Alfred G. Vance  (1839-1888)
Last updated: 01.09.21
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 18 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 Alfred G. Vance (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Country Life For Me, A Alfred G. Vance (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Covent Garden in the Morning Robert Coote (music)
J.L. Graydon (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Dick Murphy of T.C.D. Alfred Lee (music)
Hugh Willoughby Sweny (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Fair Girl Dress'd in Check, The Alfred G. Vance (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Husband's Boat, The Alfred Lee (music)
Frank W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Kerrect Kard, The Alfred G. Vance (music)
W. Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Naughty Young Man, The Alfred G. Vance (music)
Frank W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Old Brown's Daughter G.W. Hunt (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Peter Potts the Peeler Alfred G. Vance (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif School of Jolly Dogs, The Harry Copeland (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
F. Hall (perf. by)
T. MacLagan (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  Serjeant Sharp of Lincoln's Inn Alfred Lee (music)
Walter Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Style, The Alfred G. Vance (music)
J.B. Geoghegan (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Tick! Tick! Tick! Alfred G. Vance (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Ticket of Leave Man, The M. Hobson (music)
Alfred Vance (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Toothpick and Crutch Alfred Lee (music)
T. L. Clay (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Vance's Act on the Square Alfred Lee (words & music)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
Harry Sydney (perf. by)
Eunice Vance (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Walking in the Zoo Alfred Lee (music)
Hugh Willoughby Sweny (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 36 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 (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Covent Garden in the Morning (1873) Robert Coote J.L. Graydon (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif School of Jolly Dogs (1865), The Harry Copeland(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by)
F. Hall (perf. by)
T. MacLagan (perf. by)
sm15.gif Belgravia (1869) T. Vincent Davies W Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif How Do You Like London (1880) William George Eaton T S Lonsdale (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif So Did I (1884) I. George Cecil Calmour (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Ticket of Leave Man (1865), The M. Hobson Alfred Vance (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Afternoon Crawl (1877), The G.W. Hunt(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Here Stands a Young Man Who Wants a Sweetheart (1869) G.W. Hunt(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Old Brown's Daughter (1878) G.W. Hunt(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Sweet Jenny (1865) G.W. Hunt M Hobson (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif He's Just the Man That Would! (1868) Alfred Lee F.W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Husband's Boat (1869), The Alfred Lee Frank W. Green (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Idol of the Day (1869), The Alfred Lee(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Late Lamented ''Jones'' The (1869) Alfred Lee F.W. Green (words)
H C Maguire (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Thoroughbred (1869) Alfred Lee William Bayle Bernard (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Walking in the Zoo (1869) Alfred Lee H W Sweeny (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Always Make the Best of It (1870) Alfred Lee Hugh Willoughby Sweny (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Fast Old Boys (1870), The Alfred Lee W. Burnot (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif May the Present Moment Be the Worst of Our Lives (1870) Alfred Lee(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Vance's Act on the Square (1870) Alfred Lee Anthony (words)
H C Maguire (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
Harry Sydney (perf. by)
Eunice Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  Dick Murphy of T.C.D. (1871) Alfred Lee Hugh Willoughby Sweney (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Serjeant Sharp of Lincoln's Inn (1872) Alfred Lee W Greenaway (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Quite Au Fait (1876) Alfred Lee Strake Shenton (words)
A.G Vance (perf. by)
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sm15.gif London Society (1878) Alfred Lee(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Toothpick and Crutch (1879) Alfred Lee T L Clay (words)
A.G Vance (perf. 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 (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Have You Seen Her! (1887) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Carrie (?) Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Country Life For Me (1872), A Alfred G. Vance(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Fair Girl Dress'd in Check (1865), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Kerrect Kard (?), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif  Naughty Young Man (?), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Peter Potts the Peeler (?) Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Style (?), The Alfred G. Vance A.G Vance (perf. by)
sm15.gif Tick! Tick! Tick! (1865) Alfred G. Vance(w&m) A.G Vance (perf. by) wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 32 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 A.G Vance (perf. by)
Tick! Tick! Tick! (w&m) 1865 A.G Vance (perf. 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 A.G Vance (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Galloping Snob of Rotten Row!!, The 1873 D. James (perf. 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 ? A.G Vance (perf. by)
Chickaleery Cove, The ?
Cliquot, Cliquot ?
Covent Garden in the Morning ?
Dick Murphy of T.C.D. ?
Husbands Boat, The ?
Jolly Dogs ?
Kerrect Kard, The ? A.G Vance (perf. by)
Naughty Young Man, The ? A.G Vance (perf. by)
Old Brown's Daughter ?
Peter Potts the Peeler ? A.G Vance (perf. by)
Serjeant Sharp of Lincoln's Inn ?
Slap Bang Here We Are Again ?
Style, The ? A.G Vance (perf. by)
Toothpick and Crutch ?
Walking in the Zoo ?
Young Man of the Day, The ?