Sam Mayo  (1877-1938)
Last updated: 27.04.22
p_mayos.jpgAccording 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.
Websites:
url15.gif Sam Mayo Biography by wikipedia.org.  
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Policeman, The Edison Bell Record: 10240 S. Mayo
audioextmp315.gif Town Crier, The Edison Bell Record: 10325 S. Mayo
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Folk Music CDs:
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     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Are Yer Goin' to Have One? Sam Mayo (music)
Alan Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif At a Minute to Seven Last Night Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Bread and Marmalade Will Terry (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Chinaman, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Down and Out Blues, The Sam Mayo (words & music)
Flanagen & Allen (perf.)
 
url15.gif Eskimo, The Fred Godfrey (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Far, Far Away Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Fiddle De Diddle De Dee Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards Sam Mayo (music)
J.P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif  He's Got No Work to Do Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Can't Forget the Days When I Was Young Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
Ada Reeve (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Didn't Stop Running Unknown (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Played My Concertina H.C. Lovell (music)
W. David (words)
Arthur Osmond (perf.)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Ran Straight Home With the News Fred E. Cliffe (music)
Fred Godfrey (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Was Having Breakfast in Bed Sam Mayo (music)
Cartly (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I Went Round the Following Morn Sam Mayo (music)
James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif If You Want to Get on in Revue Sam Mayo (words & music)
Marie Lloyd (perf.)
Hilda Glyder (perf.)
Daisy James (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'm Frightened and Why Harry Wincott (music)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'm Going to Sing a Song Worton David (music)
F.V. St. Clair (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Kind Friends Ted Cowan (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif  Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right Worton David (music)
Sam Mayo (words)
Fred Earle (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Most Miserable Man on Earth, The William Hargreaves (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif My London Gal Sam Mayo (music)
John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Night Watchman, The Unknown (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
W. Bard (perf.)
 
url15.gif Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Policeman, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Poor Old Pa! Sam Mayo (music)
Arthur Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Pushing Young Man, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Put That Gramophone Record on Again Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Sh! I Jumped on a Bus Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence Sam Mayo (music)
James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (perf.)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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url15.gif  Smith, Jones, Robinson and Brown Sam Mayo (music)
John P. Harrington (words)
Ella Retford (perf.)
 
url15.gif Tally-Ho! Sam Mayo (music)
W. David (words)
N. Wallace (perf.)
 
url15.gif Then the Night Began to Fall Worton David (music)
R P Weston (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Things Are Worse in Russia Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif We All Jumped Out of Bed Sam Mayo (music)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif We Don't Want Another War Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif When I Woke Up in the Morning Sam Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Widow's Song, The Unknown (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Wind Blew Hard From the North South West, The Sam Mayo (music)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
url15.gif Would You Like to Know the Reason? Harry Allen (music)
John P Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Baby (1932) S. Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Chinaman (1906), The S. Mayo (music)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Down and Out Blues (1938), The S. Mayo (words & music)
Flanagen & Allen (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! (1910) S. Mayo (music)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif I Can't Forget the Days When I Was Young (1919) S. Mayo (words & music)
Ada Reeve (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I Know Where the Flies Go (1921) S. Mayo (words & music)
Walter Williams (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Johnnie, I'll Come Back to You (1923) S. Mayo (words & music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Let's All Yawn Together (1931) S. Mayo (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence S. Mayo (music)
J. Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (perf.)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
pdf15.gif Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo (1910) S. Mayo (music)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
pdf15.gif Where Do Flies Go in the Winter Time? (1909) S. Mayo (music)
F. Leo (words)
G.S. Melvin (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
  As performer        
pdf15.gif I've Only Come Down For the Day (1912) F. Leo (music)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right (1908) F. Earle (music)
S. Mayo (words)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP
This list is arranged by composer and contains 53 works performed 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
         
perf15.jpg Would You Like to Know the Reason? (1903) Harry Allen John P Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Ran Straight Home With the News (1913) Fred E. Cliffe Fred Godfrey (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Kind Friends (1902) Ted Cowan(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg I'm Going to Sing a Song (1906) Worton David F.V. St. Clair (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right (1908) Worton David Sam Mayo (words)
Fred Earle (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Then the Night Began to Fall (1914) Worton David R P Weston (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Listen to Me and I'll Prove That I'm Right (1908) Fred Earle S. Mayo (words)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Five Pound (£5) Note (1889), The Frederick Eplett Fred Ogden (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Eskimo (1913), The Fred Godfrey F.E. Cliffe (words)
W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Most Miserable Man on Earth (1905), The William Hargreaves(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  Lots of Littles Make a Lot (1902) Harry Leighton(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I've Only Come Down For the Day (1912) Frank Leo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I Played My Concertina (1909) H.C. Lovell W. David (words)
Arthur Osmond (perf.)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards (1903) Sam Mayo J.P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg We All Jumped Out of Bed (1903) Sam Mayo Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Went Round the Following Morn (1904) Sam Mayo James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg My London Gal (1904) Sam Mayo John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence (1904) Sam Mayo James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (perf.)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg When I Woke Up in the Morning (1904) Sam Mayo E. Bateman (words)
F.W. Leigh (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg At a Minute to Seven Last Night (1906) Sam Mayo W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Chinaman (1906), The Sam Mayo W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Fiddle De Diddle De Dee (1906) Sam Mayo Arthur Ricks (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Pushing Young Man (1906), The Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home (1907) Sam Mayo W. David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Policeman (1907), The Sam Mayo David Worton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture (1907) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Town Crier (1907), The Sam Mayo S. Mayo (perf.) audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale (1908) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Sh! I Jumped on a Bus (1908) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Wind Blew Hard From the North South West (1908), The Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
L. St John (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg He's Got No Work to Do (1909) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! (1910) Sam Mayo W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
B. Albert (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo (1910) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away (1911) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Far, Far Away (1912) Sam Mayo Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Are Yer Goin' to Have One? (1922) Sam Mayo Alan Martyn (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg My Breakfast in Bed (1922) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Poor Old Pa! (1922) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Put That Gramophone Record on Again (1922) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Johnnie, I'll Come Back to You (1923) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Things Are Worse in Russia (1928) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Famous Whispering Whatnot (1931), The Sam Mayo S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Baby (1932) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  We Don't Want Another War (1935) Sam Mayo(w&m) S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg I Was Having Breakfast in Bed (?) Sam Mayo Cartly (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Bread and Marmalade (1915) Will Terry Frank Wood (words)
Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Didn't Stop Running (?) Unknown S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Night Watchman (?), The Unknown S. Mayo (perf.)
W. Bard (perf.)
perf15.jpg Widow's Song (?), The Unknown S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg Stop! Stop! Stop! (1903) Harry Wincott H. Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I'm Frightened and Why (1904) Harry Wincott Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
perf15.jpg I'm Going Home to My Mother! (1904) Harry Wincott H. Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Frank Seeley (perf.)
Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 59 works by Sam Mayo (1877-1938). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
He's Gone to Where They Don't Play Billiards 1903 J.P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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We All Jumped Out of Bed 1903 Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
arr.: Leslie Smith
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I Went Round the Following Morn 1904 James Stewart (words)
Fred Alsopp (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
I'm Afraid, and Why (w&m) 1904  wvicon.gif
My London Gal 1904 John P. Harrington (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
She Cost Me Seven-And-Sixpence 1904 James Hargreaves (words)
W. Bard (perf.)
S. Mayo (perf.)
When I Woke Up in the Morning 1904 E. Bateman (words)
F.W. Leigh (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 Pub.
At a Minute to Seven Last Night 1906 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 Pub.
Chinaman, The 1906 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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Fiddle De Diddle De Dee 1906 Arthur Ricks (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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Pushing Young Man, The 1906 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Clap Hands, Daddy's Come Home 1907 W. David (words)
Harry Leighton (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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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 (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Sam Mayo's Mirth Mixture 1907 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Tally-Ho! (w&m) 1907 W. David (words)
N. Wallace (perf.)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Town Crier, The 1907 S. Mayo (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
When the Summer Breezes Blow 1907 W. David (words)
A. Lennard (perf.)
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Oh! Oh! It's a Terrible Tale (w&m) 1908 S. Mayo (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Sh! I Jumped on a Bus 1908 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Wind Blew Hard From the North South West, The 1908 Worton David (words)
L. St John (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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He's Got No Work to Do 1909 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Where Do Flies Go in the Winter Time? 1909 F. Leo (words)
G.S. Melvin (perf.)
Bert Weston (perf.)
E. Mayne (perf.)
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Ha! Ha! Ha! He! He! He! 1910 W. David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
B. Albert (perf.)
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Wallah, Wallah Wallaperoo 1910 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
 Pub.
I Rang My Little Bell and Ran Away 1911 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
Far, Far Away 1912 Worton David (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
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In Germany I Sang Before the Kaiser. (w&m) 1912  Pub.
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 (perf.)
Hilda Glyder (perf.)
Daisy James (perf.)
 Pub.
I Can't Forget the Days When I Was Young (w&m) 1919 Ada Reeve (perf.)  Pub.
Many Happy Returns of the Day (w&m) 1919  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
A.B.C. of Love, The (w&m) 1920
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 (perf.)
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I Know Where the Flies Go (w&m) 1921 Walter Williams (perf.)  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 (perf.)
My Breakfast in Bed (w&m) 1922 S. Mayo (perf.)
Our Princess (w&m) 1922
Poor Old Pa! (w&m) 1922 S. Mayo (perf.)
Put That Gramophone Record on Again (w&m) 1922 S. Mayo (perf.)
Washing the Plates and Dishes (w&m) 1922
Johnnie, I'll Come Back to You (w&m) 1923 S. Mayo (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Things Are Worse in Russia (w&m) 1928 S. Mayo (perf.)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
What Are You Going to Do With All Your Money (w&m) 1928
Rabbitt and Pickled Pork (w&m) 1929
Famous Whispering Whatnot, The 1931 S. Mayo (perf.)  youtube15.jpg
Let's All Yawn Together (w&m) 1931  wvicon.gif
Baby (w&m) 1932 S. Mayo (perf.)  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 (perf.)
Bullocks (w&m) 1936
Down and Out Blues, The (w&m) 1938 Flanagen & Allen (perf.)  wvicon.gif
I Was Having Breakfast in Bed ? Cartly (words)
S. Mayo (perf.)
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg The Famous Whispering Whatnot (1931) 4:17 S. Mayo
youtube15.jpg Sam Mayo (1930) 5:52 S. Mayo
youtube15.jpg Sam Mayo (1932) 3:34 S. Mayo
youtube15.jpg Bread and Marmalade 3:00 S. Mayo