Category: Music hall song

Down The Road

Words & music by Fred Gilbert 1893 swag = money; jimmies = guineas (£1 and 1 shilling); sovereign = a gold coin worth £1; cob = short legged strongly built horse; dance = race. There’s more about the music hall and this album in Albums 6 of the…

The Night I Appeared As Macbeth

Words & music by William Hargreaves 1919 There’s more about the music hall and this album in Albums 6 of the menu bar.

‘Arry, ‘Arry, ‘Arry

Words & music Fred? Murray, Alfred? Lee & George Le Brunn 1902 There’s more about the music hall and this album in Albums 6 of the menu bar.

I Want To Sing In Opera

Words & music by Worton David & George Arthurs 1910 There’s more about the music hall and this album in Albums 6 of the menu bar.

Granny’s Old Armchair

Eliza Cook 1838, adapted by John Read 1871 and others, including folk tradition later. There’s more about the music hall and this album in Albums 6 of the menu bar.

My Old Dutch

Words & music by Albert Chevalier & Charles Ingle 1892 Dutch is dated Cockney rhyming slang for wife. (Duchess of Fife) Albums 6 above has more about this song and the music halls.

The Rest Of The Day’s Your Own

Words & music by Worton David & J P Long 1915 There’s more about the music hall and this album in Albums 6 of the menu bar.