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

Last update: March 2016

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 - U, V, W, X, Y, Z
UNO, LITTLE  Have A Little Bit On Me
VALDO, HARRY d. 7 Oct 1917
VALENTINE  d. 5 Sep 1889 (James Ballentine)
VALENTINE, SYDNEY  1865-1919 sketch artiste
Call, The (w. ETHEL IRVING)

England's Heroes Toiling Day-By-Day (recitation of poems by             Clement Scott illustrated by Tableaux Vivants)

Half An Hour
Iron Hand, The
Marriage Will Not Take Place, The

Mr Barnes Of New York

Will, The
 
VALLER, G  I Stopped It
Lost My Ma-In-Law

VALLER, WILL 

He Didn't Split The Wood
You'd Better Stay At Home Lad

VALMORE, JENNY Daisy's Answer
Game Of Spoof, The
Girl Who Has Been Through It, The
Leave 'Em Alone
Mary Jones
Never Mind Why
VAN BIENE, AUGUSTE b. 1849
Died on stage at the Hippodrome, Brighton, as the curtain fell.

VANBRUGH, VIOLET
Pushful Jim mon.
VANCE, ALFRED G. common-law husband of Eunice VANCE; grand-f. of Mabel Holt (see HARRY WELDON)
Pretty Little Girl In The Corner, The
VANCE, CLARICE 1871-1961
Bedelia
Goodbye To Johnny
He's A Cousin Of Mine
If Anbody Wants To Meet A Jonah
I'm Afraid To Come Home In The Dark
I'm Wise
It Looks Like A Big Night Tonight
Mariar (L&C Moses Gumble  & Harry Williams)
VANCE, EUNICE b.1858; common-law wife of Alfred VANCE. Nee Eunice McLewee, orig k.a. Eunice Irving. A.k.a. Eunice Woodford. Cousin of Ethel IRVING.
Little Tottie Coughdrop
VANCE, JENNY  Jolly Girls
VANE, BRACEY  Eaton Square
Have You Seen The Shah?
VANE, CHARLES End Of Daisy Bell, The
I Went
Renegade, The
VANE, CICILE  Bread And Cheese And Kisses
VANONI, Mdlle
Houp-La!

VARDEN, DOLLY

I Don't Want To Marry A Marquis
Only A Flower Girl

VARDON & PARRY
Alabama Jubilee
VARICK, DOROTHY fl c1920 all recitations
Reflections Of A Penny
Soliloquy Of The Fire
We Ain't 'Arf Proud O' Dad
VARLEY, BEATRICE 1896-1969
Shake Hands

Speak Of A Man As You Find Him
VARLEY, FLO
d. 4 Mar 1921
In Twentieth Century Style
VARLO, TOM

Follow My Leader
Good Old Days Gone By
Good Old Paree
Sister Mary

VARNEY & BRETT  Thuthie or Mithith Thuthie Thimpthon Lithpth Too!
VAUGHAN, GUS 1846-77 (Paul Julien)
VAUGHAN, KATE Just Awake Enough
Parlez Vous Francais?
VAUGHAN, WELFORD Milky White
VENLEY, ALICE Bicycle Built For Four, A
Hi, Hi, Over There
Old Folks At Home, The
VENN, MAUD House Where The Shutters Are Green, The
Yea Verily
VENN, TOPSY  d. 1897
VENNING, FLORENCE Sincerity
VENNING, LOUISA Sing Birdie Sing
VENTO, HENRY
1832-99 (ne Aylward)
VENTO, LILLIE Boys We Love, The
That's The King That Needles Yer
VERE, DORIS  If You Love Her And She Loves You
VERE, VERA  If I Had A Girl Like You
VERNE, H. G.  A + L&C Plain Family, The
VERNON, FANNY 1853-87 m. Harry Sinclair
VERNON, HARRIETT Love Is A Mystery
VERNON, HARRY  A + L&C Having A Jolly Good Holiday 1899
VERNON, ROSE  So Have I
VERNON, VICTOR Amateur Actors, The or Jones Played The ?
VERREN, MILNER Playground In The Sky, The
Sad, Sad Solemn Looking Eyes

Soldier Like Daddy, A
VERSATILE THREE, THE
I'm Sorry I Made You Cry
VESTRIS, LUCY Banners Of Blue
Beauty's Cherries
By The Margin Of Fair Zurich's Waters
Cachucha, The
Choose Me Your Valentine
Dear Happy Tyrol
Dost Thou Love Me, Sister Ruth?
Hark! Hark! Through The Wild Wood
In Infancy
Lou La Lou La!

Love Is Like A Little Bee

Love's Review

Moss Roses

Oh, Get Along - Get Along, Rosy!

Pastor's Fireside, The

What Can Beauty Give Me More?
VEVEY, ZONA




d. November 2000.  m. Max Erard, organist
Ding Dong
I Recall The Days
Lads From Our Village, The
Mary
My Shepherd Boy
When You're In Love With Someone
VICTOR, AMY
Collar And Cuff Brigade, The
Exile's Return, The
Society
VICTOR, ETHEL

Colonel Crusher
How Do You Do It, Now Tell Me Do

VICTORIA, VESTA d. 1873. Lawrence Barclay her br. not uncle.
Father And Mother Fell In Love With One Another

My Wife Won't Let Me aka Waiting At The Church
VIGO, GEORGE Honest Though Poor
Katie or Going Down To Kew
Very Good Young Man, The
VILLIERS, HARRY
d. 7 Jan 1906 m. DAISY JAMES
Cut Short
Just Come Away From Chicago
Life

VINCENT, RUTH

Ah! Fors Lui
Daddy's Sweetheart
Dearest I Bring You Daffodils
Fairies From The Moones
First Rose, The
Song Of June, A
Wake Up!

VINING, ARTHUR d. 15 Jan 1895
VIRGINIA MINSTRELS
Frank Brower's dates should be 1820-74
VIRGO, WILFRED  Alice, Where Art Thou?
VIRTO, ALBERT  d.17 Sep 1890
VIVIAN, MONA
See MONA, WEE
VIVIENNES, LES PETITES Three Little Dolls
VOKES, FRED  1846-88? m. Bella Moore dr. of G. W. MOORE
Cook's Excursion Trip
VOKES, MAY  d. 1957 (aged 70+)
I'm Afraid To Come Home In The Dark
VOLT, T. W.  De Dancing Coon
VOLTAIRE, NELLIE  d. 26 Sep 1905
VOX, VALENTINE Exhibition Of 1862, The
WADE, GENE  k.i.a. 1917
WAITE, TED
name misprinted as WALTE
WAITE, HARRY  Dutch Clock Man, The
WAITE, NELLIE
Piccadilly Circus
WAKEFIELD, J. H. (JOHNNY) Doctor/ss, The
Little Shirt My Mother Made For Me, The
Oh, Beautiful Marriage

Soldier And Man (parody)
Who Discovered Dixie?
WALDRON, JACK
1893-1969
WALDRONS, THE Silly Burglar, The sk.
WALKER, JOCK  Gretna Green
WALKER, RACHEL
Little Red Cross, The
WALKER, TALKER Land For Me, The
WALL, HARRY
1838-1918
WALLACE, NELLIE Cuckoo, The
WALLACE, Miss RAY I Try To Forget You
WALLIS & LANGTON Blacksmith's Lament, The
Now He's Climbing Up The Golden Stairs
WALLIS, SAMUEL H. 
d. 12 Oct 1890 (w. Moore & Burgess)
WALMSLEY, FRED
I'm Going Back To Himazas

WALSH, SAM


Best Man, The  sk.  (w. HAYDEN COFFIN)
Camperdown, The
Nobby VC  sk. (w. COFFIN)

WALTON & LESTER

fl1880s-1910s m. The Sisters Westfield
Down By The River

WALTON, GEORGE d. 15 Jan or Jul 1903 
WALTON, WITTY WATTY  Bold Bad Boy, The
King's A Right Good Fellow E.R., E.R., E.R., The
WAMBOLD, D. S.  Come Sit By My Side Little Darling
WARD, DOROTHY Crooning
From One, Till Two
WARD, MAY
Bird On Nellie's Hat, The
WARD, TOM Little Girl, Lou
WARD, WINIFRED add: m. FRANK SEELEY
WARDE, JOHN & EMMA John 1840-92. Wife Emma d. 13 Oct 1910.  John's father William Warde (1811-59); see D'AUBAN & WARDE TROUPE. Another son of William was Willie Warde 1857-18 Aug 1943.
WARDE, J. G. 1801-87 father of George Warde
WARNER, HARRY Liza
WARNER, NELLIE
Schoolmates
WARREN, LILIAN
That's A Picture No Artist Can Paint
WARREN, T. G. He Was So Good And Kind
I Emptied It
Knowing Jockey, The
Something So Jolly
WEATHERHEAD, JOE A + L&C Britannia's Sons or
                The Drummer In The Coldstream Guards 1885

A + L&C Never Again 1886
WEAVER, ASTLEY  A + L&C Fashion's Fairies 1895
A + L&C When Gus Begins To Talk About His Birth 1903
WEBB, PADDY  Darby Kelly
WEBBER, HARRY
How Can They Tell I'm A Yiddisher Man?
WEBSTERS, THE TINY Cissie Or I
WEISS, W. H.*
d. 1867
WELCH, DICK  Bye Bye Betsey
WELDON, HARRY First wife: Mabel Holt (grand-dr. of A. G. VANCE)
As Soon As They Heard My Voice

Baby Show, The

Back To The USA

Bailey, Why Don't You Go Home?

Barber, The

Bronzo (The Bullfighter)

Can You Imagine Me?
Daddy, You're My Father
D
eserted or Thank Goodness She's Left The Kids
Dick Turpin (various versions)

Dressmaker, The

Father's Cigar

Fireman, The

Friday Is My Lucky Day
Heave Ho
He's A Pro

I'm Going Home To See If I've Gone Home

I'm Going To See Old Virginia

Mississippi

Oh, Boy

Pastoral Song, The

Pedigrees

Policeman, The

Sadie

She Does Her Mother's Washing In The Moonlight

Sleuthy, The Dread Of The Heads

So Long Sally (The Sailor's Farewell or The Sailor's Wooing)

Stiffy The Boxer

Stiffy The Warder
Tennessee (parody)
Tyrolean Song

Warder, The (another Stiffy sk.)

What Are You Talking About?
Whack-Fol-The-Diddle-Ol-Oram
What Do You Want To Make?
WELLS, GILBERT Altered His Appearance Now
Bachelor's Spree, The
Beneath The Limelight
I Was Left Outside
Oh, It's Wonderful
Queer Doings At Bow Street
Susan's Nose
WELLSBOURNE, Mrs Tally-Ho!
WENBURN, HARRY 
A + L&C Five Hours A Penny 1896
It's Coming Along 1896
WENTWORTH, BESSIE Article and repertoire in Music Hall Studies Number 5.
See www.musichallstudies.co.uk

Alabama Coon, The a.k.a. The Little Alabama Coon
Boyhood's Day
Coon's Wooing, The
Dixie Lu
He's One Of Us
Julianna
Leader Of The Company B
Mississippi Cabin, The - could be Santy Claus etc
My Gal or My Sweetheart's My Mammy - same as My Gal, She's       Got Eyes Like Diamonds
My Gal, She's Got Eyes Like Diamonds - same as My Gal, or My        Sweetheart's My Mammy
Poor Old Tom
Smoke, Smoke, Smoke! or Framed In Oak
WENTWORTH, FANNY
Honey, Does Yer Love Yer Man?
WESNER, ELLA  c1841-1917
Richmond Gem, The
WEST, ARTHUR Johnny Bull's Concert Hall
WEST, FLORRIE  Ooley-Ooley-Ool!
That's My Opinion Of Eliza
WESTON, BERT
1880-1950
WESTON, H.  Don't Speak To The Man At The Wheel
WESTON, LUCY  I'm Out Fishing
Two Flats Required
WESTON, MARIE  Hang Around
While The Moon Was Shining
WHARTON, MAY Rosie Is Waiting
WHEELER, FRANK W. Extra Little Bit Thrown In, An
When It's A Boy
WHEELER, J. VAN RENSSLAR Could You Be True To Eyes Of Blue?
WHELAN, ALBERT
1875-1961  2nd wife: Renee McIntosh
Red Riding Hood
Teeny Tiny Woman
WHITAKER, WILLETTE I Wish I Had A Pal Like You

WHITE, LEE

All Aboard For Dixie Land

WHITE'S ARABS, TOM fl 1890s-1900s. Troupe inc. Little Pimple
Mother's Golden Ring

Only Mother And I
 
WHITEFORD, GRACE Shoulder To Shoulder
WHITEFORD, JOCK  1877-1951 billed as The Electric Scot
Adam Was A Scotchman

Football Match, TheI'm Waiting For My Bonny ChielTillie-Tud-LumWasn't That A Funny Thing!
WHITEMAN, J. C.  All Is Not Gold That Glitters
I Saved Him or I'm Sorry That I Interfered 
WHITLOCK, BILLY (1)  1813-78
WHITNEY, JOHN Anchor's Weighed, The
Come Into The Garden Maud
WHITTY, ANNA  Killarney
WHYBROW, C. You Can't Tell What You Can Do Till You Try
WIDDICOMB, JARVIS 
1855-98

WIELAND, CLARA


Aunt Jane
Fancy Ball
In The Ranks
Zim La La

WILDEY, E. Belle Of Belgrave Square, The
WILDON, FRED Ladder Of Fame, The
Servants
WILFORD, LILY If I Do, I Do; If I Don't, I Don't
WILKINS, CHARLES Belle Of Belgrave Square, The
Matilda Toots
WILLEY, BERTHA fl c1900
Holy City, The 
WILLIAMS, ARTHUR You Can't Whistle 'Em Back Again
WILLIAMS, BARNEY  d. 1876
Girls Of Mallow

Little Red Riding Hood
WILLIAMS, Mrs BARNEY  Bobbin' Around
WILLIAMS, BERT Dat's Harmony
Enjoy Yourselves

Good Morning, Carrie

I Guess That Will Hold You For A While

(Oh, I Don't Know) You're Not So Warm

Somebody Lied
WILLIAMS, BILLY
b. 1878
WILLIAMS, BRANSBY
Jekyll & Hyde
WILLIAMS, FRED At A Distance
WILLIAMS, GUS All Among The Hay
Cat Song

Listening To The Wind

Our German Senator

She Does Like A Little Bit Of Scotch

Vaiter! Vaiter! Hot Potato
WILLIAMS, LOTTIE 
d. 31 Mar 1907 (Mrs George LASHWOOD)
WILLIAMS, NELLIE Behind The Scenes
WILLIAMS, POPPY My Sue-Oo-Oo
WILLIAMS, WALTER  Kitchener
WILLIAMS, W. H.  1797-1846
All Round My Hat
WILLIS, LOUISE  Honey-Boy
WILLOUGHBY, ADA  I've Only Just Come Up To London
To Improve Her Education
WILLS, HARRY  1846-79
WILLS, H. O. I Took A Big Bite Of My Bun
WILMOT, FRED  1867-1917; see FARRELL & WILMOT
WILSHIRE, FRED  Would You Mind Playing A Tune?
WILSON & WARING J. J. Wilson d. 1 Jan 1928
Ugly Duckling, An sk. 
WILSON, EDGAR Hark I Hear The Clarion Sounding
Life Is A River
WILSON, FRED  That's The Time To Go It While You're Young
WILSON, H. F. My Queen
WILSON, JOSEPH  Corner In Their Heart's For Jack, A
WILSON, NELLIE Ghost Of Patsy Finnigan's Cock-A-Doodle-Doo
WILSON, RUBY I've A Garden In Sweden
WILSON, W.  I Must Go Out On Sundays
WILTON, EMMA I Wandered By The Brookside
WILTON, FRED Quite Right Too
WILTON, MAUDIE King Baby
WINCHMORE, TOM His Sweet Capricious Smile
WINDLEY, HARRY You've Still Got The Same Old Walk Once
WINTER, WINONA  When The Girl Of Your Dreams Dreams Of You
WITHERSPOON, HERBERT  1873-1935
Mother O' Mine
WITMARK, J. P. Cottage Neath The Cliff, The
He Was A Pal Of Mine

Is Mother Thinking Of Her Boy?
WOOD, ARTHUR  A + L&C We're All Actors 1863
WOOD, CHARLES  Too High
WOOD, JACK I Wonder If The Girl I'm Thinking Of Is Thinking Of Me?
WOOD, DAISY

 

I'm Fishing For A Sweetheart
Oh, Marie Lloyd!
Popsy Wopsy
Violets
WOOD, JOSEPH


1801-90 m. WOOD, MARY ANNE
List Thee, Dear Lady
On Yonder Rock Reclining

WOOD, MARY ANNE  1802-65  nee Paton. m. (1) Lord William Lennox (1799-1881) div. 1834 (2) WOOD, JOSEPH
Ah! Don't Mingle

False One, I Love Thee Still

Her Heart, It Is Not There

She Is Thine

She Wore A Wreath Of Roses

Still So Gently O'Er Me Stealing

With Thee Beside Me, Oh My Love
WOOD, TOM  1871-99
WOOD, WALTER 
A + L&C Come To Me Ma Honey 1901

WOODFORD, AMY

Don't Be Shy
Just What I Think

WOODHOUSE, J. D.  d. 1 Feb 1906?
Millionaire's Missing Boy, The

Widow Of Wicklow
WOODLEY, J. W. Katie Malonme
WOODVILLE, ROBERT  Peggy O'Neill
WOOTTWELL, TOM Acrobatic Actor
Doodah
Giddy Little Kid
How Dare They?
I'm A Navvy
In Shoreditch
Lottery Of Marriage, The

My Reputation
Up Came John
Where All Good Niggers Go
WORTH, BEATRICE  d. 13 Apr 1907
WRIGHT, FANNY  1840-83
WRIGHT, HARRY  A + L&C You've Still Got The Same Old Walk
WRIGHT, SAM
Tips For The General Election
WRIGHT, SARAH
'Wiry Sal' aka Mdlle SARA. m. second husband, Charles Begbie Slater in 1889.  Her death reported in The Era July 1902 aged 41. In fact she was 47.
WRIGHT, WARWICK I'm A Gent - I'm A Gent
WYATT, Miss E.  You Men
WYLIE, ARTHUR  d. 4 Nov 1903
WYNGATE, HARRY  Mother's Washing Day
WYNNE, SISTERS  Three Little Chambermaids
WYNNE, EDITH


Dove Song, The
Living Poems (Tennyson: Arthur Sullivan 1874)
Over The Roof (Sullivan)
Then Come Not Yet (Sullivan)
WYNNE, NELLY

In The Evening
Very Forward

WYRES, GEORGE
Kids Belong To Me

YEAMANS, LYDIA

Come Into The Garden Maud

YOLE, PATTY  Girl With A Naughty W, The
YORKE, ALICE m. Blythe Pratt, music hall manager
YORKE, HARRY Sewing Machine, The
YOUNG, J. H.  Five O'Clock Bus, The
YOUNG, TED  We Didn't Go Home At All
ZAMPI 
1856-1905 (Thomas Hunter)
ZELTER Nellie
ZIMBALIST, EFREM Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod) (accompanist for GLUCK)
ZOLA, LITTLE  Up Jumps The Ghost Of Sarah Porter

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