S. 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 S. 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 S. 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)
S. Mayo (sung by)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Bread and Marmalade 3:00 Sam Mayo W. Terry 
youtube15.jpg The Famous Whispering Whatnot (1931) 4:17 Sam Mayo S. Mayo 
youtube15.jpg Sam Mayo (1930) 5:52 Sam Mayo S. Mayo 
youtube15.jpg Sam Mayo (1932) 3:34 Sam Mayo S. Mayo