All The Silver From The Silvery Moon

 

 

Fred Godfrey & Billy Williams, 1911; manuscript of lyrics (two drafts) in author’s collection.

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Columbia-Rena 1855Columbia A1729-BRecordings

Billy Williams recorded at least five versions of this song: ca. December 1911 for Homophon; 3 January 1912 for Zonophone; 12 January 1912 for Favorite; ca. March 1912 for Columbia; and ca. April 1912 for Edison Amberol. Reissues appeared on several other labels.1

 

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Note

1  For comprehensive discographies of recordings by Billy Williams, see Brian Rust, British Music Hall on Record (Harrow, UK:
    Gramophone, 1979); and Frank Andrews and Ernie Bayly, Billy Williams’ Records: A Study in Discography (Bournemouth, UK:
    Talking Machine Review, 1982).