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

Last update: May 2013

Included in these pages is material acquired since publication, also corrections to the original edition.

Acknowledgements are due to Tony Barker for additional material. 

ARTISTES' REPERTOIRES - K, L
KARR & KOONEY  Seaside Louise
KAVANAGH, J. H.  I Was There
KAY, CHARLES Beautiful Isle Of Love
KEATES, MARION Coster Girl, The
Wild White Rose
KEAY, ARTHUR
1863-95 one of The Two Keays
KEEGAN & ELVIN
In The Land sk
Hansom Cabby, The - You've Got To Go
KEEGAN, FRANK  d.1951; br. Joe Elvin; m. Rosa (a juggler)
KEELEY, Mrs nee Mary Anne Goward; m. Robert Keeley (1793-1869)
Cora, The Indian Maiden's Song
KEETON, FRED I'm Obedient Billy
On My Pay Day
KEILLY & TAYLOR  Dolly Gray (parody)
KELLAND, EVA  At Gretna Green
KELLEHER, LOUIS I'm Such A Respectable Man
KELLOGG, SHIRLEY
I Like You
KELLY, KATE d. Dec? 1899; m. Edwin Brown
KEMBLE, MAUD Innocent Mary
KEMP, WILLIE
Mary Ann
KENDALL, FRED Kate O'Grady
Norah M'Chree
Out For A Day
That's Why I'm Here
KENDALL, HAL I'll Ask Mr Santa Claus
I Love Another Love!
KENDALL, MARIE Come Along Girls
Strolling Round The Town
Take Them Away
KENNEDY, ALEC I Won't Come That Way Any More


KENNEDY, KOOL

It Was Me

KENNEY, C(HARLES)  H(ORACE) 
b.1857 f. of HORACE KENNEY???
There Are Moments hen One Wants To Be Alone
KENT, ALF Once Aboard The Lugger
KENT, BEATTIE Now We Shan't Be Long
KENT, CISSIE You Can't Punch My Ticket Again
KENT, HARRY Everything Is Beautiful In The Garden
I Was There!
KENT, J. G. I'm There
Just To Oblige A Pal
Story Of A Looking Glass, The
KENT, JULIA Pretty Little Maid, A
This Is The Way They Go
KENWAY, G. W. First, Second And Third!
Baby De Little Birds Am Sleepin'
KENYON, NEIL
Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 5.
See www.musichallstudies.co.uk
KIFT, J. Tips For The General Election
KINDER, MAY I Like London
KING (?), CHARLES HORACE 1857-1909
You Shall Not Call In Vain
KING & BENSON CHARLES KING : Your Mother's Voice
IVY BENSON : Take My Tip 
KING, ARTHUR Cocks O' The North
KING, EDIE Come And Make A Fuss Of Me
KING, FREDERICK  b.1853
Diver, The
KING, GEORGE  Poor Little Peter 1889
KING, HETTY All Hands On Deck
Deputy, The or A Private Rehearsal
Till I Come Back Again
KING, R. My Wonderful Nose
Parliament Bell, The
KINGSTON, WALLACE Don't Forget Your Friends
Don't Forget Your Mother
Don't Neglect Your Mother
When Will England Reform?
KINO, WALTER Kino, The Man With Rhino
Poor Old Jim The Jockey
KIRKBY, STANLEY
another recording alias: Walter Miller. real name: James Baker. m. Jessie Jolly (3 sons)
Shipmates O' Mine
Up From Somerset

KIRKBY & HUDSON
Goblin Man, The
Shadowland
KITCHEN, FRED d. 1 April 1951 aged 79
Bungle's Luck sk. not Bungler's Luck
KITTS, CHARLES  It's Something He Hasn't Been Used To
KNOWLES, CHARLES  
 
Old Brigade, The
Old Shako, The
Sincerity (My Friend)
KNOWLES, R. G

I Used To Love A Female Girl
Living Pictures
Nelson's Trip Round London
Two Little Girls In Blue (parody)

KNOTT, LOUIE Mother's Gone Out Of Townn
Saucy Little Sanmple, A
Then I Had One
KNOX, HARRY I Shall Blow My Whistle!
KRAY, DOLLY d.Feb 1941
KURRY, JAMES  Miles Away From Land, Miles Away From Sea
LABURNUM, WALTER
Mouse-Trap Man, The

LAC(E)Y, FLORENCE 

Give Us A Taster
Half Past Nine
There's A Little Bonnet

LACEY, FRED  1864-05
LALO  Mrs C. F. Best; reported to be very ill May 1905
LA MARA, SISTERS Rambling In The Woods
Woman Lovely Woman
LAMONT, JESSIE  m. O'GRADY, FRANK also EDGAR, ALFRED
LAMONT, SYRIA  1869-1935
Early recording artiste for the Gramophone Company in 1898.  The story that she was discovered singing in Rule's Restaurant, Maiden Lane, is probably not true.
For All Eternity
Gay Parisian, The
Holy City, The
In Old Madrid
Sing, Sweet Bird
Star Of The Twilight
LANDON, LILLY  Awfully Sweet
LANE, W. HYDE
Our Family
Something New
LANGDONS, THE
In The Valley Of Kentucky
LANGFORD, LILY Country Love
Out Of Sorts
Round Her Finger
So Gay
LANGTON, (WALLIS &)  Blacksmith's Lament
Now He's Climbing Up The Golden Stairs
LANGTRY, FRED  
 
After The Ball
My Wife's Bicycle
Tottie's Serenade

LANGTRY, LILLIE (Not Mrs)

Day By Day
Pretty Little Maiden

LASCELLES SISTERS Can Can
LASHWOOD, GEORGE BertieIt's A Long Long Walk
delete: I Wish I Was There Again

Middy's Last Farewell, The

Two Orphans
Very Best Case I Ever Had, The
LATIMER, FRED I Would If I Could But I Can't
LATIMER, LYDIA  Champagne Charlie Was His Name
LATONA, JEN If I Could Turn The Clock Back A Year
Rickety Stairs
LAUDER, ALICK  Harry Lauder's brother (he spelled it Alec)
Hooch, Sandy!
LAUDER, Sir HARRY Back Where The Heather Grows
Doughie The Baker
I'm The Man They Left Behind
January
Rob Roy Macintosh

Rob Roy Tam-O-Shanter O'Brian
LAUREL, LILY  d. 27 Aug 1897
LAURI, EDWARD  d. 9 Jan 1919 see The Lauri Troupe
Stay-At-Home Tourist, The
LAWRIE, CHARLES  b. 1847  sometimes spelled LAURIE
Sound Affair, A
LAURIER, JAY And It Was
Olga Petrovotski
LAVERNE, PATTIE d. 24 Apr 1916
Life Hath Many Joys
LAVESTRE, NED  Kathleen Muldoon
LAW, FRED  Jarge's Jubilee
LAW, HOWARD  U-Li-A-I-Tee
LAWES, BEN
Galloping Major, The
LAWRENCE, Miss Miss Betsy Barlow
LAWRENCE, ALEC
Irish Swell, The
LAWRENCE, ALICE
Adam And Eve
LAWRENCE, AMY  Jest A Misunderstandin'  Wid Ma Lady Love
That's How It's Done
LAWRENCE, ARTHUR
 
Sparkling Wine
They'll  Be Glad To Hunt The Old Ones Up

LAWRENCE, G. J.

Milky White

LAWRENCE, JOE Once Or Twice
LAWRENCE, KATIE m. (1) George Fuller c. 1860-1909 (2) Reginald Gervase b. 1875
Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 10.
See www.musichallstudies.co.uk

Butterfly Queen, The
Hook And Eye
How Sweet 'Tis To Meet
Oh! Crikey Wars
Oh, The Crinoline
Rosey-Posey

She Didn't Know You Know
She's My Rosy
She Was After Mine
Sweet Louisa

That's How They Say Goodbye
Usual At The Gate, The
Wasn't That Naughty?
LAWRENCE, QUEENIE  Love By Wire
When The One You Love Loves You
LAWRIE, CHARLES sometimes spelled LAURIE
Sound Affair, A
LAWSON, HARRY
 
From Life
Funny Place Is London
She Gives Me Eggs And Bacon For My Breakfast
LAWSON, JOHN

b. 1865/66.  Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 4. See www.musichallstudies.co.uk
Mr Lawson's famous music hall sketch Humanity was culled from a full length melodrama, originally presented at the Standard Theatre, Pimlico, London, under the title Humanity or A Passage in the Life of Grace Darling

LAWSON, MRS JOHN
This lady, a.k.a. Cissie Lawson, was once most unkindly referred to in The Referee as The Gutter Lady Macbeth.  
LAWTON, H
Making A Night Of It
LAY, FRED
1852-1928
Penny Whistler, The
LAYTON, JAMES  Come Back To Mother And Me
LEADAM, STANLEY 
If The Missis Says It's Black
LEAMAR, ALICE
Oh Alice
LEAMAR, GEORGE Here's Luck Boys
Where Ignorance Is Bliss
Will He Ever Return?
LEAMAR, MAUD
 
fl1880s-90s
Lad I Love, The
LEAMAR SISTERS
Nellie 1857?- 5 July 1938

LEAMORE, LIZZIE 

They Are Both Far Away

LEAMORE, TOM Crossing Sweeper, The
LEARMOUTH, JIMMY Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 5.
See www.musichallstudies.co.uk

Carlo We're Proud Of You
LE BLANC, MARIE Gal He Left Behind Him, The
Only A Private Soldier
Little Rosie Dimple Chin

When You've Found The Oof Birds
LE BRUN(N) SISTERS  fl1860s
Charity Girl And The Boarding School Miss, The
LECLERQ, CHARLES Imaginations
My Mistake

LEE, ADA

Bacio, Il
LEE, HOLLY Delicate Shade Of Blue, A
LEE, LILLIE  c1860-1941 m. Hugh J. Didcott
LEESON, DAN  1860-1903 (L&C?) m. DANVIL, MAUD
LE FRE, JAMES My Wife's Loves 
LE FRE, WILLIAM  1859-1904 f. ALBERT DE VOY 
LEGARDE, MILLIE Best Dressed Gal In Town, The
Hints (recitation)
LEGGATT, FLORENCE  fl1870s female tenor 
LEGGETT, RICHARD  d. 25 Jan 1906 (Leggett & Allen)
LE HAY, JOHN  Be Good
LEHMAN, LIZA  1862-1918 performer 1885-94
LEIGH, GRACE
should be GRACIE LEIGH
LEIGHTON, CHARLES
 
As Time Rolls On
I Tried It

LEIGHTON, HARRY

Venus My Shining Love

LENA, LILY b. 17 July 1877.  Cousin of Marie Lloyd.  Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 5. See www.musichallstudies.co.uk
All Right

Hallo, Eliza
Most Particular Girl, A

When You're A Man Of Money
LENDON, DAN
 
Every Night
Policeman, The
Strolling

LENNARD, ARTHUR


Compliments of the Season
Forty Thieves
Hankey Pank
It's A Shame

Mate-Mate-Mater
ey Club
Old-Fashioned Cottage, The

Sister Ria
There's Only One Little Flower In The Garden

We All Went In Together

LENNARD, ROY Can't Yer Try An' Love Me?
LENNIE & HAST Peggy Lennie & Walter Hast
Suzanne From Gay Paree (Hast)

Sea Nymph, The sk.
LENNOL, W. Along The Row
My Beau
Naity Laity Girls, The
Toff, The
LENNON, WILL &  MORETON,  LYDIA
 
 
 
 
Will Potier (1854-98) and wife Lydia Moreton (1851-97)
All For The Best
Bewildered Barrister, The (sk.) (Lydia)
Mr & Mrs Rymer
Naughty Dustman, The (sk.) (Lydia)
Thompson's Victory
What's The Odds?

LENNOX, LOTTIE

delete In The Army
Killarney, My Home!
You Can Go Your Way I'll Go Mine

LENNOX, NELLY/NELLIE w. Kate Raleigh billed as The Two Original Music Hall "Sapphos"
I Do Try Hard

In The Army
Way They Have In The Navy, The
LENNOX, WILL  1860-85
LENO, DAN Alice Grey
Barney, Take Me Home

Don't You Believe It

Hiring System, The

I Couldn't Help But Laugh

Nancy or Still True Blue

Naurine Maureen

Postman's Tat-Tat, The
Robin Adair
Rocked In The Cradle Of The Deep

Sandwich Man, The

Shadow And Sunlight

Ship That Carries Me Home, The

Soldier And A Man, A
Spare The Old Mud Cabin
Susi-An-I-Oh

Sweet Chiming Bells

Woman's In It

You Get There Just The Same
LENORE, FRED  d. 25 Dec 1904
LEO, ADA Holy City, The
LEO, FRANK
Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number Eleven. See www.musichallstudies.co.uk
May, My May
My Girl Is An Angel

delete: My My My

Waiting For Further Evidence
LEO, TOM To Lazy To Live - Too Lazy To Die
LEON, CONNIE  Come And Make Love To Me
LEONARD, BOB & JENNY Gay Parisienne, The
I've Seen The Time
Keep Your Eye On The Force
LEONARD, GEORGINA  When The Guards Are On Parade
LEONARD, GRACE  Yiddle On Your Fiddle
LEONI, HENRI I Love You, Ma Cherie
LEONIE, ANNIE  m. COLLEY, EDWARD; billed as The Tinker's Sweetheart
Welsher At The Gaiety Bar, The
LEROY, ERNIE  k.i.a. Sep 1917
LEROY, HARRY  That Was Me, I'm The Man
LESLIE, DAN
 
Dutchman's Wedding, The
I'm Looking For The Lodgers

LESLIE, ELSIE

My First And Only Love

LESLIE, FANNIE Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 7.
See www.musichallstudies.co.uk

By-And-By
Dancing All Over The World
Gay Coquette, The

O'Malley's Dancing Class
Penny For A Polka, A

'Umble Brown, The
LESLIE, H. J. Dear Homeland, The
MacGregor's Gathering, The

My Sweetheart When A Boy
LESLIE, H. SCOTT Them's Wor The Days!
LESLIE, MINNIE You - Just You
LESLIE, VIOLET Life's Ever Changing Play
Up Came Johnny With His Camera
LESLIE, WILLIAM Beautiful Emmeline
Little Pet Bird In Its Cage, The
Songs That I Loved Long Ago, The (w. MOORE & BURGESS)
LESMOND, ARTHUR
Brown Hats A Bob
It Was Lively
Man About Town, The
We'll All Have Some Old Scotch

LESSING, MADGE

Jusqu'la

LESTER, ALFRED

Dear Old Shepherd's Bush
I Do Like To Sing In My Bath
Yes, We Have No Bananas

LESTER, FRANK

should be Alfred LESTER

LESTER, HARRY

Nineteenth Century Girl, The

L'ESTRANGE, NELLIE

<>
Ask Any Working Man

Harem, The
How D'ye Do Wst Wst
I Shan't Play With You Any More

Petticoat Rule
Please, Sir, I'm So Good
You Can't Lose Me Charlie

 

LETTY, FRANCES You Won't Miss De Water
There's A Big Ship Sailing In The Morning
LEVALLE, WALTER  Whiskers Round The Bottoms Of His Trousers
LEVENS, EVA  Society Dancing Girl, The
LEVER, HARRY  She Was Right
LEVERTON, CHARLES  A + w (m George Burnley 1898)
Nice Quiet Way Of Doing It, A
LEVEY, CARLOTTA Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
Hannah's A Hummer
LEVEY, ETHEL
Take Me To That Swanee Shore

LEVEY, FLORENCE
 

Waiting For The Robert E Lee
b. c1865; m. DANBY, CHARLES
LEVEY, MAY LILIAN Oh, Boys, I've Seen You There
LEVEY, HARRY  That Was Me I'm The Man
LEVEY, THREE  SISTERS Beautiful Brigade, The
Ginger Lou
Oodely-Idoly Girls, The
Sweet Rosie O'Grady
LEWIS, EDMUND  He Didn't Know Ge-Og-Ra-Phy!
Heads And Tails
LEWIS, EDWARD
Dotty On The Ditties!
LEWIS, FRED Nothing You Know For Me
They're Only Made To Look At
LEWIS, JOHN  d.10 Oct 1892
LEWIS, TIM 1865-93; w. Bow'ry Boys
LEYBOURNE, ARTHUR
Sherry Boosers, The
LEYBOURNE, GEORGE Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 2.
See www.musichallstudies.co.uk

Betsy Gay
Louis Renouf

Out Of The Frying Pan Into The Fire

Sarah's Gone And Left Me (The Cat's Meat Man)
Strolling On The Sands
LEYBOURNE, HARRY Ours Is A Nice Ouse Ours Is
LEYTON, GEORGE Boys Of Battery Seven, The
Lucky Number, The
'Tis A Story That Will Live Forever
LEYTON, HARRY  d. 25 Dec 1890
LEYTON, ROSE LOFTUS m. A. G. Spry
LEYTON SISTERS, THE  (four-handed act) fl.Jan-May 1890
LHERI, PAUL  1844-1937
Flower Song (Carmen)
LIBBY, J. ALDRICH  dates should be: 1864-1925
LIDDEN, CECIL Baby Pearl
LILBURN, CHARLES
fl1900s-1920s? 
LILLIE, BEATRICE
Bring Back Those Wonderful Days (That Wonderful Lamp)
LINCOLN, OUIDA
Mischievous Maid, A
Woodland Fairy, A

LIND, LETTY
 

(1861-1923) Daughter (Letty) died soon after birth1879; child's father probably HOWARD PAUL, by whom also one s. Horace Howard Paul(l)/Lind b.1880. Also s. John Reginald Harraton Rudge (b.1892) by John George Lambton, 3rd Lord Durham.

LINDON, MILLIE

1869-1940  (3) Maj Gen John Thompson (div)  (4) Baron Otto Sklenar von Schaniel

Plum Tree, The
Silly Little Brahma Hen, The
Someone

LINDSAY, JESSIE (US)  Daisy Bell
LINDSAY, JIMMY  c1852-1934
Always Take Mother's Advice
LINDSAY, LOUIS  Runaway Jack
LINGARD, GEORGE ALEX. 1839-71 (Christy Minstrel)
LINGARD, HORACE L.  d. Feb 1941
LINGARD, WILLIAM H. Gay Masque Ball, The
My Bosom Friend

Par Excellence
LINWOOD, HERBERT  Day When You'll Be Mine, The
LISTER, SELMA    


I Don't Believe It
Looking For Another Chappie Now
Smart Brigade, The
You Men
LISTON, HARRY
Jolly Cats
London Girls (parody of Slap Bang)

London Life And Late Hours

Pride Of Pimlico, The

Shade Between The Two, A
She Is The Girl For Me
Slick My Ginger
LISTON, JOHN  1767-1846
Frog He Would A-Wooing Go, A
LISTON, VICTOR
Encore
LITTLE, FRED J. Bekase I'se Always Laffin'
LITTLE, MALLE On The Banks Of The Wabash
LLOYD, ALICE Looking For The Lovelight In Your Eyes
Popsy Wopsy
Waterfall
LLOYD, ARTHUR Freemason, The or Tell Me The Sign, John
Toora Looral Lee
LLOYD, EMILIE  Loving Evermore
LLOYD, HORATIO F.  d. 28 Nov 1889
New Haven Fishwife, The
LLOYD, J. J. d.6 Jan 1927
LLOYD, MARIE Ankle Watch, The
Aviator, The
Bathing Parade, The sk.
Dress Of The Day, The
Hag, The
I Haven't Had A Cuddle For A Long Time Now
I'll Show You Where The Elephant Is Hiding

In Town
It Was A Good Job I Had These On
Kangaroo Dance

Little Rustic Maid, The

Little Thing Like That Won't Hurt You, A

Next Best Thing, The
No Flies On Me
Oh, Sir
Poor Jane
Smartest Girl In Town, The

Tale Of A Pretty Sole
When She First Came Up To London
Who'll Buy My Flowers?
Woman Knows How Far She Can Go
LLOYD, ROBERT 
1838-82

LLOYD, ROSIE  
 
 
 

And The Leaves Began To Fall
Lady, Lady
Midnight On The Prairie
Never Introduce Your Bloke To Your Lady Friend
Popsy Wopsy

LLOYD SISTERS

Didn't You Know, Sister?
Freaks Of Nature
Hi-Tiddly-Hi Ti, Girls
Innocent Maids
When Our Parents Are Out

LLOYD, TOM  Don't Sing A Song About The War
LOCKLYNNE, SYDNEY A + L&C (& Chas Osborne) Directions 1911
LOCKWOOD, GLADYS Take Your Hands Away
LODER, Mrs E. J.  1840-80
LODER, G. Little Nell
LOFTUS, CISSIE If I Were You
Shadow Song
LOFTUS, KITTY
Splendid Force, The Police, A
LOFTUS, MARIE m. Ben Brown of Brown, Newland & Le Clerq
Don't You Take It On
How's The Game?
I Don't Mean What You Mean
What Sisters Want To Know
LOGAN, KATE Oh, You Girls!
LOGAN, STANLEY  1885-1953
Innocent And Annabel sk.
LOMAS, BERT 
d.28 Nov 1898
LONG, J. P. b.1881
LORIMER, JACK
I've Lost My Little Dog
LORNE, MARK He Left
He Tried
LORRAINE, LILLIAN Play That Fandango Rag
Ring Ting-a-Ling
LORRAINE, WILLIAM Which Will You Have, My Pretty Maid?

LOTINGA, ERNIE

Second wife: Kathleen Barbor d. 20 April 1952 aged 58

LOTTO, ALF  1878-1912
LOVE, Miss  Buy A Broom
Chimes Of Zurich
LOVE, NELLIE Oh, Tottie
Tit Tat Toe
LOVEROSE, FLORENCE  Norah
LOWE, ALBERT HENRY  1842-86 (Harry Lauri)
LOWE, THOMAS  c1720-83
Rule Britannia
LOWRY, L. M.  Marching To The Temperance Demonstration
LUNA, LITTLE  Little Kitty Little
LUND, JOE
Nancy Fat

LUNDBERG, ADA
 

Don't Forget It, Do
So Respectable

LUXMORE, SISTERS

Flighty Girls
Tiddley Um Brigade, The
We Know You Know

LYALL, CHARLES  1833-1911
Mary's Canary
LYNE, FRED Dear Old Bobs
LYNN, HARRY & DAUGHTERS Forger, The sk.
Stolen Child, The sk.
LYNN(E), JENNY Since Our Bill Has Been And Joined The Army
Woman Of Very Few Words, A
LYNNE, MARY Home Sweet Home
Killarney
Love's Old Sweet Song
LYSTER, AMY I Don't Want Other People
It Wasn't Worth While
Just Too Late
Mary Anne's Tomcat

Tottie Up To Date
When The Days Grow Longer
LYTTON, VICTORIA  1868-1943
He Never Told That To His Wife
It's A Little Bit Of B O G I E
Oh What A Change In Mary Since She's Been Behind The Bar

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