C.W. Murphy  (1870-1913)
Last updated: 04.09.21
According to the Internet source given below, Clarence Wainwright Murphy [Charles William Murphy] as C. W. Murphy was an English composer of music hall and musical theatre tunes, born in Manchester.
His best known songs are probaby Flangagan (1910), made famous by Florrie Forde and Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly? (1908). Will Letters wrote the lyrics to both.
He died in Blackpool.
He is not to be confused with ragtimer Clarence Wainright Murphey.
Websites:
url15.gif Clarence Wainwright Murphy Biography by wikipedia.org.  
This list is arranged by title and contains 50 lyrics written by C.W. Murphy. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif All Hands on Deck C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
G. Lashwood (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Alphonso, My Alphonso C.W. Murphy (words & music)
 
url15.gif Baby's Name, The C.W. Murphy (music)
Albert Hall (words)
Charles Bignell (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Bashful! C.W. Murphy (music)
George Arthurs (words)
 
url15.gif Beautiful, Beautiful Bed C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Flanagan C.W. Murphy (music)
Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Fourteen and Sixpence a Week C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Girl in the Clogs and Shawl, The C.W. Murphy (music)
Harry Castling (words)
Daisy Dormer (perf. by)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly! C.W. Murphy (music)
Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I Began to Run C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  I Live in Trafalgar Square C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Morny Cash (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I Parted My Hair in the Middle C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I Shall Be a Bad Lad, 'liza Ann C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I Shall Get in Such a Row When Martha Knows! C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I Shall Sulk! C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I Took a Big Bite of My Bun C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
H. O. Wills (perf. by)
 
url15.gif If That Comes True C.W. Murphy (words & music)
M. Nolan (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I'll Be Cross, Arabella, I'll Be Cross C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I'll Be Out in the Lifeboat All Night C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Harry Bluff (perf. by)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif In the Valley of Golden Dreams C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Is London Like It Used to Be? C.W. Murphy (music)
Harry Castling (words)
Victoria Monks (perf. by)
 
url15.gif It's Our Silver Wedding C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Ryder Slone (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  It's the Best World We've Ever Seen C.W. Murphy (words & music)
G. Lashwood (perf. by)
 
url15.gif It's the First Time That I've Been in Love C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Jean, Jean From Aberdeen C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
B. Williams (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Joe, I Want to Go to the Football Match C.W. Murphy (music)
D. Lipton (words)
Arthur Woodville (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Just to Show Who Was Boss in the House C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Little Irish Postman, The C.W. Murphy (words & music)
P. Rafferty (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Little Yellow Bird C.W. Murphy (music)
William Hargreaves (words)
Ellaline Terriss (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Mac! Mac! Mac! Are You Coming Back? C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Daisy Dormer (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Man and Wife Should Always Pull Together C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Molly Mavourneen C.W. Murphy (music)
D. Lipton (words)
 
url15.gif Mrs. Carter C.W. Murphy (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
G. Elen (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Mulligan's Motor Car C.W. Murphy (words & music)
L. Barrett (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  My Girl's a Yorkshire Girl C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Gallimore (perf. by)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
 
url15.gif My Husband's Left Me Again C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
G. Bastow (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop, The C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Lily Hawthorne (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Oh, Oh, Antonio C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Put Me Amongst the Girls C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Seaside Sultan, The C.W. Murphy (music)
William Hargreaves (words)
Henry E Pether (words)
Vesta Tilley (perf. by)
 
url15.gif She's a Lassie From Lancashire C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
John Neath (words)
Ella Retford (perf. by)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
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url15.gif Shirts C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Show Me a Train That Goes to London C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Gus Harris (perf. by)
 
url15.gif That's the Worst of Them Little Backstreets C.W. Murphy (music)
Weston (words)
Barnes (words)
 
url15.gif They're All Single by the Seaside C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
Ella Retford (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Thing He Had Never Done Before, A C.W. Murphy (music)
Alfred Lamont (words)
G. Robey (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  Walker Walked Away C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
 
url15.gif We All Go the Same Way Home C.W. Murphy (music)
Harry Castling (words)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
 
url15.gif You Might Do Worse Than Marry a Factory Lass C.W. Murphy (music)
Will Letters (words)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
 
     Title Performer Comments
       
audio15.gif Boss of the House Jack Pleasants Edison Amberol: 12174 at USCB
audio15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly! Billy Murray at USCB
audio15.gif Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy Florrie Forde Edison Blue Amberol: 23118 at USCB
audio15.gif How Can They Tell That Oi'm Oirish? Edward M. Favor Edison Standard Record: 10345 at USCB
audio15.gif I Wish I Were You : Parody Billy Williams Edison Gold Moulded Record: 13717 at USCB
audio15.gif Lassie From Lancashire, A Yolande Noble Edison Gold Moulded Record: 13670 at USCB
audio15.gif O'Brien Florrie Forde Edison Amberol: 12346 at USCB
audio15.gif Plink-Plonk! George Formby Sr. Edison Amberol: 12024 at USCB
audio15.gif Put a Little Bit Away For a Rainy Day! Harry Bluff Edison Bell Record: 6791 at USCB
audio15.gif Singer Was Irish, The Peter Dawson Edison Blue Amberol: 23014 at USCB
audio15.gif Still His Whiskers Grew Dan W. Quinn Columbia Phonograph Co.: 5065 at USCB
audio15.gif We Don't Want More Daylight Billy Williams Edison Amberol: 12139 at USCB
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
pdf15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly! Piano, Voice C.W. Murphy (Music)
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pdf15.gif She's a Lassie From Lancashire Piano, Voice C.W. Murphy (Music)
Dan Lipton (words)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 161 works by C.W. Murphy (1870-1913). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
All Have A Dinner With Me 1893 Charles Deane (words)
Irish As She's Spoken 1893 W. Farrell (words)
Maggie Marney 1894 Albert Hall (words)
Oh Where is My Wandering Boy To 1894 Albert Hall (words)
Rose in Her Sunday Clothes 1894 Albert Hall (words)
Jenny Valmore (perf. by)
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Stars Didn't Happen to Be Shining, The 1894 Albert Hall (words)
Fred Gerald (words)
Alfred Leggett (words)
Jenny Valmore (perf. by)
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Still His Whiskers Grew 1894 Albert Hall (words)
P. Rafferty (perf. by)
Dan W. Quinn (perf. by)
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Thing He Had Never Done Before, A 1895 Alfred Lamont (words)
G. Robey (perf. by)
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Clara & Sarah (w&m) 1897
Baby Loo (How Can I Be Poor) (w&m) 1898
Hooligan's Canary (w&m) 1898
How Can I Be Poor? (w&m) 1898
How Can They Tell That Oi'm Oirish? (w&m) 1898 Edward M. Favor (perf. by)  audio15.gif
Jane Magee (w&m) 1898
Kelly, the Car (w&m) 1898
Baby's Name, The 1900 Albert Hall (words)
Charles Bignell (perf. by)
Everybody Loves You (w&m) 1900
Glorious Sprig of Shamrock for Your Coat , A 1900 Albert Hall (words)
Just the Same To (w&m) 1900
Kicking Up a Row Like That 1900 Walt Alwyn (words)
Mrs. Carter 1900 Edgar Bateman (words)
G. Elen (perf. by)
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Mulligan's Motor Car (w&m) 1900 L. Barrett (perf. by)
Just As Long As You Love Me (w&m) 1901
My Blind Norah 1901 Albert Hall (words)
Coloured Millionaire , The (w&m) 1902
Dat Little Gal of Johnson's (w&m) 1902
Girl in the Panama , The (w&m) 1902
I Did Feel Sorry (w&m) 1902
I Don't Want To Be A Honeysuckle (w&m) 1902
I Live in Trafalgar Square (w&m) 1902 Morny Cash (perf. by)
If That Comes True (w&m) 1902 M. Nolan (perf. by)
Mama's Little Sleepy (w&m) 1902
Molly O'Malley (w&m) 1902
My Home is My Garden (w&m) 1902
Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop, The (w&m) 1902. Lily Hawthorne (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Giddy Little Isle of Man , The (w&m) 1903
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Hanging Mother's Picture on a Nail (w&m) 1903
Little Yellow Bird 1903 W. Hargreaves (words)
Ellaline Terriss (perf. by)
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Seaside Sultan, The 1903 William Hargreaves (words)
Henry E Pether (words)
Vesta Tilley (perf. by)
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Garden Filled With Gold , The 1904 Edgar Bateman (words)
Go Away Mr. Crocodile 1904 Dan Lipton (words)
Good (w&m) 1904
Little Irish Postman , The (w&m) 1904 P. Rafferty (perf. by)
Making Up the Quarrel 1904 George Arthurs (words)
My Husband's Left Me Again 1904 Dan Lipton (words)
G. Bastow (perf. by)
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Ugly Duckling , The 1904 Dan Lipton (words)
You Wish You Were A Girl (w&m) 1904
Beautiful, Beautiful Bed 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (perf. by)
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Bombombay 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
Dear Little Shadow 1905 Edgar Bateman (words)
Good 1905 Harry Castling (words)
Hello, Little Girl! Who Are You? 1905 Harry Castling (words)
If I Had A Girl As Nice As You 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
It's the Best World We've Ever Seen 1905 Harry Castling (words)
G. Lashwood (perf. by)
Little Glow 1905 Harry Castling (words)
Put a Little Bit Away For a Rainy Day! 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
Carlotta Levey (perf. by)
Harry Bluff (perf. by)
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Walker Walked Away 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
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Welcome Home, Sailor Boy! (w&m) 1905
Ain't Yer Gwin Ter Say 'How Do?' 1906 Dan Lipton (words)
As I Stand by the Old Church Door 1906 Dan Lipton (words)
Bangalore 1906 Harry Castling (words)
Barbados 1906 Harry Castling (words)
Bashful! 1906 George Arthurs (words)  wvicon.gif
Betty, I'm Pining (w&m) 1906
Do a Good Turn When You Are Able 1906 Dan Lipton (words)
Carlotta Levey (perf. by)
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Dominic McCue 1906 Fred W. Leigh (words)
Don't Tell the World Your Troubles 1906 Dan Lipton (words)
Carlotta Levey (perf. by)
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Farewell, New York! 1906 Harry Castling (words)
If Your Hair Were Not So Curly 1906 Harry Castling (words)
It is the Scarecrow 1906 Dan Lipton (words)
Man and Wife Should Always Pull Together 1906 Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
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Costumes, Gowns & Frocks 1907 George Arthurs (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Don't Throw Stones at Other People's Windows 1907 Hugh Owen (words)
Fire! Fire! Fire! 1907 George Arthurs (words)
Firelight 1907 George Arthurs (words)
Get It Over! 1907 George Arthurs (words)
House, the Flat and the Bungalow , The (w&m) 1907
I Don't Like Your Stovepipe Hat 1907 R.P. Weston (words)
F.J. Barnes (words)
I Wish I Were You : Parody 1907 Dan Lipton (words)
B. Williams (perf. by)
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It's Our Silver Wedding 1907 Edgar Bateman (words)
Ryder Slone (perf. by)
Lassie From Lancashire, A 1907 John Neat (words)
Yolande Noble (perf. by)
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Little Cloud with the Silv'ry Lining (w&m) 1907
My Chateau in Barcelona (w&m) 1907
Put Me Amongst the Girls 1907 Dan Lipton (words)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
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Rowing To Hampton Court 1907 Harry Castling (words)
She's a Lassie From Lancashire 1907 Dan Lipton (words)
John Neat (words)
Ella Retford (perf. by)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
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Don't Be Ridiculous, Nicholas! 1908 George Arthurs (words)
Goo-Goo Land 1908 Fred W. Leigh (words)
Ada Reeve (perf. by)
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I Began to Run 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
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I Could Get Along So Nicely With You 1908 George Arthurs (words)
I Would Still Love You 1908 Harry Castling (words)
I'm Not Looking for a Beautiful Girl 1908 George Arthurs (words)
I'm the Best Pal I've Ever Had! 1908 George A. Stephens (words)
I've Been Fishing for Pearls 1908 George Arthurs (words)
If You Were The Only Girl on Earth 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Hugh Owen (words)
Jean, Jean From Aberdeen 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
B. Williams (perf. by)
Meet Me, Jenny, When the Sun Goes Down 1908 Harry Castling (words)
Molly Mavourneen 1908 D. Lipton (words)  wvicon.gif
My Girl's a Yorkshire Girl 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Gallimore (perf. by)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
Oh, Oh, Antonio 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
Shirts 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (perf. by)
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Take Me Back to the Isle of Man! 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Won't You Be My Husband 1908 G. Arthurs (words)
Lily Lena (perf. by)
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Won't You Harmonize With Me? 1908 Laura Guerite (perf. by)
All Hands on Deck 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
G. Lashwood (perf. by)
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Alphonso, My Alphonso (w&m) 1909
Come and Hear Him Play His Oom 1909 Charles Collins (words)
Girl in the Clogs and Shawl, The 1909 Harry Castling (words)
Daisy Dormer (perf. by)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly! 1909 Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
N. Bayes (perf. by)
Billy Murray (perf. by)
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I Only Got Married To 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
I'll Be Cross, Arabella, I'll Be Cross 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
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Joe, I Want to Go to the Football Match 1909 D. Lipton (words)
Arthur Woodville (perf. by)
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Kelly Two, The 1909 Will Letters (words)
Mum (w&m) 1909
Pull Yourselves Together, Girls 1909 Harry Castling (words)
We Don't Want More Daylight 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
B. Williams (perf. by)
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Boss of the House (w&m) 1910 Jack Pleasants (perf. by)  audio15.gif
First Time That I've Been in Love , The 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
Flanagan 1910 Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
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Fourteen and Sixpence a Week 1910 C.W. Murphy (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
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Have a Banana! 1910 Harry Castling (words)
I Shall Be a Bad Lad, 'liza Ann (w&m) 1910 Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
I Shall Sulk! 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
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In Your Old Tam (w&m) 1910
It's the First Time That I've Been in Love 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
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Just to Show Who Was Boss in the House (w&m) 1910 Jack Pleasants (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Kelly, The (w&m) 1910
Mac! Mac! Mac! Are You Coming Back? (w&m) 1910 Daisy Dormer (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
On the Same Place Every Time 1910 Charles Collins (words)
Plink-Plonk! 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
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Singer Was Irish , The 1910 Harry Castling (words)
Peter Dawson (perf. by)
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We'll Treat You like One of Our Own 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
You Might Do Worse Than Marry a Factory Lass 1910 Will Letters (words)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
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At the Grinding of the Cane 1911 Frank Stanton (words)  wvicon.gif
Have You Heard John James O'Hara? 1911 Worton David (words)
Hi, Hi, Hi, Mr. McKie 1911 Will Letters (words)
I'll Be Out in the Lifeboat All Night (w&m) 1911 Dan Lipton (words)
Harry Bluff (perf. by)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
I'm the Man That Buried Flanagan 1911 Harry Castling (words)
I've a Garden in Sweden 1911 Dan Lipton (co-author)
Hugh Owen (co-author)
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No Wonder I Look Jolly 1911 Dan Lipton (words)
O'Brien (w&m) 1911 Florrie Forde (perf. by)  audio15.gif
Only Bit of Ireland in Old New York, The 1911 N. Bayes (perf. by)
J. Norworth (perf. by)
They're All Single by the Seaside 1911 Worton David (words)
Ella Retford (perf. by)
We All Go the Same Way Home 1911 Harry Castling (words)
Chas R. Whittle (perf. by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Follow The Footsteps in the Snow 1912 Worton David (words)
Hogmanay (w&m) 1912
I Took a Big Bite of My Bun 1912 Worton David (words)
H. O. Wills (perf. by)
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Let's All Go into the Ballroom 1912 Andrew N. Allen (words)
We Must Have a Song about the Isle of Man (w&m) 1912
You Must All Do as I Do 1912 Dan Lipton (words)
You Must Come Round on Saturday 1912 Sidney Davis (words)
Daisy James (perf. by)
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Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy 1913 Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
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I Parted My Hair in the Middle 1913 Worton David (words)
G. Formby Sr. (perf. by)
I Shall Get in Such a Row When Martha Knows! 1913 Worton David (words)
Jack Pleasants (perf. by)
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In the Valley of Golden Dreams 1913 Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (perf. by)
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Show Me a Train That Goes to London (w&m) 1913 Gus Harris (perf. by)
Bed, Wonderful Bed 1915 Dan Lipton (words)
Keep Your Head Down, Fritzi Boy (We Saw You) 1918 Worton David (words)
I Wonder What It Feels Like To Be Poor 1920 Dan Lipton (words)
Magini (words)
Is London Like It Used to Be? ? Harry Castling (words)
Victoria Monks (perf. by)
That's the Worst of Them Little Backstreets ? Weston (words)
Barnes (words)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly 2:25 Florrie Forde C.W. Murphy 
youtube15.jpg We All Go The Same Way Home 3:02 Chas R. Whittle C.W. Murphy