In The Land Where There Are No Girls


Cinch 5036-B
In this 1913 reissue on Cinch, a Zonophone Twin budget label, composing credits go erroneously to Fred D’Albert.
Letter dated 18 February 1910 from Fred Godfrey assigning the performing rights and a share of the publishing royalties of In The Land Where There Are No Girls to Billy Williams.


Fred Godfrey & Orlando Powell — London: Francis, Day & Hunter, 1910.

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Worse, surely, than a land where the women wear the trousers!



Billy Williams recorded three versions of this song: 7 January 1911 for The Twin [later Zonophone], ca. March 1911 for Homophon, and ca. April 1911 for Edison Amberol. Reissues appeared on several other labels.1



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).