Alfred G. Vance  (1839-1888)
Last updated: 04.10.20
p_vancea.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Alfred Vance [Alfred Peek Stevens] was a 19th-century English music hall singer born in London He was also known as The Great Vance and used the stage name Alfred Grenville.
In 1860 he was performing with his brother in a blackface act before making his first solo appearance at the South London Palace in 1864.
He rivaled George Leybourne, writer of Champagne Charlie, by writing and performing Cliquot in response. The feud ended with the song Beautiful Beer..
He died while performing on the stage of the Sun Music Hall, Knightsbridge.
Websites:
url15.gif Alfred Vance Biography by wikipedia.org.  
This list is arranged by title and contains 16 lyrics performed by Alfred G. Vance. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Carrie A.G Vance (sung by)  
url15.gif Country Life For Me, A A.G Vance (sung by)  
url15.gif Covent Garden in the Morning J.L. Graydon (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Dick Murphy of T.C.D. Hugh Willoughby Sweny (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Fair Girl Dress'd in Check, The A.G Vance (sung by)  
url15.gif Husband's Boat, The Frank W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Kerrect Kard, The W. Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Naughty Young Man, The Frank W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Old Brown's Daughter A.G Vance (sung by)  
url15.gif Peter Potts the Peeler A.G Vance (sung by)  
url15.gif Serjeant Sharp of Lincoln's Inn Walter Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Style, The J.B. Geoghegan (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Tick! Tick! Tick! A.G Vance (sung by)  
url15.gif Ticket of Leave Man, The Alfred Vance (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Toothpick and Crutch T. L. Clay (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
url15.gif Walking in the Zoo Hugh Willoughby Sweny (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 35 songs sung by Alfred Vance 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 Perambulator (1865), The James Batchelder A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Covent Garden in the Morning (1873) Robert Coote J.L. Graydon (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif School of Jolly Dogs (1865), The Harry Copeland(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Belgravia (1869) T. Vincent Davies W Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif How Do You Like London (1880) William George Eaton T S Lonsdale (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Ticket of Leave Man (1865), The M. Hobson Alfred Vance (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Afternoon Crawl (1877), The G.W. Hunt(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Here Stands a Young Man Who Wants a Sweetheart (1869) G.W. Hunt(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Old Brown's Daughter (1878) G.W. Hunt(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Sweet Jenny (1865) G.W. Hunt M Hobson (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Always Make the Best of It (1870) Alfred Lee Hugh Willoughby Sweny (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Dick Murphy of T.C.D. (1871) Alfred Lee Hugh Willoughby Sweney (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Fast Old Boys (1870), The Alfred Lee W. Burnot (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif He's Just the Man That Would! (1868) Alfred Lee F.W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Husband's Boat (1869), The Alfred Lee Frank W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Idol of the Day (1869), The Alfred Lee(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Late Lamented ''Jones'' The (1869) Alfred Lee F.W. Green (words)
H C Maguire (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif London Society (1878) Alfred Lee(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif May the Present Moment Be the Worst of Our Lives (1870) Alfred Lee(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Quite Au Fait (1876) Alfred Lee Strake Shenton (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Serjeant Sharp of Lincoln's Inn (1872) Alfred Lee W Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Thoroughbred (1869) Alfred Lee William Bayle Bernard (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Toothpick and Crutch (1879) Alfred Lee T L Clay (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Vance's Act on the Square (1870) Alfred Lee Anthony (words)
H C Maguire (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Walking in the Zoo (1869) Alfred Lee H W Sweeny (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Belle of Eaton Square (1883), The Joseph Tabrar Verdnon Green (words)
A B Court (words)
A.G Vance (sung by)
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sm15.gif Have You Seen Her! (1887) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Carrie (?) Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Country Life For Me (1872), A Alfred G. Vance(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Fair Girl Dress'd in Check (1865), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Kerrect Kard (?), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Naughty Young Man (?), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif  Peter Potts the Peeler (?) Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Style (?), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (sung by)
sm15.gif Tick! Tick! Tick! (1865) Alfred G. Vance(w&m) A.G Vance (sung by) wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 33 works by Alfred G. Vance (1839-1888). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Fair Girl Dress'd in Check, The 1865 Alfred G. Vance (sung by)
Tick! Tick! Tick! (w&m) 1865 Alfred Vance (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Beau of Baden-Baden, The 1867 J S Lee (words)  wvicon.gif
Blighted Husband, The (w&m) 1868  wvicon.gif
Par Excellence 1869 H De Marsan (words)  wvicon.gif
Beautiful Girls (w&m) 1870  wvicon.gif
Costermonger Joe 1870 Charles H Witt (words)  wvicon.gif
Rhine Daughters, The (w&m) 1871  wvicon.gif
Country Life For Me, A (w&m) 1872 Alfred Vance (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Galloping Snob of Rotten Row!!, The 1873 Daisy James (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Vance's Naughty Young Man 1876 Frank W Green (words)  wvicon.gif
Fitz-Jones, the M.P. (w&m) 1877  wvicon.gif
You Never Can Tell 1882 Charles H Witt (words)  wvicon.gif
Act on the Square, Boys ?
Brokin 'arted Butler, The ?
Carrie ? Alfred Vance (sung by)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Chickaleery Cove, The ?
Cliquot, Cliquot ?
Covent Garden in the Morning ?
Dick Murphy of T.C.D. ?
Husbands Boat, The ?
Jolly Dogs ?
Kerrect Kard, The ? Alfred G. Vance (sung by)
Naughty Young Man, The ? Alfred Vance (sung by)
Old Brown's Daughter ?
Peter Potts the Peeler ? Alfred Vance (sung by)
Serjeant Sharp of Lincoln's Inn ?
Slap Bang Here We Are Again ?
Style, The ? Alfred Vance (sung by)
'Ticket-of-Leave' Man, The ?
Toothpick and Crutch ?
Walking in the Zoo ?
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Young Man of the Day, The ?