Michael Kilgarriff | Grace Beauty & Banjos | Sing us One of the Old Songs
 
 

Last update: September 2015

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ARTISTES' REPERTOIRES - C
CABANI, ROSIE Girl In The Pastry Shop, The
CAFFREY, FRANK  Backbiter, The
His Mother'll Lose A Son
CAIRNS, FRED d. 1 Apr 1896
Blot Upon The Family Name, A
Funny Cuts
CALLAN, JOHN  d. 26 Dec 1920 (w. Moore & Burgess)
We're All Getting Older Every Day
CALTON, FRED Little Black Me
CAMBRIDGE, HARRY Tailor Tried To Catch Her, The
CAMERON, VIOLET It Goes Against The Grain
Jumbo Aesthete, The

Real Jane

You Scratch My Back And I'll Scratch Yours
CAMP, J. E. Biddy Malone (parody)
Grandfather's Clock (parody)

Mary McIntyre (parody)
CAMPBELL, HERBERT
1844-1904
Paradise Villa
CAMPBELL, Mrs PATRICK Expiation sk. (US only?)
Simaetha sk.
CAMPBELL, VIOLET Several Ways Of Making Love
CAMPLIN, FRED Why Should I Look Small?
CAPEL, GEORGE Art Of Love, The (w A Chevalier)
CAPRICE, JUNE I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
CARDON, CHARLES Covent Garden Ball, The
Love
CARL & CARR By The Sea
CARLISLE, COLIN fl c.1910
Oh, Boys, I've Seen You There
CARLTON, HARRY* d. 8 Dec 1961
CARLTON, KITTEE

1898?-1964?
My Mother's Face

CARLYLE, VI My Congo Queen
When Cupid Comes A-Knocking At The Door
CARMEN, VIOLET  If I Could Only Say In French What I'm Thinking In English
Several Ways Of Making Love
CARNEY, KATE b. 1869.  Mother-in-law of GLADYS MAVIUS
Here's To An English Tar

Mother, I Love You
Stand Up For The Rose
There's A Nice Little Home A-Waiting
CARNEY, PAT  d. 29 Jul 1893
Dandy Stable Boy, The

Musical Mechanic, The
CARNEY, TOM Riley Told Me So
Town And Country
CARPENTER, J. E. Ladies' Man
A + L&C Barney O'Brien At The Exhibition (1862?)
CARR, FRANK 1858-1916 L&C
CARR, GEORGE H. 1852-1918
Asleep In The Deep
CARR, PERCY Down At Shepherd's Bush
Gibraltar
CARR, MAGGIE If I'd Only Got The Impudence
Maggie Dear
CARROLL, BROWNIE  Come Josephine In My Flying Machine
CARROLL, KATE I Can't Live Wivout 'Im
Swinging Boat, The
CARTER, SID A + L&C Rafferty's Cycle Race 1898
CARUS, EMMA Carus Breeze, The
Hawaiian Butterfly, The

I Wants To Be The Leadin' Lady

Nancy, Oh Miss Nancy

That Peculiar Rag
CASE, CHARLIE  1858-1916
CASELLI, CORA  Gay Piccadilly, Oh!
CASH, MORNY
I Will Have A Night Tonight
CASS, FRANK  'Tis A Faded Picture
I Lost My Train Again

Which Is The Sinner And Which Is The Saint?
CAVE, CHARLES
 
Different Faces
It's The Style

CAVE, HADDON

My Cosey Corner Girl

CAVE, JACK Dandy Jim The Junketing Gay P.C.
CAVENDISH, ADA  1847-95
CAVENDISH, MINNIE c1842-67
You Naughty Naughty Men
CECIL, TOM Can't Tell What The Future Will Bring
Couldn't It Go
How To Do It
Old Original, The
Sign There's Something Coming
Take The Piece
CELLI, FRANK H. pseud. of Frank H. Standing; br. of Helen
Harlequin And Columbine
Rorke's Drift
Where, Oh Where, Is Our Navy?
CERITO, ADA
Sweet Mignotte
CHALLIS, FLO  Down On The Farm
CHAMBERS, EMMA Good Night Darling
CHAMPION, HARRY A. E. I. O. or Oo-Sally-Oo
Everywhere You Go

He Didn't Die A Natural Death
Houp-La Skirt, The
I Pity Myself
I Shan't Mend Your Waiscoat Any More
When Old Brown Busted Up The Show

Sherbert Shifters' Club, The
CHANDON, ROSE  Flo, The Waterman's Daughter
Somebody's Baby Boy
CHANTLER, ELIZABETH fl c1913
Take Me Back To The Garden Of Love

VioletsYesterday
CHAPLIN, CHARLES sen. Duty's Call
English French And German

Pals That Time Cannot Alter!

Sam The Ostler 

Winning And Losing
CHAPMAN, ARTHUR Take It Off
When Are They Going To Burn Yer
CHAPMAN, BELLA &              BLANCHE fl c1870 (USA)
Ah, So Pure

Captain Jinks

Champagne Charlie

List To The Gay Castanet

Little Blue Butterfly

Loving Daughter's Heart, A

Maiden And Her Linnet, The
Oh, Wouldn't You Like To Know
On Yonder Rock Reclining

Paradise Of Love, The
Sing, Birdie, Sing
Tassels On The Boots

Up In A Balloon
Walking In The Park
CHAPMAN, ELLA
Another Little Coon In Town
CHAPMAN, HETTY  Chloe
Love's Old Sweet Song
CHAPMAN, LOUIE He's Such A Good Boy
Mother Used To Do The Same
CHARD, KATE Money Is The Master Of Us All
CHARLES, FLORRY
I'm So Nervous
It Makes Girls Happy


CHARLES, Mr & Mrs LEONARD

 
 

d. 27 August 1886 aged 43.
List To The Music Stealing
Meet Me By Moonlight

CHARLES-HIRSCH, CAROLINE

Laughing Song (`Fledermaus')

CHARMAN, JACK They All Do The Wibbly Wobbly Walk
CHATTELL, HETTIE Right Away My Nell I'm Going
CHEEVERS, JOE A + L&C 
Boggs The Butcher
I'm So Happy (1890)
Milkman, The
Sullivan's Old Boreen
CHERRY, LOTTIE  Madcap, The L&C J. W. Cherry (man's version: Come, Let Us Be Gay Boys A: Jolly Nash)
CHESHIRE, W. Opinions Upon The Times
CHESTER, ALF Duke Of The Thames Embankment, The
I Turned My Lantern Down
CHESTER, SISTERS mainstay of the act was Florence Rochester; Edith (nee Florence Edith Cumber Flexmore) was with the act 1892-9; left to marry Arthur Boaz of the Brothers Little.
Sweet Nora Grady

Yellow Bird, The
CHEVALIER, ALBERT
'E Ain't Got The Shadder Of A Notion
Tink-a-Tin (Burlesque Chanson)


CHIP, LITTLE

Billy's Missus
Cross-Eyed Peggy
Dear Pretty Liza
Flo
Kitty
I Have Had Enough Of It
Since The Old Man Lost His Dutch
 

CHIRGWIN, G. H. Grand Old London Town
CHRISTIAN, ALBERT
Dandy Fifth
CHRISTY MINSTRELS After John RAWLINSON add Harry TEMPLETON.  Names after song titles indicate soloists.
way Down Alabama or The Girl With The Blue Dress (Little Bob)

Beautiful Isle Of The Sea, The

Birds Await The Day, The
Birds Will Come Again, The

Bright Little Cottage, The

Dear Little Ones, My Own

delete: God Bless Us, Every One

I Have Listened To Her Footsteps (G. W. Winterhaigh)
Little Drooping Flower, TheOh, De Moon Is My Friend
Oh, Give Me Wings

Oh! Would I Were A Bird

Oh! Mary Jane

Oh! Father, Tell Me

Oh! Mother Dear, Why Did You Leave Me?

Old Jaw Bone, The

Other Side Of Jordan, The

Our Parting Long Ago

Phillis, Dear Phillis

Piccayunne (sic) Butler

Pretty Dick
Pretty Song-Bird, Come Again
Pretty Little Girl With The Tight Boot On

Poor Old Man
Sail On Silver Cloud
Silvery Waters Softly Glide

Sleep, Gentle Lady Mine

Softly O'er The Rippling Waters

Sweet Evalina

Take This Message To My Mother

There's A Charm
Tilda Horn

Valley By The Stream, The

When De Bright Stars Come Again

Who Is It Lying Beneath The Broad Palm
?
Would I Were A Boy Again

You'll Sometimes Think Of Me
CHRISTIE, NELLIE  Cannibal Nigger, The
CHURCHILL, HARRY  I Couldn't Get On Without ItOh Turn Your Eye Away
CLAIRE, INA 1892/5-1985
Marie Odile
 
CLARE, CLARICE If You Could Care For Me
CLARE, EMIL Funny Phrases
Music Hall Shakespeare, The
CLARE, GEORGE 'prima donna' w. MOHAWK MINSTRELS
CLARE, KITTY  Scotland's Brave Sons
CLARK & ADLER Back In Tennessee
CLARK & HAMILTON  Girls Assorted
CLARK, CHARLES  1866-1943 wrote own material
King's Navee, The sk. 
CLARK, DOROTHY L.  My Tiny Firefly
Will He Answer Goo Goo?
CLARK, EDWARD  Butterfly Dude, The
CLARK(E), J.  Society
CLARK, LIDA  Mama, Don't Be Cross With Me
She'd Been A Mother To Me
CLARK, LOUISE 1873-1900
CLARK, LUCY fl c1890s
Comin' Thru The Rye
CLARK, MAE  1860-91
All That I Ask Of You Is Love
CLARKE & GLENNY  Haunted House, The sk.
CLARKE, HELEN Your King And Your Country
CLARKE, MAY  Bantry Bay
Love Lingers Yet
CLARKE, TOM I'll Find My Sweetheart Again
What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?
CLAVERDON, JENNIE  d.3 Jul 1900
Down Rotten Row 
CLAVERING, NITA  Only A Tiny Shoe
CLAYTON, DOLLY May I Come Home Once More
CLEMENT, HARRY Now It's All Over For Ever
CLEMENTS, FRED  Short Stories or La-Diddley-Diddley-Um
CLEO  1854-87 (John Blackburn)
CLEVERE, AMY Dat Yeller Gal By My Side
Good Evening, Mr Moon
CLIFF, LITTLE Coon's Conscience, The
Try And Find Another Coon

Your Number's Up
CLIFFORD, DORA And Yet They Call Me Dizzy
You Can Buy Them For A Penny In The Street
CLIFFORD, JEM I'm A Miser
Old Father Time
CLIFFORD, NAT 1870-1948  Ended his chequered career as missionary in a Hawaiian leper colony
CLIFFORD, WALTER
Queen And The Beggarman, The
CLIFTON, F.  Widow White, The
CLIFTON, HARRY common-law wife FANNY EDWARDS
I'm Number One

Musical Miseries
Old Man's Advice, An
CLIFTON, H.A. Grass Widow, The
Mrs Brown's Apartments
CLIFTON, LILY  Bertie The Dandy
Collier And His Lass, The
Dear Old Friends
Guarding The Homes Of Britannia
Fill The Glass
Innocent Boys
Jolly Boys' Brigade
Now, Boys, What's It Going To Be?
CLINE, MAGGIE Since Kate Learnt How To Fly
COATES, HARRY  Sitting In His Old Arm Chair

COBORN, CHARLES

I've Loved Another Girl Since Then

COCHRANE, FRANK  1882-1962 
Cobbler's Song
COFFIN, C. HAYDEN Best Man, The  sk.  (w. Sam WALSH)
Here's To The Maiden Of Bashful Fifteen
Love Is A Bubble
Nobby VC sk. - add (w. WALSH)
Sailor's Life, A
Sydney Carton  sk. ol
Tis Jolly To Hunt
COHAN, JOSEPHINE (of The Four Cohans)
Josephine, The Girl Who Represents The Town
COLE, BELLE Dairy Maid, The
Entreat Mer Not To Leave Thee

Twilight Lullaby
COLEMAN, NELLIE
 
 
 
 
 
b. c1875
He's Off His Onion
Good Ship Nancy, The
Mr Donoghue
Railway Guard, The
Weary
Window Cleaner, The
COLLARD, HENRY

c1850-88

COLLETT, DAN  d.31 Aug 1904 (Collett & Waldron)
COLLETTE, CHARLES Awkward Attack Of Nervousness, An
COLLEY, ADA Dear Heart
Killarney

'Tis The Last Rose Of Summer
COLLEY, EDWARD  d.15 Jan 1899 m. Annie Leonie `The Tinker's Sweetheart'
COLLIER, CONSTANCE  1877-1955 m. Julian L'Estrange (d.25/10/18)
COLLINS, JOE possibly Joan Collins' grandfather
Codescriptive
Down A Drown
It Wasn't Right To Do It
Lady Serio
Moral Of The Tale
Muddled Medley
Pawnbroker
Whack Fol De I Do
COLLINS, LOTTIE That Didn't Kill Me
COLLINS, MARIE  1870-1950
orig. w. Three Sisters Collins (Lottie and Lizzie, the latter later w. Athas & Collins w. husband Albert.
Don't They Tell A Different Tale Boys
Dreams
Julie
COLLINS, PAT Jockey's Life For Me, A
COLLINS, SAM delete: Irish Boy
Billy O'Rourke

Whistling Thief, The
COLLINS, TOM 1878-1955
Fly Away
I'm Nobody
COLONNA TROUPE
Mme Colonna (nee Amelia Newham - or Newman?)
COLQUHOUN, IAN
Sailors Of The King, The
COLVERD, JOE
Victory

COMBES, ARTHUR

Deserter, The
Four Meals
Hail, Sparkling Wine
Lighthouse, The
One Of The Girls I Used To Know
She Was My Girl Once
Velvet And Rags The World Over

COMPTON, CHARLES 
1863-97
COMPTON, GRACE How Many Beans Make Five?
Sparkling Wine
COMYNS, LILY  Demon Up To Date, The
CONLAN, FLO  Coronation Day
CONQUEST, GEORGE 1837-1901
CONROY, DAN Say Au Revoir (parody)
Our New Woman
CONWAY, BERT  d. 24 Aug 1910 br. of Queenie Leighton
CONWAY, TOM 
d. 27 Jun 1916
CONWAY, VERA Leaving The Dear Old Home
CONYERS, ADDIE  Come Back To Me
COOKE, ARTHUR C.  Casey Rang His Bell
Rosa Waltz
COOKE, JOHN  Perplexing
COOKE, STEVE  1862-09
COOP, COLIN  Glorious Wine
COOPER, MARGARET
 
see THE FOLLIES
Apples
Catch Me!
Cupid & Co
Experience
Eyes That Used To Gaze Into Mine

Fish Sauce Shop, The
Hello! Martha
Jaursky
Little Heart, A
Modest Little Maiden, A
My Mashona Maid
Plumstones
Swing Me Higher, Obadiah

COOTE, CHARLES (L&C?) 

Lights O' London, The
COOTE, LITTLE LIZZIE  1862-86
Not Before Pa Dear
COOTE, ROBERT Untidy Family, The
COPELAND, JOHN H. M. A + m. When I'm M.P. w.? `The Blind Comedian'
CORBETT, KITTY  It's A Bonny Kid
Lady Of Importance, A
My 'Enery
CORNEY, ARTHUR Take Care Of It
CORNILLE, MARGUERITE
d. 1 Oct 1953
CORRI, HENRY She Wore A Wreath Of Roses
COSTELLO, MICHAEL
1844-83

COSTELLO, TOM

Fireman, The
Friends And Foes
Good-bye, Polly
If You Ever Feel Inclined
Just Take My Advice, Girls!
Pugilistic Wife, The
Willie, You're A Love Bird

COURTNEY, Miss Alphabetical Wife, The
Female Rifles, The
Fortune Teller, The
Happy Wife, The
COURTNEY, MAUD
Johnnie

COVENTRY, FRANCES

It's Evident There's Something Wriong
Mother Didn't Lose Much Time
You Never Can Tell You Know

COWAN, TED  In Case They  - !
COWELL, SAM
Clara Cline
Guy Fawkes
Hansum Cabman, The
Jim Along Josey
Yaller Busha Belle
COX, HARRY 
Rags And Bones And Stores Marine
COX, JIMMIE*
1882-1925
Land Of Girls, The


COXHEAD, HETTIE
 

I Like It
Little Dancing Girl, The
Walking In The Starl+ight
You Know You All Do The Same

COYLE, FRANK

Poor Old England
Somebody's Waiting There

COYNE, FRANK (1) I Saw It Go Round
Just Come Into Some Rhino

Oh! To Think Of It
COYNE, FRED (1)
(1847-86) born Frederick William Rawlinson (not Sterling).  See Music Hall Studies Number Two: Winter 2008/9 for biography and full song list by Peter Charlton.
Merry Chink-Chink-Chink, The

COZENS, FRED Tips For The General Election
CRAGG, EDNA
Abel And Mabel
CRAMER, F. L. I Was Busy
Katie
Major Rum-Ti-Too
Night Policeman, The
CRANSTON, EDWARD Terry or True To His Trust sk.
CRAVEN, GERTRUDE  Lady That He Met At Monte Carlo, The
CRAWLEY, DAN

Here's A Nice How D'Ye Do
 

CRAZY STAR BAND

Policeman's Holiday, The

CREAMER, HARRY  d.  Jan 1894 (minstrel)
CREST, CHARLES  Shadow On The Door
CRIMP, FRANK H.
Shield Of Our Mighty Empire, The

CRISPI, IDA

Delete: Everybody's Doing It nOW
Dear Old Charlies (w. Robert HALE)
Mixed Bathing (w. HALE)
Mixed Gliding (w. HALE)
Yankee Tangle (w. Fred FARREN)

CRITCHFIELD, W. Times Are Very Queer, The
CROMER, FLORA  I Can See Them All Tonight
Fine Strawberries!
CRONIN, GEORGE  Schneider's Resolve
Come On Steven
CROSS, LILIAN
You'll Have To Pay The Piper
CROSSLEY, ADA
Four-Leaf Clover
CROWLEY, HERBERT
After The Honeymoon

CRUMIT, FRANK
 

b1888
Gay Caballero, The
Little Brown Jug
My Little Bimbo Down By The Bamboo Isle (1919)
Wake, Nicodemus

CULLENS, THE TWO
On Parade
Nurse, The
Tit-Bits (medley)

CUNLIFFE, WHIT

On The Other Side
CUNNINGHAM, EDWARD f. of Minnie CUNNINGHAM
Eggs For Your Breakfast In The Morning
CUNNINGHAM, MINNIE dr. of Edward CUNNINGHAM
CURRAN, FRED Do I? Yes, I Do!
How Does A Little Liver Pill
There You Are Then
CURRIE, ROB  No Wonder Our Coals Have Been Going
CURTIS, MAE Let Me Call You Sweetheart
CURTIS, WALTER  d.1910 
Brave Deeds

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