C.W. Murphy  (1870-1913)
Last updated: 30.09.20
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 W. Murphey.
Websites:
url15.gif Clarence Wainwright Murphy Biography by wikipedia.org.  
This list is arranged by title and contains 51 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 Dan Lipton (words)
George Lashwood (sung by)
 
url15.gif Alphonso, My Alphonso  
url15.gif Baby's Name, The Albert Hall (words)
Charles Bignell (sung by)
 
url15.gif Bashful! George Arthurs (words)  
url15.gif Beautiful, Beautiful Bed Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (sung by)
 
url15.gif Flanagan Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Fourteen and Sixpence a Week Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif Girl in the Clogs and Shawl, The Harry Castling (words)
Daisy Dormer (sung by)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
 
url15.gif Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly? Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Began to Run Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif  I Live in Trafalgar Square Morny Cash (sung by)  
url15.gif I Parted My Hair in the Middle Worton David (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Shall Be a Bad Lad, 'liza Ann Jack Pleasants (sung by)  
url15.gif I Shall Get in Such a Row When Martha Knows! Worton David (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Shall Sulk! Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Took a Big Bite of My Bun Worton David (words)
H. O. Wills (sung by)
 
url15.gif If That Comes True M. Nolan (sung by)  
url15.gif I'll Be Cross, Arabella, I'll Be Cross Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'll Be Out in the Lifeboat All Night Dan Lipton (words)
Harry Bluff (sung by)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif In the Valley of Golden Dreams Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Is London Like It Used to Be? Harry Castling (words)
Victoria Monks (sung by)
 
url15.gif It's Our Silver Wedding Ryder Slone (sung by)  
url15.gif  It's the Best World We've Ever Seen George Lashwood (sung by)  
url15.gif It's the First Time That I've Been in Love Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
 
url15.gif Jean, Jean From Aberdeen Dan Lipton (words)
B. Williams (sung by)
 
url15.gif Joe, I Want to Go to the Football Match D. Lipton (words)
Arthur Woodville (sung by)
 
url15.gif Just to Show Who Was Boss in the House Jack Pleasants (sung by)  
url15.gif Let's All Go Down the Strand Harry Castling (words)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
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url15.gif Little Irish Postman, The P. Rafferty (sung by)  
url15.gif Little Yellow Bird William Hargreaves (words)
Ellaline Terriss (sung by)
 
url15.gif Mac! Mac! Mac! Are You Coming Back? Daisy Dormer (sung by)  
url15.gif Man and Wife Should Always Pull Together Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Molly Mavourneen D. Lipton (words)  
url15.gif Mrs. Carter Edgar Bateman (words)
G. Elen (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Mulligan's Motor Car L. Barrett (sung by)  
url15.gif My Girl's a Yorkshire Girl Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Gallimore (sung by)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
 
url15.gif My Husband's Left Me Again Dan Lipton (words)
G. Bastow (sung by)
 
url15.gif Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop, The Lily Hawthorne (sung by)  
url15.gif Oh, Oh, Antonio Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
 
url15.gif Put Me Amongst the Girls Dan Lipton (words)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
 
url15.gif Seaside Sultan, The William Hargreaves (words)
Henry E Pether (words)
Vesta Tilley (sung by)
 
url15.gif She's a Lassie From Lancashire Dan Lipton (words)
John Neath (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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url15.gif Shirts Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (sung by)
 
url15.gif Show Me a Train That Goes to London Gus Harris (sung by)  
url15.gif That's the Worst of Them Little Backstreets Weston (words)
Barnes (words)
 
url15.gif They're All Single by the Seaside Worton David (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Thing He Had Never Done Before, A Alfred Lamont (words)
G. Robey (sung by)
 
url15.gif Walker Walked Away Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif We All Go the Same Way Home Harry Castling (words)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
 
url15.gif You Might Do Worse Than Marry a Factory Lass Will Letters (words)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
 
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 154 works by C.W. Murphy (1870-1913). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (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)
Still His Whiskers Grew 1894 Albert Hall (words)
Pat Rafferty (sung by)
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Thing He Had Never Done Before, A 1895 Alfred Lamont (words)
George Robey (sung 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
Jane Magee (w&m) 1898
Kelly, the Car (w&m) 1898
Baby's Name, The 1900 Albert Hall (words)
Charles Bignell (sung 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)
Gus Elen (sung by)
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Mulligan's Motor Car (w&m) 1900 Lester Barrett (sung 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 (sung by)
If That Comes True (w&m) 1902 Michael Nolan (sung 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 (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Giddy Little Isle of Man , The (w&m) 1903
Hanging Mother's Picture on a Nail (w&m) 1903
Little Yellow Bird 1903 W. Hargreaves (words)
Ellaline Terriss (sung by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Seaside Sultan, The 1903 William Hargreaves (words)
Henry E Pether (words)
Vesta Tilley (sung 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
Let's All Go Down the Strand 1904 Harry Castling (words)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
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Little Irish Postman , The (w&m) 1904 Pat Rafferty (sung by)
Making Up the Quarrel 1904 George Arthurs (words)
My Husband's Left Me Again 1904 Dan Lipton (words)
George Bastow (sung 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 (sung 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)
It's the Best World We've Ever Seen 1905 Harry Castling (words)
George Lashwood (sung by)
Little Glow 1905 Harry Castling (words)
Put a Little Bit Away For a Rainy Day! 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
Carlotta Levey (sung by)
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Walker Walked Away 1905 Dan Lipton (words)
George Formby Sr. (sung 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 (sung 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 (sung 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 (sung by)
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Costumes, Gowns & Frocks 1907 George Arthurs (words)
Don't Throw Stones at Other People's Windows 1907 Hugh Owen (words)
Fire! Fire! Fire! 1907 George Arthurs (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
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've a Garden in Sweden 1907 Dan Lipton (words)
Hugh Owen (words)
It's Our Silver Wedding 1907 Edgar Bateman (words)
Ryder Slone (sung by)
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 (sung 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 (sung by)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
Don't Be Ridiculous, Nicholas! 1908 George Arthurs (words)
Goo 1908 Fred W. Leigh (words)
Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly? 1908 Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
I Began to Run 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
George Formby Sr. (sung 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)
Billy Williams (sung 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 (sung by)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
Oh, Oh, Antonio 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
Shirts 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
Morny Cash (sung by)
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Take Me Back to the Isle of Man! 1908 Dan Lipton (words)
All Hands on Deck 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
George Lashwood (sung by)
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 (sung by)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
I Only Got Married To 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
I'll Be Cross, Arabella, I'll Be Cross 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
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Joe, I Want to Go to the Football Match 1909 D. Lipton (words)
Arthur Woodville (sung by)
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Kelly Two, The 1909 Will Letters (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Mum (w&m) 1909
Plink Plonk 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
Pull Yourselves Together, Girls 1909 Harry Castling (words)
We Don't Want More Daylight 1909 Dan Lipton (words)
Boss of the House (w&m) 1910
First Time That I've Been in Love , The 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
Flanagan 1910 Will Letters (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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Fourteen and Sixpence a Week 1910 C.W. Murphy (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung 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 (sung by)
I Shall Sulk! 1910 Dan Lipton (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung 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 (sung by)
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Just to Show Who Was Boss in the House (w&m) 1910 Jack Pleasants (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Kelly, The (w&m) 1910
Mac! Mac! Mac! Are You Coming Back? (w&m) 1910 Daisy Dormer (sung by)  wvicon.gif
On the Same Place Every Time 1910 Charles Collins (words)
Singer Was Irish , The 1910 Harry Castling (words)
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 (sung by)
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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 (sung by)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
I'm the Man That Buried Flanagan 1911 Harry Castling (words)
No Wonder I Look Jolly 1911 Dan Lipton (words)
O'Brien (w&m) 1911
They're All Single by the Seaside 1911 Worton David (words)
Ella Retford (sung by)
We All Go the Same Way Home 1911 Harry Castling (words)
Chas R. Whittle (sung by)
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 (sung 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 (w&m) 1912
I Parted My Hair in the Middle 1913 Worton David (words)
George Formby Sr. (sung by)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I Shall Get in Such a Row When Martha Knows! 1913 Worton David (words)
Jack Pleasants (sung by)
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In the Valley of Golden Dreams 1913 Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung by)
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Show Me a Train That Goes to London (w&m) 1913 Gus Harris (sung by)
Hold Your Hand Out You Naughty Boy 1914 Worton David (words)
Florrie Forde (sung 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 (sung by)
That's the Worst of Them Little Backstreets ? Weston (words)
Barnes (words)
If I Had A Girl As Nice As You date Dan Lipton (words)
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg Has anybody here seen Kelly 2:25 Florrie Forde